FAQ & Process Breast Milk Jewelry
- You order your piece of jewelry in our online shop.
- As soon as your payment is processed, we will send you a set with all the necessary utensils for sending the milk safely to our studio (breast milk bag, instructions and envelope).**
- You send us approx. 15-20 ml of your breast milk (per piece of jewelry) by post.
- As soon as your milk arrives you will receive a confirmation email.
- We produce your piece of jewelry (Here you see the current production time)
** For orders from CH and DE, the envelopes for the return shipment are already postpaid and, if necessary, provided with the customs declaration document. If you order from overseas (outside europe) this service is not available, please send your milk in your own bag.
After your order/payment we will send you a set with all necessary utensils to your home that you can send your breast milk easily and safely to our studio*. The set contains:
- Breastmilk bag (labelled with name & customer number)
- Air cushion envelope (addressed and pre-franked for CH/DE)
- Detailed instructions
For customers outside of Switzerland, the envelope is already provided with the customs declaration form.
This customer service makes the ordering process very convenient and easy for you.
*If you order from overseas (outside europe), this service is not available. Please send your milk in your own bag & envelope to our studio.
Yes, the milk may have been frozen for several months or years. This is no problem at all and does not lead to a loss of quality.
The milk reaches us by normal mail and it is no problem if it is a few hours or days without cooling. Of course it is no longer edible for a baby, but it is still perfectly fine for breast milk jewelry.
Ideally approx. 15-20 ml breast milk per piece of jewelry.
After your breast milk arrives in our studio, we preserve it in several steps. With professional resin we create a hard and very robust pearl. The preserved milk is completely mixed with the resin and has no liquid core from breast milk. The pearl is cured throughout and has a shiny surface.
We have a very well-thought-out ordering process – From the first to the last step.
This already begins with sending the milk to our studio, our customers receive the necessary utensils to prepare and send it safely (btw this service is only available in our studio). This way we can guarantee all milk consignments arrive in our studio well labelled and safely packed.
We also continue to work with clearly labelled customer numbers and names in the subsequent work steps.
Our team has more than 10 years of laboratory and goldsmith experience, so precise work has been indispensable for many years.
Ultimately, your order is based on trust and we would be very happy if you place your trust in us.
The pearls are intended for daily wear, are not fragile and have no expiry date.
We have consciously chosen a delicate design for our breast milk jewelry, which generally requires care and attention in everyday use.
However, breast milk is and remains a natural product even in its preserved state and minimal changes cannot be completely ruled out.
FAQ & Process Memorial Jewelry
- You order your piece of memorial jewelry in our online shop.
- As soon as your order & payment is processed, we will send you a set with all the necessary utensils for sending the ashes safely to our studio
- You send us approx. 5 g of ashes by post.
- As soon as your parcel arrives you will receive a confirmation email.
- We produce your piece of jewelry
The ashes entrusted to us are processed with professional resin to a stone or a pearl. On request we refine the memorial stone or the memorial pearl with gold or silver flecks.
The special characteristic of our memorial jewelry is the unique marbling, which results from the careful arrangement of the individual components of the ashes. No piece of jewelry is the same as the other, each one is unique and visually aesthetic in its own way.
Depending on the piece of jewelry we need about 5 grams (approx. 1-2 teaspoons). If some ash is left after we created your piece of jewelry, we will send it back safely together with your memento.
Yes, this is possible and we would appreciate it if we can create this very personal memento with ashes of your beloved dog, cat, horse or other animal for you.
In a diamond funeral, a larger amount of ashes is pressed and processed to a diamond. We do not press a diamond, we work with professional resin to combine this components with the ashes and mix it. We need much less of the amount of ashes, approx. 2 to 5 grams (1-2 teaspoons).
Yes, we have many customers from Germany, there are no additional fees for customs or VAT.
Every piece of jewelry is handmade in our Swiss studio. This can lead to differences and minor deviations from the product photo in the online shop. Exactly this individuality makes your keepsake jewelry your unique personal memento.