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Push Presents - they're more popular than you think!
  'Push Presents' can be a little divisive, but there's no doubt that they've soared in popularity over recent years. Considered a modern way of saying 'congratulations,' push presents are a gift given to a woman after she's given birth...
Where The Ashes of The Famous Are Scattered
  The decision of what to do with cremation ashes is a complex one. We understand it’s an incredibly personal decision – do you scatter them in a place that your loved one adored? Or create something out of the...
Ways to Remember Your Beloved Pet
    Pet loss and grieving a pet is an extremely difficult experience. There's no denying the magical connection between a person and their pet. Pets are such a special part of the family, which makes saying goodbye to them...
Why Your Christmas Doesn't Need to be Perfect
Christmas is 'The Most Wonderful Time of The Year' and we love Christmas here at Hand on Heart, but we understand that it can be a stressful period too.   So much goes into Christmas – there's present buying, the logistics...
The first Christmas without a Loved One
  The first Christmas without a loved one can be difficult. Coping with grief at any time isn’t easy, but the festive period can be especially challenging. Even if you lost someone a long time ago, Christmas could bring memories...
Ten Tips to Start Your Christmas Shopping Early
The festive countdown can naturally feel a little frantic. December always seems to rush by in a tinsel-sprinkled blur of house decorating, present shopping (and wrapping!), mince pie baking, and planning for Christmas dinner. Of course, it's much more enjoyable...
3 Beautiful Ways to Remember Loved Ones at Your Wedding
A wedding is one of life's most exciting celebrations! There's nothing more wonderfully heart-warming than watching two people exchange their vows and say 'I do' in front of loved ones.  However, as happy as a wedding is, it can also...
Grieving the loss of a pet
It’s a heart-breaking experience when a beloved pet passes away. Pets are part of the family, and the grief can be just as strong when a pet dies as mourning the loss of a family member or friend. We share...
22 Unique Things to do with Cremation Ashes
Remembering a loved one is personal to you and the relationship you had with them. Deciding what to do with cremation ashes is never an easy decision, but it's something you should do in your own time and when the...
June's Donation of Profits to Grief Encounter

Did you know that every 22 minutes, a child in the UK is bereaved? We are now 10 days into donating 10% of all gross profits to Grief Encounter in the month of June, and already have over £800 to be donated.

Baby Loss and Handprint Jewellery, A Real-Life Story
(Trigger Warning - Baby Loss) Back in 2010, we were exhibiting at a large show. There had been a lady gazing intently at the jewellery in our display cabinet for a good while. On being offered assistance, she had quietly...
Supporting Grief Encounter
We're delighted to have chosen Grief Encounter, a charity which supports children following the untimely death of a family member, as our Charity of the Year. Throughout the month of June, we will be donating 10% of all profits to Grief Encounter....
Emma's HoH Story...
We love hearing the stories behind our Hand on Heart creations. Emma's story highlights that it doesn't matter how much time passes, our loved ones never leave our heart.... "I wanted to buy something special for my Nan's 80th birthday...
Helen's HoH Story
Helen shares her Fingerprint Necklace made in memory of her sister who tragically passed away at the age of 22...
Hand on Heart's 10th Birthday Party
It's hard to believe that it's 10 years ago since Hand on Heart started at the Kitchen table... This was one milestone that we were going to celebrate!  Never shy of a party, the team danced the night away with friends...
In Memory of Augie
Recently, a Facebook post from a very brave lady touched many hearts in our Facebook community. Robyn sadly faced something that no-one should ever go through when her beautiful little boy, Augie, was stillborn born on the 5th May. After...
Taking baby handprints using Inkless Printing Kits
We get many requests on how to take the prints of new borns so when our friends Charlotte and Chris were due to have their baby at the end of June we asked if their new born Ruben would be happy to be a Hand on Heart model...
What makes Hand on Heart special?
Amanda co-founded Hand on Heart Jewellery in 2009 with her sister, Heather. Amanda talks to us about what makes Hand on Heart Jewellery so different and her aspirations for the company.  What makes Hand on Heart Jewellery so special?We believe...
Wedding traditions around the world
You can’t deny that the British love a good wedding and all the pomp and ceremony that goes along with it, from the first dance to the Groom carrying his new Bride over the threshold. However, we’re certainly not the...
What your Zodiac sign means - Cancer
Like many workplaces, Hand on Heart has a wide variety of zodiac signs amongst its staff, but the most popular is Cancer. Four of our team share the birthday month of July within the Cancer dates; Lucy, Jane, Sophie and...
Our move to DPD delivery service
This week, we have made the transition to DPD to delivery most of our packages. This means when you order a piece of Hand on Heart jewellery, depending on where you are, DPD will be knocking on your door to...