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Separation Beads


If you are purchasing beads to attach to your existing necklace, you MUST send your necklace back for us to add separation beads. These beads can't be added by you as they require the chain to be cut and soldered. Please make sure your necklace is well packaged so that it avoids getting tangled. If the chain is tangled beyond repair, we will have to charge for a new chain. If you are sending a broken chain and loose charms back, make sure everything is together in a plastic bag.

If beads are ordered loose and not as part of a necklace order, we will refund your order unless a note is made with your order that you plan on sending the necklace back to us.

Ordering beads to add to your existing VCS necklace is super easy! Simply follow these steps:

    If you have any questions about the Process of ordering any of our piece or to read tips on taking perfect photos for silhouettes, please read our  HOW TO ORDER  page.

    To customize any of our products, start by filling out the order form above. For silhouette portraits, select the color of your silhouette/s, size, framing (optional), orientation and personalization (name or any other text you may want underneath the silhouette/s). For our silhouette jewelry, make select the metal, number of charms for your piece and upload your photos right on the order form.

    Your custom silhouette/s will be done in a style similar to the examples shown here. Any special requests for details to include will be considered. Please allow for the artist to have a level of artistic license and professional discretion in creating this piece.

    Where applicable, double check your text and enter it carefully. Exact line breaks and text layouts are decided by the artist during crafting. We do not automatically send proofs for non-custom silhouette products. To be sure your product looks right, we recommend you purchase a proof with it.

    Photo Tips for Perfect Silhouettes

    • Place subject in front of a well-lit background, facing either left or right.
    • Only one side of the face must show on the photo and entire head should be in the photo.
    • A relaxed face helps to show the features (eyelashes, nose, lips) more realistically although smiling faces are cute too. It's up to you how you want to photograph them.
    • Pictures taken with a phone camera work too. Just make sure to take the photos in good lighting, during the daytime is preferred.
    • If photographing more than one person, take individual pictures.
    • Remember to take the picture straight at eye level with the person you are photographing, standing about 2-4 feet away.
    • If person has long hair (past the shoulder line) put it up. Ponytails, braids, messy buns really do make for cute silhouettes and add character to the final silhouette.
    • For full body silhouettes, take a picture of the people standing, walking away or towards the camera. This works well when photographing siblings.
    • When photographing babies, try taking the picture when they are asleep. Hold the camera directly above their face, with only one side of the face showing.


    Silhouette Jewelry

    All jewelry is custom has a  typical 4 weeks turnaround (5-6 during busy holiday season and after a sale). A digital proof is emailed within 10 business days after the purchase. Once you have approved the silhouette, we will proceed with production and ship your piece in about 3 weeks. Let us know if you need it sooner and we will make our best to accommodate you.

    Silhouette Portraits

    Please allow up to 3 weeks for your silhouette portrait orders to be created before we ship. If you need to receive your items sooner, please contact us for scheduling availability. Framed silhouettes can take another 1-2 week, for a total of 3-4 week turnaround.


    Ornaments have a 4 week turnaround.  If you need to receive your items sooner, please contact us for scheduling availability.

    Home Ornaments + Custom Home Illustrations

    Items in this category take the longest, between 8-10 week turnaround and are offered only a few times a year.

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    Maggie L.
    United States United States
    Perfect separation

    The bead is so dainty and shiny - separates my charms the perfect amount

    Maggie L.
    United States United States
    Perfect separation of charms

    Very dainty and beautiful! Helps separate my charms just enough

    Leslie S.
    United States United States
    Separation beads

    I should have ordered the separation beads when I ordered my necklace and charms. Having the separation beads allows my charms of my precious grandchildren to really been seen. Love my necklace!

    Katherine K.
    United States United States
    Timeless treasure

    I purchased the small disc silhouette necklace in white gold with a separation bead between the two silhouettes. I love how delicate and detailed the piece is and haven’t taken it off since getting it. I’m so glad to have this piece of jewelry to cherish. The shop was also very helpful when it came to picking out photos, type of necklace and other details. Thank you so much!

    Rachelle H.
    United States United States
    Perfect addition

    Perfect addition to my necklace. I have 3 charms in my necklace and I love that the separation beads keeps them more part to showcase all 3