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At Starseed Gems we now offer cremation ashes jewelry in  a wide range of style selections, metals and prices, as we try to include all budgets, with prices beginning at $75....In addition, no payment to Starseed Gems is expected until your piece is completed and a photograph sent to you via email.  At that time, you may send a check or pay using Paypal, and the jewelry is shipped the same day payment is received.
 

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The Keita

Welcome to the Starseed Gems Website  We are so glad that you decided to visit Starseed Gems. We create custom designed memorial jewelry in which are fused cremation ashes of loved ones. On these pages you can see some of a wide selection of custom designed memorial jewelry that we have developed. You can also learn about us, why we got started making cremation ashes jewelry, and some of the methods which we use.

Designed by Keita's mother, created by Lynn Cheney...
"Hi Lynn,
I am speechless, I cannot express with words how much I love the pendant. I know you put so much love into it I can feel Keitas energy around my neck like a hug. The gems and the plate are so perfect together.  I see and feel Keita in the design, the weight and the texture.
 I appreciate your artistry so much. even though this is a very difficult time somehow you have eased my pain. 
With deepest gratitude,
Megan"

These are some of our newest offerings

We offer a wide price range for StarSeed Gems jewelry, beginning at $75

Our cremation ashes jewelry pieces are priced from $75 for earrings and pendants set in simple precast .925 Sterling Silver, up to $150 for StarSeed Gems set in precast sterling rings, brooches and fancy dangles.  We purchase our Sterling settings from the USA and from Great Britain, and we are pleased that we can offer some items at a more affordable cost by using some precast settings.  All StarSeed stones are created in our Cocoa, Florida studio.
 
Also keep in mind that when a matched set is ordered, earrings & pendant, or brooch, ring, etc. our client receives a 10% discount on all pieces ordered.

 

Cremation ashes earrings
Ten mm studs $75 a pair.(Or one for $50).
cremation ashes dangles
Ten mm dangles $75 a pair, shown with Clear Water

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10mm MoonStar in 4 prong sterling $75
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12mm aqua with rainbows set in gallery setting sterling

This is a sterling silver ring with a StarSeed stone.  We now have access to some sterling rings on which our stones can be attached. This ring, called "Numbers" is priced at $150.

Sterling ring with cremation ashes stone

Some of our handmade cremation jewelry designs
Here are pictures and descriptions of some of our recent custom designed cremation ashes jewelry pieces.  These are pictures of the first of each type.  Some clients choose a design that we have used before, some have chosen a basic design but requested changes to include features which have personal meaning.  All pictures of pendants are provided to give you ideas to choose from. Remember, should you choose one of those pictured below, your piece will not be exactly like the one you chose because each cremation piece is created to order in our Cocoa Florida studio and no two are exactly alike.

Horizontal Freeform, with SeaLights and Patina, (below), $250

containing the cremation ashes of a beloved son

Style: MoonScape w/patinaStone Color: SeaLights
Description: This memorial pendant, a horizontal roll-over, is textured with craters, a masculine look when it has a heavy patina such as the one here. This piece of cremation ashes jewelry is frequently favored by men. Again, the stone is SeaLights, a most popular stone, with cobalt blue and bright sea green swirling through it, and an occasional shot of deep purple.

Style: Scallop Shell
Stone Color: Waterstar
Description: Shown enlarged, the memorial pendant is about 1 ½” x 1 ½” with a top bail stamped with a sea life pattern. The body of the pendant was made by pressing the silver over an actual, natural scallop shell. The stone, which contains cremation ashes is a pale aqua with pink and gold running through it.

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Scallop Shell, $250

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This piece of cremation ashes jewelry was crafted using natural coquina to create the texture in the silver setting.

The stone is called "clear blue silver" and is also called "Clear Water." The setting was darkened with a patina finish.

$250

   

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Winged Victorian Cross with MoonStar, $250

Style: Victorian Cross
Stone Color: MoonStar
Description: Shown here enlarged, this piece of cremation ashes jewelry is approximately 1 ¼” x 1” and has an invisible bail on the back. At client request, we added wings, a vine curling up around the cross, and five clear CZ stones, all to symbolize characteristics of her mother. 

