Lock of hair ring with 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. We offer special prices for Family Orders if you’re looking for several pieces.
We will respectfully cast only your loved one’s hair or fur into resin and give you a choice of stones. You can see Nikki’s YouTube tutorials here and know that I never film without your permission. I’m considered an expert and offer advanced courses in making memorial jewellery, so you’re in safe hands. You might see my designs and stock images elsewhere because other memorial artists buy them from me over on Keepsaker Supplies (you’re welcome to buy from there if you’d rather DIY!)
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 and we must use colour (you can’t choose clear resin). 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 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.
You can request some extras in your piece by clicking here. For example, our forget me not flower and gold leaf are very popular – please make sure you see the example photos (as always) to ensure you have a good idea of how they might look. Usually, less is more!
Lock of Hair Ring
These totally handmade silver rings are available in several different styles of band and a 10x8mm bezel cup. They are handcrafted by keepsake artist and jewellery designers and are made in-house. Stacking rings can be worn next to one-another and collected just like charm beads. We use Argentium silver for all of our ring bands, which is a little purer than sterling at 93.5% purity and are less likely to tarnish than sterling.
engraving your lock of hair ring
Engraving is done in Arial font as standard, but please let us know if you’d prefer another font such as Times New Roman, Vivaldi, Amazone BT, or Silver South Serif & Script in the comments of the product before adding it to the basket. Click on each font to see it “in action” with your chosen words. We can work with any font, please get in touch to discuss alternatives. We recommend Arial, Times New Roman or Silver South Serif for long messages, and handwriting fonts like Vivaldi, Amazone BT or Silver South Script are great for short messages and on larger pieces. Copy and paste these emojis, sometimes the ones on a phone or tablet aren’t accepted when you try to add to basket!
❤ ☀ ☾ ★ ☽ ∞ ♫ 💧 🐾 👣
Engraving is done on the inside of our silver bands as standard, please let us know in the comments if you’d prefer it on the outside, We have blogs with memorial quotes here and for image engraving see this page – you can add handwriting, fingerprints, footprints, paw prints and handprints or a special pattern.
This listing is just for the lock of hair ring itself. You can accompany it with a slim stacking ring or even an engravable wide band stacking ring.
You can choose “send sizer” from the ring size dropdown above and we will post one out with your kit. It’s no extra charge. Twisted and bubble wire rings will be made in the size provided and are comfort fit and easy to put on. The wide band rings such as textured, brushed and shiny will automatically be made a size bigger to allow for their width. Please do not use a tape measure! See our T’s and C’s for more info on ring sizing. If you think you may be smaller than a size L or larger than a size T then please order a Plus Size Ring Sizer here.
Nikki’s YouTube Tutorial
If you’d prefer to DIY this ring you can purchase supplies over on Keepsaker Supplies and follow this tutorial. I have been teaching people how to make hair and fur rings in person and online since 2016.
Social Media Reviews for the Lock of Hair Ring
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Absolutely over the moon with my priceless new ring. This means so so much to me to have a piece of Andrew with me all of the time. Thank you to Nic and the team at @treeofopals for taking a lock of my brothers hair and turning it into this beautiful ring. Thank you so much #treeofopals #keepsakejewellery #lockofhair #lockofhairkeepsake #resinjewelry #resinrings #brother #sentimental #gonebutneverforgotten #ring
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You can add a slim stacking ring or an engravable wide band ring.
amanda gray (verified owner) –
A beautifully made ring that i will forever treasure.
Every query or concern that i had along the way was dealt with promptly and more importantly, with genuine care and consideration.
Have just placed another order for an additional stacking ring and will certainley order again in the future.
Eleanor Shevlin (verified owner) –
I couldn’t be happier with my beautiful ring; it is even lovelier than I expected and I am so grateful to Nikki for making it. It is so wonderful to have my daughter with me everywhere I go. Everything about the process was easy and reassuring.
natashascowen (verified owner) –
My ring gets so many compliments and it looks like a beautiful comstellation over a horizon which is actually my daughters hair, well worth the wait and such a great feeling to support a small business!
5 star customer service with my hundreds of questions promptly answered.
Kerri (verified owner) –
Thank you so much for my ring! It arrived this morning and I’m absolutely in love with it! I rescued storm 17 years ago so this is so special as to me. He’s left a big hole in mine and my little boys heart but I’ll never take this off! Thank you again x I would highly recommend x
Morrell75 (verified owner) –
Beautiful xx I’m so happy the ring. So helpful when I needed to speak to them. Suck an amazing idea and helps keep my son close to me.
Morrell75 (verified owner) –
The twisted ring is beautiful x I was a little emotional writing the review before it didn’t make sense x I’m so happy with both the rings x Amazing products such an amazing idea x I will recommended to everyone I know xxxx thank you xxx
Samantha Vines (verified owner) –
I’d like to say thank you for giving me the ability to carry a little bit of my daughter with me always and also for your warmth, kindness, reassurance and constant communication throughout the whole process resulting in a perfect piece of jewellery. It has been a very emotional time but also a joy. Thank you. I would recommend you to anyone…… and will. Kind Regards Sam Vines. Xxxx
Chloe Stone (verified owner) –
I would just like to say a massive thank you for my beautiful lock of hair ring. I will always have my mum with me now, communication was fantastic! Was a little nervous about sending my mums hair away but I even got back what wasn’t used. Couldn’t recommend this company enough. Thanks again. Chloe Stone
Nikki Kamminga –
Thank you so much Chloe. I’m so glad you like your ring and I hope it helps you feel close to your mum when you miss her
15386295 (verified owner) –
Thankyou so much Nikki for my beautiful hair ring it is perfect and my mum is now with me forever it is perfect and a huge comfort.
