Here’s Some Beautiful And Useful Braille Jewellery

Most of our clients have reliable vision in one eye. Some have vision impairment in both.

A small group have some vision now but may lose that in the future.

I’ve got a delightful little client in Darwin who is such a person. She has some vision now but there’s considerable risk that she might lose that later.

Her lovely Mum recently explained to me that the family are teaching her some braille so that if she does lose her remaining vision she’ll still be able to read.

One of the resources her mother found was a website that sells braille jewellery. Or “jewelry” as it is in American spelling.

The jewellery is designed and made by artist Kelly Fehr who has a blind niece Emily.

Kelly surprised her neice one day with a braille necklace spelling Emily.

From this experience Kelly realized that she could make unique gifts for those who were blind and visually impaired.

My client’s Mother has had a little bracelet made with her daughter’s name in braille. It’s a beautiful thing.

I recommend you check out Kelly Fehr’s website Jewelry in Braille.

Here’s an example of one of Kelly’s braille bracelets.

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