Wearable Keepsakes

A furry friend to snuggle up with and watch TV.

A walking buddy to motivate you when you don’t feel like exercising.

A warm, wet tongue that thinks it’s your alarm clock.

 Receiving the most excited greeting upon returning home.

My name is Stephanie and I have the pleasure of creating jewellery for dog owners –  made with their dog’s own fur. 

I create jewellery that celebrates the relationship people have with their dogs.

IMG_9693blogSo, you love your dog, and you would like to know more about having a keepsake made?  Please keep reading.

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You know that fluffy undercoat that your dog leaves all over your house.  That’s the stuff!  Unfortunately,  not every breed has a fluffy undercoat,  like our family dog,  but if your dog does,  follow the steps below.

Step One:

Brush and brush and brush some more.  When you have enough of that fluffy undercoat to fill  a large resealable Ziploc bag you can stop brushing.  Note: the cleaner the fur,  the nicer the beads and less washing for me!

Step Two:

Send your dog's fur to me at:  Stephanie Rehkopf
                               P.O. Box 1349
                               Fonthill, ON
                               L0S 1E0

Include your dog’s name and your name and contact information –  your email address would be great so if I have any questions,  I can ask!  please print clearly

Pet Value in Fonthill has a sample on display if you 
wish to see a necklace in person. Pet Value website

 

Step Three:

Now it’s my turn to get to work.  Taking that ball of fluff and turning it into a beautiful piece of jewellery takes time.  (Approximately 2 weeks)  After actually making the beads,  I give them a few washes and let them dry.  Then all those beads are strategically styled, and attached to chain link and a clasp to complete your necklace.

 

Step Four:

Payment of $85.00 can be e-mailed to me through Interac e-Transfer.

My e-mail address is:  StephanieRehkopf@sympatico.ca

PLEASE NOTE:  If you live in the Niagara Region, Ontario I can happily meet with you to collect fur, deliver your keepsake and collect payment.  Just send me an email or contact me through Stephanie Rehkopf Wearable Keepsakes Facebook. page

Once I have received your dog’s fur and your payment I can begin making your wearable keepsake.  If you would like to make other payment arrangements please ask!

 

When your necklace is finished,  I can pop it in the mail and send it along to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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