July 27th, 2015
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Monday Morning Must-Have

While on Martha’s Vineyard the week before last, I picked up a gold disc intitial necklace and have worn it non-stop. It wasn’t terribly expensive, which is sort of the point. It’s a fun memento from the summer of 2015, kind of like a rope bracelet, etc.

I bought one by Jennifer Tuton—it’s tiny and on a short-ish chain.


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  • Preston, what a lovely photograph!

    As a Chilmark summer “lifer”, I’m curious to know which shop sells these – I don’t often shop on Island – and if perhaps you recall if they are made in sterling silver? Many thanks for any details you may provide.

    tabithaJuly 27th, 2015  7:37 AM

  • I love these types of necklaces, they’re so delicate and I love having my initials on my accessories 🙂


    CarolineJuly 27th, 2015  7:38 AM

  • a copy of Helen Ficholora – hers are 14 carat and timeless

    evJuly 27th, 2015  7:38 AM

  • I don’t like that Helen Ficalora’s look like dog tags, and I wanted something much less expensive. It’s a souvenir.

    PrestonJuly 27th, 2015  7:41 AM

  • I bought mine at Juliska in Vineyard Haven.

    PrestonJuly 27th, 2015  7:47 AM

  • A special piece of timeless elegance that you will have forever. Love it!


    MarjieJuly 27th, 2015  8:14 AM

  • Super cute and classic. I wear Helen Ficalora as well. Added bonus – she donates to charity on behalf of a former co-worker of mine who passed away of breast cancer. I like that.

    JenniferJuly 27th, 2015  10:51 AM

  • I bought a similar one with the name and latitude/longitude coordinates of our tiny beach town and gave it to my daughter today for her birthday. Love it.

    ellaJuly 27th, 2015  3:40 PM

  • Preston, any shopping tips for Edgartown? Heading there for two weeks in October for the first time, beyond excited. Thanks!

    C.MicholJuly 27th, 2015  4:58 PM

  • Preston – much gratitude for your post of my darling Initial Necklace! They also carry my designs (as well as other must-haves) at Slate in Edgartown Martha’s Vineyard. Happy shopping!

    Jennifer TutonJuly 27th, 2015  6:56 PM

  • here’s a great new shop in edgartown, slate, that my artist friend britt browne turn me onto…https://instagram.com/shopslate/

    agnesJuly 28th, 2015  11:03 PM


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