Tekla Estelle wearing her gold charm bracelet at her daughter, Diane's wedding.
Tekla Estelle is my mother’s name. Mom was a beautiful woman with exquisite taste and style. She loved jewelry and had wonderful pieces that she had collected since she was a child. Her very favorite jewelry piece was her 14K gold charm bracelet full of charms that my father bought for her over their 54 years of marriage together.
As a child, the charms on my mother's bracelet fascinated me. I loved sitting on Mom's lap. She would go through the charms on her bracelet, telling me about each individual charm and what they represented. Those events all came alive as she reminisced.
At an early age I understood what jewelry “means." It’s not just something pretty, not just something stylish. Jewelry is a sentimental talisman to the wearer. Jewelry is about love, laughter, and all the trials and events of our lives. Jewelry makes a difference in your life. You love wearing it and enjoy the way it makes you feel. Jewelry is something that has value beyond the metal or stone content. It makes everything come alive!
The jewelry on Tekla Estelle is jewelry my mother would have enjoyed and proudly worn. Each piece can be worn and cherished for a lifetime and beyond!