The pendant has a decorative screw that can be removed to gain access to the interior. Some people have put petals from a special bouquet, sand from their honeymoon, hair from a loved one, or, sadly, ashes of the beloved. 

All pendants are approximately 1", more or less, in length or diameter, and include a textured silver body, silver rim, a simple silver bail and an embellished disc with a 4mm cabochon or faceted stone for the screw-head. As you can see, many design options are available; round, square, oval, and triangular.

Possible stones include citrine, amethyst, hematite, topaz just to name a few. Diamonds and more precious stones are available for an additional cost based on market value. 

I also offer, at a nominal cost, to further customize your pendant by adding a pattern of your choice on the back. I have in the past etched customer's hand drawn owls, stamped kitty prints, and printed logos. Engraving initials or a short sentiment may also be possible. Special requests for the bail and decorative screw-head design are also available.

Each piece is handmade especially for you, so it is truly unique. This is a wonderful opportunity to share in the design process, have a real custom-made piece, and all at a reasonable price! Together we will create an heirloom that will be cherished for generations to come.

Your Memento Vitae comes beautifully packaged and protected in a sturdy, glass topped case. As a gift to you I include a small polishing cloth and FREE SHIPPING.

The first two consultations are free but after that a deposit is required. Most consultations are conducted via email where questions are answered and where images and sketches can easily be sent, though occassionally we may chat on the phone, too.

All VWD Designs are copyright protected.


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Custom Memento Vitae

  • Come join me in the creation of a truly custom-made Memento Vitae memorial pendant! As you can see, there are so many ways to make it a uniquely personal expression of your love.