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Aunty Gwen


About this design:

This one is named in honor of my aunty Gwen , Who last week blew me away with her amazing kindness and generosity.. first she bought six necklaces from me then told me she was going to sell them at her seniors bazaar and all the money she makes will go right back into a fund set up to pay for me to travel to Mexico to have the Liberation Treatment for MS that I have been wanting so desperately. Then she also went on to tell me that there will be a large auction at the upcoming family reunion and all of the funds raised ther e will also go into the fund for me... Oh my goodness I was so shocked and all I could do was cry my eyes out.. That they would do all of that for me.... WOW!

Components:

Sterling silver chain and beads, Dyed shell pendant, Rainbow moonstone, Iolite

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  1. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    what a wonderful necklace to show your Aunt how much you appreciate her generosity & Support! I hope they were happy tears, be open to the help you are receiving! My best wishes to you, that you will be sucessful in this treatment. My prayers go out to you, and for strength to your wonderful family for supporting you!

  2. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    Oh Mommykat..Thank you so much.. they were the happiest tears I have ever cried .. and today I got news of more help from my cousin who is organizing the reunion… I am truly blessed and I didnt even know it…

  3. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Shannon, sometimes that is the best kind of reminder! The ones that sneak up on us & catch us by surprise. I am so glad for you, keep up the positive attitude as much as you can, and surround yourself w/ those grandkids! :D keep me posted as this progresses!

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    Brenda H says:

    Shannon, I’m so very happy for you!!!!!! My family has been touched by MS, my mother’s sister and a cousin have both been lost to this terrible diease. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Your set is beautiful and a wonderful tribute to your aunt! Stay positive and know that there are a lot of us on Lima that are always willing to talk or listen on those days that are too much and you need a friend! Wishing you God’s love and comforting embrace.

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Shannon what a beautiful necklace for your aunt, she sounds like an a amazing woman, as well as the rest of your family for the generosity and support they give you. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Shannon, this necklace is gorgeous! Your Aunt will treasure it! I wish you the best in your pursuit for this treatment. You are in my thoughts and prayers! My heart goes out to you and your wonderful family!

  7. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    Thank you all so much.. your kind thoughts mean far more than you will ever know… thank you. <3

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Shannon you and your family are truely amazing people. You have a talent for jewelry design and a very up attitude. God bless your family for being so caring, thoughtful, and loving of you. That is a joyous thing to have happen. God bless them for their support of you and you for a blessed healing. I’ll be praying for you young lady.

  9. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Shannon this is gorgeous!! I’m so very happy for you, I know how much this treatment means to you and I’m praying for you Hon! You have a awesome family that cares about you very much, including us chickies!!! Your Aunt is going to love this!
    Please keep us updated! Love and Hugs!!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    What an amazing family! Thank you for sharing your story Shannon! I’m so happy you’ll be able get the treatment. You’ll be in my prayers my chicky friend! My family has also been touched by MS. My brother-in-law has been fighting it for quite some time now. Where can I go to find out more about the Liberation Treatment?

  11. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is a beautiful necklace for a wonderful Aunty! It’s so great that your whole family is pitching in to help you get the treatment you need. I’ve had friends whose lives were touched by someone with MS. It is horrible and I’m so glad you have this opportunity to get treatment.

  12. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    thanks again everyone!

    Mary.. to find out more about the treatment you can look on you tube there are some news stories about it one lady named Ginger McQueen was covered by the CBC as she had her procedure also you can google CCSVI ( chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency) The MS society is advocating against this treatment so you wont find any help there but there is getting to be more info out there if you start looking for it. I hope this helps and if I can help in any other way Please let me know..We really do all need to stick together on this thing!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Hang in there little one. Will definitely be thinking of you and your wonderful family. YFIB Faith in Sunny Hot Florida 8)

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    That is truly wonderful of your aunt and family.. I am a cna and I take care of people with disabilities, and also have Ms and CP and so many others.. I hope you will get there soon, I know the pain you go through Ive seen it in the ones I care for,.. A beautiful necklace too!!!

  15. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    good luck to you Shannon, your story is very touching and the necklace is beautiful!! The clasp itself could be a focal, it’s lovely..

  16. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Shannon this is such a beautiful necklace !!!!!
    You have a wonderful family to do this for you…. you are blessed to have them in your life…

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Shannon, what a beautiful necklace for your Aunt Gwen! Your family obviously feels just as blessed to have you as you do to have them. Sending tons of good thoughts, prayers, & hugs your way! Best of luck with getting your treatment! :D

  18. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Shannon, your story has touched my heart! You have such amazing support from your family and friends – you are truly blessed! And this necklace is a stunning piece for your Aunt Gwen! My prayers are with you, and I hope the treatment is a success! :D

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