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This coming weekend will mark my sixth Mother’s Day. Almost every year since our son was born, my husband has purchased a piece of jewelry for me with either our son’s name or birth stone. I have a ring and a few necklaces (and one necklace I’ve added our daughter’s name.) This year, Joanne from Silver Sculptor reached out to me about handprint jewelry. It’s not new information that I’m obsessed with my kids hand and footprints. I mean, just look all of the things I do to preserve them. When I looked at the website for the handprint jewelry, I fell in love with the bangle bracelet.
The process is easy. You receive a kit with special paper and invisible ink. You can select your child’s hand or footprint, and capture that on the piece of paper. Then scan the paper and email the image to be used on the jewelry. Joanne does her magic, and soon after you receive your piece in the mail.
She recommended my son’s footprint and my daughter’s handprint. Babies are notorious for making a fist when you try to manipulate their hands. And this was the best recommendation. I did this before a bath one evening, and I was actually able to capture both kids’ prints at the same time – with the same packet of invisible ink. I emailed the image to Joanne that night and the bracelet arrived on my doorstep less than a week later. (I’m not claiming all orders are processed this quickly, but it really isn’t that long!)
I love the details and there are so many options! The website offers bracelets, necklaces, cuff links and key chains. I went with the bangle because I love the style and I already own several in the same style. Also, I can look at this easier than I can a necklace.
I’ve mentioned before that my daughter always has a toe sticking up or out in her photos – and I love that her big toe is kind of separated from her other toes in the bracelet. I also think it’s great that I’ve managed to capture both of my kids in this piece of jewelry.
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What gifts are you planning to purchase for Mother’s or Father’s Day?