Custom Beach Heart Necklace

Honor the shores that hold a special place in your heart with Holly Daniels Christensen's evocative pendant.

$120.00 - 145.00

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Holly Daniels Christensen

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Heart of the Ocean

Whether you're partial to the island you call home, your family's favorite summer destination, or the special beach where you took your wedding vows, you can honor the shores that hold a special place in your heart with Holly Daniels Christensen's evocative pendant. The sterling-silver bezel displays a pinch of granules gathered from your choice of more than 1,800 shorelines around the world. Select your favorite beach from Christensen's Sand Bank, or send in sand you've collected yourself from an unforgettable spot. Handmade in Massachusetts.

Click here to see a list of all available beaches in Christensen's Sand Bank.

In response to our customers' requests, we are happy to offer you the option to send in your own sand for a more personalized necklace. If you choose this option, you will be sent a convenient mailer with instructions.

Make it a set! Click here to see the matching Custom Beach Heart Bangle

We visited Holly in her Boston area studio and boy, did we admire her signature sands! Take a peek for yourself on our blog.

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Made in Massachusetts

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Holly Daniels Christensen

created by

Holly Daniels Christensen

location

Massachusetts

“Every victory, small or monumental, should be celebrated.”

Growing up on Cape Cod, and traveling to coasts across the country, Holly Daniels Christensen has become a beach connoisseur. Using the different textures and colors of the world's sands as her palette, she creates memorable jewelry that lets beach-goers prolong their vacations indefinitely. Her exquisite accessories are keepsakes more than mere decorations, and unique souvenirs for beach lovers of all ages.

We visited Holly in her Boston area studio and boy, did we admire her signature sands! Take a peek for yourself on our blog.

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
sterling silver, resin, sand
Measurements
Pendant: 0.5" L x 0.75" W; Chain: 18" L
Ingredients
Care
Polish clean with a soft cloth.
Item ID
26190

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 5/1/2018.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsCustom Beach Heart Necklace
 
4.5

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (9)
  • Unique (9)
  • Personalized (8)
  • Good quality (7)
  • Meaningful (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (8)
  • Sentimental keepsake (7)
  • Everyday (6)
  • Dress up or down (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (4), Practical (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (13), No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Maui Sand Heart Necklace

As an office-family we purchased this necklace as a bereavement gift for one of our "family" whose husband passed away. Our colleague collects sand from every beach she and her husband...Read complete review

As an office-family we purchased this necklace as a bereavement gift for one of our "family" whose husband passed away. Our colleague collects sand from every beach she and her husband visited. We thought your necklace was the perfect find. The last vacation she was able to take with her husband before he died was to Maui.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Too small

Length of the chain was included in the description of this item. Omission of the size of the pendant mislead me as I thought the image was representative of the final product, which is...Read complete review

Length of the chain was included in the description of this item. Omission of the size of the pendant mislead me as I thought the image was representative of the final product, which is not. Pendant is roughly 1/3 smaller than the brochure image, VERY small, about 1/4"x3/4", appropriate for a child.

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5.0

Gifts of Love

By 

from Rome, GA

About Me Classic

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Meaningful
  • Pretty
  • Unique

Cons

  • Too Short

Best Uses

  • Dress Up or Down

Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

I actually bought two, one for my daughter and one for my daughter-in-law. My daughter is a Navy pilot in Hawaii, and my daughter-in-law is a Navy wife, who was stationed in Hawaii with my son for 9.5 years. I gathered sand from Lanikai Beach, one of their favorites, so I hope they will cherish them as keepsakes from a time when they were living in the same place and from a place they loved on the islands!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

I would buy this again

By 

from Indialantic, Fl

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Attractive Design
  • Personalized
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

    It was a birthday gift for a friend who loves the beach.

     
    4.0

    Awesome product, looks better in person

    By 

    from NYC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Personalized

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • Sentimental Keepsake

      Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

      This was a custom made item, filled with sand from a beach of your choice.

      The shape of the heart is better looking in person and has a really nice shape. It's not just a simple heart shape.

      I thought the heart was like a glass case that was filled but it looks like the sand is placed in the heart and covered with something clear. Looks great!

       
      4.0

      Very nice memento!

      By 

      from Orlando, Fl

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Attractive Design
      • Personalized

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts
        • Sentimental Keepsake

        Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

        Something unique that she'll love.

         
        5.0

        Poignant and perfect

        By 

        from Lansdale, PA

        About Me Sister

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Personalized
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anniversary
          • Attendant Jewelry
          • Gifts
          • Graduation
          • Sentimental Keepsake
          • Theme Weddings
          • Vacation memory

          Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

          This was THE MOST perfect gift for my sister. We spent all of our summers at this NJ beach at our summer home which we recently had to sell after our mother's death. This heart shaped necklace that contains actual sand from this beach could not be a more perfect symbol of our wonderful times of our childhood summers with our parents. It is so clever and unique and a perfect gift for so many occasions. It is well made and a perfect size. My sister loved it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Excellent product

          By 

          from Kansas City, MO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Affordable
          • Attractive Design
          • Well Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

              The sand in the heart is perfect! We purchased Destin, FL sand and have collected sand from the beach for Christmas ornaments and other crafts in the past. The sand is sugar white, but has flecks of black and seashell gray. The sand in the heart necklace is a perfect match.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              The necklace was perfect

              By 

              from Freedom, Pa

              About Me Husband

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Attractive Design
              • Personalized
              • Well Made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Sentimental Keepsake

                Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

                My daughter attends college in North Carolina and my wife and I have been there several times to visit her. This was the perfect gift to remind her of the really enjoyable time we had when we went to see her.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Yes, I would buy from your company again. Excellent service

                By 

                from PA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Affordable
                • Attractive Design
                • Classic Design
                • Great Color Selection
                • Personalized
                • Well Made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Sentimental Keepsake
                  • Theme Weddings

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

                  I was a great gift to remember a favorite vacation

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Beautiful & Unique Reminder of Special Place

                  By 

                  from New York

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Classic Design
                  • Meaningful
                  • Personalized
                  • Well Made

                  Cons

                  • Chain Too Short

                  Best Uses

                  • Anniversary Gift
                  • Attendant Jewelry
                  • Gifts
                  • Sentimental Keepsake

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

                  Beautiful design, wonderful memory from a favorite beach. I think it will be a conversation piece too. It is a bit on the small side, but my husband knew that from the description (and it's fine for me - not too small). However, the chain was much shorter than he was expecting, so I will have to buy another chain. A photo on a model or mannequin would be very helpful, as it's difficult to picture with just the length in inches. I think that he thought it would hang 18".

                  Another plus is that there were many beaches to choose from. Overall, I love it and can't wait until I can find a long enough chain to wear it!

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  He ordered it just before our anniversary, and delivery took about a month, so it was late for that. But it was shipped in the time-frame that was promised. So lesson is plan ahead if you want to give this as a gift. Came in a nice box, with info on where the sand was from and the artist's name.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  The perfect gift...

                  By 

                  from Woodstock CT

                  About Me Daughter- in - law

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Personalized
                  • Well Made

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gifts
                    • Sentimental Keepsake

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Custom Beach Heart Necklace:

                    This was a gift for my mother-in-law's 80th birthday. Since she is not able to go to her favorite beach as much as she would like, this was the perfect keepsake.. She was thrilled with the necklace, thought it was gorgeous. She put it on immediately and hasn't taken it off since!

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