Mommy Keepsake

Who can forget when our beloved Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City reintroduced the nameplate necklace?  Now jewelry designers are reintroducing a new line of vanity symbols to satisfy those former S & C fans who are embracing motherhood…

A dear friend and fellow mom recently gave me the 18k gold round pendant pictured below from Me&Ro.  I chose a favorite photo of my daughter and Me&Ro sized and re-touched it for the pendant.  The photo is carefully set behind a cabochon cut natural rock crystal quartz and hangs on an 18-inch 18k gold chain.  It is a piece that will definitely stay in our family for generations to come. Visit www.meandrojewelry.com.

Pendant Necklace from Me and Ro

Los Angeles based jewelry designer Lisa Marie Todd has created these adorable letter pendants that are perfect for the proud mom who wants to wear her child’s initial. The hand-made necklaces can be crafted using 14K gold, 18k gold, 18K gold vermeil and sterling silver.  Prices range from $100-400 USD. Visit www.marietodd.com.

Letter Pendant from Marie Todd

Dalla Nonna’s calendar necklaces blend vintage chic and modern elegance by highlighting your child’s birthday with a sapphire on a miniature calendar. The pendants can be made in 14k gold (rose, yellow or white) or sterling silver, and accented with a sapphire in a chosen color.  Prices start at $125. Visit www.dallanonnajewelry.com.

Calendar Necklace from Dalla Nona

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6 Responses to Mommy Keepsake

  1. Indira Pillai says:

    What a superb idea for a gift.By the way my little grand-daughter is way too cute for words .I am conceited .
    Love
    Grandma

  2. barbara abdinoor says:

    i SAW IT IN PERSON AND IT IS BEAUTIFUL! AS IS MY GRANDDAUGHTER!

  3. Lisa says:

    Nice round up! The calendar is special. You overlooked Thumbies.com. I have a 14k gold small pendant with an imprint of my son’s fingerprint. On the back his name and birthday engraved. It’s amazing. Also , check out charmedcircles.com for custom initial pendants that are fabulous.
    xo LB

  4. Kelly Tirman says:

    I am a big fan of this sterling silver photo pendant: http://www.kellytirman.com/2009/11/the-perfect-photo-pendant-from-walmart-com/

    This is a great a quality product and a cheaper option if you know how to crop and retouch your own photos.

  5. Kelly Tirman says:

    I like http://www.starfieldbay.com compared to Thumbies.com. Starfieldbay just seems more modern and higher end to me – personal preference I guess :)

  6. I always inspired by you, your thoughts and way of thinking, again, thanks for this nice post.

    - Murk

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