"You have been so wonderful and a great comfort to me, I just cant find the words to express my gratitude, I would wait three times that long to have something so beautiful"---Jacinta, in Ireland

The Jacinta, shown with StarDust $250
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Celtic Infinity Knot

 

Why we call our stones "Starseed Gems"

As we developed our memorial jewelry, we devised a method of permanently fusing the cremation ashes of loved ones within art glass, creating beautiful "stones". Under normal light conditions when you see the stones in our memorial jewelry the colors are produced by the colors of the glass from which they are made. Typically, the cremation ashes are not visible except in darkness or under ultraviolet light. This is because we treat the cremation ashes with a photolumenescent substance so that they absorb light energy. Later, in darkness, the cremation ashes release this energy and cast gentle light resembling a beautiful night sky.

You can see this in these four pictures. The same two pieces of memorial jewelry are shown. For each piece a picture was taken under normal light. Here the visable colors are from the glass and you can't see the cremation ashes. In the other picture, which was taken under ultraviolet light, you can see the glow from the treated cremation ashes.

Celtic Knot with SeaLights, Natural Light, $250
cremation ashes jewelry in normal light
Same Celtic knot, under UV Light
a memorial pendant under UV light

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Simma with Moonstar, Natural daylight, above

Simma with MoonStar, UV Light, below

memorial pendant under UV light

 “...all physical things, including our own bodies, are made of star dust left from the dawn of creation…” Carl Sagan 

 

Our stones
Below are the stones which we typically use in our memorial jewelry.Sometimes when a client has a special color in mind we can produce it.If you don't see what you want, ask us.
 
The color of these stones as rendered on a computer screen can vary from the actual color of the stones.  Because of this we will send returnable sample stones featuring the colors which interest the client.

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Clear Water
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Morning Dew
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Hibiscus
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Spring Sky
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Sunrise 2
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Angel's Wing
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Confetti
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Hyacinth
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Periwinkle
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Star Blanket
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Sunset 1
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Earth Stone
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Love Song
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River Song
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Stardust
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Sunset 2
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First Light
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Moon Star
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Sea Mist
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Sunrise 1
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Winter Sun
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Starseed Gems Unique Designs We believe that when someone invests in a piece of memorial jewelry that piece must have special appeal to that person. Therefore, we do not have a stock of already made pendants from which the client can choose.  Every memorial pendant that we sell is handcrafted in our Cocoa, Florida studio to meet the desires of the client who ordered it.
 
Because of this we can offer you four options:
    You can choose a design that we have previously made.  (Note since each piece is hand crafted no two will be exactly alike).     
    You can choose to have one of these designs modified to meet your wishes.      
    We can design a pendant for you.  Let us know what you have in mind and we will work with you to create the design that pleases you.        
    If you have a plan of your own send us your sketch and we will produce the pendant.

"Grace and Zoe"
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Custom Design to honor two individuals, on a tulip leaf with a ladybug and a bee...

How Your Cremation Jewelry can be Finished

Each piece of memorial jewelry is highly polished, and at your request the finish can be lightly antiqued or darkened to a gun-metal finish. The cremation jewelry comes with your choice of satin or leather neck cord, with .925 silver clasps. Bails on our cremation ashes jewelry are created large enough to accommodate a variety of other chains, even Omegas. (see the pairs of photos below for an example of gun-metal patina).

In the pictures below you can see the same memorial pendants before and after patina was added. In each pair the picture on the left is the polished pendant and on the right you can see the effects of the added patina.

Wild Grape cremation ashes memorial jewelry
Wild Grape cremation ashes jewelry DarkPatina
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memorial jewelry containing cremation ashes of a beloved son

 
 

Our Prices

 

The design, pictured to the right, is called, "Simplest Setting." The StarSeed stone is approximately 3/4" long and is wrapped in fine silver. The shape of the stone can be adjusted to an oval or a circle. This design is priced at $150.00

 

For a limited time we are offering the sterling lockets which hold two StarSeed stones for $200.

 

Our specially designed memorial pendants, those intended to tell your own favorite story or memory, are priced at $250, with no extra costs for original design services.

 

We are now offering handmade pendants made in bronze. They are priced at $200.

 

Earrings with Starseed Gems stones are priced at $75 for the pair, (single for $50) for sterling set studs or dangles.

 

We are now offering rings. Precast .925 sterling silver with Starseed Gems stones for $150.

 

Upon special request, we will work in gold also with prices conditional upon current gold market. 

 

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"Simplest Pendant" with oval periwinkle, $150

If you are looking for a site that will create a pendant with your beloved pet's ashes, try our sister site, http://www.starsparkgems.com (click here)