There's an old saying that goes something like, "you never know what it's like to watch your heart walk around on its own two little feet, until you become a mother."
Being a mom is just like that.
When our children cry, we find ourselves crying along beside them. When they laugh, we laugh too. Because to us, they embody hope. Our hope that perhaps they will make different choices than we did... whether it be to push past fear and follow their dreams or to accept their authentic selves through every life stage.
For Maja... being a mom means everything. Especially since it was hard for her to get pregnant, just as it is for many of us. And when she finally did, she lost one of her twins after two months, and her surviving son later developed cancer at three. Today, he is in remission and full of life and Maja brought another daughter into the world, a little girl who has captured the spirit of her late sister. It is through her tragedy that Maja has learned to never take a single day for granted.
"It's the most love you can ever experience," she says. "You worry and stress to become the very best version of you for your children. When they fail, you fail with them. But you also share their celebrations."
Motherhood is a full circle of laughter and joy, as well as sadness and worry. It challenges everything within us that makes us the women that we are - every belief and value and thought - by evoking emotions we've never felt before.
It is the ultimate life test. And it is this unconditional love that is the most beautiful feeling in the world.
This Mother’s Day, we challenge you. We challenge you to be kind to yourself. To embrace your mom wins. Because mama, you deserve every single one. To give yourself grace and understanding when you make a mistake. To take the time for yourself that you deserve to follow your dreams without guilt. To have boundaries and protect your personal space. To find peace in knowing that you are doing your very best. And on those hard days, there is always tomorrow.
One of our greatest gifts is serving you, this Sunday and every day. And our wish for you is that you feel the love that we pour into each handcrafted piece of jewelry that is specially designed just for you.
Here’s what one of our Mother's Day customers has to say:
“Mother’s Day came early for me! And it's a must to pass the idea on to friends for many reasons.
This necklace was designed with me in mind, and hand crafted (not laser cut) with our family initials and a cross at the center, representing God in the center of our family.
The designer (Maja) is not only a longtime friend, but a warrior. She began the journey of bringing letters to life after enduring the pain no mother should. Being the woman that she is, she turned her sorrow into a blessing for the masses in many ways.
Thank you, Maja for the perfect design featuring my love for Jesus and family. You are amazing! I’m beyond proud of you for all you are doing to bring goodness into the world."