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How those little ones leave their mark on us forever! This piece can be made with your child's *actual* likeness of handprint or footprint (the kind they take in ink at the hospital or you can do at home) or I can use a representative print. I will take the image, shrink it down, and etch it deeply into solid sterling silver or copper. Also wonderful with pawprints.
♥ A Wonderful & Special Gift Item! ♥
♥ Also a beautiful memorial for those who have lost a child.♥
Also great for pet owners and pet memorials.
Your choice of words and symbols on the opposite side (you can get an idea of fonts and what would fit from the photos) in your choice of metal. The discs are then soldered together to make one fantastic piece (I can leave them separate upon request). The total size is about 1" diameter. Suspended from a sterling silver chain - your choice of length - 16", 18", 20, or 24". If none is indicated, an 18" chain will be sent.
Matte finish is the default - I can also do antiqued upon request.
HOW IT WORKS:
♥ To order your necklace, just buy this item, then leave your with your desired font & phrase in the comments. If you have any questions at all, just message me! Remember, it will not show detail like ink will, but it will be an actual representation of your child's print. (or pawprint, etc)
To see examples of fonts, symbols, and finishes -
Please keep in mind that not all font, finishes, or symbols are available on all pieces. Check the description of your desired item(s), and if you have any questions, just let me know.
WHEN YOU ORDER:
1. SELECT THE FONT - if you want more than one, please message me or explain in the "comments to seller" upon checkout.
2. SELECT THE METAL(S) - I make this in 3 versions: Solid Sterling Silver, Copper Print & Sterling Stamped, or Solid Copper. You may choose.
3. LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU WANT STAMPED - (please message me or explain in the "comments to seller" upon checkout) Remember, this is subject to the space available. Fonts vary in size.
4. SEND ME your print(s), either via posting to a conversation on Etsy, or to bonnie [!at] birthdesigns.com
♥ This item is hand-stamped, and the letters will not be perfectly straight - it's part of the charm of this artisan item :) Additionally, stamping is a much deeper impression, and also blackened, to be much more visible than engraving. We have other hand-stamped items available in our store, if you would like to see more examples.
♥ All orders are packaged suitably for gift giving.
♥ Most retail items ship within about 1-2 weeks from order date. Need it sooner? Just ask. Often I can accommodate! Every single piece is sawn, hammered, pierced, filed, oxidized, buffed, and finished by hand - right here. We take great pride in our work, and even though our processes might be a bit slower, they are time-honored with classic proven quality. If you want the best hand-hewn look, you have come to the right place.
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♥ PLEASE VIEW OUR POLICY PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FORGING TIMES, SHIPPING, AND STORE POLICIES.
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
I offer wholesale pricing on many items for group buys and brick and mortar shops. You can find my wholesale line sheets on the Etsy wholesale site. Contact me for more information.
Since almost everything I make is custom, the best way to order and let me know is to take a look at the options available in the item description for that listing.
Don't worry - I'll never make your order without checking for your personalization, if it was not included with your order.
I can make just about anything, so if you don't see what you want in my shop, just message me and I can discuss a quote, options, and even a custom listing should you wish.
My fonts here: bonniejeanmetalsmith.com/pages/fonts
My finishes here: bonniejeanmetalsmith.com/pages/finishes
My symbols here: bonniejeanmetalsmith.com/pages/symbols
Remember, not all fonts, finishes, or symbols are available on all pieces.
Most retail items ship within about 1-2 weeks from order date. IF YOU NEED AN ITEM SOONER than the listed forging time, contact me - often I can get a single order out sooner if requested.
Exceptions: During busy holidays, it can take longer. If you are needing it for a specific occasion or date, check with me and make sure you'll receive it in time, or purchase express postage.
Sometimes, items ship SOONER, because they are ready-stock. If this is the case, the listing will state that.
Any any case - if you need something by a certain time - please contact me and double check. If I know, I can help. If I don't know... it is subject to fate.
Yes! All of our items arrive in professional packaging, with an information card about our items. Very suitable for gift giving. No receipt is included (saving a tree and also your recipient) because you can view it online at any time.
Gift cards handwritten upon request - no charge!
Since I actually hand- forge my items, most of them can be altered, changed, sized, etc. I try to be very thorough in my descriptions, but I encourage you to ask if you need a sizing exception. I can usually accommodate - and happily!