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Mum Necklaces for Mother’s Day

personalised mum necklaces for mothers day

Buying a necklace for Mum is a special way to show your love on Mother’s Day.

We have a lovely range that can be personalised in different ways so there’s something for everyone.

A special Mum Necklace means that a Mum has something she can enjoy beyond Mother’s Day.

mum necklaces for mothers day

Family Birthstone Necklace

Our most recent addition to personalised necklaces is our birthday, charm necklaces.

For each month of the year, there are 12 coloured, Swarovski charms to choose from.

Create your family birthstone necklace by choosing the charms to represent the birthday’s of your family.

The charms come attached to a 24K gold plated cable chain. In addition, you get to choose your length of chain from the options available.

Your personalised chain comes presented in a gift box and includes free, UK delivery.

Handprint Charm imprinted with the actual handprint of a your child

Did you know you can capture the handprint of your child onto a piece of jewellery?

Using a safe inkless wipe and special printing paper, you can capture the true details of your child’s handprint.

Handprints of children, no matter how small can be captured this way.

The unique lines and shape of their fingers will then be imprinted onto a pure silver charm. This charm is then attached to a chain for you to wear with pride.

To make the charm extra special, personalise it with the name of your child on the front. Depending on the options you choose, you can personalise the charm further by adding a short message or date on the reverse.

Your charm comes gift boxed so is the perfect present for a Mum.

Fingerprint Heart Charm Chain

Fingerprints are as unique as the individual they belong to. Capturing your child’s fingerprint means you can always have a piece of them close to you at all times.

A fingerprint necklace is a beautiful way of showing who means the most to you.

Again, adding their name to the front makes for a truly customised piece of keepsake jewellery.

A fingerprint kit is sent out with your order, it’s a simple and easy way to capture your loved one’s fingerprint.

To create family necklace for mum, two or three charms can be added to feature the fingerprints of each child.

The fingerprint of anyone, any age can be captured but we advise to wait until your child is at least a year old to take their fingerprint. This is because it can take this long for their fingerprints to fully develop.

Paw Print Charm for a Dog Mum

Not forgetting Mums who’s baby is a four-legged friend with a tail, we capture paw prints onto charms too!

Our best selling charm from the range is this, pure silver Teadrop Paw Print Charm. The charm features the cute paw print of your pet as well as their name on the front.

An inkless paw print kit is sent with your order, with instructions on how to capture your pet’s paws.

Once completed, you can send a photo of the print via email: loretta@truelovekeepsakes.co.uk, Instagram DM or Facebook Messenger.

To find out more about how a pawprint is captured to make a charm, read our post here.

Cute handprints/footprint Keepsakes to print and use

There’s something about the handprint and footprints of children that look extremely cute.

A fun way to capture their prints is in the form of these fun pictures (see below.)

10 handprint designs true love keepsakes

Enjoy capturing your child’s hand or footprint and turn it into a fun picture that can be gifted.

Print and frame it as a lasting keepsake to display proudly in the home.

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Christmas Gift Guide 2021 Gemstone & Personalised Jewellery

True Love Keepsakes Christmas Gift Guide 2021

We have a selection of beautiful gemstone & personalised jewellery for Christmas. Our 2021 Christmas Gift Guide features some of the best sellers from our keepsake and gemstone range.

All personalised jewellery gifts below include free (mainland) UK delivery.

Christmas gift guide 2021 Gemstone & Personalised Jewellery. True Love Keepsakes

Once more, my jewellery is handmade here in the UK and can be bought from my online shop. Alternatively, a selection of my gemstone jewellery and personalised jewellery can be brought from our Etsy shop.

As I’m a small business, everything is created by hand meaning if you love something you see, order when well ahead of time for Christmas.

With this in mind, we have some Early Bird offers, running throughout October and Early November. Simply click on the items listed below to see what’s on offer.

Personalised Keepsake Jewellery Gifts – That last beyond Christmas

Make someone’s day by giving them a beautiful piece of personalised jewellery. Fingerprints are unique, there are no two prints alike. Having a loved one’s fingerprint imprinted onto a pure silver heart charm necklace is something they will treasure forever.

