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First Mother's Day

About this design:

I have a soft spot for our newest custodian. He's 21 years old and was my 1st grade student 16 years ago. He has a 9 month old baby girl, so I suggested something special for his fiance for her first Mother's Day - pearl and birthstone bracelets for Mom and baby. I was going to get crystals to simulate the rubies for July, but he wanted the real thing. Luckily, my local bead store had some that didn't break the bank.
The baby's bracelet is too cute! Just 5".


rubies, fwp, sterling silver

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  1. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Jeanne, What a beautiful set, I’m sure the new mom will just love it, and what a lovely keepsake to keep for the baby!!!!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you Karen! I really do love it myself.
    I can’t wait till Monday to see what she says.
    What’s great is I can add jump rings to adjust the baby’s bracelet as she grows.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh Jeanne, these are beautiful! And a wonderful idea for the new mom and baby!

  4. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    Jeanne, what a lovely set!

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    So lovely and sweet! :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you Mary, Gina and Martha!
    My thoughtful husband gave me an opal necklace for my first Mother’s Day 19 years ago. My daughter is an October baby. :)

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a lovely set, Jeanne! I’m sure the new mommy will love this!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous set !I,m sure she would like it!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you! I want one of those faceted ruby barrels myself. Just might treat myself for my own July birthday. :)

  10. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    This is sweet! Sure she will love them! Great design :)

  11. Cindy V
    Cindy V says:

    What a beautiful idea and set! Wish I had a local bead store near me that sold those lovely gems!

  12. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    What a beautiful set … I’m sure she’ll love it!! SLS

  13. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Sweet!! :-D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    You’re all so sweet!
    Cindy – I love to go into the LBS and drool over all of her high end jewels. The young owner “inherited” many beautiful gems when she purchased the shop from the previous owner’s family.

  15. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    A perfect gift for Mother and child.

    Isn’t it shocking when a former student has children? Especially so for those of us who teach or taught Kindergarten and first grade. :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Nancy- It shocks me when I have their children in class. It makes me feel old.

  17. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Great design and so pretty!!

  18. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    Jeanne, what a great idea! These are just lovely and I’m sure they will be a big hit.

  19. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    They are beautiful!!! he has good taste too!!!!!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Beautiful idea for mother’s day gift!! Beautiful design!!

  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Jeanne, these bracelets are so beautiful! I love the design and colors! What a fabulous idea! :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    The young mom loved the bracelets! She wants me to design her bridesmaids gifts. He wants a necklace and earrings to match the bracelets.
    (and I still want one of those ruby barrels) ;)
    Thanks for the compliments,friends!

  23. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Woo Hoo!!!! What exciting news, Jeanne!!! We all knew the new mommy would love the bracelets, of course! 8) I’m not surprised at all that the new daddy wants you to complete the set for her! :D

    Bridesmaids gifts — what fun! Congrats on getting that commission, too! Is she giving you any guidelines for the design? You are one busy designer! :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    We haven’t discussed it yet. Just spoke with the young man today, briefly. Had to run out of school early for a dr. app’t. I’ve had allergy related larygitis for a week. Imagine me- unable to talk. ;(

  25. AJDesigns
    AJDesigns says:

    the bracelets are beautiful Congrats on the new commission

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