Can you believe charm bracelets are back?

Charm bracelets then and now

by

Jean Butterworth

The other day I saw an article that said that charm bracelets were coming back in style. Where are mine I thought? Maybe in some drawer gathering tarnish I supposed. That brought back memories of charm bracelets. But they make so much noise when wearing them!

charms

The first charm bracelet I remember was silver and held charms of clubs I belonged to in school. Emblems of the Beta club, Junior High Honor Society, Honor Society, Alabama Girl’s State attendance, 4-H Cub and Girl Auxiliary member.

The second charm bracelet was one I had after I married and it held the profiles of my children with the date of birth and the name of the child.

Also, a few charms of travel experiences I attached to the bracelet. I have a travel friend who has bought a charm in every country she visited. She can remember which country by looking at the charm and say, “ I bought this charm in_____.”

My mother’s charm bracelet was a grandmother’s charm bracelet and held memento charms of placed visited, religious emblems and grandchildren’s names and dates.

Maybe I will get the charm bracelets out and take to the jeweler to freshen up and wear again.

Read more stories by Jean Butterworth in Chinaberries and Other Memories of Alabama 

 

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About Jean Butterworth

Jean Champion Butterworth is originally from Tuscaloosa County, graduating from Tuscaloosa County High School, Druid City Hospital School of Nursing and The University of Alabama. She is a retired nurse. Working 27 years at The Children’s Hospital as Department Director, Specialty Clinics. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Eastern Europe. She can be contacted at jeanbutterworth1@gmail.com

She also has a Kindle book entitled, Chinaberries and Other Memories of Alabama

About Jean Butterworth

Jean Champion Butterworth is originally from Tuscaloosa County, graduating from Tuscaloosa County High School, Druid City Hospital School of Nursing and The University of Alabama. She is a retired nurse. Working 27 years at The Children’s Hospital as Department Director, Specialty Clinics. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Eastern Europe. She can be contacted at jeanbutterworth1@gmail.com

She also has a Kindle book entitled, Chinaberries and Other Memories of Alabama

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