Why I love my Origami Owl Necklace

One of my latest favorite pieces of jewelry this month is my new origami owl necklace. My Origami Owl necklace was provided to me for review by an Origami Owl Independent Designer. The opinions expressed in my review are genuine and my own. Keep reading to find out why I love my Origami Owl necklace and then enter to win one!


Origami Owl was founded by a 16 year old who believed that you can do anything you set your mind to. She wanted to buy herself a car and she raised money by hosting jewelry parties. Who knew that through her hard work of saving for a car she would create a wonderful jewelry business at the same time!


At Origami Owl, every jewelry creation reflects who you are as an individual and what kind of dreams and goals you have for yourself. I was contacted by Allison, an Independent Origami Owl Designer here in Michigan to review an Origami Owl necklace for myself. Prior to this, I had never heard of Origami Owl, so I was really excited to learn more about it.

Why I Love My Origami Owl Necklace


What I love about my Origami Owl necklace is that is is highly customizable. For my living locket, I was able to choose different charms that represent me. You can add as many charms to your origami owl necklace as your living locket will fit. The charms are interchangeable, so you can choose several and then highlight different charms whenever you’d like.

Choosing charms was the hardest part for me because there are so many to choose from, I could’ve easily chosen 20 for my locket. I choose a laptop for my blogs and everything else I do online, a camera because I love taking pictures, an artist’s palette to inspire me to be creative, and a silver May birthstone boy charm to represent my son, Zach. Each charm represents an important aspect of my life: family, hobbies, business, and creativity.

I chose to back my Origami Owl necklace with a silver plate that reads “believe” because it’s a good reminder for myself. If I really want to accomplish something, I need to first believe in myself that I will be able to do it, no matter what it is. Much like the founder of Origami Owl. The plate is thin, but durable and I can’t see Zach bending it which is good. I love the font and think it adds a great touch to the origami owl necklace.


The charms are small yet durable and yield so much detail. They are a variety of charms to choose from so you can be sure to find a handful of charms to represent yourself. I will definitely be adding more charms to my living locket overtime, and I’m really excited about it! The Origami Owl necklaces come in a small pouch I think is super cute and convenient for storing your necklace when you’re not wearing it.


My living locket is a matte black with crystals and what I love about it is that it can go with anything I wear. It is see-through, backed with a thin glass piece, so without the “believe” backing, my charms will just be floating around, which is pretty neat. It also features a magnetic closure that I’m a huge fan of. It is really secure, so I know Zach won’t be able to open it accidentally. I wasn’t sure which chains to choose, but Allison generously sent over 2 chains- one is a 16-18″ and the other is a 30″ chain. I really like the way both chains allow the necklace to fall across my chest. I will be wearing them interchangeably depending on what I’m wearing.


Overall, I love the quality and durability of the pieces of my origami owl necklace. I think it’s great that you can express yourself through jewelry and to be able to make a statement and tell a story with what you’re wearing from Origami Owl is amazing. I am excited to see the different charms that will come out in the future.

A Few Words From The Designer

I love everything with Origami Owl. I signed up with this company because I felt I was missing something in life. I started doing research and found this amazing story about a 16 year old girl, wanting to earn money to buy her first car. I looked more into it, and as soon as I read their mission statement, I knew this was the company to go with. The mission statement is “Our missions is to be a force for goo; to love, inspire + motivate women of all ages to reach their dreams + empower them to make a difference in the lives of others.” This is exactly where I needed to be. The jewelry is high quality, a great product. Selling it brings me joy, to help someone tell their story, their journey. This makes my heart warm. This is why I love Origami Owl and being a designer.

Make Your Own Origami Owl Necklace


Each Origami Owl necklace is as unique as their owner. If you’re interested in purchasing your own Origami Owl necklace, check out Allison’s Origami Owl site where you can customize your own living locket necklace and place your order. You can also connect with Allison on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.


Congrats To The Winner!

Allison has generously offered one of my readers the chance to win a Large Silver Locket with 2 Charms of their choice, and a 16-18″ chain. Valued at $42! To enter, please use the GiveawayTools widget below. This giveaway ends on August 14th at midnight EST. Good luck!

Disclosure: I received the above mentioned product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.

103 Responses to “Why I love my Origami Owl Necklace”

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    Julie Lynn Bickham — July 31, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    I would pick the camera charm and the Eiffel tower charm. I would give this to my daughter.

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    Christina Moore — July 31, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    i love the Owl Necklace, my daughter collects owls, this would be a great gift for her

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    Michelle H. — July 31, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    I would get the gold crystal cross, the “Love To Read” charm, and the red shoe. This would be for me.

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    April G — July 31, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    I would pick the mom, the earth, some birthstones and the faith charms! :) Thanks!

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    safaa hmady — July 31, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    I would like the eiffel tower :)

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    Jessica @ OrganicallYou — July 31, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    I love the elephant charm :)

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    Tari Lawson — August 1, 2013 at 8:06 am

    I would choose the camera and tea cup.

  8. #
    Monique Rizzo — August 1, 2013 at 3:10 pm

    I really like the eiffel tower.
    Thanks for the chance.

  9. #
    Cathy Truman — August 1, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    I like the silver cross and the boy dog charm. I would keep the
    necklace for me.

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    breyanna brandenburg — August 2, 2013 at 1:15 am

    I would pick the Rose Gold Heart Charm and Rose Gold Infinity Charm

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    barbra — August 2, 2013 at 1:29 am

    i love the red shoe, dog paw and silver aunt charm :)

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    Mia — August 2, 2013 at 1:40 am

    I’d choose the MUSIC NOTES and PLUMERIA FLOWER!

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