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Sophie Gardner Jewelry’s Hand-Carved Figas

Figas are just one of my ultimate jewelry obsessions. My collection has grown and grown over the years, thanks to many antique dealers that know my love for them and often save them for me. I’m noticed recently that they are becoming harder to find and I’ve… Read More

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Custom Newborn Footprint Gold Charm from Bling Advisor

I think at this point we all know my obsession with finding charms that represent my son — so far I’ve collected as many “G” initials as I could, had his silhouette made, his birth stats handstamped, I created a breastfeeding charm after not finding anything I liked… Read More

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Custom Portrait Silhouette Charm from Le Papier Studio

Since having my son Gino I’ve become overly obnoxious about having every little keepsake possible out there in the jewelry world that can be personalized to represent him. Whether that entails engraving his name, a cute letter G, his zodiac, his birthstone, his Chinese New Year animal…you… Read More

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Supporting Jewelers During This Difficult Time

Diamond starburst from a small seller on eBay and vintage charm engraved by Market Square Jewelers 14k yellow gold opal key by Acanthus Jewelry  Wisdom Power charm by Erin Pelicano Evil eye charm from… Read More

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Breastfeeding Jewelry — My Own Unique Charm

Breastfeeding journey — this special piece from Heather B. Moore commemorates 8 months (8 scattered diamonds) of breastfeeding Gino. One of the toughest, most arduous, rewarding, incredible elements of motherhood. Everyone’s journey is different and mine started out optimistic and as with most things I do in… Read More

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Personal Jewelry Collection Q & A

I’ve been working on this blog post for an entire month!  Thanks for being patient and thanks for all the questions you’ve suggested. There were SO MANY deep and relevant questions for me to answer — some of them even need their own blog post, so if… Read More