A short message or date can be captured on the reverse of the charm and the necklace comes attached to a stunning, modern, snake chain.

fingerprint heart charm attached to sterling silver snake chain. Personalised with name on front of charm. Made from pure silver. A gorgeous personalised gift for Christmas 2021

You can capture someone’s fingerprint by purchasing a Fingerprint Kit separately. This works well if you’re wanting to preserve a memory of a loved one who you have recently lost. Alternatively, a Fingerprint kit is sent automatically when you place an order for a charm.

Handprint and Footprint Jewelllery – Perfect Gift for a Mum

When it comes to babies and small children, what do you find the cutest, Handprints or Footprints? Depending on your preference, you can capture the cute prints of a child onto one of two necklaces I offer.

A Footprint Charm, medium in size is big enough to fit two gorgeous footprints from one child. A Handprint Charm, again, medium in size is big enough to fit one precious handprint. Both charms can be personalised with a name on the front of the charm.

Paw Print Jewellery Gifts for Pet Owners

Are you the proud owner of a lovable cat or dog? Or do you know someone who has recently become a pet owner?

This Teardrop Paw Print Charm Necklace is our bestseller-shaped charm for Paw Print jewellery. Your cat or dog’s actual paw print is captured onto the charm which is then personalised with your pet’s name.

Pure silver teardrop charm imprinted with the actual pawprint of a pet. Attached to an elegant sterling silver chain. Presented in a gift box.

You’ll receive a free Paw Print Kit to capture your pet’s paws when you place an order. It will come with full instructions and is safe to use on your pet.

Another lovely gift for a pet owner is a gorgeous pair of dainty Heart, Paw Print Earrings. Again, these earrings are imprinted with your pet’s true paw print. Furthermore, the studs are made from sterling silver and come presented in a gorgeous gift box.

pure silver paw print earrings imprinted with the real paw print of your dog or cat. Silver stud heart shaped earrings presented in a grey gift box.

Why not pair them up with a Heart, Paw Print Bead Charm, made from Pure Silver that fits onto many of the popular charm bracelets on the market and thus would be a beautiful addition to an existing charm bracelet. You have the option to add a snake chain charm bracelet can be added to your order make this a complete gift set.

Gorgeous Gemstone Jewellery – Earrings and Necklace Gifts

If your looking for a little bit of sparkle for your Christmas gifts this year then gemstone jewellery might be the perfect gift for you.

This year, I’ve teamed up my gemstone necklaces with earrings to give you a gorgeous set that would wow the recipient. Deep orange, blue and deep green as well as amber yellow gemstones make these pieces of jewellery a perfect addition to any wardrobe.

Carnelian, Blue Chalcedony, Citrine and Green Onyx are used to create stunning necklaces and pretty dangly earrings. Save £10 when buying them as a set.

With the festive season approaching, the resuming of Christmas dinners and parties with family, friends or work colleagues will once again begin. This also brings the prospect of dressing up for a night out. A pair of champagne coloured, crystal earrings really adds a bit of sparkle to your outfit. Furthermore, these Teal Crystal Earrings will add a sophisticated look to whatever you’re wearing.

Birthstone Jewellery -Crystal Necklace Sets

We mustn’t forget those who have birthdays in the coming months leading up to Christmas! Our Birthstone Necklaces offer a modern take as two necklaces sets to give an on-trend look. Perfect for anyone who loves crystals, is interested in birthstones and loves to wear necklaces.

Festive jewellery

If you enjoy getting into the festive spirit of Christmas these Spiral Christmas Tree earrings are very fitting. Made from Sterling Silver wire and finished off with a sparkly Swarovski crystal.

Being under £15, These festive earrings are also a lovely gift for stocking fillers. Alternatively, these fun Reindeer earrings are perfect for this time of year.

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Ordering A Memorial Paw Print Necklace

memorial paw print jewellery heart paw print charm attached to silver necklace

You’ll have a lasting memory of your pet when you order a memorial, paw print necklace.

Saying goodbye to a pet, who you’ve spent months or years loving, is one of the hardest things to do.

