Table of Contents
- 1. Firstly, identify the real agarwood bracelet base on their smell:
- 2. Secondly, identify real agarwood bracelet base on beads color.
- 3. Base on beads surface
- How to clarifying Vietnam agarwood – oud bracelet
- Different between a real bracelet and a fake bracelet
- Benefits of wearing agarwood bracelet
1. Firstly, identify the real agarwood bracelet base on their smell:
The first tip to identify real agarwood bracelet vs fake bracelet is at the normal temperature. The smell of real bracelet is always weaker than the smell of the fake bracelet. You can only smell the sweet, comfort; delicate and gentle of a real bracelet when you keep it close your nose because of natural oud oil scent inside the wood. With a counterfeit agarwood bracelet; you can smell it far from your nose. But it is not sweet and comfort aroma. Normally, it’s a pungent odor.
The real oud wood bracelet has eternal fragrance; and the fake oud wood smell is reduced day by day. When you use the bracelet for a long time; its smell can reduce. The only thing to do for you is to put it in hot water for 30 seconds to 1 minute; then clean beads by soft cloth, dry it. Their natural agarwood smell will back.
At the high temperature, a real oud bracelet has a very aromatic smell. A counterfeit bracelet doesn’t have an aromatic smell. But the seller won’t let you burn their agarwood beads to identify in a normal way. So how can we do? We use steel wire, heat the edge and reeve into the agarwood bead hole. With this method, you can smell the agarwood beads at a high temperature and don’t affect the appearance of beads. It’s the second tip to identify real agarwood bracelet.
2. Secondly, identify real agarwood bracelet base on beads color.
A real bracelet is natural in color to include white wood parts and infected wood parts. They are never in solid color. The fake bracelet is normally in a solid color; especially in black solid color. Because fake aloeswood bracelet is normally injected oil with high pressure; so it’s color is solid. This is the third tip to identify real agarwood bracelet vs fake agarwood bracelet.
3. Base on beads surface
The sinking real genius bracelet from agarwood is made by very old agarwood trees. Then, the agarwood material is a solid and high density of oud oil. And the only high-density resin inside can make the agarwood bracelet sink in water. As a result, the surface of the sink agarwood bead is very smooth.
The counterfeit agarwood bracelet is normally made from low-quality agarwood chips material. That is why the surface of the agarwood bead is not smooth. It can easily to find when you use a microscope.
How to clarifying Vietnam agarwood – oud bracelet
There are many ways to clarify the oud wood bracelet. But we can base on these criteria:
The origin of the material: Natual agarwood and cultivated agarwood.
The agarwood oil density in the wood: Sinkable bracelet (high oud oil inside); and unsinkable bracelet.
The shape of bracelet: round bead, one round – one cylinder beads and natural beads shape.
The sizes and number of beads: normally a 10mm beads bracelet has 21 beads; a 12mm beads bracelet has 18 beads; a 14mm beads bracelet has 16 beads; a 16mm bracelet has 14 beads; and an 18mm beads bracelet has 12 beads. About 108 agarwood beads bracelets; there are two sizes of beads 6mm or 8mm beads size.
Different between a real bracelet and a fake bracelet
It’s difficult to know the bracelet is real or fake; especial you are a new one with agarwood.
Firstly, the smell of a real bracelet is weaker than a fake bracelet. The real aloeswood bracelet has sweet and comfort smell. It’s the gentle and delicate aroma. You need to take the bracelet close to your nose to smell it. If a counterfeit agarwood bracelet, the smell is very strong, but it’s not a sweet and comfort smell. It’s normally a pungent odor. The real oud wood bracelet has eternal fragrance and the fake oud wood smell is reduced day by day.
Secondly, the real oud wood bracelet is natural in color with white wood parts and infected wood parts. They are never in solid color. The fake bracelet is normally in a solid color, especially in black solid color. Because fake aloeswood bracelet is normally injected oil with high pressure, so it’s color is solid.
Benefits of wearing agarwood bracelet
Agarwood or oud bracelets are used as mala beads bracelets. The natural agarwood with the fragrant smell can distill your thoughts or stop your thinking. They help you get into the desired states of mind quickly. It’s very good if you set your mind that each time you see your bracelet or touch your bracelet, you have to stop all your thoughts and come back to the present moment. So you can observe the reality around you, you can find much happiness and easily suffer your problem.
Asian people believe that wearing an agarwood oud bracelet can anti-ghost and amulet. And an bracelet can bring luck to your health and life. In Vietnam ancient culture, agarwood has been used in each ritual of royal, in temples of Buddhism and in the altar of rich families. Oud wood beads bracelet can also decrease and stabilize your blood pressure. Nowadays, there are many studies about agarwood ingredient. Most of them say that this can help people in cancer treatment.
As you wear the bracelet, the natural agarwood oil will react with the natural oil from your skin, and this might alter the colour and aroma of your bracelet. This is completely natural and to be expected. If you wear the agarwood bracelet everyday, after about 1 year, the beads might look more shiny and polished, darkened in colour. Please avoid soaking in water for a long period, wearing it in shower and bath. These might cause cracking when the beads dry.
If you wear lotion or perfume; the beads might absorb those substances due to its porous nature. It will also change the aroma; and the change will be permanent. These beads are porous, so you need to be careful of anything of liquid nature, including sweat. Normal sweating is generally okay; but excessive sweating might damage them, as soaking in water would. Regular cleaning and polishing with soft cloth is needed, and please store it in an airtight container with moisture absorber when not in use, away from light.
Some tips above are only for your reference at the buying moment. We try to explain our experience in an easy way. You should buy an agarwood bracelet from a credible seller; and they have a guarantee for their products. One more thing is real agarwood products never have a cheap price. A Vietnam sink agarwood bracelet with round shape 16mm beads price is never below $15K. And wild agarwood bracelet price is increasing day by day.