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A personal, meaningful gift!

January 2016 I lost a very special man in my dad! On the same day at the spur of the moment I had a thought that I would get a necklace to mark the occasion, and it would then give me something I could always keep close and remember him by.

So I went on to the internet to see what I could get engraved, and knew that Not on the High Street did unique stuff like this. That afternoon I went through pages and pages of different ideas, until I came across the one!

The necklace comes with the first two charms included in the price and then you can add more, up to 6, as required. You are able to personalise the necklace from the length of the chain, to what you put on the charms. 

I went for three, one small with a heart, the medium size one with 'Dad 04.01.16' and then the larger one with 'Live Laugh Love'. The Live Laugh Love was something we had at my wedding, which we only just managed to get my dad to (came out of hospital the Friday before) and it was something for me to live by and remember when ever I became upset. The other two are probably very self explanatory.  

I have worn this necklace almost every day since January and it has been through a lot but still it stands up to it all. During this time I have been very bad at keeping it tarnish free, so today I have just given it a good clean in a Silver Dip and then polish with a Silver cleaning cloth. It came out almost new...just the tarnish in the letters has been my issue but I am not bothered because it makes the writing stand out more. 

If you are looking for that personal gift then I would highly recommend her stuff and it all can be found on Not on the High Street. 


  1. oh this is such a beautiful, meaningful necklace and post. What a lovely thing to have. Not on the High Street is really good for stuff like this.

  2. Thank you - I love it to pieces! Also it is something I can add to in the future x


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