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Pearls of a girl

Necklaces for little ones get Mom’s seal of approval.

By Tina Sutton
May 9, 2010

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What little girl can resist her first strand of pearls? “They love pink, different shapes, and itty-bitty sizes,” says Lisa Canale Trachtman, owner of Abeille in Brookline Village. But most of all, girls like designing their own pearl necklaces at the store’s “Mom & Me” jewelry-making classes (one is offered today). “Even 5-year-olds create some really beautiful pieces,” says Trachtman. For inspiration, check out the lovely ladies seen here at a fashionable tea party to benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation New England. Combining lessons in dress-up etiquette and philanthropy, moms offered many pearls of wisdom

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