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A Tribute to Wrigley


About this design:

This necklace is to honor my wonderful Sheltie Wrigley who passed away on Oct. 10, 2010. I am not sure if ths will be the final draft of the necklace and I may change it, but I am happy with it at the moment. It has helped me work thru my sadness.

Components:

Custom made pendant, Carnelian, Rhyolite, smokey quartz, gold stone custome lampwaork organic leaf bead, Green girl studios pieces sterling findings.

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Dawn, so sorry to hear about your Wrigley. Your necklace is so pretty. Love your choice of beads. Is the pendant a picture of him?

  2. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Yes Bella that is my Wrigley! He brought me so much joy. Always my little ray of sunshine!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Dawn this is a lovely necklace in honor of Wrigley. Love the beads and Wrigley pendant!

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Dawn, I’m glad you’ll always have wonderful memories of your Wrigley. I don’t have a dog now, but I still remember my “Bowzer” who has been gone for over 20 years!

  5. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Aww this is very pretty. Sorry to hear about the loss of your puppy-dog.

  6. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Thank-you Alice, Bella and Amanda! Your kind comments mean a lot to me! I have such good memories now and they make me smile. We had our first few snowflakes today. He always loved to roll in the snow like a little butterbear!

  7. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    So sorry to hear about losing your companion Wrigley; I know how heart-wrenching it can be to have a furry member of the family pass away. He was a beautiful dog….and you have an amazing necklace to honor him. :-)

  8. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    so sorry about Wrigley..and what a beautiful tribute to him

  9. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Thank-you Elaine and Dora! I appreciate your kind words and so happy you like the necklace.

  10. Donna Kate
    Donna Kate says:

    Dawn, I’m so sorry about your beautiful Wrigley. I lost my wonderful Shiba, Chili in August at age 13, and I’m still not over it. I love your necklace and understand just what you mean about it helping you to work through your sadness. I made a charm bracelet for Chili’s tribute, with all sorts of doggy angels and little sterling tear drops. I even found a doghouse that will hold his photo once I figure out how to reduce it. It does help. How lucky we were to have these wonderful little creatures in our lives.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss, it’s so hard to lose one of our fur- friends I guess you expect him to come running even if you know that he’s gone! Beautiful necklace to honor Wrigley and remember the beautiful moments that you shared!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your beautiful necklace is a wonderful tribute to him. You’ll always have him close in your heart.

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Dawn, my sympathies again on your beloved Wrigley’s passing. I know it takes a long time to recover from such a deep loss — one never truly “gets over it”. What a beautiful remembrance you’ve created to honor him! The pendant is fantastic — did you make it? Hugs to you, dear friend!

  14. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Dawn, my heartfelt sympathies to you on losing your beloved Wrigley. It is devastating to lose our pets. You have made a wonderful tribute to him.
    Thank you for sharing with us.

  15. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    Dawn, so sorry for your loss, and thanks for sharing such a wonderful tribute. Our pets really are part of our families, and it’s never easy when they are gone.

  16. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Our Wrigley was only 6 years old. What our vet thought was an upset stomach turned into a mass the next day at the emergency vet. The mass showed up on an ultrasound and you could not feel it. It was such a sudden shock we were not prepared for. I miss him everyday.

    Donna your bracelet sounds just beautiful, I would love too see it. and yes Betty I keep looking for him in his favorite spots. Thanks Jeanne for your kind thoughts and Lynn I had the pendant made. It is glassThis was one of the last pictures I took of Wrigley. E were up at the farm on vacation in August, happier times. He loved the farm. Thank you girls for your support and warm comments. It does ease my heart.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    What a lovely rememberance of your dear Wrigley, Dawn. I so glad it has helped you to work through the sadness and on to the healing of your heart.
    It is very beautiful!!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Oh, my dear friend, what a beautiful, loving tribute to your wonderful Wrigley. I just knew that you would find the perfect way to ease some of the pain in your heart, and you found it in the creation of this lovely necklace. I know this will always be a special piece for you…wear it with the joy he brought to your life, knowing that he is always beside you. Hugs and prayers!

  19. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Thank-you Mary and Deb! I have him over my heart as we speak. Thanks Deb with the information about the healing stones!

  20. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    What a great sentimental piece, I am sure you will wear it all the time.

  21. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    What a beautiful tribute to your beautiful sheltie! I love it!! SLS

  22. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Dawn, this is absolutely beautiful! What a fabulous tribute to your beloved Wrigley! He’s home now – right by your heart – just where he belongs!

  23. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I feel so bad for you it is sad when a dog grows old but to be cut down in his prime is really a shocker…I love the tribute and I amagine you will wear this all the time…My sister still has her old dogd collar,tags everything hanging on her mirror in the car!!!
    My dogs will probab;;y out live me then I must worry about a home for them….Hugs D

  24. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Oh Dawn, I’m so sorry to hear that, it brings tears to my eyes… I know how this hurts and how hard it is when they go so suddenly. So many sweet memories, so many die hard habits; you see him everywhere, you hear him, you look for him. I still cry when I think about my Sacha who passed already 7 months ago, seems like yesterday she was still here. But my sweet new puppy friend helps a lot, otherwise I could not bare the void. The nicest thing someone said to me then, was that Sacha is now an angel watching over our family, I often find comfort in that :) May you find comfort in your memories and eventually a new friend! :) Take care.

  25. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Oh I forgot, you necklace is a wonderful idea, I might borrow it! :)

  26. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    This is to say thank-you to all you nice ladies I haven’t had a chance to thank. I do appreciate all of your kind words. I am still healing. I was helping my Mom, she just had a hip replacement. We decided to watch movie about a dog one afternoon and we cried and cried. It was a 5 star tissue terror. Great movie but I wasn’t ready to see such sadness. No more dog movies for me for a while. Johanne please use this idea to help you heal too. That is what our garden here at LB is all about sharing ideas!

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