How those little ones leave their mark on us forever! This piece can be made with your child's *actual* 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 into solid sterling silver.
A Wonderful & Special Gift Item!
Absolutely masculine and available with either a 4mm Greek leather cord with sterling ends, or a solid sterling chain.
Your choice of words and symbols on the opposite side in solid sterling silver. Limited only by what will fit on the piece. That varies with the fonts and symbols chosen. We also have an extensive list & examples of symbols and examples here:
More photos of fonts & symbols here:
The dog tag itself is about 36mm x 26mm or 1.25" x 1".
CHOICE of Chain"
The chain is a 4mm elongated rolo chain with thick lobster clasp.
The 4mm Greek leather cord can be chocolate, jet black, or natural tan.
Unless otherwise specified, a 20" 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. Then, I will provide you with an email address to send a file or a snail mail address to send an actual copy of your child's hand\/footprint. If you have any questions at all, just convo us! I will send you a file that shows about what it will look like on the metal. Remember, it will not show detail like ink will, but it will be an actual representation of your child's hand.
About the Reverse Side:
♥ 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 traditional engraving. It will last longer, and will not "rub off" like some engraving. We have other hand-stamped items available in our store, if you would like to see more examples.
♥♥ Please see our profile for a list of custom stamps available for your creation! Or, simply cut & paste this link:
♥ All orders are packaged in our custom and professional Birth Designs boxes. They include an information card about Birth Designs.
♥ We are happy to include matching gift cards at no extra charge if requested.
♥ This particular item will ship about 3-4 weeks from when the hand\/footprint is received. This is a very labor intensive piece. All effort will be made to ship sooner, but it may be up to four weeks before shipping.
♥ *all domestic orders* ship tracked first class USPS Mail unless requested otherwise. *all international orders* ship regular, uninsured airmail.
♥ PLEASE VIEW OUR POLICIES PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FORGING TIMES, SHIPPING, AND STORE POLICIES.
♥ This pendant is a registered & copyrighted Birth Designs original. © 2006 Birth Designs. All rights reserved.
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 will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information
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: https://birth-designs.myshopify.com/pages/fonts
My finishes here: https://birth-designs.myshopify.com/pages/finishes
My symbol list here: https://birth-designs.myshopify.com/pages/symbols
Remember, not all fonts, finishes, or symbols are available on all pieces.
Most retail items ship within about 2ish WEEKS from order date. Remember, while you are sooo important to us, we are a family of 7 and "stuff" happens. 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!