FAQ  Breastmilk Jewelry

What is breast milk jewelry?

It is jewelry made from your very own breast milk. 

Your milk is preserved and mixed into a resin mixture to form your breast milk stone.

How is the stone made?

We preserve your breastmilk, dry it, hand-crush it into a powder, and then mix it with jeweler’s resin to be set into stones.

We have a unique preservation process.

Our unique formula keeps your breast milk preserved for life! Your stone will not turn yellow overtime.

Shipping of breast milk,How do I ship my breast milk to you and inclusions to you?

When you place an order, you'll be sent an email with detailed and simple instructions for labeling and shipping your milk and/or other inclusions to us. 

We request 10ml- 20ml of breast milk for each piece, we can work with 5ml if that's all you have.

It is simple and easy to ship,

Please label the actual storage bag with the milk. Please label the item with:

Order Number, Your full name, date of purchase, address and email address.

Put the milk in a new breastmilk storage bag,using breastmilk storage bags, making sure it's sealed tightly, and then place that milk in another breast milk storage bag, also sealed tightly. Place that bag in a heavy duty or freezer ziploc bag, also sealed tightly.

If you are sending hair, umbilical cord, placenta, or other add-ins, please label EACH BAG with your order number and name.

It is legal and easy  to ship breast milk using the postal service.

Shipping costs vary depending on the package size and weight of the package, 

In the US it costs roughly around $5 to ship breast milk using Priority shipping.

Priority Mail is the best and cheapest way to go.

Domestic deliveries arrive in 1-3 business days depending on where your package starts and where it's going. Tracking and insurance are included.

If this is your very last milk please please re think if you still want to send it, in case it get lost or damage.

We can't control the postal service.

Do you accept international orders?

Sorry at the moment we only accept orders in the US.

How much does it cost to ship my breast milk to you?

It is legal and easy  to ship breast milk using the postal service.

Shipping costs vary depending on the package size and weight of the package, 

In the US it costs roughly around $5 to ship breast milk using Priority shipping.

Priority Mail is the best and cheapest way to go.

Domestic deliveries arrive in 1-3 business days depending on where your package starts and where it's going. Tracking and insurance are included.

 

Will the jewelry smell?

No,The breastmilk stone is hard, shiny and looks and feel like a real stone.

The first step when creating breastmilk jewelry is to neutralize and turn the milk into a powder. No liquid  or smell will remain in your stone.

          

How do I care for my jewelry?

By following our care instructions, we believe your jewelry can last for a lifetime!
Your keepsake is crafted with high quality jewelry grade materials, which results in a gem that is strong shatter resistant and beautiful.
Our unique formula keeps your breast milk preserved for life! Your stone will not turn yellow overtime.
However, there are some guidelines for caring for your lovely piece:

Do not store your jewelry in direct sunlight and avoid wearing it if you will be exposed to UV light for a lengthy period, like a day at the beach.
We recommend you remove your jewelry when washing hands, showering, taking a bath, swimming or doing the dishes.
Your inclusions are safe inside but excess exposure to moisture may cause your gem to loosen from its setting or lose its shine.
Avoid chemicals, remove jewelry when using lotions or creams, soap, shampoo, perfume. These may dull or roughen the surface of your gem.
Avoid materials that could stain the stone.
Clean your jewelry carefully ,gems or metal settings in need of a shine can be buffed gently with a soft polishing cloth. A quick rinse with warm water and a mild soap can be done.
Avoid high heat.
A silver gold based polishing cloth may be used on the metal aspects of your piece.

Please don't try to clean the Breast Milk stone of the jewelry with the polishing  cloth, it may result in scratching the stone.

The stone component can be cleaned with a plain soft cloth and a quick rinse with warm water and a mild soap.
Your Breast milk jewelry is a precious treasure, and should be treated as one.

Can I mix milk from more than one child in one jewelry?

Yes, Absolutely..

If you would like multiple milks used in one piece, simply mix the milks together before shipment.

How do I know what size ring to purchase?

Visit local jewelry store. Even if you don't buy from them, many jewelers will measure your finger for free!
If you’re not able to do that, you can purchase Ring Sizer on Amazon, and this PDF can be printed at home to determine your ring size.
Please note we will not be able to exchange your ring size once the stone is set.

How long can I expect to wait for my jewelry to be shipped to me?

Turn around time is 2-6 weeks once milk is received, please note this is an estimate and can change at any time.

After you place your order, we will send you information on how to mail your keepsake(s) and what you can expect next.
We pay for your inclusions to be delivered to us.

We will send you a container in a pre-paid envelope where you can put your inclusions and ship it back to us for free.

What inclusions can you add to your pieces?

We offer breast milk, lock of hair, dehydrated placenta powder, animal cremation ashes, umbilical cord powder and dried flowers. 

at this time we don't offer human cremation ashes creations

Can I use old milk?

Yes you can use your old milk.
Please don't send frozen milk, defrost it before shipping it to us.
When we receive your milk, we unpack it, immediately and label it with your name and order number, then we put it into a freezer until it’s processed.
You can send old milk but please make sure the milk is not moldy.

How do I know I'll get my own milk back in my design? 

As a nursing mother myself i understand the beautiful bond between you and your nursing baby.  

We double check everything before storing your milk. Your milk is then transferred to a sterile container,then we label the container of milk with your name, order number, the piece you ordered, and the date your breast milk was received.

we take it seriously, we never work on two order at the same time. 

What is the difference between solid gold, gold fill, and sterling silver?

We offer jewelry in a variety of metals. All our pieces are high quality.
In our creations we are using fine metals like 14k gold, 925 Sterling silver, Goldfield over 925 silver( Gold-filled jewelry has 100x more gold alloy than gold-plated )

We carry few items in a high quality Silver and Gold plated.
We use real Freshwater pearls and real gold / silver flakes in our jewelry creations.

 

What happens to the leftover milk after the jewelry is made?

 

we will discard any leftover milk.

We only request 10ml of breast milk for each piece of jewelry.

Do you offer any warranties?

 

We use very high quality materials, your Breast milk stone is build to last a lifetime. 
If you have any concerns about your piece, please contact me upon receipt of your product. 

Do you issue refunds?

Because of the nature of these items, orders are non-refundable or exchangeable once you placed your order.

Once received, If you are not 100% satisfied with your piece, please contact us with in 7 days of delivery.

We will do our very best to make you happy.

If your item arrived damaged or defective please let us know right away, and we will exchange it for you.

Can I make a change to my order once my order is placed?

We can only accommodate order changes for no fee up to 24 hours after the order is placed.

Feel free to email us and check if we can make changes to your order, we will do our best to help.

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