Notes from the Editors of The Lipstick Page Forums: A Dedication to the Art of Beauty and Fashion.

· Blog Home
· Profile
· FAQ/TOS

Older Articles
· Tech: Improved post thumbnail capture
· Fashion Notes: Labradorite necklace
· Just Notes: What I've been into, lately
· Fashion Notes: Earring synergy
· Culture Notes: Samantha Bee on The Daily Show
· Tech: We now have a label cloud!
· Culture Notes: Election 2008
· Fashion Notes: Something I've been fiddling around...
· Just Notes: It's Sunday--take a survey!
· Beauty Notes: Skincare thoughts

Comments
· March 19, 2008 10:34 PM by Blogger Dain
· March 20, 2008 2:18 AM by Blogger Colleen Shirazi

Archives
· Beauty Blog (2003-2004)
· Fashion Blog (archive)
· New Releases Blog (archive)
· Beauty Articles (archive)
· April 2005
· May 2005
· June 2005
· July 2005
· August 2005
· September 2005
· October 2005
· November 2005
· December 2005
· January 2006
· February 2006
· March 2006
· April 2006
· May 2006
· June 2006
· July 2006
· August 2006
· September 2006
· October 2006
· November 2006
· December 2006
· January 2007
· February 2007
· March 2007
· April 2007
· May 2007
· June 2007
· July 2007
· August 2007
· September 2007
· October 2007
· November 2007
· December 2007
· January 2008
· February 2008
· March 2008
· April 2008
· May 2008
· June 2008
· July 2008
· August 2008

Blog
Recent blog posts:



Links
Barneys
refinery29
The Sartorialist
Jargol
Perfume Shrine
Ambre Gris
Polyvore
The Fashioniste
The Powder Group
LA-Story.com
Dain's Literary Attempts
Colleen's Beading Blog
Colleen's Adult Acne Blog


Blog Directory
Add to Technorati Favorites
eponym blog directory BETA
As Seen on Delightfulblogs.com
Health Blogs - Blog Top Sites
Eponym Blog Directory.
TBF Project:Blog
Health Blogs - Blog Catalog Blog Directory
Search For Blogs, Submit Blogs, The Ultimate Blog Directory
Find Blogs in the Blog Directory

 
The Lipstick Page Forums Beauty & Fashion Blog
Fashion Notes: A Mom pendant


Posted by Colleen Shirazi, Wednesday, March 19, 2008 7:32 PM (Eastern)

mom pendant

This is difficult to photograph. It won't stay still when it's on, which is the point of it (lots of movement, catches the light).

This is one of the few odd sentimental pieces I've made; each stone has a meaning. I have my kids' birthstones on top, and small stones to signify the years I've spent with them. The tiny sapphire heart is for the blue sky, the smooth citrine coin is for the sun, the moonstone is for cloudy days (I have some with blue flash but didn't use it here), and the aquamarine is for the sea. These are all symbols of my happiest memories with them.

It actually has two tiny chains at the end, not one. I'm sort of debating about the chains; one is old, from a shop I no longer go to, and one is new. It seemed a bit trite to cut the chain off altogether from the end, so I cut it and reattached it, and added the small piece of old chain.

Labels: , ,


Colleen Shirazi continues to blog here: Life of Colleen
2 comment(s)
 
March 19, 2008 10:34 PM, Blogger Dain said...

What if you made a chain with the significant stones, that way you could have something close and sentimental with you always, and just switch the pendant around for fun?

 
March 20, 2008 2:18 AM, Blogger Colleen Shirazi said...

That would be very interesting, since the stones don't really "match." I'll have to give it some thought. I had the idea first to make one of those small hoop pendants with the stuff hanging from it, but there's no reason why the elements can't be on the chain itself.

 

Post a comment (NO SPAM) Permalink . del.icio.us . Stumble
Links to this post:

Create a Link



 

Google Custom Search






Powered by Blogger