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I did a big "WTF!" at the title.


But, yeah. I've read about this before. I'm not a big diamond girl so I can't say if I'd ever do something like this. I think the article I'd read was about people, though. I can't remember.
 

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I did a big "WTF!" at the title.


But, yeah. I've read about this before. I'm not a big diamond girl so I can't say if I'd ever do something like this. I think the article I'd read was about people, though. I can't remember.
He he! Yeah, when I first read the title before reading the article I thought that someone had found a lost diamond right inside their dead pet.....
 

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Yeah. It mentions it in the article ... that they do it with human ashes as well.

I don't see why not. It's not a big deal to me.

My beau swears if I die he'll wear my ashes in an urn necklace. I told him he'll never get a date that way.
 

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I also was somewhat intrigued by the title...


But I don't think that it's creepy. Definitely different, but actually kind of cool. Especially compared to the other, boring-ass options. I think if I had the $$, I might even do that.
 

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I guess it is one of those things- you either would or you wouldn't.

I wouldn't, but I don't think it is that big of a deal. It is actually not that different from Victorian era hair jewelry - after a family member died they would make it into jewelry or artwork.

http://www.victorianhairjewelry.com/

Sometimes they used hair from many family members to create large designs to hang in their parlors. I think that is cooler than compressed ashes, but to each their own.
 

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Different strokes for different folks... but I prefer to keep a bit of fur from my animal companions. It's sanitary, cheap, and I think it has a small amount of his/her DNA intact- so I feel it's a better rememberance than transformation into a diamond.

If I wanted to memorialize my companion with that much money, I'd donate it to living animals. I think the gem in the picture is beautiful, though.
 

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I don't think it's creepy, but it's cost-prohibitive for me.


I have the ashes of one of my cats in an urn on my mantle... however, only I know they're there. The urn is a really cool, modern-looking cat statue that doesn't look like an urn. Since everyone knows I love cats, no one has ever questioned my choice of mantle decoration. I don't tell people the story behind the statue because I know it does creep some people out.
 
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