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'AMULA DNA Jewellery' is a line of personalized 21st century lockets containing DNA of the person,
plant or animal of your choice suspended in a glass vial. You can also choose from
our 'map the future' series featuring the encapsulated DNA of specially selected plants and animals
(preselected based on their symbolic richness or as a result of their status as
endangered creatures).

Each 'map the future' item is accompanied by a booklet containing facts, figures and information on the current state of their survival (* a percentage of profits go towards conservation and awareness programs for the featured plant or animal).

All Personalized DNA Necklaces are handled on a case-by-case basis and DNA collection from people is quick and easy, as it is taken with a small brush (called a buccal swab) from the inside of the mouth (no visit to the doctor is necessary and processing times vary depending on your request).

Please contact us for all pet and plant DNA processing - we also take special requests for specific plants or animals.

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Jewellery is significant for many reasons and has been made of various materials: precious metals/stones, bones/hair from people/animals – all believed to bring one closer to something or someone.

The value of each piece arising from the reputation of it's artist, mythology of it's journey, lineage of owners – jewellery is a talisman, worn to declare one's identity, belief, or perhaps traded – but ultimately worn as a reminder or meditation of an idea or person.

DNA contains the instructions that create all living things –
but the Spirit is created by the interaction between all Life.

DNA is often referred to as the essence or tree of life for it refers to the mapping of the evolutionary process by which all living things evolved from a common ancestor. Every branch representing a species, every fork separating one species from another represents the common ancestor that pair of species shared.

Ultimately, all Life is interconnected. Even though there may be millions or even billions of years of evolution separating any two species.

AMULA DNA Jewellery is based on the sentiments of the traditional locket,
but cast from the predictions and claims of DNA research and exploration.

* most styles available in 925 silver or Stainless Steel
* custom design services available
* images not shown to scale

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long will the DNA last? Forever (as long as the vial is not tampered with) - however, excessive heat will damage the DNA.

What is the liquid inside the vial made of? An organic solution of water and glycerol.

Can I put more than one sample inside the vial? Yes. However, we recommend no more than 4.

Can you clone something from the DNA in the vial? No. The process of DNA sampling used for cloning is much more complicated.

How can DNA be seen with the naked-eye? Can I see the helix? DNA cannot be seen with the naked-eye, and 'no' you cannot see the helix - the helix refers to the structure of DNA, which is like a twisting ladder bound in a tight coil. Through a special precipitation process, we isolate a large number of DNA molecules that are then purified, crystallized, then placed inside the vial. (*Please note that just as all people are different in appearance, so is every processed DNA sample).

How do I know the DNA inside is authentic? All AMULA DNA Jewellery comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by our Chief Scientific Officer from Hai Kang Life Corporation, our technology partner. All Personal DNA requests are handled on a case-by-case basis. DNA collection from people is quick and easy, as it is taken with a small plastic brush (the size of cotton bud, called a buccal swab) from the inside of the mouth. No visit to the doctor is necessary and processing times vary depending on your needs. The process is the same for cats and dogs - please contact us for other animals and plants.
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How do I order? Contact Elaine (designer) directly with your AMULA requests: elaine@LAB-yrinth.net

How do I give AMULA as a surprise gift? Simply select an AMULA design, and we'll tailor a gift package for you. The gift package will contain instructions on how to take the DNA sample, a picture of the design you purchased and a personalized note from you to your special person about AMULA and its symbolism. * Engraving is also available, for that extra personalized touch.

map the future

AMULA's map the future collection features the encapsulated DNA of specially selected plants or animals (preselected based on their symbolic richness or as a result of their status as endangered creatures).

Each map the future item is accompanied by a booklet containing facts, figures and information on the current state of their survival (* a percentage of profits go towards conservation and awareness programs for the featured plant or animal).

DNA contains the instructions that create all living things -
but the Spirit is created by the interaction between all Life.

Often referred to as the 'essence of life', the powers within these invisible building blocks are responsible for all the wonders of the animal and plant kingdom.

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