4 cooler than Carrie's name necklaces

14 Sep

The Sex and the City movie is on its way. But of all the issues this raises – will Carrie marry Big? how big will her flower corsages be? will the film be a big hit or a big flop? – the biggest is “where can you get a Carrie-style name necklace?” Of course, many people will point you in the direction of Argos’ finest Elizabeth Duke, but here at Conversation Pieces, I’ve come up with 4 alternatives that are infinitely cooler and a whole lot less chavy. Just beat the rush before the SATC movie comes out – and pretend you’ve had yours all along.

1. The divine Tatty Devine name necklace

Instead of brassy gold, you can get your name in classy perspex in 3 different fonts (my favourite is Holiday), with 3 different charms and in loads of different colours.

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2. The lovely Lola Pop name necklace

Show the world just how much you love your name with these fab name necklaces. You can choose a big heart (£25) or a small heart (£20) and then have your name emblazoned across it. I’m quite taken with both and really can’t decide.

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3. The Lady Luck Rules OK knitted name necklace

Not one for when it rains, but this is a purl-fect alternative to gold or perspex. Available in a spectrum of super coloured yarn, you can have any word up to 7 letters (and for extra cuteness you can replace a letter with a heart!) Your name will be hand-knitted by Kandy Diamond (do you think that’s her real name?), then hand stitched together on the reverse. Yours for a mere £20.

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4. Make your own name necklace

If you’re feeling crafty or feeling the pinch, you could always make your own name necklace. Just visit this project on the genius Cut Out + Keep site. All you have to do is get a packet of Shrinkies, drawing materials, a hole punch, a necklace chain and an oven. A little more work than the other 3 but I think it’s pretty cool to be able to say you made it yourself!

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