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How your Jewellery is delivered
Our busy team work hard behind the doors of our Hand on Heart studio in Cumbria, UK. From the moment you place your order to the minute it’s delivered in a beautiful package, we pride ourselves on our excellent customer...
Memorial Jewellery - Myth-Busting
Memorial jewellery is a beautiful way to keep a loved one close, and it's something that's been growing in popularity in recent years. At Hand on Heart, we've been creating memorial jewellery since 2017. This was the year that we...
Insta-Pets We Love!
We know that pets are such an important part of the family. So much so, that we’ve even designed special pawprint collections to show how much we love and appreciate our four-legged friends. Everyone thinks their pet is the best...
Alternative Easter Gifts
There’s no denying our love for Easter eggs. Cracking open the giant chocolate egg and nibbling the cracked segments before moving on to the other mouth-watering treats inside the box is a thrill at Easter time. However, if your house...
Hand on Heart Pets
We're a little bit pet-obsessed here at Hand on Heart Jewellery and we love creating special keepsakes using your four-legged friends prints.  To kick off National Pet Month we thought we would give you a peek behind the scenes and show off our...
Personalising your Hand on Heart Jewellery
A personalised piece of jewellery is a beautiful gift for someone special. However, we understand that deciding exactly how to personalise something can feel like a lot of pressure! Personalisation and message wording are both queries that our customer service...
As seen in...The News and Star
We’re really pleased to be featured in our local media, the News And Star newspaper. Hand on Heart is a Cumbrian company, so having our local media’s support is absolutely fantastic. The article is about the rise in demand for...
Coping With Grief and Loss on Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day can be a difficult date in the calendar for anyone struggling with grief and loss. Every experience of grief is unique to the person going through it. And it can be hard for others to understand how challenging...
International Women's Day 2022
It's International Women's Day 2022 on 8th March and the focus this year is Break The Bias. Have you read the official messaging for this year's campaign? Here it is in case you haven't:  Imagine a gender equal world. A...
Mother's Day Gift Guide
We completely understand how difficult it can be to choose the perfect Mother’s Day gift. You want to choose the ideal piece for that special mother figure in your life, whether that be your Mum, Grandma, Mother-in-Law, Aunty or even...
Where did our love for pets come from?
There's no doubt that we Brits are a nation of pet lovers. There are now 34 million pets in the UK, including 12 million cats and 12 million dogs, according to recent research by Pet Food Manufacturers' Association (PFMA).  ...
Most popular baby names for 2022
These Are Expected to be The Most Popular Baby Names in 2022! It’s always exciting to hear the most popular baby names every year. It’s quite a fascinating subject, and we understand that all new parents must feel the pressure...
How to research your Family Tree
Researching your family tree is a hobby that’s grown enormously in popularity over recent years. Programmes such as the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are might partly be to thank for an increased interest in genealogy. But there’s no...
Caring for your Hand on Heart Jewellery
A piece of jewellery is something that’s very special, especially if it’s been created with a meaningful memory in mind or has sentimental value.  Of course, you want to keep your jewellery always looking its absolute best. There are certainly...
Do Funeral Directors Take Fingerprints?
Losing a loved one is a challenging and heartbreaking time. Dealing with grief is difficult enough, and there are often logistics to organise and many hard decisions to be made. It’s completely understandable that some choices and ideas get lost...
Our Favourite Christmas Jumpers for Pets
Every Santa Paws needs the ultimate accessory this December – a fabulous and festive Christmas jumper!  If your pet is happy wearing a jumper, then there are some fantastic ones to choose from this year. They’ll keep them warm and...
The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Loved Ones
We’ve created the perfect Christmas gift guide for all your family and friends, with presents we think they’ll love. Our guide features presents for her, for him, grandparents, pet lovers, mums-to-be and even a stunning gift under £70. We’ve carefully...
Our Founder’s Favourite Christmas Gift Picks
Have you put your Christmas decorations up? Finished your present shopping? The festive season is just around the corner, and it’s feeling very Christmassy at the Hand on Heart studio.  Our exceptionally talented elves have been busy creating your beautiful...
How to Get the Kids Involved in Christmas Gift-Giving
Christmas is a magical time for children, and there are some brilliant ways you can involve them in gift-giving. We all know how difficult it can be to take children shopping at the best of times, never mind when it’s...
Christmas Presents For Your Dog
‘On the Fur-st day of Christmas, my human gave to me…’ – Our Favourite Gift Ideas for Dogs!  Have yourself a furry little Christmas and guarantee a wagging tail this December with our festive gift guide for four-legged friends.   To...
How to Help Children Deal with Grief
Did you know that one child in every UK classroom will experience the death of someone close by the time they reach the age of sixteen? That heart-breaking fact comes from our charity partner, Grief Encounter – an incredible charity...