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Thoughtful Impressions and sister company StickyJ Medical ID have been family owned and operated for more than 21 years. The company is led by CEO Lori Torman who has an eye for great quality and classic styles. We believe in the power of creativity and enjoy being able to make something unique out of something simple by adding a special touch with engraving.

Our facility is located in Seminole, Florida, near Tampa and St. Petersburg. We carry one of the largest collections of personalized jewelry and gifts, including custom engraved lockets, necklaces for men and women, engravable bracelets, and wedding gifts. What makes Thoughtful Impressions truly great is our ability to help customers bring their own unique creations to life. And, we specialize in adding corporate logos to a variety of engravable items. If you're planning an event and would like a quote for a quantity of engraved items, give us a call or send an email to

Thoughtful Impressions takes it's business seriously, but our work environment is relaxed. Our employees enjoy a flexible work schedule which helps to accommodate family and school schedules. Additionally, everyone has the option to dress casually in shorts, flip-flops, tank tops, and jeans. We're a unique company with a great team! Please reach out to us with any questions about our products, engraving, shipping options and more and we'll be happy to help.

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How To Make A DIY Choker

How To Make A DIY Choker

Feb 18th 2022

by Lori Torman

make your own diy choker

If you’re looking to keep up with the fashion trends, but would rather make your own other than spending loads of money on commercial goods that someone else has crafted, than read on! Here’s how to make a DIY choker that’s affordable, stylish and one-of-a-kind!

To begin, gather your inspiration from sources that you love. For example, if you love the beach or gain your peace from taking walks in nature, then find a way to weave some of those elements into the design of your choker.

A choker can be made with a variety of materials including natural and synthetic goods like leather or pleather. Cotton, hemp, rubber, macrame, satin, and more can be easily threaded, twisted and weaved to make a unique look. Black chokers are popular, but they don’t have to be black, chokers can be made with any color you like.

black leather choker with personalized charm

So to begin, get your materials in order. A choker can be as simple as taking a satin ribbon, cutting it to the right length and tying it into a knot around your neck. If you’re looking for a more tailored look, you may want to consider combining your choker material with metal ribbon clamps to that you can have it securely fashioned around your neck.

Most craft stores carry choker hardware kits which come with the metal ribbon clamps in varying colors and sizes. The clamps are made of malleable metals so they can easily open and close on your choker materials.

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A choker can be simplistic and sophisticated or it can be animated and exciting. You can embellish your chokers with gemstones, charms, pendants, funky patterns, dazzling crystals and more.

Take the personalization of your chokers to the next level by pairing them with engraved charms or engraved pendants. Select beautiful meaningful symbols and phrases, then have them engraved for your choker to make it extra special.

A DIY choker can be an extremely simple and rewarding experience which allows you to get as creative as you like. Perhaps you can take this knowledge and simple idea and make a business out of it. Set up a pop-up shop at your local craft shows and sell some of your unique, hand-make chokers at a good price.

pearl beaded choker

DIY chokers are a fun hobby and are an awesome way to make gorgeous accessories for yourself, for your friends and even to share with the world!