I'm so excited to be able to share a true vintage French find with you today. Since religious medals are a staple of my jewelry-making, I
frequently sometimes run out of them. I suppose I could just order some online from any old jewelry company, but then they would be ~ insert gasp here~ new! We can't have that, now, can we?
So I searched for some unique online resources and it was Etsy to the rescue!
I found a French shop that sells vintage items, including religious medals. Jackpot! I recently received my lot of 6 medals and I'm ready to go! The first I've chosen to use, as seen above, is a basic medal of the Virgin Mary. What's NOT basic is that the words on the medal are written in, of course, French!
concue sans peche
priez pour nous
recours a vous
conceived without sin
pray for us
recourse to thee
Beautiful and meaningful in any language.......
Another unique charm I've included is not, alas, French, but it is vintage. Well, the inside is vintage. I filled a double-sided glass pendant charm with vintage sheet music.
One side says
While the other side says
Hopefully the ultimate wearer will be surrounded by some very magic love of her own!
Here's to a wonderful holiday weekend to you all!
And don't forget
is still going on below,
so link up before Sunday afternoon and
Happy 4th of July!
I'll be linking up here: