Silver Spoon Jewelry | Octopus Teaspoon Necklace
“I’d like to be/Under the sea/In an octopus’s garden,” sings Ringo on Abbey Road. Having tea, perhaps? Mom may well think so as she wears this whimsical sterling silver necklace crafted by the same makers as the bracelet above. Its “tentacles” are made from forks, while the “head” evokes an ornate teaspoon handle. The necklace length is 30 inches.
$199 | www.silverspoonjewelry.com
Dainty and elegant, this bracelet from a company that specializes in jewelry made from teaspoons will adorn your mother’s wrist for years to come. The teaspoon is a vintage floral design from the late 1800s, and the design includes a 10 mm crystal pearl. |Sterling Silver
$180 | www.silverspoonjewelry.com
Stephen Einhorn | Tea Cup Pendant
English jewelry designer Stephen Einhorn offers a teacup/saucer/spoon pendant in everything from sterling silver ($795) to 18-carat white gold ($7,650) to platinum ($9,500). Beautifully designed, it could easily become an heirloom in Mom’s jewelry case. | www.stepheneinhorn.co.uk
Etsy | Teaspoon Angel Pin
Who else but crafters’ site Etsy would feature this evocative brooch, formed from a vintage silver spoon to make an angel? Mom is sure to love this gift of love from The Silver Yarn shop on the Etsy site, which creates multiple versions of the pin, but not all are available at all times.
$21 | www.etsy.com
Rose and Tea Cups | Rose Motif Silver Teaspoon Ring
Rings made from teaspoons are one of the oldest reuses of silverware and are still very popular. This sterling silver ring with a rose cameo design could be paired with others of Mom’s favorite rings, or worn alone. Maker RosesAndTeacups also offers many other teaspoon ring options.
$23.99 | rosesandteacups.com
Victorian Trading | Teatime Charms
The delicate charm of the Charms of Teatime Necklace. Tiny teapots and cups in sterling silver alternate with silver and crystal beads in this 34 1/2” pendant. Mom will savor its flavor of a different, less hurried age. $69.95
The same website also offers another tea adornment option: the Blue Willow Teapot Pendant Necklace. A lovely blue-and-white bead twirls inside its silver metal alloy teapot frame. Perfect for a girls’ tea afternoon out. $29.95 | www.victoriantradingco.com
Silverware by Misty | Vintage Teaspoon Earrings
A small, woman-owned company in Wisconsin handmakes a variety of earrings from vintage silver-plated teaspoons. Since many of the designs are one-of-a-kind or limited editions, you can be sure your mother will be getting a unique jewelry gift. Misty is a third-generation jewelry maker.
$19.95 | www.silverwearbymisty.com
James Avery | Sweet Tea
Any tea-loving girl will be delighted to add this James Avery sterling silver jar of sweet southern tea. Connecting the warm spirit of the south, this piece is a celebration of the region’s hospitality and charm. It measures just under 1/2 inch, a perfect size to wear as a pendant as well. $52 | James Avery Artisan Jewelry | www.jamesavery.com