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Volana Kote (aka Jen Glick) is a Delaware based jewelry designer who creates gorgeous pieces incorporating naturally fallen cat whiskers or your cat’s ashes. Her creations range from necklaces to earrings to bracelets. She also offers keychains, cuff links and tie clips. Most pieces are available with a choice of different metals.

Jen accepts naturally fallen whiskers only. Whiskers are deeply rooted and rich in blood vessels and nerve endings and should never be pulled or plucked out. (Trimmed whiskers are acceptable only upon a cat’s transition.) Two whiskers are suggested for each charm. If sending ashes, about 1 teaspoon in a sealed container is needed for each piece.


Each piece is custom made with love and care within approximately 30 days of whisker receipt.

One of Jen’s newest creations are stunning Purrfection Whisker keepsakes. These adorable charms are available as necklaces and bracelets in  a huge variety of colors.


You can find all of Volana’s creations in her Etsy shop. You can also find Volana on Facebook and Instagram.

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2 Comments on Sterling Purrfection Whisker or Ash Pendant from Volana Kote

  1. These are such unique pieces of jewelry. I have been saving whiskers from my cats for years. It would be fun to make something out of them. I don’t think I could open their ash boxes to make anything with them. I tried a couple times to open them and I got too emotional.

    • I have only two whiskers from my cat. I too got emotional when I opened the box. I couldn’t open the bag. Me and my daughter were crying too much. I bought a necklace that I could put her ashes in and well I just where it without her ashes cause it was too emotional.

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