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Necklace for our favorite Waitress!


About this design:

This necklace was made for a nice young woman who has 2 children and it is a necessity for her to wait tables to survive. Been there done that. At Christmas she said her husband gave her a mini shop vac to do the car. She said it worked really well and thought he bought it for her at Family Dollar. She has been admiring the necklace I made so I decided I wanted to make her one as a gift. She works hard and deserves it. I hope she likes it.

Components:

Soft peachy pink freshwater pearls, blue sodalite ovals, tiny lapis 3mm beads, silver beads 4mm, a heart charm for the center. (I decided it would be too fussy with dangles hanging) A lobster clasp so it doesn't fall off in someone's dinner.

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  1. martham
    martham says:

    It’s beautiful and I am sure she will love it.

  2. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    This is so pretty…she will really love it and always remember you !!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    What a lovely gift from the heart, I’m sure she will treasure it!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Thank you Martham, Dora, and Lori.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    It’s beautiful Miss Faith! I’ve done the waiting tables thing myself more than a few times, I KNOW she’ll love it, and I have no doubt that it will really mean alot to her. You’re such a kind hearted, and generous lady Faith. I feel so honored to be able to count you amongst my friends. ♥♥♥ Chicky Hugs ♥♥♥

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Why thank you Ravin. I’m glad you are among my friends also. You feeling alright tonight? Looks like you’ve been working hard having fun. LOL

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Yah, pretty ok tonight except for the headache, even my necklace isn’t helping completely, the weather is just foul here, and the barometer is up and down like a see-saw. Wreaks havock on me. But, chatting with everyone helps keep my mind off it, as does making stuff, but hubby is asleep on the bed, and I don’t want to wake him rummaging through stuff to make. :\

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Sorry, had to run afk…how are you doing?? Stuff any better?

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Much better. Thank you. You stuff (Sneezy, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, etc.) given you fits today? You sleeping anymore or (hardly less) just in spurts still? I OK, (don’t fall over or off your chair) I don’t say that often enough I know. (Just me bad habit, along with talk too much)

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Nah, you don’t talk too much! You’re a hoot, I LOVE chatting with you! Yah, I still “sleep in spurts”, get the shut eye when I can. Insomnia seriously bites As…….erm…bites, just bites….

  11. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    What a kind thing to do for your waitress friend!! It’s fun to do something like that – giving people a gift when they don’t expect it! I like your necklace too – such nice colors!!!

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    Lee D says:

    Faith, what a sweet thing to do for your hard-working friend. I’m sure she will love it, because it is so pretty!

  13. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    You ladies are amazing. I can’t think of anyone I would rather spend time with than all of you. You all have such heart. I can tell by they way everyone responds to each other. And, as I said above, isn’t it fun to see someones reaction when we give them something? Beautiful necklace from a beautiful person.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Aren’t you sweet, Faith. I’m sure your waitress will be very touched by your gesture.
    I love the combination of the sodalite and lapis with the pearls. It’s a perfect everyday or dress up piece.

  15. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Faith – I’ll bet that waitress will think this is one of the best gifts she ever received. Because it comes from the heart. You took the time to do something especially for her. For me a gift like that would be treasured forever – and I would never forget the person who gave it to me. It’s lovely…..

  16. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Lovely gesture and necklace

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I tried to keep this simple so she would wear it but it just came about. She likes pink, blue, and silver. The peachy pink pearls were the closest tiny things I had and she certainly is deserving of the little blue lapis.
    Thank you ladies; Wenche, Lee D, Linda, Jeanne, and Bead itudes, and Harmony on Strings.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    What a nice thing to do I’m quite sure she would love it .It beautiful Faith !!!!

  19. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, a necklace as beautiful as your heart! Bless you, what a kind thing to do, and so much kindness & generosity too!

  20. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    What a sweet gesture, Faith! She is going to love this piece! I really love the pearls with the lapis and sodalite – normally I use white, but I think I’m going to go with your color scheme instead – it’s beautiful!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Thank you Miss Sue. I think she will like it but I think she has the week end off. She wasn’t there and none of the ususal waitresses Sat. evening. Maybe I will see her Monday.

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    She is in her mid 20′s. I know she says she likes delicate things. It isn’t too matronly for a young person is it?

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Not at all matronly. I think she’ll love it, and trust me, I know about these things, lol. ;)

  24. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Faith, you are a very kind person! She will love it, I’m sure of it :-)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Thank you Sarah.

  26. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So very nice of you to be kind to the poor waitress that gets a vacuum (then she’s probably has to do to vacuuming too.

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