Photo of our gold vermeil round paw pendant for pet ashes hanging on an optional rope twist chain.
Photo of the back of the pendant with the screw port open which is where your pets ashes or lock of fur is inserted.  Edit alt text
Photo of both styles of gold vermeil optional chain available. Twist rope gold chain or a diamond cut curb chain. Both 50cm in length.
photo of free accessory kit that comes with each pendant. Kit includes micro funnel, screwdriver, and polishing cloth.

Paw Round Pet Ashes Jewelry in Gold

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This gold vermeil pet ashes jewellery is a beautiful paw round cremation design. It is hollow and opens to hold some of your pets cremation ashes or strands of fur. It can also hold sand from their favourite beach or soil from that sunny spot in the back garden they used to love.

The front is an intricate pattern with a slight protruding smooth paw print. The reverse side is a satin finish and has plenty of room to engrave on, for instance your pets name and any dates or a short message.

Your pet ashes jewellery has a small screw port in the base. We supply a free micro screwdriver to open and seal it. The bale is a swing style on top and will therefore suit any type of chain. Additionally you may be interested in our matching curb or twist style chains.

  • Pendant Width: 20mm
  • Pendant Height: 20mm (excluding bail)
  • Opening: Screw in Base (opens with supplied screwdriver)

Our pet ashes jewellery designs are unique to us and are hallmarked (stamped) with our trademarked Keepsake Jewellery 'KJ' logo. This way you know it's a genuine Ashlocks pendant and not an inferior copy.

Finally we have an easy exchange or return policy and free shipping Australia wide.

All of our pendants come with a micro funnel and metal tool for assisting in filling. It can be a very emotional time filling your jewellery with ashes from your pet. Above all if you feel you can't cope with it, you can ask a friend or relative to help you. Any questions, however, please email me and I can walk you through the process or ring you for a chat over the phone.

Filling

As the jewellery only holds a small amount of ashes it's easiest to fill it with the finest grains possible. If you haven't seen cremation ash before, it is generally a dark grey to dark brown colour. Depending on the crematorium it will be finely ground with larger pieces mixed in.

Photo of filling hollow pendant showing a funnel inside the opening.

You can extract a small teaspoon of ashes from the bag or container and place it on a nice wide sheet of paper. By gently tapping the ashes repeatedly the vibrations can separate the larger pieces from the smaller powdery ash. Use the small powdery ash to fill your jewellery.

Open your pendant via a top screw mounted bail which should twist off by hand. If it's screwed on a little firmly use the included metal tool. Slot it through the bail and use the longer length to lever open the twist top. 

Your pendant may be of a style where filling is via a screwdriver port. If so, you will have received a micro screwdriver in your filling kit along with your funnel. It is a small 2mm flat edge screwdriver which will open and close the screw hole quite easily. Be careful to seat the screwdriver properly in the slot as slipping may accidentally scratch the pendant or cause yourself injury.

Pendant Bail 

The bails and filling screw ports are quite tiny so make sure once they are undone to not drop them on the floor or lose them. We can sometimes supply replacements for a small fee. It might be a lengthy delay if we don't have any spares in stock. The best is to keep a close eye on small parts and keep away from children who may put them in their mouths.

The plastic micro funnel supplied in your filling kit can have the tip trimmed with scissors if needed. Another option is to take a smaller piece of paper and fold it to make a crease in the middle. Scoop ashes into the crease and tap gently to move down and into the open hole in the jewellery.

The thin metal stick tool supplied is also good for pushing any ashes into the pendant, and cleaning any remaining ashes from the jewellery thread before re-sealing.

Sealing

To reseal your ashes pendant, twist the screw port or top bail back on tightly. Most designs have a small rubber o-ring on the thread to help keep it closed.

If after filling you want your pendant permanently sealed, there are different options. Depending on the metal type, a professional jeweller can solder the screw closed. Contact one in your local area and ask them if they offer this service. The other option is to use a two-part epoxy sealant for metal from most hardware stores. It's important to use a two-part solution giving you a few minutes before it sets hard. Align the screw flush with your pendant. Wipe off any excess epoxy around the edges. Don't use a fast setting super glue as it won't give you enough time before it hardens.

Tips

After that, avoid getting your pendant wet. For instance, showering or swimming. Necklaces can break and pendants lost at the beach or pool. Also some chemicals in perfumes or deodorants can react with some types of silvers and metals. Also some natural oils in skin can also have effects.

I highly recommend keeping a small amount of your pets ashes aside after filling. As rare as it may be, we have had clients lose their pendants after scattering the rest of their ashes. leaving them empty handed. This can be devastating. You may not feel comfortable with  his idea. However, if you ever needed them as a back up then they will be there for ou.

Like all high quality metals, especially .925 sterling silver pendant, they require cleaning and maintenance to keep them looking their best. A good precious metal cleaning solution gently wiped on your pendant and polished off with a jewellery cleaning cloth can make a huge difference to your jewellery's appearance.

In conclusion please remember I'm here to help with any questions or filling advice so don't hesitate to contact me anytime.

We use Australia Post for all shipping and deliveries and aim for jewellery to be sent the following business day. Business days are Monday to Friday. Exceptions advised on our homepage.

Allow an extra 2-3 business days for engraving.

Australia Post Express service endeavours to have parcels arrive to you within 2-3 business days of posting. You can check delivery time estimates from the Australia Post website at www.auspost.com.au 

Once your order has shipped, you will receive by email or sms a tracking number and link to where you can get regular updates on your parcels location.

International Orders are charged a fixed $29.00 AUD fee for shipping via International Express. This service takes approximately 5-9 business days depending on the country and also any delays due to import regulations.

You are responsible for any taxes, fees, or import duties payable to your own location. More information visit www.auspost.com.au

Please contact us before ordering if you have any questions.

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