Marjory

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Marjory
Marjory
Marjory
Marjory
Marjory
Marjory
Marjory
Marjory
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  • Necklace is approximately 17 inches long with 2 inch extender
  • Chain is 14 karat gold-filled and made in the US
  • Wire and extender chain are made in the US
  • Clasps made in Italy
  • Necklace is handmade in Austin, Texas
  • There's no nickel, cadmium or lead in our jewelry making it low toxic
  • An option with this chain necklace is to wrap it and use as a bracelet

I named this chain necklace after my grandmother, Marjory (whom I call Pookie). She was my biggest fan growing up. She called me her Little One and I called her Big One. She accepted and encouraged me to be my authentic self, at an age when I felt insecure and sought approval. Where is she now?! ;)

When I had a rough time with other family members, who didn't quite know what to do with this creative, expressive child, Pookie took me to her home and spoiled me with love. I always felt like I didn't need to say what I was thinking to her. She knew.

I have fond memories of us sneaking in Twizzlers (on more than one occasion) to the movie theater (and sharing them). When I was a teenager, Pookie let me sip her white while we'd stay up way past my bedtime, playing gin rummy. Yeast later, after a serious illness, I stayed with her in her retirement community to help nurse her back to health. Of course, we played cards with other residents as I was caught up on the retirement community gossip.

I miss Pookie everyday. I miss her genuine and loving eyes, playful humor,  and her maternal touch. The way she loved and accepted me, inspired me to be the aunt I aim to be.