The EmBARKadero is proud to offer the Life Jewel™ New Horizon Collection of unique personalized jewelry. The colored Helix inside each custom Life Jewel is handcrafted with the actual DNA of a special animal companion. You can choose from 10 colors for the DNA helix - choosing a favorite color or a color that reflects the pet's personality.
DNA sample collection is easy and a kit is sent with each purchase. We also have options for memorializing those who have passed on.
The DNA Helix in this necklace lies in the hollow of your neck. Available with a sporty black leather cord or elegant sterling Figaro chain, the New Horizon Necklace is fastened with a sturdy lobster clasp. The 16 inch standard length can be customized if desired.
We generally ship your finished item(s) approximately two weeks after receiving your samples.
Perpetua, the company that makes these unique designs, was founded by internationally recognized DNA scientist Joy Halverson and has been an innovator in DNA research and testing since 1990, First in the US with a DNA-based gender test for birds, Perpetua innovations include the DNA testing service for pedigree dogs used by the American Kennel Club and other prominent dog registries.
Dr. Halverson created the first Life Jewel when her beloved dog, Dustin, passed away. Her pendant provided her some comfort for his loss; her career-long fascination with DNA gave her the sense that our lives continue in nature. Dustin’s Life Jewel was an affirmation of his special life, not a relic of his death. She thought others would find similar comfort in having Life Jewels of their forever pets and their human loved ones as well.
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