Tree of Opals Blog

Being Working Parents in the Pandemic

Working Parents in the Pandemic

Working parents in the pandemic are being stretched further than they ever thought possible. This afternoon as my youngest bangs pot and pans in her play kitchen, my eldest naps, and my husband cracks on with a conference call, I'll...Read More
DNA Jewellery by Tree of Opals

DNA Jewellery

What is DNA jewellery? Traditionally DNA jewellery referred to pieces made to look like a DNA strand, such as this silver bracelet from the I Love Science Store. They don't usually contain anyone's actual DNA but are instead a lovely...Read More
Ethical Mother's Day Gift Guide

Ethical Mother’s Day Gift Guide

For helping with this ethical Mother's Day gift guide (United Kingdom edition), a big thanks to the other members of the Facebook group GIRLS THAT MAKE STUFF. We've found some beautiful eco friendly, ethical vegan gifts. Concrete Homeware Ayla Wadsworth...Read More
Mother's Day 2020 Memorial Jewellery for a unique present she'll treasure forever

Mother’s Day Deadline

This year our Mother's Day deadline for memorial jewellery gifts is later than ever before! Mother's Day 2020 is Sunday 22nd March in the United Kingdom. You can place your order any time before Friday 14th February 2020 and it...Read More
My Week Making Cremation Ashes Jewellery

My Week Making Cremation Ashes Jewellery

I'll tell you about my week making cremation ashes jewellery so you can feel part of this exciting process. One thing I've noticed about my job is that I'm never ever bored! Super busy - yes, tired - definitely, sad...Read More
Christmas Gift Memorial Jewellery 2019 from Tree of Opals - deadlines for ordering and return of kits

Christmas Deadlines 2019

Christmas Deadline 2019 Has Now Passed! This year we're extending our deadline for Christmas gift memorial jewellery further than ever before! You can place your order any time before the 31st October 2019 now extended to Friday 15th November 2019...Read More
What To Do With Cremation Ashes

What to do with Cremation Ashes

What to do with cremation ashes if your loved one or pet has passed away and has been cremated. Please note, this contains *trigger warning* references to baby death and may be upsetting. Some people scatter the ashes, some choose...Read More