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About this design:

Happy 4th of July! The back of this nautical charm has engraving stating "I left my heart in the ocean". It would be appropriate for my father, who was in the Navy for 20 years. When he passed away at 94, the Navy sprinkled his ashes in the Atlantic Ocean.


Nautical charm, red beads, crackled white agate, glass star beads, sodalite, clasp

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  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Beautiful remembrance of your special dad!

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, MM!

  3. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    A lovely necklace Bev. I’m sure your dad would happy at the thought of you wearing something that commemorates his service to our country!

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    What a lovely tribute to your seafaring dad!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Wonderful BevB and so patriotic. Your dad would be so proud. Happy 4th of July!

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    Melody F says:

    A special tribute in necklace form. Happy 4th!

  7. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, ladies!

  8. kye
    kye says:

    This is such a beautiful tribute to your father. My dad was in the navy too. A very special and heart felt necklace. Well done.

  9. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, Kye!

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This is a wonderful tribute for your Father and a very special day to show it.

    My family is a multi generational Navy family, 21 years for my husband, 20 years for my son plus 20 years each for a cousin and a nephew and war time service for an uncle.

  11. BevB
    BevB says:

    LRC – my family too.

  12. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    A wonderful way to remember your father. My father was also in the navy. He passed away several years ago and we miss him dearly. I started a necklace right after he died as the feelings ran high, and it still sits tucked away. Haven’t been able to address it yet. Maybe soon.

  13. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, CC! If and when you are ready to handle the necklace is up to you. I believe he knows you are thinking if him.

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