A pet cat or dog is undoubtedly an extension of your family. You remember the day they came into our life s a puppy or kitten or perhaps as a rescue pet. They immediately filled your life with love and affection.

Sometimes, our pets dying can be sudden. Not getting the chance to have that one last stroke and a proper goodbye is devastating. Luckily, as long as you have their paw print, you can order a memorial in the form of a necklace.

memorial paw print necklace

Capturing An Actual Paw Print

Capturing your pet’s actual Paw Print is an important thing to do to keep a part of them. It’s the first step to ordering a memorial Paw Print Necklace.

If you require just a print, a Paw Print Kit can be ordered separately. Alternatively, a free kit is sent when you place an order for a piece of jewellery.

Vets can capture your pet’s paw print in clay or on special paper to capture the print as seen in the picture below.

Once a print is captured on paper, it’s easy to turn it into a piece of memorial jewellery for you.

Your pet’s actual paw print is reduced to make a special stamp. Then it’s used to create a paw print charm necklace of your choosing.

Heart charms are my most popular shape my customers tend to order. However, most recently, I have introduced a teardrop-shaped charm which is also proving to be popular.

capturing your pet's actual paw print

Personalising Your charm

When you place an order, your cat or dog’s name can be inscribed on the front of the charm. In addition, depending on the size of the charm, a special date can be added on the reverse. Also, a short message can also be added to the reverse to make for a truly sentimental piece. This will incur an extra charge. To discuss any extra personalisation to your charm, please contact me.

paw print jewellery range

Placing your order

After ordering, you can expect to receive your memorial paw print necklace within 2-3 weeks. This is from the date I receive your prints back. I’ll keep you up to date on the progress of your order. Finally, your finished Paw Print Necklace is presented in a lovely gift box. Your order is sent via 1st Class Recorded Post and free UK (mainland) is included.

You can view my entire Paw Print range here.

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Custom Paw Print Ring Handmade in the UK

custom paw print ring handmade in the uk

A meaningful way of preserving the love you have for your pet lies in the form of a Custom made, Paw Print Ring, handmade, here in the UK.

Your pet’s actual paw print is captured onto a pure silver charm attached to a sterling silver ring for you to cherish and wear.

Personalise the ring to your requirements by choosing a traditional band ring or a contemporary beaded ring, the choice is yours.

Can my dog or cat’s real paw print be used?

Yes it can! Cat’s, dogs, rabbits and almost any four-legged friend’s precious paws can be captured using the method explained below.

custom paw print ring handmade in the uk
Beaded Paw Print Ring

How is my pet’s paw print is captured?

An easy, safe method is used to capture your pet’s paw print. Using an inkless wipe and special paper, sent with your order, your pet’s paw print is captured by following our instructions included with the kit.

Next, you send me a picture of the print via True Love Keepsakes’ Instagram or Facebook Page. Then, I’ll let you know straight away if you captured a good enough print to use. Most often than not, I can use a least 1 print from the multiple prints you have captured.

How long does it take to make the ring?

Turnaround time typically takes 14-21 days from the date I receive your prints. However, I endeavour to make your order sooner than this window. Furthermore, you’re kept informed of the progress.

Will my Paw Print ring be presented in a gift box?

Yes, unless otherwise stated at the time of placing your order, your Paw Print charm ring, comes presented in a lovely gift box. In addition, the ring is placed inside a velvet pouch to protect it further. Also, included with your order, is a reference guide on how to best care for your jewellery.

How big is the charm?

The charm, measures approximately 1cm in length and 1cm in width. Your pet’s Paw Print will be imprinted in the middle of the charm, whether you choose a circle or heart shape.

How do I choose my ring size?

For the beaded ring, with a 2mm width, I currently offer UK sizes:

K, M, N, O, P, S

For the band, ‘Halo’ ring with a 2mm width, I currently offer UK sizes:

I, K, L, M, O, Q, T

I send out a UK, ring size guide for you to choose the correct size.

