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Throughout the world, Mother’s Day is seen as an occasion to give a present to someone special in our lives – someone we truly (and instinctively) care about. It can be the event to gift something a bit more inspirational and meaningful than usual.

It is believed that the Sunday of mid-Lent (towards the end of March) was a day on which, in the past, offerings were made at the high altar of the ‘Mother-church’. Derived from this, began the tradition whereby sons and daughters made visits to their parents – and especially to see their mother, so it became known as “Mothering Sunday.” Indeed, for many years, this special Sunday was reserved so that children and young people living away from their parents could go home for the occasion, taking presents such a cake for their mother, and sharing a meal with their family. This day was particularly meaningful for apprentices, live-in farm-workers, and girls in service, and it was generally accepted that they had the right to have the day off.  

Mother charm crystal heart
‘Mother’ in various languages is inscribed on this silver charm which is combined with a Birthstone crystal heart for the chosen month of birth (shown here is Amethyst for February) and a tiny silver heart
Eternal love necklace
Eternal love necklace
Mojacar hibiscus for Mother
Flowers, like this hibiscus in Mojácar make a lovely gift for Mother’s Day too
Jade love hearts jewellery set
Jade jewellery set with love hearts
Love and flower
Simple gift expressing love in this leather charm bracelet with flower

For people who are looking to gift something a bit special and inspirational on this Mother’s Day, we have the solution . . a present with meaning.

So, why not make your Mother feel a bit more loved and appreciated this Mothering Sunday, with one of our unique and inspirational gifts with meaning.

In the UK, Mothering Sunday is on the second or third Sunday in March. But at least half of the world celebrates the event of Mother’s Day in May (usually the second Sunday). In France, the event is celebrated on the last Sunday in May. The entire extended family gathers around the dining table for dinner, and at the end of the meal a beautiful cake is presented to Maman.     

Gold-plated scallop shell Camino de Santiago necklace

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. . ideal to wish someone a good trip and safekeeping on the journey

This pretty scallop shell necklace (concha de vieira) represents the symbol of the Camino de Santiago. The 1,000-year-old route to the great Cathedral city of Santiago de Compostela is known as the Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish).

:)- Gift-Wrapped

:)- Gold-filled chain included

:)- Optional information card about Santiago and El Camino (free)

:)- Personal message can be added

:)- Rapid shipping


If you want to wish your friends or colleagues well and show them how much you care, let us send this meaningful present on your behalf. It is the ideal gift for any special event / occasion, particularly for someone starting out on a new adventure in life - like a new job, travelling afar or even beginning retirement.

Dimensions: This dazzling Camino necklace features a 24ct gold-plated brass scallop shell which measures 19mm in length (including the gold plated hanging bail) by 11mm in width. It hangs on a fine, light-weight 14ct Gold-Filled trace chain of 16 inches - or a longer 18 inches option is available (Please choose in Options box)

The 1,000-year-old Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish), criss-crosses Western Europe, arriving at Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain on the Atlantic coast. At least 200,000 people travel to the city each year from all over the world: Some people walk, others travel by bike. Many travellers choose to do the Camino for personal, rather than any spiritual or religious reasons - taking time out from their busy, modern lives and perhaps finding inspiration along the way, whilst reflecting on their lives in a supportive environment. Many carry with them a Scallop shell like this. Everyone experiences the journey in a different way.

But, whatever somebody’s journey - whether on El Camino itself, on holiday, a business trip, a gap year, trekking, etc, many friends and loved-ones like to pass on a special gift to wish the recipient well on their travels - and safekeeping along the way. This necklace is perfect for that purpose. In addition to any value that the Camino charm symbol has in itself, or the religious faith that it might represent, this necklace can also act as a reminder to be careful when travelling. And this can be a powerful aid to staying safe whilst away from home. Would make a perfect Farewell gift.

Gift this pretty scallop shell necklace to tell your friends and loved-ones that you are thinking of them or that you'll miss them, and to take care . . it's a really meaningful gift. Comes gift-wrapped, like all our presents - and we can print a personal message on your behalf.

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