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Treasured Memories Custom Locket or Ornament


There is a long story behind these pendants. The one shown contains a photo of my mother as a baby. On the back is a poem written for me by my dear friend, Renee Fukumoto:

He spread His arms
to die
and, rising,
Gave me wings
to fly
~ r
Glory in the wings He gave you Sande!!

Included with the poem are a few small feathers and it is with them that the story begins and the idea for these memory pendants was born. When I lost my mother twenty-three years ago, it devastated me. She wasn't just a parent, she was my best friend. I'd toyed with the idea of seeing a psychic for years but I maintained an open minded skepticism where such things were concerned. Finally, I decided to make an appointment with someone who claimed to be a medium but I went into that meeting quite expecting to be disappointed. We talked about many things and the medium brought up things about my life, my plans and dreams that no one else could have known. Finally, I asked about my mom. He described things about her also that he could not have known and then he told me that she still watched over me and that she sent me feathers as a reassurance. I left the meeting still not quite convinced and then as I parked my car later, a beautiful blue feather with white spots....quite an unusual site....came floating in the window and landed gently in my lap. Suddenly, my disbelief was swept away and my faith in the feathers increased each time one appears. When I am troubled or upset over something, I seem to always spot a feather lying at my feet. This has been going on for many years but this past September, I lost someone who'd been my best friend since we were wee little girls. She told me, before she died, that soon I'd have another angel watching over me. On the morning she passed away, the two little feathers in the locket floated down from the heavens. At her funeral, before I was to speak, I looked down and at my feet, a feather. A few weeks later, I was at the barn with my horses and I said out loud, "I miss you so much!" and what should appear but a lovely white feather. So, you see, this little locket does indeed hold precious memories and a sweet reminder that I am loved and I continue to love these two precious people.

I will take your photos, antique them and add a verse that is either appropriate or important to you on the back. I can include your own feathers or a lock of hair, piece of fabric, tiny corner of an announcement or letter...I will make a copy of the letter or announcement so that the original is undamaged. These don't have to be memories of people or pets you've lost but a way to hold on to the memories of a happy occasion such as a birth, wedding, anniversary, reunion, birthday.

If you purchase one of these, I will give you my address where you can mail the items you want included and you can send your photos via email. I will email you photos of the finished locket for your approval before shipping it to you and returning to you the items you've sent for me to copy and include.

This is just one frame design and but within the next few weeks I will be adding others. This pendant is roughly 1 and a half by 1 and a half inch and can be used as either a necklace/jewelry or as an ornament. A multi ribbon necklace is included with each pendant. When ordering please allow time not only for me to create your unique treasure but for me to receive all of the pieces you want to include in it.

I will also soon be adding other custom designs that will be both fun and unique. So, bookmark my shop and keep watching.