Paw Print Ring
Round, ‘Halo’ Paw Print Ring

The sizes are subject to availability and you’ll receive confirmation that I have your size in stock together with your order confirmation. If a size is not in stock, you’ll be notified and made aware of any waiting times.

Why choose a Paw Print Ring?

It’s a gorgeous way of wearing a part of your pet and keeping a precious memory captured in time. Love wearing rings? Then this will be a very special addition! You’ll get lots of compliments and such a ring will tell a very special story relating to your pet.

If you’d like to contact me to find out more about this gorgeous keepsake, send me a message via Instagram or Facebook.

Loretta

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Paw Print Necklace for Marly’s Mum

teardrop paw print necklace modelled by marlin

Back in August 2020, I created a Paw Print, Teardrop Necklace for Marly’s Mum. Marlin (Marly for short) is a Red Fox Labrador who, at the time of going to press, is adored by almost 15k followers on Instagram. Marly’s account has the most gorgeous photos featuring Marly and her Mum’s adventures.

Having a Paw Print Charm is the best way of capturing a special memory of your dog. Your dog’s real paw print is used to make the charm. When Marly’s Mum placed her order for a Pure Silver, Paw Print, Teardrop Necklace, I sent her a Paw Print Kit, consisting of an Inkless Wipe and Special Paper.

Capturing Marlin’s Paw Print

At the time, Marlin’s Mum was one of my ambassadors and she did a fantastic job of taking a short video of her using the Inkless wipe to capture Marlin’s paw print which you can see below.

Marly’s Mum captured her paw print perfectly using the inkless wipe and paper

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Once this was achieved, she sent me a DM of the prints to check that they were suitable for use. The prints were gorgeous! I chose the best paw print and got straight to work with making the charm.

marly's paw print captured using the inkless wipe on special paper
Mary’s Mum captured her paw print using the kit sent with her order

A special technique is used to create a negative of the paw print which is then transferred onto a rubber stamp. This rubber stamp is then used to imprint onto silver clay.

Next, Marlin’s name is added to the front of the charm and the charm is then left to dry for 24 hours.

sanding to finished polished silver paw print charm
Once the silver clay has been imprinted with the paw print and name, it is left to dry for 24 hours

Final Stages of Making the Paw Print Charm

Once the silver clay has hardened, it is hand-polished, then hand-fired using a blow torch to reveal a Pure Silver charm. I’ve captured a short video for you to see this process.

Firing the silver clay charm using a blow torch

My favourite part has to be the final stages of polishing! I love seeing the transformation. A high shine is achieved using three grains of special sanding paper. A polishing solution is also used to highlight the paw print detail and personalisation.

highly polished silver teardrop paw print charm featuring marly the Labrador's paw
Final Stage of sanding to produce a high shine

Once the charm is finished, it’s attached to a Sterling Silver chain. For this particular charm, I used a beautiful, fine diamond-cut, belcher chain at 18 inches long. This length allows the chain to sit elegantly, just below the collar bone.

Finally, the Paw Print Charm Necklace is ready to be sent to Marly’s Mum. It’s placed in a lovely, grey gift box and is packaged safely, to be delivered by post.

Marly’s Mum was so happy to receive this gorgeous charm and months later she was still enjoying wearing her necklace, Marly reported:

“The human still says this is the best thing she has ever gotten, has pride of place round her neck everyday.”

I love hearing this kind of feedback from my customers! Now Marlin’s Mum will always have a special part of Marlin with her. Wherever she is, an imprint of Marly’s Paw Print will always be with her.

marlin the red fox labrador proudly posing with the teardrop silver paw print charm made for her mum
Marlin perfectly posing with her Mummy’s Paw Print Necklace!

If you’d like to create a memory like Marly’s Mum has and have your very own, pure silver, paw print necklace, you can see the product details for the Teardrop Necklace which is currently part of our January sale!

Follow the adventures of Marly and her hooman on their Instagram account: marlin_the_red_fox_labrador. You’ll discover featured dog products, exclusive discount codes for Marlin’s followers, and an insight into the life of this gorgeous Labrador. From, ‘Tongue out Tuesday’ Posts, to beautiful sunset pictures, Marly really is living her best life!