Alright, Mama’s, this one is just for you!
Hand stamped silver is just what it sounds like: cutting sheets of silver into the shape you want and then stamping them with letters or symbols. Each piece is one-of-a-kind because it is made by hand, not a machine. I can’t remember where I first heard about hand stamped silver, but once I saw it, I was in love. Celebrities, bloggers, mama’s on the street – it felt like once I knew about it, it was everywhere I looked. I have been looking online for months, trying to find the perfect necklace, decide the perfect way to personalize it, and everytime I think I’ve decided, I realize the site I’m looking at is American and the shipping charges are almost as much as the piece I want.
Then I stumbled upon Alli’s Originals! Alli is a stay at home mompreneur who has been designing and creating jewellery for years. She lives in Toronto and has a website so full of gorgeous creations and ideas, it made me feel like a kid in a candy store the first time I found it. Have a look here: Alli’s Originals Jewellery – About Alli to see Alli in action making her amazing pieces.
Alli sent me one of her newest designs: Love Hearts. It is classic and beautiful: three little hearts, one for each of my children with their names stamped on them. It came on a silver chain. I love the simplicity of it, the way it represents all three of my kids without screaming I’M A MOM! and the way it goes with absolutely everything I wear.
Apparently, I am not the only stamped silver fan either, because once I started wearing it, it attracted a lot of attention from other women who had been looking for similar necklaces or from women who already had their own similar jewellery!
Have a look at Alli’s website. Bookmark it. Email the link to your family members. Leave this review open on your laptop and sit your partner down to read it and take a hint Or spread the love yourself. These make the perfect gifts for grandmothers, mom’s, and everyone else on your list! Not only does she make necklaces, but also keychains, pet ID tags, bookmarks, rings, bracelets, baby bracelets, earrings, Hebrew jewellery, and beautiful wedding/anniversary pieces as well.
Are you eager to start your shopping? Go to the review thread in the forum at this link: http://forum.londonmoms.ca/78555-mamas-got-swag-allis-originals#post1229373 and link me to your favourite piece. Tell me who you’d give it to (or if you’d keep it for yourself!) and one lucky poster will win a $35 gift card for Alli’s Originals online store Alli’s Originals Jewellery – Welcome. Post as many times as you like until WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2010 at 8pm.
If you’re doing some shopping for the Holidays be sure to do it quickly! These one-of-a-kind items take time to make. Order by the first week of December to make sure that it gets to you in time.
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