Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Honor Your Pet With A Hand Blown Memorial Glass Pendant (Give-Away!)

Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. I was sent two pendants from Memorial Glass Pendants , in exchange for my always honest review.


With Monday having been Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, I wanted to continue to honor not only Bobo, but all of the many, many pets that have left their beloved families.

Recently I was  contacted by Dana from Memorial Glass Pendants asking if I would like to have a custom made necklace honoring Bobo, I was ecstatic and grateful. The necklaces at Memorial Glass Pendants are gorgeous "wearable art." Each piece is unique, no one else will ever have one exactly like mine or yours. They are handmade in a small Northern California studio.

The glass used is called "borosilicate", which is much more durable than standard glass, and all of the pendants are " kiln annealed". When you visit the Memorial Glass Pendant website, you will see a number of designs, each and every one are beautiful. Many of the necklaces are encased with the ash of someones  beloved pet. I did not want to upset Bobo's ashes, but Dana told me if I sent her some photos of Bobo she could work on a pendant for me that didn't require that I send Bobo's ashes!

The process was easy, and Dana was wonderfully patient.  She had me tell her more about Bobo and had me send her some photos, I sent her the two shown below.



The pendants that Dana created for me were both the Kindred Spirits pendant. Dana's goal was to incorporate Bobo's colors and a color representing me. The first pendant she created was an "experiment." Dana wasn't happy with it but I think it is beautiful.

The silver, black and white are the color of Bobo's stripes. Dana included it with the final pendant she made for me which also had some of Bobo's beige coloring, as well as a color that represents ME. I chose green, because green is my favorite color.


I think it is just beautiful and I love how the glass is blown with the colors entwined, symbolizing that Bobo and I are forever "entwined" and are forever "Kindred Spirits." It represents the two of us embracing.
Original photos courtesy of Memorial Glass Pendants
I just made them into a collage


For your pendant you can pick the colors of the two spiraling designs. The piece in the photos uses orange and golden tan, but Dana has  many other colors to choose from. If there are colors that you are curious about, just  ask her and she can show you examples.

Each necklace arrived in a beautiful black little pouch, tucked inside a darling box with a bow.  I love that they are on a black, sturdy cord necklace. For the first week they arrived, I wore both because I just love them!

 I will be cherishing my pendants forever, just as I cherished my Angel Bobo. They would make lovely gifts for someone who has lost a beloved pet, or a gift to yourself. You don't have to wait for a holiday to "gift" one of these gorgeous pendants. They are a gift that will be cherished and appreciated any time. 

It is the hope of Memorial Glass Pendants  that having one of these will bring some comfort to you, and that it will act as a reminder of the joy that you and your companion gave each other.


GIVE-AWAY! Dana is generously offering one of my readers who is 18 and over and who resides either in the U.S. or Canada a pendant of their own. (An approx. $60 value!) Entering is easy, simply enter on the rafflecopter below and good luck!!!
a Rafflecopter giveaway






37 comments:

  1. Wow, these pedants are just beautiful!

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  2. Beautiful pendants ! I like the way she made it like captured the soul inside the glass
    =^x^=

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    1. Puddy I simply LOVE your interpretation! xoxo

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  3. WOW!
    Those pendants are beautiful!
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

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  4. Oh, these are so beautiful!!! What a special way to remember Bobo!

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  5. OH wow, those are gorgeous! What an ingenious idea!

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  6. Thank you so much for extending the sentiment of Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. These necklaces are exquisite, unique pieces of keepsake art and I think I would have one done in the likeness of my precious Harley, should I win. Purrs from Deb, the Zee/Zoey gang, and Purr Prints of the Heart.

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    1. You are most welcome Deb!! I was going to post it Monday, then with the kidney stones and all, I decided to make this a separate post. Harley colors would be gorgeous! Good luck!!!

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  7. How very special.....those necklaces are amazing and the design with your colors entwined certainly symbolizes the CLOSENESS you will always and forever have with Angel Bobo.

    Hugs, Pam

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  8. Caren, those pendants are just gorgeous. What a beautiful remembrance. And a fabulous give-away too!

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    1. thanks so much Kim!!! I love them too! I try super hard to have give-aways for everything I receive. I am not always successful at doing that, but I try! Thank you!

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  9. They are beautiful. I would love to have one made with a little bit of ashes of each of my beloved angels.

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  10. Truly, these are lovely artwork, representing one's lost furry friend. So unique! Thank you for sharing.

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  11. Gorgeous. I have a rainbow glass memorial pendant of Tucker, and I treasure it. I think handmade items like this are so special.

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  12. Lovely. We all have our ways to remember those wonderful family members that have crossed the bridge.

    Have a purrfect day, Cody. My best to your wonderful mom. ♥♥♥

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  13. Very pretty mom likes anything made of out glass
    Hugs madi your bfff

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  14. A sweet & purr-sonal way to remember furever loves. Purrs.

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  15. Those are beautiful! What a lovely way to remember those who've crossed the Bridge.

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  16. That is so classy and suoer pretty too!

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  17. Those are simply lovely. What a great way to honor a pet that has left us.

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  18. Those pendants are so beautiful ! Good luck to our US and Canadian friends ! Purrs

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  19. We agree, those are gawjus. What a pawsum way to 'member your beluvved Bobo. Big hugs

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Raena

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  20. I love how more and more creative people are making such lovely and thoughtful mementos as these! They are beautiful.
    Since we won the other one, we'll let someone else have a chance to win something for their special angel.

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  21. These are a creative way to honor our beloveds and National Pet Memorial Day is in two weeks.

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  22. How beautiful! Since so many of these memorial items require ashes, it's nice to hear that this doesn't and can still be so meaningful.

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  23. Those pendants are incredibly beautiful. I could never upset Truffles' ashes either so I'm happy there's an alternative.

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    1. Me too! I am so happy because Dana emailed me and told me if it hadn't been for me NOT wanting to upset Bobo's ashes, she wouldn't have thought of adding this option. I am sooooo happy because I am sure there are MANY others like you and me!

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  24. A beautiful keepsake to remember Bobo, Caren. I know you will be happy to wear it and to feel him (symbolically) so close to you. :)

    the critters in the cottage xo

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  25. Those are beautiful. I wonder if whiskers could be included in them.

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  26. These pendants are beautiful...and a great way to memorialize a beloved furbaby.

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  27. Oh, wow! That's such a wonderful way to memorialize our furry angels.

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  28. Wow, these are beautiful and what a wonderful gift idea!

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