Phalaenopsis Necklace


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Chris and I first came across jeweler Dawn Vertrees at the Redland Orchid Show at the Fruit & Spice Park in Florida back in May 2008. Later that June Chris got me a ghost orchid necklace of hers for our anniversary, which I really love!

Fast forward to the morning of Forest’s birth and he presents me with the necklace above. I’ve been meaning to write about this for awhile and finally remembered to get a few photos the other night. Unfortunately babies and necklaces aren’t exactly a winning combination so I haven’t worn it very much. I could wear it to work but I often forget. A few weeks after we were home from the hospital Chris showed me Dawn’s post about creating the necklace.

My husband is pretty cool! I could totally turn this into a collection. Hehehe!

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3 thoughts on “Phalaenopsis Necklace

  1. chel says:

    what a beautiful, THOUGHTFUL gift!! <3 I love it.

  2. Chelle says:

    That is so beautiful! Good job Chris! 🙂

    I know what you mean about jewelry and babies. JP is remembering what it was like with Kai and his glasses. Logan has pulled them off a time or two already and I have been afraid of wearing my necklace because I don’t want it broken.

    I have been interested in trying this place – she makes specifically with little fingers in mind. https://www.facebook.com/juleswithtoolshandcraftedjewelry

    Not sure I care about wearing jewelry enough to buy something for only the next few years.

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