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Open for Business - There may be delays

Update 28th March - We are not an essential service are are happy to comply with the Stay at Home directive.  Our office is at our home!  So now legions have joined us in working from home!  We have to get off this remote hill every few days to do our family grocery shopping.  So we can pop your order in the postbox when out.  Delivery may be delayed a day or two but it will still get there.  Thanks for your continued support.  

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Protection from the Plague | Will it work today?

How were the amber workers immune?   

As the world ramps up its efforts to battle against Coronavirus, I was reminded of a previous ‘plague’ that caused havoc and death throughout Europe.  I am not thinking of the Spanish Flu  that is getting much air time of late.  I’m traveling further back in time to the mid 14th century

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NEW - Lava Bead Aromatherapy Anxiety Bracelets

Take control with this Lava Rock Aromatherapy Diffusing Bracelet

Lava Stone Bracelets have become popular recently as a wellness tool in the fight against anxiety.  holistic, grounding potential for those who wear them.  Because of their connection with the earth, from where they originate, lava produces a holistic grounding benefit when worn.  Focusing on the root chakra, lava stones are emotionally and spiritually beneficial.

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Member of International Amber Association

Member of International Amber Association

We are delighted to announce that Ben has been accepted as a member of the International Amber Association.  Ben is the only Irish amber merchant approved by the association.  This is in recognition of the knowledge and experience in Baltic Amber we have amassed over the years. And the standing with which our business is held by the association members. 

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Amber SOS is a European based Brexit Free Zone

We are an EU based Brexit Free Store

We want to reassure you that we are based in the Republic of Ireland, in the European Union.  We post worldwide everyday and will continue to do so without any new or additional tariff's or charges to the customer on delivery.  

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2 Good Reasons to useĀ Amber

Getting ready for back to school isn’t just about backpacks, shoes, school supplies and new clothing. For us, it’s more about getting our bodies ready for back to school! So while you are running around getting the most obvious supplies, don't neglect getting some new amber.  It can help in two ways this September

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Bloom 2019

Visit us at Bloom 2019     

30th MAY – 3rd JUNE 2019

9am – 6pm – Phoenix Park, Dublin

You will find our stand F26, in the Grand Pavilion, close to the Fashion Stage.  

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Claddagh Silver Rings and Pendants

We are connecting the Atlantic and Baltic shores

The Irish Claddagh, known worldwide as a symbol of love, originated in the Claddagh area of Galway city on the shores of the Atlantic Sea. Claddagh jewelry, like the Irish themselves, has spread throughout the world.  Our Irish Claddagh Jewelry collection combines amber from the Baltic with design from the Atlantic. 

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Uses and Benefits of Amber Tumbled Gemstones

Uses and Benefits of Amber Tumbled Gemstones

An increasing number of customers are benefiting from our range of Amber Tumbled Gemstones.  We have many sizes and shapes available, each unique, and they can be used in many ways.  We conducted a quick survey asking how customers were using their amber and the results point to a wide variety of uses and benefits.  Comments we received tell of the enthralling nature of amber, it’s mesmerising beauty and the wonder it inspires.  They are, after all, 40-million-year-old amber gems! We note below the many uses reported to us by happy customers.   

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Postage Price Increase

Dear Customers,

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An Amber Heart is a unique symbol of love

Amber - A Unique Symbol of Love

Our amber comes from the shores of the Baltic sea in Northern Europe.  It is a tradition in the Baltic countries to give an amber heart as a symbol of your good intentions to a new love.  As it is in Ireland to give a Claddagh, the Baltic people give an amber heart.  It is often worn as a pendant to show others that you are 'promised' to another.  Each piece of amber is as unique as the love it symbolises.  

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Amber SOS on Etsy | Our second online home

Visit Our Etsy Shop

Amber SOS operates on another online platform, our second home away from home!  Some of you may be familiar with Etsy, a market place for original one-off crafts and artisan goods.  It has an eclectic array of items from small makers and traders from all around the world.  We have many more amber jewelry items and amber stones available there.  Some items stocked there that we may not have got around to displaying here.  So pop over to our shop and have a browse.  Thank you! 

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FREE SHIPPING at Amber SOS

We are still celebrating the New Year!  All orders over €30.00 get FREE SHIPPING.  It's automatically applied at the checkout.  No codes needed.  Plus we still have many items still on special offer. 

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Amber SOS Events in September 2019

Come and meet Amber SOS at these Events in September 

Friday 13th Sept:  Donegal 

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Amber SOS | Alternative Treatment for Chronic Pain | CAM Remedies

Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain

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