Memorial, Cremation & Fingerprint Jewelry News & Blog

Jewelry 101: The Details Behind the Dazzle

May 27, 2021

Have you ever wondered why some pieces of jewelry seem to tarnish more than others? Or what that “14K-gold plated” description means on the necklace you ordered?

These are common questions, and at Thumbies, our jewelry experts love sharing their knowledge with curious customers almost as much as...

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Thumbies® Offers New Products in Time for Father’s Day Gifting

May 24, 2021

Memorial jewelry manufacturer releasing two new knife options under $100

Woodstock, IL – May 24, 2021: Thumbies® Inc., creator of one-of-a-kind jewelry and keepsakes worn or carried in memory of a loved one, announces the launch of two new products, designed in the spirit of a life celebrated...

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Thumbies® Pairs with the AAPP to Offer Buddies® Pet Keepsakes to Members

May 04, 2021

Partnership offers opportunity for pet lovers to capture a paw or nose print honoring their furry family members, with limited-time savings

Woodstock, IL – May 4, 2021: Thumbies® Inc., creator of one-of-a-kind jewelry and keepsakes worn or carried to honor a loved one, is pleased to announce a...

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Offering Comfort in a Time of Need for More Than A Decade: Our Director of Customer Care is in Her Perfect Role

April 14, 2021

Susan Dice is used to being asked how she manages to go to work every day in a job that can bring her to tears.

“Once they realize what you do, people ask, ‘Doesn’t it get depressing day in and day out?’” Dice says.

It doesn’t, she tells them. There is a great deal of satisfaction that comes...

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A Long List of Passions Drives Our Visionary Founder

March 16, 2021

Tom Dougherty’s interests have covered a lot of ground over the years.

He was an athlete who loved science. He earned degrees in biology, chemistry and geology but was drawn to artistic challenges that went from drawing to leather work to metal casting. He worked as a welder, a middle school...

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"March Madness" Special - Dog Tags: $99!

March 05, 2021

Beginning March 1st, Thumbies is offering personalized dog tags for a distinctive touch to gift giving – or for yourself! Styled after a traditional dog tag, these bronze tags can be worn on a chain as a pendant or carried as a keychain. 

Capture a fingerprint, handprint, footprint, pawprint, or...

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Love of Science and Craft Inspires Thumbies Metal Finishing Supervisor to Do More

January 20, 2021

Matt Schmarje was a sophomore in high school when he discovered a knack for metal finishing.

Today, he supervises a team of metal finishers at Thumbies, where he has made his career since shortly after the day 19 years ago when he met the owner’s son over an afternoon playing video games with...

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A Nomadic Thumbies Pendant Makes Its Way Home… and Other Holiday Season Sentiments

December 22, 2020

As we arrive at the end of what has been a very long year, both literally and figuratively, I find myself at a different point in my life and grateful for many things that might not have even occurred to me in what feels like “way back” in 2019.

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Thumbies® Pairs with FYI Pets to Offer Buddies Pet Keepsakes

December 15, 2020

Partnership offers opportunity for pet lovers to capture a paw or nose print honoring their furry family member, with limited-time savings

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Important Holiday Shipping Update from Thumbies

December 10, 2020

Thumbies would like to take a moment to remind our customers that we are continuing to operate at full capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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