What is Fingerprint Jewellery?
Fingerprint jewellery is a unique and personal way to capture the essence of a loved one. It involves taking an impression of a person's fingerprint and turning it into a beautiful piece of jewellery. This can be done using various techniques such as engraving, casting, or even using ink to create a direct impression.
How is Fingerprint Jewellery Made?
There are several methods used to create fingerprint jewellery. One common technique is to take a mold of the fingerprint using a special putty or clay. This mold is then used to create a wax or metal replica of the fingerprint, which is then transformed into a piece of jewellery. Another method involves using a digital scanner to capture the fingerprint and then using computer software to design and create the jewellery. The easiest method which can be done yourself at home, is by using just a pencil, paper and cello tape. Carefully shade an area of the paper with the pencil. Press the fingertip onto the shaded pencil area, applying a mid pressure so not to create too dark an impression, then transfer the print onto the sticky side of a piece of cello tape and stick the tape onto the paper. This will produce the fine fingerprint lines and ridges that make each fingerprint unique. Photographs can then be taken of the print and the image can be digitally cleaned and edited ready to engrave onto Jewellery.
Why Choose Fingerprint Jewellery?
Fingerprint jewellery holds a special significance as it captures the unique patterns and ridges of an individual's fingerprint. It serves as a tangible reminder of a loved one and can be a cherished keepsake for years to come. Whether it's a necklace, bracelet, or ring, fingerprint jewellery allows you to carry a piece of someone you love with you wherever you go.
How to Care for Fingerprint Jewellery?
Proper care is essential to ensure the longevity of your fingerprint jewellery. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:
- Avoid exposing the jewellery to harsh chemicals or abrasive materials.
- Remove the jewellery before engaging in activities that may cause damage, such as sports or heavy lifting.
- Regularly clean the jewellery using a soft cloth to remove any dirt or oils.
- Store the jewellery in a separate box or pouch to prevent scratching or tangling with other pieces.
Where to Find Fingerprint Jewellery?
Here at Nicky Robin Memorial Jewellery we create many beautiful pieces incorporating fingerprints of a loved one to ensure the quality and accuracy of the fingerprint impression.
Fingerprint jewellery offers a unique and personal way to celebrate the bond between loved ones. Whether it's a gift for yourself or someone special, the intricate details of a fingerprint captured in a beautiful piece of jewellery are sure to be cherished for a lifetime.