Thank you to Like Mother, Like Daughter for providing a sample custom hand stamped silver necklace for us to base this review upon and for providing a gift certificate for our giveaway prize. All opinions expressed are my own.
It's September! That means the two sapphires of 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires had birthdays this month . . . one of which was me. Yes, I turned forty *cough* one this month. Somehow turning 41 seemed to impact me more than 40. I wouldn't say I'm feeling old . . . just older. Regardless, nothing cures the birthday blues better than jewelry. Well, not just any jewelry. It needs to be something special . . .
No piece of jewelry could be more special than one that was crafted just for me. While browsing this charming hand stamped jewelry boutique on Etsy, called Like Mother, Like Daughter, I saw this sterling silver washer toggle necklace and I kept coming back to it. I admit I have an affinity towards larger circular pendants, but I just wasn't sure this was the one for me. Then I realized that I could make this the perfect necklace for me because it can be customized!
What did I come up with? Why, it's this mommy necklace that has the names of all five members of my beloved family stamped into the sterling silver washer plus a silver family tree charm dangling in the center. I just love the way this necklace turned out! If you do too, you can order this custom necklace here. It would truly make a cherished gift for a special mom in your life.
Now, I'm one to leave my jewelry on 24/7. Just as stated in the shop information, this type of silver will develop a patina when exposed to air. If you aren't a fan of an antiqued look, then I recommend that you keep these pieces stored away safely protected from the air while they're not being worn. It's also helpful that each piece comes with a polishing cloth to help keep your jewelry looking like new.
To view all the wonderful offerings in hand stamped necklaces, bracelets, and earrings (in sterling silver, bronze, copper, and aluminum) visit Like Mother, Like Daughter on Etsy! Now it does take some time for your custom pieces to be created, so plan accordingly if you're purchasing a gift. For me, it was totally worth the wait!
Good luck in the drawing!
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