Jewelry and Bling Things

Stylish but practical pet identification tags from Will Wag for Tags

Having stray dogs hang out at our doorstep waiting to be adopted isn’t a new thing for us. Back in our home in Quezon City, we’ve adopted more than three dogs off the streets — strays who seemed like they were abused by their previous owners. So we were unfazed when, a couple of months ago, a cute and short German Shepherd mix stayed by our gate asking to be let in.

Unlike our home in Quezon City, where our house was situated outside the village and on a main road, our new subdivision is a gated community. Whoever owned the dog probably just lived within a block or two, so we really couldn’t take him in. Besides, he had a collar (he obviously had a family who cared enough about him to gift him with a collar), but no tag or any form of identification. Luckily, we chanced upon his owners roaming the streets looking for him.

We fortunately haven’t lost any of our dogs yet. Not even the turtle. We always make sure that the gate remains closed for fear they might wander about, but the thought that somebody in the household might forget gives me the compulsion to check on my pets ever so often. They didn’t have any form of identification — if they’re lost, they’re lost. They’re too cute and friendly, and I won’t be surprised that whoever finds them might not want to look for us. Luckily, Shantee, Kubrick and Pixel were given a chance to try out Will Wag for Tags‘ custom pet name and info tags for this blog. 🙂 Read more

Dog shell necklace from Boracay Island

Although Shantee wasn’t able to join me and Marc on our Boracay trip last weekend with Pinoy travel bloggers (which was sponsored by Microtel Inns & Suites Boracay, in partnership with South East Asian Airlines and Zuzuni Boutique Hotel and Restaurant), we made sure to bring her a present so she wouldn’t feel so bad:

Shantee with her Puka shell necklace

We bought the shell dog necklace Shantee is wearing on the photo above from one of the vendors in Puka Beach. It was actually a bracelet, but the vendor willingly adjusted its length so it fitted Shantee while Marc and I jumped waves in the Puka Beach surf. Read more

Swarovski dog necklace

About time I blogged this. Shantee’s going to be outgrowing her Swarovski dog necklace, but I kept forgetting to post an entry about it till now. Anyhoo, take a look of the necklace I’m talking about:

Swarovski dog necklace with heart pendant or charm

Shantee’s actually wearing this on her picture on this post, it’s just not noticeable from that angle. And yep, the dog necklace is made of Swarovski crystals—a dog necklace which used to be my bracelet 😛 Read more

In memory of Sheero

Sheero had been the inspiration for this blog. She had been, after all, the “fashionista” in our dog pack. All of our other dogs didn’t like wearing dog clothes or blings—all of them except for Sheero.

Marc, my husband, and I are still deciding on the perfect gravestone for Sheero, so for now, a hand-made one will do. Besides, my family has plans of moving—it might not be a good idea to have a gravestone made and delivered at the moment just in case we had to transfer already. This is what I came up with:

Blings on a grave marker

I found the ceramic plate in our garden, and I painted it with Sheero’s name and stuff. Albeit temporary, I still wanted it to be at least a bit glitzy, so I added a few faux diamond studs on the cross. Being the fashionista that she is, I’m pretty sure Sheero liked it 🙂

Saucy collar

I got this cute saucy collar for my dog, Sheero, a few months ago:

red diamond encrusted dog collar

No, those aren’t real diamonds! But my dog feels pretty wearing it 🙂

I bought this collar from Bio Research in SM Megamall for about P179 (that’s around $4). I meant for it to be Sheero’s “going out” collar, but she seems quite fond of it already so I just left it on her. The collar certainly gave my dog a touch of class! 😀

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