Tuesday, November 17, 2009

I wear them near my heart.

If you know me, you know I don't wear jewelry (aside from my wedding rings). I have terrible allergies to most metals - even precious metals can cause an ugly rash.

But when I saw these necklaces handmade by The Vintage Pearl, I melted. They are beautiful. And I wanted to wear the names of my precious children without getting a tattoo (trust me, I've thought about it).

But could I justify spending money on jewelry knowing I might have an adverse reaction to the metal (sterling silver, in this case)? I told Matt all this, and to my surprise, he was listening.

Shortly after sweet Harper entered our world, Matt presented me with a "push" present (even though I never pushed a bit).

And guess what he gave me?



I LOVE it. LOVE. LOVE. LOVE.

I love wearing it. I love when people notice it. And I love wearing my babies so near to my heart.

And the icing on the cake? I haven't reacted to it. Thank God.

3 comments:

  1. I didn't know you were allergic to jewelry. Me too! Okay, not really. I just don't think it goes very well with ratty t-shirts and jeans which is my outfit of choice most of the time. That's the coolest necklace evah.

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  2. really cool and even more so because your hubby listened and surprised you! Lucky girl!

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  3. I absolutely love them. I went to their website and could buy these for so many family members for Christmas. So here is your job Ali - WHEN we get our next little one you need to tell Brian about this website and said that I love them and would love to have one :) Thanks for sharing this.

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