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Origami Owl: Living Lockets Tell a Story

OOHeaderOrigami Owl Custom Jewelry was started by a teenage girl named Bella with a dream of buying a car for her 16th birthday! She wanted girls and women to be able to tell a story with their jewelry; to create something as unique and individual as each one of us and our journeys. Their necklaces are called “Living Lockets.” They are free floating and tell a story.

If you have read any of my other reviews, you know my life is entering a new stage. My kids are entering the adolescence and teenage years! (Yikes!!) Gone are playdates and picture books. Now it’s Middle School dances and FaceTime. It’s a fun and challenging time, but now is the perfect time to tell my story!

Untitled-1I started with the 32inch Silver Large Flat Oval Link Custom Chain. Next, I chose the Large Silver Locket so I could have plenty of room for charms. I choose the following charms: the Soda Bottle, Pink Crystal Crown, the Silver J & N with crystals, a Baseball, “heart” my cat, and the Police Badge.

OO1So my story goes something like this… I’m a mother of two baseball boys-J & N and I love, love, love Coke. Being a mother of boys, pink has become my favorite color (I think by default) and being the only female in the house, I am most definitely the Queen! I am the “crazy cat lady” and I blame that on my mother – ;o). The badge is for my sweetheart of 14 years, who I couldn’t do without!OO

Everything came packaged in an adorable little box. It looks like a tiny Chinese food container. Inside is another container similar in shape to a fortune cookie. You squeeze the sides and it opens to your Living Locket. There is even a tiny little cloth bag in the box to keep your necklace in when you aren’t wearing it!

OO2I get loads of compliments on my necklace. And, it goes with everything! I absolutely love the chain! It hangs perfectly and allows the locket to spin. It looks elegant or casual. OO3The charms do “swim” or move around in the locket, so it never looks the same. I can’t wait to purchase a tag to hang and maybe even a disk to go inside. It has become my favorite piece of jewelry! I recently purchased one for my mom for Mother’s Day with something about each grandchild inside. I hope she loves it as much as I love mine!

For more ideas visit,! To learn more about joining the Origami Owl team, contact Christina Woltjen, Independent Designer & Team Leader,

Bridgette writes for The Mom Reviews–I’m a mom with 3 kids (translated…a husband and 2 boys – 10 and 12 ) who’s reached that 35-47 age bracket. I love music, coffee, crafting, and devouring a good book! I currently work as the Office Administrator at a preschool. I’ve also worked as an HR Assistant, 911 Communications Operator, and Golf Course Starter. Our family loves animals, camping and fishing, baseball, hockey, and going to the movies. We have 4 cats and 1 amazing dog, Buster. When the kids aren’t playing baseball, we love spending time with our friends and family.
Products sent to facilitate review, all opinions my own.

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25 Responses to “Origami Owl: Living Lockets Tell a Story”

  1. Love the large silver locket with crystals. I think I would pick the autism, laptop, silver boy May birthstone, and silver boy August birthstone. Thanks for the fun :)

  2. Mary Westphal says:

    Well said Bridgette! The lockets were a hit with Rich’s girls and my niece!

  3. ToCo says:

    The link to the site takes me to a Hawaii article…but I would choose a locket all about my girls!

  4. Cindy B says:

    I’d love a large silver locket with crystals, 30″ classic ball chain, “blessed” silver disc, and 3 charms…airplane, snowflake, Love to Read Book Charm!

  5. Kimberly Bauer says:

    I like the MEDIUM MATTE BLACK LIVING LOCKET with the 16 – 18 INCH BLACK STATION BALL CHAIN and the I love shopping, the hairdryer and the SILVER A WITH CRYSTALS charms.

  6. Medium Silver locket 16-18 inch chain, with Tea cup charm, Vintage Rose, Sewing machine, and the Lavender Plumeria Charm. This would be for my moms.

  7. judy gardner says:

    i like the tagged theme items

  8. Francisca S. says:

    I’d get a locket (for my mom): her initials, sewing machine charm, camera charm and the mama plate.

  9. Brutus Duffy says:

    One thing I eally want is the dog paw charm. thanks.

  10. Jean says:

    What a generous giveaway! I would love a 32-inch flat oval link chain in silver, a large silver locket and a rosegold medium “dream” plate. My three charms would be the silver wedding ring, the vintage typewriter and the white plumeria flower. Thank you for the opportunity!

  11. amy rouse says:

    32inch Silver Large Flat Oval Link Custom Chain
    Large silver locket
    dog bone
    dog charm

  12. jamie braun says:

    i would get the large silver locket with crystals with breast cancer, my moms initial, her birthstone and my birthstone for the charms

  13. Sonya Morris says:

    I would choose the Large Silver Locket with the SILVER FLAT OVAL LINK CHAIN 32INCH, Blessed plate in silver, 2 March Heart Birthstones and one September Heart Birthstone.

  14. dawn k says:

    I like th medium silver locket, with birthstones for my kids and an autism charm for my grandson.

  15. Melissa M says:

    I’d get a cardinal, baseball, and S,T,L

  16. Maureen says:

    If I won, I would probably choose one of the new lockets (chocolate one probably) and a new chain!


  17. Rachel @RedeemingHer says:

    Rose Gold locket, faith plate, initial charms

  18. Kelly B says:

    I love Origami Owl and recently ordered a locket for myself. :) I want to get one for my mom, so I’d get the gold locket, ‘Nana’ plate, and grandkid’s birthstones.

  19. Meena Rao says:

    I would choose the large gold locket with crystals, the gold ball station chain and the black cameo, january birthstone, may birthstone and september birthstone.

  20. jessica g says:

    i think i would get the charm girls with my daughters birthstones, the mom charm and the infinity charm

  21. phxbne says:

    something with the flip flop charm

  22. Kayla B says:

    I would choose the Silver Flat Oval Link Chain 32inch, Large Silver Locket with Crystals, the single silver wing, the camera, silver letter k and music notes

  23. Lee-Ann L says:

    I would choose:

  24. I like the large silver locket with crystals and Silver Flat Oval Link Chain 32inch. I think I would get the Mom Heart in Silver, the Ichthys Fish and the Silver Single Angel Wing Charm as a memorial to the babies I have in heaven.

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