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A journey necklace is a relatively new kind of jewelry that is used to commemorate and recognize special moments, dreams, adventures and journeys that occur in life. These necklaces can either be presented as gifts to loved ones or they can even be purchased for yourself to commemorate something special you plan to do.


A journey necklace is typically shaped in some variation of an "S" shape with stones embedded in the "S." These gems can either be diamonds or more affordable gems. The "S" of the journey necklace can be made from gold, sterling silver or more affordable metals. There are other variations of the journey necklace, but this is the most common style.


Journey necklaces can be presented to someone embarking on a college education or a new job to wish good luck on this new adventure. Journey necklaces can also be given to a bride-to-be from the groom as a symbol of the journey they will be embarking on together as a married couple. An expectant mother is another person for whom a journey necklace would be an appropriate gift.


Journey necklaces are popular for their simple and clean lines. They are not overly ornate or fancy. Their design is classic and modern and it is expected that this design will stay in style for years. The recipient of a journey necklace will be able to wear her timeless necklace all the way through her special journey.


When journey necklaces were first designed, they were only made from expensive metals and with diamonds. Due to their popularity, however, designers have created less expensive journey necklaces made from artificial gem stones and less expensive metals so that more people can enjoy giving journey necklaces to loved ones.


Consider purchasing a journey necklace for yourself to commemorate a significant event in your life. A journey necklace can be a meaningful way to mark something special or important. It can also be a way to motivate yourself to stay on track if the journey gets difficult along the way.