There’s a little travel involved to see my father-in-law and his wife, so we don’t see them as often as I’d like.  This past weekend, we got together with them, as well as with my sister-in-law and her family, to celebrate a couple birthdays.  Completely stumped for gift ideas, hubby let me make gifts for both my sister-in-law and mother-in-law.

I put together two birthstone pendants, which turned out fabulous.  The one on the left was for my sister-in-law.  Her husband is an October baby, so his gemstone is pink tourmaline (the alternate to opal).  She gets a July ruby, and both their daughters were born in April, and have diamond as their birthstone.

The one on the right is quite similar!  My father-in-law is another April baby, my mother-in-law gets a June pearl, my hubby is another October tourmaline, then another ruby, and then another April diamond.

I love how the two necklaces ended up being so similar that they match, and that the colours look so good together!


Two crystal birthstone pendants by Drakestail Jewellery
Two crystal birthstone pendants