Q. My cousin (who is like my sister because I’m the only child) is finally turning 21 this July. I want to get her something that’s stylish, fun, hip, but will also be cherished for the rest of her life. I fell for a charm bracelet from Juicy Couture, but they‘re completely sold out. Any ideas?
-A Charmed Search
A. Since you seem to like the charm bracelet idea I searched for worthy replacements and I think even better options for your gift giving dilemma. I wanted to offer up choices of items that weren’t merely trendy, but also within the same price range that could be worn for countless years.
From haleym.com, you can send photos of you and your “sister” cousin and she will custom make a set of charm bracelets.
mandbvintage.com will custom make a bracelet or necklace made with vintage charms chosen especially for the wearer.
charmedlifejewelry.com offers bracelets with various affirmation charms in the shape of circles or hearts. Choose phrases that are personal to your relationship with your cousin.
This mother of pearl bracelet from tiffinidooris.com has the look of a charm bracelet with five mother of pearl petals.
Julie Sandlau’s charm bracelet features a trio of delicate charms at saks.com