Hair Memorial Ornament


A beautiful solid sterling silver and resin lock of hair ornament which is perfect for a Christmas tree and holiday decorations. We will post you a sending kit. You choose a resin colour.

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A Christmas lock of hair memorial ornament that will remind you of your loved ones over Christmas and the holiday season. Photos don’t show every detail so we can cast your loved ones’ hair, your little one’s first curl or a little of your pets’ fur into crystal clear resin. Using locks of human hair in jewellery has a long and rich tradition in many cultures which you can read more about in this Wiki article. Please note that we won’t be sending out “proof pictures” as we sometimes do with jewellery orders, because we will be making the ornaments with epoxy resin which takes several days to cure.

lock of hair colours
You can view our colour option galleries here (click) for lots of examples of pieces using that colour mix. Each piece will look unique because of the natural colours of the hair or fur and we can’t predict the results. We will place the hair in the lock of hair memorial ornament at our discretion to the best of our abilities and the result depends on the texture of the hair. We will use our best efforts with white hair, which is clear in resin, to give the hair some depth and bounce some light off the strands. If you’d like us to use grey, white, salt and pepper or very light blonde hair then it may or may not show up in the resin, have a look at this gallery

lock of hair birthstones
If you want, we can add a large amount of rough natural birthstone (click here) – this option is slightly more expensive than with our lock of hair jewellery because we will add a much larger amount of the crushed birthstone for you.

lock of hair charm hair or fur sending kits
We’ll send you a kit a week or so after you order and here’s some advice on sending it in, please read it. It’s really important you keep some hair back just in case. You can send us a photo on our Facebook page of the amount you have, so we can tell you how much of it we need.

Lock of Hair Memorial Ornament

The ornaments will be set with solid sterling silver

These ornaments can’t be engraved but you can choose an Engravable Silver Pendant (click here) to be attached, see our Memorial Jewellery Engraving page for inspiration and quotes. Engraving cannot be changed afterwards because sometimes it’s sent off straight away, please double check spelling and dates before placing your order!

Christmas 2019 Ordering Deadlines

Please see our Christmas Gift Memorial Jewellery post (click here) for details of deadlines for ordering and receiving your lock of hair or fur this year. If you miss the deadline and want to discuss a Priority Order Slot please see this page and get in touch.
Christmas Gift Memorial Jewellery 2019 from Tree of Opals - deadlines for ordering and return of kits

Please check out our FAQ page before ordering. If you have any questions please contact us by email on or call 0117 329 2197, on our Facebook page or by fillling out this form

Additional information

colour options

unicorn white, fairy pink, orchid purple, aegean blue, mermaid teal, basilisk green, chimera yellow, tangerine orange, dragon's blood red, vampire black

pendant shape

angel, snowflake


sterling silver


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