We have summarised all the frequently asked questions about breast milk and breast milk jewellery at this point. We hope to be able to answer your outstanding questions in advance and thus simplify your order process .
By blending resin with breast milk, the jewellery is insensitive to light and UV rays. In spite of this, we recommend to avoid long and direct sunlight on the jewelry in order to prevent color changes due to UV radiation.
By nature there are five different shades of breast milk: bluish, yellowish, greenish, reddish and white. The coloring depends on the fat and vitamin content of the milk. Furthermore, the mother’s diet and lifestyle play an essential role. The milk in a newborn baby therefore looks different from that of a baby who is breastfed after a year.
You need 15-20ml breast milk, 3 breast milk zip bags and an air bubble wrap. Pour your breast milk into a breast milk zip bag and let the air escape as well as you can. Please label the bag with your name. Then fold the bag together and pack it into 2 more breast milk pouches.
A strand of hair can be added to any mother’s milk jewelry. For this we need a strand that is about 2 cm long and 0.5 cm wide. Wrap them in tin foil and also label them with your name.
In the next step, you pack your breast milk (and possibly the strand of hair) into an air cushion envelope and send the whole, by mail to the following address:
milk-design Manufaktur GbR
Yes, the breast milk from the freezer is also ideal for the production of breast milk jewelry. Before sending it, however, it should be thawed and thoroughly mixed, otherwise condensation collects could soften the envelope. You can also use several years old frozen breast milk. Please note that you will never send more than 20 ml packed to us, as otherwise there may be transport damage.
Due to the special natural properties that breast milk has, even in the summer, it rarely happens that the milk smells uncomfortable or becomes bad. Regardless of the condition by receiving your milk, thanks to the corresponding preservation methods, it is always perfect for jewelry production.
The milk does not have to be pumped completely in one day. So take your time and pump a few drops of milk a day. In this way they come to the amount of 15 -20 ml without fear that the milk is no longer fresh or inappropriate. Store the pumped milk in the refrigerator in a sealed container.