Life's been trying it's best to swallow me up lately, I think. But I've been kept afloat by lovely little pockets of happiness, and one of those was the arrival of a lovely new necklace.
I'm not the most festive of folk, so I'm not quite aboard The Christmas Spirit Train just yet, but this And Mary stag necklace is I think, just the right side of being too festive for everyday wear. I teamed it with my Louche Julita dress the other day, which I also consider more "winter" than "Christmassy"...
|Handsome Stag Necklace: And Mary c/o Lilac Rose|
I really love their jewellery - the teeny ceramic animals are so dainty and remind me of the collection of tiny figurines which adorned a corner of a shelf in my grandparents' spare room when we used to go and stay as children. I think those were Wade figures, perhaps, and the animals which And Mary use for their lovely pieces are certainly quite similar in style.
I have to admit, this necklace is just the right length for my liking as well. I can't get along with a pendant which hangs too low - I always seem to find myself in ridiculous situations where my necklace is inside my dress, or something. (Nobody else ever seems to have these wardrobe malfunctions, so I think this is just me!)
Anyway, it's a truly lovely necklace and I have barely taken it off since it arrived! A big thank you to Lilac Rose for cheering up my week no end.