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Sterling Silver "Loving Family" Parents with One Child Pendant Necklace, 18"
- Box-chain necklace featuring sterling silver pendant in one-child family motif
- Spring-ring closure
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Loving Family original jewelry is perfect for all Moms! The symbol of family love. Give her the Loving Family sterling silver pendant with a textural center and e-coat finish to enhance dimension.
A Gift Made in America
This elegant pendant comes on an 18" sterling silver box chain with spring ring clasp and is tarnish resistant. Pendant features a mother or parents with children in an embrace that forms a heart. Made in America.
Parents with 3 Children
Mother with 3 Children
Parents with 2 Children
Mother with 2 Children
This simple artistic symbol of family love makes a great gift and a powerful statement that is sure to warm the heart of any mother - no matter the age of her children. Measuring approximately 1 inch L x 1/2 inch W, this original Loving Family pendant depicts loving parents and one child whose touching embrace forms a heart. A silver matte finish center adds dimension in contrast to the polished finish of the outer part of the pendant. Pendant is crafted from .925 sterling silver and finished with a tarnish-resistant coating. A sentimental favorite, this pendant comes ready to wear on a delicate 18 inch L sterling silver box chain with spring ring clasp. Pendant also looks great on a snake chain such as B00062BISU (purchased separately), for those who prefer a heavier looking chain. Our jewelry is proudly made in America with US and imported parts. We do our part for the environment by crafting our jewelry from recycled .925 sterling silver. Loving Family gift box is made in China. *Note: The white silver matte finish in the center of each .925 sterling silver Loving Family pendant is created by sandblasting the inside of the pendant and then applying a silver finish to that area to create a dimensional look. Minute quantities of different metals can be utilized in the liquid bath to facilitate the bonding of both the silver finish and the protective clear plastic resin anti-tarnish e-coat finish to the surface of the .925 sterling silver Loving Family piece. These metals do not include nickel or any other ferromagnetic materials. We invite you to contact us with any questions or concerns that you may have regarding any of our Loving Family products.
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Sterling Silver History
Experts believe that silver alloy, used today as sterling silver, originated in continental Europe in the 12th century. Pure silver was found to be a soft and easily damageable material. When combined with other metals, most commonly cooper, it produced a tougher material that could be heavily relied on. Throughout the next few centuries, sterling silver was used as currency and for household items. It was often used as silverware and became the material used in a proper table setting between 1840 and 1940 throughout the United States and Europe. Because of this popularity, silver companies began to grow. During this craze, companies began to experiment using sterling silver compositions in jewelry, as it was a material that was easy to mold into intricate designs and gave a luxurious look with its metallic finish. Today, sterling silver is widely used in all kinds of jewelry styles and shines as beautifully as other precious metals, with the benefit of affordable pricing.
Sterling Silver Composition
While pure silver can be combined with many different types of metals, sterling silver is created when combining pure silver with copper. Sterling silver jewelry can be composed with different amounts of copper but is most often seen with the .925 stamp, meaning that the composition is of 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent copper. This has been found to be a good combination for maintaining the silver's durability without harming its sparkle.
Caring for Your Sterling Silver Jewelry
Silver should not come into contact with harsh household chemicals such as bleach, ammonia, or chlorine. To avoid scratches, store silver in a lined jewelry box or pouch, as it is prone to tarnish as it naturally reacts with sulfur or hydrogen sulfide in the air. Cleaning and wearing silver jewelry regularly will prevent this and help maintain its shine. Immediately upon noticing any discoloration, use a gentle polish made specifically for removing tarnish.
- Package Dimensions: 3.8 x 3.7 x 0.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Origin: USA
- ASIN: B000PAS9QW
- Item model number: 6-2871-183
- Date first available at Amazon.com: April 10, 2006
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More
- Average Customer Review:
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Amazon Collection|
|Metal stamp||925 Sterling|
|Total metal weight||4 Grams|
|Package||Classic Small Box|
Top Customer Reviews
The chain itself surprised me. I rarely like box chains because I have a small neck and they're often bulky and just not pretty. This one is very thin and shiny and looks beautiful with the pendant. I fully recommend this necklace (and have many times).
The pictures don't really show what this charm looks like well. The charm is not nearly as 3D as it looks in the pics, it is more flat. Also, the front of the two adults is not shiny silver, but almost looks like a pearly white enamel. Additionally, the rump of the child is, oddly, engraved with a little vertical line that I guess is supposed to be a butt crack. (WHY??)
In spite of this, it is an adorable family charm, comes packaged in a cute box, and will make a sweet gift. Note, the chain is pretty cheap and cheesy, but I have almost come to expect that with most silver charms these days, so I wasn't surprised by that at all.
It's sized nicely, a bit smaller than the tip of my pinky. The photo does make it look more 3d than it actually is, but I had read other reviews that had complained about that and was expecting it. I think that if there was much more depth to it that it wouldn't be practical to wear.
I read some reviews that stated the chain was too short. I can see where that might be the case for taller women. My fiance is 5'4" and the necklace fits pretty well.
Some have mentioned that the chain breaks easily. So far, it's been able to withstand nearly 4 months of tugging from our 1 year old. It's lasted longer than many other chains that we've used.
It comes in an ok box with a clear top. It's not a great box, not anywhere near jewelry store quality, but it's nice enough for most occasions. It does have a picture of a different necklace, it shows 2 adults and 2 children when the necklace is actually what is presented here. It could be a bit of an initial stressor when you first see it, before you see the necklace.