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A thoughtful gift, or for yourself...a respectful, cherished memory after losing one you love. The baby handprints and footprints are our exclusive design, and can be positioned together or separately...or, if you prefer, choose another symbol from our large list.
Keep them close to your heart with this custom necklace of a hand-forged, hand-stamped sterling silver disc pendant. Also available in an Oval shape, rectangle shape, or heart shape! The words are yours alone (please specify upon checkout). We have many symbols available also - please see the list in our profile, or cut & paste this link:
Please send us a message if you are not sure if your remembrance phrase will fit - we'll work with you to get it just right.
A Swarovski crystal of your choice can be suspended below - no extra charge. A sterling heart is also available for $8. A birthstone, perhaps...or a favorite color. We can also accommodate 2 stones/crystals in the event of twins or marriage or...please contact us for details.
Please indicate desired length of your necklace in the comments upon checkout. If none is indicated, a 16" necklace with 2" extender will be sent.
Our necklaces are hand-hewn in our studio from milled silver chain. We never use jump rings in our basic chain construction - every necklace or bracelet has a hand-looped secure closure with accent beads...it won't just fall apart. Our hand-sawn, pierced, filed, stamped, and/or oxidized pieces have been forged with proven, classic techniques that may take a little more time, but show the heirloom quality of our work.
♥ 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 in our custom and professional Birth Designs cocoa-and-turquoise boxes. They include an information card about Birth Designs.
♥ We are happy to include matching gift cards at no extra charge if requested.
♥ 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.
♥ *all orders* ship USPS First Class Mail unless requested otherwise.
♥ PLEASE VIEW OUR POLICY PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FORGING TIMES, SHIPPING, AND STORE POLICIES.
♥ This necklace is a copyrighted Birth Designs original. © 2007 Birth Designs
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: 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 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!
Sep 27, 2011
I absolutely love my necklace and will cherish it forever! Brought tears to my eyes as soon as I opened it. Thank you a million, Bonnie! It couldn't have been more perfect.