mamuhhtay (verified owner) –
I honestly don’t even know what to write or say. I have felt so incomplete since my mom has passed away and I looked and looked and I knew that it would take a long time for her ashes to get here because she opted to donate her body to a willed body program at UT Southwestern (WHICH I AM SO PROUD OF HER FOR THAT!) so I cut her hair and found @tree_of_opals !!! These past couple months have been the darkest of times in my life. Thanks to this company being able to create Jewellery with hair, I was able to fill the void in my heart and got her earlier than I would have with her ashes. Even though my grief will never heal and I will always be missing her, I know that she will be forever close to me now and this ring will bring me comfort. Thank you @tree_of_opals I can never put into words how you made me feel. For the rest of my life, I’m going to be okay now.❤ The whole team was great with communicating, and going above and beyond to make my order special. It came super fast and I am so in love! I love the forget me not flower, the wish bracelet and most if all my little ones surprise dragon blood pearl, which he loves. We love yall!
Laura cording (verified owner) –
I was so pleased with my beautiful ring containing my dogs hair. I wear it every day and everyone comments on how beautiful it is. I am now ordering the cufflinks for my husband to be, as a present on our wedding day. Thank you so much
Reanne1986 (verified owner) –
Absolutely blown away by the ring created by Nikki, the whole process from ordering to receiving has been so well communicated! The ring is just stunning and matched beautifully with the additional necklace I purchased last minute, this was a gift for mother in law after the tragic passing of her daughter (my sister in law) in June, the attention to detail is second to none and it’s given my mum in law something to help aid her grief, I can never thank you enough ❤️❤️
Jademcgarry (verified owner) –
I was absolutely in shock when my ring arrived, how perfect it was, and how it looked just like I had pictured it would. I wear it every single day , rub it when I get anxious or sad, or whenever i think of my partner because now I know he is always with me. Thank you everyone at Tree of Opals, I’ll never be able to thank you enough . Jade x
Geri (verified owner) –
I was so excited to receive my lock of hair ring that Nikki made from my sweet dog Minnie’s hair. The ring is so beautiful and its a keepsake that I will have always. When i wear the ring I know that I have a piece of Minnie with me and that gives me grear comfort.
Thank you Nikki
Bclements92 (verified owner) –
I ordered this ring as part of a trio set, Nikki and her team were super helpful with thier advise and putting together a trio of rings to suit what I was after. I ordered my lock of hair ring, and combined this eirh breastmilk, and the finished product is just amazing – something to treasure and remember my feeding journey with. Nikki and her team kept me updated with photos of my order before they assembled the final piece to ensure I was happy with thier creation. The ring sets perfectly against my engraved stacker and umbilical cord ring and are worn daily with pride.
I would highly recommend Nikki and her team at Tree of Opals for any sort of memorial jewellery.
Derek Weber (verified owner) –
We got a ring containing fur from our three pet rats we lost this year. Nikki did a great job explaining everything to me and working out the details, and we’re very satisfied with the end product. Some patience was needed with the shipping system, but that’s normal.
Nikki Kamminga –
Hi Derek thanks for your feedback, I’m so glad you like the ring. There is a 1-3 day USA shipping option available, but even though you chose the standard shipping I am so glad to see arrived in time for Christmas 🙂
Carol Mary Rose Devo (verified owner) –
Mazi3066 (verified owner) –
I am over the moon with the results of the twisted ring, the stone itself is very unusual and I always get comments when worn. I was apprehensive at first about sending a loved ones hair in the post however Nikki fully explained the posting process and assured me that it would be carefully handled and any excess safely returned, which it was. A really personal and bespoke service for an item that means so much and which I will treasure forever. Thank you
15386295 (verified owner) –
I am so pleased with my beautiful hair ring made by nikki I will always have my mum with me now.
15386295 (verified owner) –
I have now purchased the hair necklace to match my ring I couldn’t be happier with them both stunning and so beautifully made .
Adams (verified owner) –
I recieved my lock of hair ring today it is absolutely stunning and I feel so happy to have my dad still with me holding my hand .
Already had lots of people ask where it was from so 5 star recomendations are comming your way
Loulaw14 (verified owner) –
Received our lock of hair rings this week. Absolutely beautiful. Couldn’t think of a more precious way to carry a bit of our late mom around with us everyday. So sentimental, and honestly such a beautiful ring. Absolutely brilliant company, rings arrived so quickly too. Many thanks to Tree Of Opals ❤️❤️
soph_johns (verified owner) –
So happy with my ring! Great communication throughout and excellent customer service, would definitely recommend! Ring arrived super quickly too!
emmapatmore (verified owner) –
From time of order to completion my ring took around 40 days! I received it today and it is absolutely beautiful, Hazel and Nikki have done a fabulous job! Well worth the cost.
This is a fabulous company- and kept in contact updating me every step of the way. This was a beautiful keepsake, and I will always treasure my ring. Thank you so much Tree of Opals!
Di Humphreys Barker (verified owner) –
Received my lock of hair ring today & what can I say! I was absolutely overwhelmed by how beautiful it is . My ex husband Paddy was diagnosed with terminal cancer on 09/06/20 he sadly passed on 19/07/20 , he was a beautiful soul and this reflects through in my beautiful ring x
Thank you all so much xx