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The Story Of The Lily Blanche Memory Keeper Locket

By lilyblanche 19 March 2018 2 comments

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DO YOU REMEMBER the first piece of jewellery which really meant something to you? The piece you knew you would always treasure and eventually pass on to somone you love?

This is the feeling I wanted to recreate with the Memory Keeper Locket. Family is everything to me and as my children grew older, keeping them close in a tangible way became incredibly important. I wanted to create a locket with heirloom quality which was a precious symbol of life, love and continuity.

Memory Keeper Lockets

"We Want Our Lockets To Surprise And Delight"

At the Lily Blanche studio ideas come together, often in unexpected ways. But running through the collections are the themes of celebrating life and expressing love. The team loves designing pieces with hidden secrets. We want our jewellery to surprise and delight.

We know that what makes your locket really precious is not the materials it is made from but the photographs inside it. Jewellery which is treasured are pieces that mark important moments on life's journey.

Lily Blanche Memory Keeper Lockets

At the heart of the Memory Keeper Locket is the idea of keeping loved ones close to your heart and of treasuring precious memories. In a fast-paced culture, we don't always take time to cherish these moments. I also wanted the Memory Keeper Locket to be something that is passed on through the generations. Quality and craftsmanship are important to us. We were delighted when the Memory Keeper Locket was selected for the shops at Kensington Palace and the Tower of London ahead of the Royal Wedding.

"Jewellery Connects Us With The Past In An Intimate Way"

Lily Blanche Memory Keeper Lockets are made in small batches and take just over three months to complete. The Lockets are made of sterling silver and the gold versions feature 18 carat gold in a traditional technique known as vermeil. You can read more about this on our website.

Each Memory Keeper Locket uses seven times as much precious metal as it takes to make a £300 Tiffany Atlas pendant. After the Memory Keeper Lockets are given a final polish, they are sent to the Edinburgh Assay Office for testing and hallmarking, which guarantees the quality and authenticity of the piece. This Locket is often bought to mark a special occasion – a birthday, anniversary, wedding or the arrival of a new member of the family. It also makes a lovely gift from a bride to a mother of the bride.

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" Judy Tweeted That The Memory Keeper Locket Was Her Favourite Piece"

We were delighted when Judy Murray, the tennis coach and Strictly star, bought the Memory Keeper Locket and wore it to Wimbledon to watch her sons Andy & Jamie become champions. We were even more thrilled when Judy tweeted that the Memory Keeper Locket was her favourite piece of jewellery and wore it on the finale of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. It was just as thrilling to see the actress Hermione Norris wear the Memory Keeper Locket in the series Cold Feet.

Judy Murray wears Lily Blanche Memory Keeper

However, every customer is special to us. Our Memory Keeper Lockets are our bestsellers and we often get to hear amazing stories. Some are heart-breaking; others are joyful but all are really personal and precious.

Our jewellery is not for everyone. We are not interested in mass-producing these lockets. We want them to remain special and we want people to feel special when they wear a Lily Blanche piece.

You can see what our customers are saying about the Memory Keeper below and you can read over 160 five star reviews on Trustpilot and on our Facebook page where we would love to connect with you. Please take a moment to discover the collection by clicking the link below which will give details and prices for the Memory Keeper Lockets.

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Gillian Crawford, Founder and Creative Director at Lily Blanche

“Fabulous lady, fabulous jewels” Judy Murray tennis coach and Strictly Come Dancing star.

“I absolutely love it as do my family and friends. I’ve been singing your praises to anyone who will listen” Diane C.Our customer Diane's Memory Keeper.

Love, love, love mine. It’s probably the best necklace I have,” Carole S.

“Excellent customer service, absolutely amazing delivery of a very special piece of jewellery and fantastic after care. Would definitely purchase again from Lily Blanche,”Emma L.

“I have the silver one for my birthday and absolutely love, love, love it,” Stephanie L.

“Amazing service and beautifully wrapped and packed. A joyful gift,” Lesley McP.

“I have bought for my 2 daughters and myself. Love them,” Pauline S.

Actress Hermione Norris wears the Lily Blanche gold Memory Keeper Locket in the TV series Cold FeetOur Photo insertion service is now up and running. You can order pictures at the same time as you order your locket or choose the "fill my locket" option to order them seperately.

Fill My Locket

Wonderful Wimbledon and Why We Have Judy Murraymania

By lilyblanche 5 July 2017 No comments

"I think Andy's mum is wearing your Memory Keeper locket" said my son while watching the Wimbledon 2016 final. Sport daft, nuts about Andy Murray and eagle-eyed enough to be able to tell the difference between a toad and a frog at ten paces, my teenage son does not, however, take much interest in jewellery so I assumed he must be mistaken.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Judy Murray and Our Year Of Living Amazingly!

By lilyblanche 18 January 2017 No comments

It's already mid-way through January 2017 but it has been so busy in the Lily Blanche studio that I haven't had time until now to reflect on the year that has just been. One thing is certain, however. It has been our most amazing and busiest year to date.