Tag Archives: Memorial Jewelry

How Do You Convert Ashes Into Diamonds? An Interview with Claire McHan: Part Two

An expert talks about how her company turns hair and ashes into memorial jewelry

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Claire McHan, operations manager and one-to-one support manager for Heart In Diamond, a company that specializes in making diamonds out of a loved one’s hair or ashes, converting them into beautiful pieces of jewelry that serve as … Continue reading

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How Do I Memorialize a Loved One with Jewelry? An Interview with Claire McHan: Part One

An expert talks about making diamonds from a loved one's hair or ashes

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Claire McHan, operations manager and support manager for Heart In Diamond, a company that specializes in making diamonds out of loved one’s hair or ashes and converting them into beautiful pieces of jewelry that serve as memorials … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Carry Your Loved One With You As Memorial Jewelry

Custom jewelry featuring remains of loved ones keeps the memories close

Our Tip of the Week: One of the great benefits of cremation is that you can carry the memory of your loved one — a person or pet — with you in a very tangible way. Memorial jewelry, popular in the Victorian … Continue reading

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Memorial Diamonds for a Diamond Burial

Swiss company Algordanza will turn cremation ashes into man-made diamonds

A company in Switzerland has given new meaning to the sentiment that we carry the dead with us. Algordanza makes carrying your dead with you literally a possibility with their “memorial diamonds.” The Swiss company will compress your loved one’s … Continue reading

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Remains Close to the Heart

Amanda Straka's bespoke memorial jewelry holds ashes in a sweet place

Moving through the process of mourning the death of someone you love is a complicated path. Through time, the sharp intensity of loss softens a bit. The deeply transformative throes of grief ebb and flow as we come to terms … Continue reading

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Close to Her Heart: One Daughter Wears Her Late Parents’ Wedding Rings in Their Memory

College student Lauren Lage-McAdams remembers her parents—who died within five months of each other—by wearing a necklace with both of their wedding rings on it

We all have different ways of commemorating our lost loved ones. Some people wear ashes, while others keep trinkets on themselves of the hair of their lost loved ones.  While some might find it comforting to carry the physical remnants of … Continue reading

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