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Each pendant, imprinted with your loved one's fingerprint, tells a story as unique as the fingerprint itself. Delicate and personal, so you can always carry their touch close to your heart.

Jen handcrafts each piece with great care and respect for the memories they hold. Working exclusively in solid .925 sterling silver, 9ct, 14ct, or 18ct solid gold, using top quality materials allows us to maintain meticulous attention to detail. It is a true honour to be entrusted to preserve your cherished memories.


 

How to Order:
 

  • Size: Choose from Small, Medium, or Large, in 9ct gold.
    (Solid 14ct and 18ct also available in separate product listing)
    Small: Perfect for charms, cufflinks, or earrings (10-15mm approx).
    Medium: Ideal for necklace pendants and keyrings (20-25mm approx).
    Large: Suited for larger pendants or keyrings with added details (30-35mm approx).
     

  • Engraving Option: Choose to add a custom engraving, initial stamping, or handwriting sample.
    All our pieces are hand engraved (not machined), so please allow for slight variations in font size and style, as is the nature of handmade items.
    *Small pendants are not suitable for engraving more than 3 letters.
     

  • Fingerprint Source: Let us know if you have existing fingerprints or if you'd like a free collection kit sent. We can overnight courier kits to your funeral home for your funeral director with full instructions on capturing the perfect print. We will also travel on request to take professional prints at the location of your choosing.
     

  • Shape: Select your preferred pendant shape/design. Most popular shapes include heart, teardrop, oval, long bar, and dog tag. Pendants can adopt any shape or size. Medium size is ideal for adult necklace pendants, while large sizes are suitable for double fingerprints. Small is typically reserved for bracelet charms or children's pendants.
     

  • Details: Add any additional information, like engraving descriptions or specific design requirements. I will be in touch via email to confirm and clarify any special requests.
     

  • Opal Inlay: For inlay pendants containing opal, paua, cremation ashes within an inlay (such as the Bar pendant example pictured last) please see our Opal Inlay Pendant options here.


 

The original prints will be returned along with your finished pendants. In most cases, we retain a duplicate copy in the studio, should you require any future pieces to be made, ensuring they're safe and available for future use.


Your finished pendants will be securely stored in our branded jewellery display box with velveteen drawstring bag & accompanied by your personalised certificate of authenticity, jewellery polishing cloth and care instructions, to protect your precious memories for years to come. When ordering multiple pieces please get in touch to discuss options, as we may be able to offer a reduced rate when purchased together.



 

Capturing the Perfect Print.....

 

Fingerprinting Techniques:

 

  • Silicone Mould: For an authentic feel which captures your loved ones exact fingerprint size, fine detail, and shape, to perfectly replicate their touch. This method is our go-to for funeral home visits and studio sessions. This is provided in our free Fingerprint Collection kit, with video tutorial here.

  • Ink Print: Offers a slightly enlarged print with clear lines. As 2D images are computer rendered we can clean up any smudging for a perfectly clear and detailed print. This is also provided in our free Fingerprint Collection kit.

  • Time Sensitive? If you don't have time to wait for our free Fingerprint Collection Kit to arrive you can follow our simple Pencil and Tape technique to quickly and easily capture a fingerprint at home. A photo of these prints can be emailed to me at jen@hamiltonlifecastingstudio.co.nz which will then be computer rendered and cleaned up to create a crisp clear print, ready to press into your silver pendant.

 

Need to Capture a Fingerprint?

  • Drop By: Visit our Forest Lake studio for a quick in-person impression.

  • We Visit: For house & funeral calls, we can come to you. (Note: Travel charges may apply.)

  • Free Kit: Upon placing your order we can courier a free Fingerprint Collection Kit, including both 2D ink printing and 3D silicone imprinting methods. Ensure you select "Please send me a fingerprinting kit" from the drop down box when ordering. Video tutorials on capturing fingerprints at home can be found here.

  • Funeral Directors: Funeral Homes who intend to regularly offer our Fingerprint Pendants and DNA Inclusion Jewellery, are encouraged to get in touch so we can send you several collection kits to have on hand. We can also provide samples to display in your show room on request.

  • Have Existing Ink Prints? Even if they're faint or smudged, Jen’s expertise will ensure a clear refined imprint into your finished piece.



 

Capture the unique pattern of your loved one's fingerprint and transform it into a wearable family heirloom. It is a true honour to be entrusted to preserve your cherished memories.

9ct Gold Fingerprint Pendants

$490.00Price
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