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This lovely handmade dichroic turtle pendant has been infused with the cremation ash of your loved one, making it a beautiful way to keep them close to you. This piece is available only in blues . Please note that if the cremains are powdery and/or darker in color, the ashes may take on a more nebulous look.
HOW IT'S MADE
David starts with a blue tube of glass, which is melted down over a 2000 degree flame into a semi-molten disk. Different color glass tubes are melted into the pendant to add various highlights and appendages. Then a finishing layer of optically clear glass is layered over the blue core to forever protect your loved one's ashes.
- We ask for approximately 1/4 teaspoon of cremains.
- This piece measures 1.5"x2".
Eligible for up to 20% off for larger family purchases.
- The color of the dichroic glass will change based on how the light hits it.
- Ships within 4-6 weeks of collection kit's return.
- For information on ordering and discounts, add to cart and look over our How To Order page.
- Free shipping covers sending you the kit and Spirit Piece. You're still responsible for paying to send the cremains back.
This piece can be purchased with an optional Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver engraved charm. To add the charm to your order, go to the listing, select your charm and add to cart.
A Short Story about Turtles, Grief and Love
Once there was a little turtle named Shelly who lived in a pond with his mother. Shelly and his mother were very close, and they spent all their time together swimming, basking in the sun, and eating delicious pond weeds.
One day, Shelly's mother became very sick and passed away. Shelly was heartbroken and didn't know what to do without her. He missed her dearly and longed for her presence.
One day, as Shelly was swimming in the pond, he noticed a beautiful butterfly fluttering above him. It was as if the butterfly was trying to get his attention. Shelly watched as the butterfly flew over to a lily pad and landed on it.
As Shelly swam over to the lily pad, he saw that the butterfly had left a small, glowing object behind. It was a tiny shell, and when Shelly picked it up, he felt a warmth in his heart.
In that moment, Shelly knew that his mother was with him, watching over him from heaven. He held the shell close to his heart and felt comforted knowing that his mother was always with him, even if she was not physically present.
From that day on, Shelly wore the tiny shell around his neck as a symbol of his love for his mother. He knew that she would always be with him, guiding him through life and helping him to be strong.
And so, Shelly learned to cherish the memories of his mother and to find joy in the little things, just as she would have wanted him to.
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