Post # 1
My mother received a necklace from her mother probably 20 years ago, and grandma has since passed away. It’s really fancy and my mom never has worn it. We can’t remember what her mother told her, if anything, about the necklace – what it is or how valuable, but my mom has always thought it was pretty valuable.
I had my mom send me a photo because I couldn’t remember what it looked like and I wanted to see if I would want to borrow it for the wedding. The style is not what I was originally thinking of going with.
The necklace – greyish blue stones – I think they are probably star sapphires (anyone verify?) Not sure if the diamonds are real. I think the setting is gold:
My engagement and wedding rings are platinum and white gold. The dress trim/sash is made of sort of crystal beads.
a little closer detail:
My original thought was something a little cleaner lines for jewelry – maybe crystals set in white/silver tone. But I have had a hard time finding something I thought was right.
What do you think? Do you like the family piece for me, and with my dress?
Post # 3
I think it’s very pretty. My vote is to wear it! I think it would look lovely with your dress!
Post # 4
wear it, it will look so lovely! and has some personal history
Post # 6
I think you should wear it! It’s something blue (ish), it’s a family piece and I think actually it will complement your dress really well
Post # 7
I love it! I think it would be a great touch!!
Post # 8
Oooh! It’s so pretty. I would definitely wear it!
Post # 9
I think it’s very pretty! I also think wearing a piece of your grandmother with you on your big day would be wonderful!
Post # 10
I think it’s so beautiful and would look really amazing with your dress. My vote is to definitely wear it!
Post # 11
I love that necklace! Goes perfect with your dress!
Post # 12
Is there any way you’ll be able to try this on before the wedding? If not, I say that you should make sure you have a “clean lines” piece that you like — but oh my goodness, you should definitely try that necklace on with your dress. It looks like it would be so incredibly flattering.
Post # 13
@Jennlee: I love it! You should definitely wear it! Please don’t let the fact that it’s set in yellow gold deter you from wearing it.
Post # 14
Wow thats an amazing necklace I would definitely wear it!! It matches your dress very nicely too! Try it on the morning of the wedding if you end up not liking it just have a back up necklace!
Post # 15
It’s a gorgeous necklace !!!!! it can be something borrowed and blue!!! It would be such a beautiful personal touch and I think it matches your dress quite well. If you are concerned about it being very expensive then wear it for the ceremony and photos then give it back to your mom for safe keeping and have a back up in place
Post # 16
Wear it, you need something old!