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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.
How is handprint jewelry made?
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 daughter’s footprint and my son’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! Her Etsy store 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.
Custom handprint jewelry
I love how custom this handprint (and footprint!) jewelry is. 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. And I’ll have these pieces for a very long time.
Where can I buy handprint jewelry?
The Etsy store has all of the handprint items on sale (a little less than her website right now), or yYou can save 20% on your first order by signing up for her e-newsletter. (Totally worth it!)
What gifts are you planning to purchase for Mother’s or Father’s Day?