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For the love of Children


About this design:

When my brother in law retired from his long time management job. He, along with 3 other people founded an organization called "The Dove House". It is a Childrens Advocacy Group. Located in Statesville, NC. They have a website if you'd like to check it out. The organization helps sexually abused children. And also aid in procecuting the abuser. They do way more than I could go into here. Anyway - my brother in law passed away 3 years ago from cancer. I made this necklace in his memory. They have a fund raiser every year called and Evening for Dove House - which I volunteer to help with - and I will wear this in April for this year's event.

Components:

Facted Blue Agate Nuggets, Bali Silver, Ceramic Dove Pendant

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    beautiful set!!!!

  2. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    So beautiful and what a tribute to your brother..sorry to hear of his passing he sounds like he was a wonderful person and what a great organization….This will be wonderful for you to wear there…

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    How perfect for a wonderful cause and an occasion to be able to pay tribute to your brother. I know you miss your brother. It is wonderful to know that he helped establish something so wonderful.
    I pray for your comforting memorys to always be with you.

  4. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Beautiful, and such a wonderful organization your brother started.. so sorry he passed on…

  5. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    What a beautiful tribute to your brother in law and the wonderful organization he started to help children !!!!

  6. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Beautiful, and the best cause I can think of helping children! Hat’s off to you! :)

  7. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Your brother-in-law is smiling at you now. This is a beautiful necklace, made even more so by the love and sentiments that go with it. Good luck with the benefit. Oh, did you make the pendant too? What is the website?

  8. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    This is wonderful, in design, and in association! I am sorry for your loss of your brother, but very proud of the way you honor him & help to protect children. What a wonderful organization!

  9. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Thank you all for your kind comments. No I did not make the pendant – bought it at a LBS.

    The Dove House website is:
    http://www.dovehouse.us/
    for those of you who would like to check out what they do. You can click on the link to the left called “About Us” and “Statistics” to see how effective they have been since they started in 2001.

    Thanks again ladies for all the love…..

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