Memorial, Cremation & Fingerprint Jewelry News & Blog

Finding New Ways To Help With Grief

July 30, 2021

At Thumbies, we understand that everybody handles grief a little differently. Our partners in the funeral home industry have also recognized this phenomenon and some are finding new ways to help families accept a loved one's passing.

We have produced an article for the Order of the Golden Rule...

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Thumbies® Introduces Sleek New Money Clip Keepsake

July 27, 2021

Keep all that you value securely in your pocket with Thumbies’ Stainless-Steel Money Clip

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Jewelry 101: How to Care for Your Thumbies’ Jewelry and Keepsakes

June 28, 2021

At Thumbies, we pride ourselves on creating hand-crafted jewelry that is perfect to the smallest detail. Each of our pieces is designed to form a personal connection with its wearer while being a premium keepsake of a loved one.

Proper care is an important part of caring for your Thumbies’...

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Thumbies Announces Highly-Anticipated Additions to Thumbuddies Line

June 24, 2021

Thumbuddies keepsake pendants are now available in the shape of a cat or dog

Woodstock, IL – June 24th, 2021: Thumbies® Inc., the creator of one-of-a-kind jewelry and keepsakes that preserve the unique qualities of a loved one, has added two highly-requested new animals to their Thumbuddies®...

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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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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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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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