Pairing Pendants To Craft A One Of A Kind Look - Beth Millner Jewelry

Pairing Pendants To Craft A One Of A Kind Look

January 22, 2018 2 Comments

Pairing Pendants To Craft A One Of A Kind Look

If you're a fan of Beth Millner Jewelry odds are you value individuality. Our small batch  jewelry is handcrafted so that each piece is unique. One way we love to personalize our necklaces is by pairing larger pendants with our small charms. If you gave or received a BMJ pendant for the holidays and want to expand the collection, this is an affordable and customizable way to do that!

1. Initial Charms 

Adding a hand carved initial charm can be for the name of the wearer or perfect for those with children or new babies! We love the idea of adding an initial charm for each child. So sweet and perfect for mother's day. They pair very nicely with our Springtime Mother and Child Chickadee Sterling Silver Pendant.

This darkened tiny loopy chain provides a relaxed look to allow the pendant and charm to really make the statement. 

Personalize Bird Pendant With Letter Charm by Beth Millner Jewelry

2. Tiny Bird Charm 

Perfect for bird watchers and lovers. This charm can be paired easily with most any pendant, but is super adorable paired with our Heritage trail pendant. The Heritage Trail is a great place for bird watching with its lush forest and mixed terrain. 

The way this sterling silver box chain reflects the light compliments the shine of both the pendant and charm.

Bird Charm With Heritage Trail Pendant by Beth Millner Jewelry

3. Small Spring Daffodil Charm

Daffodils are among the first flowers to pop up when spring finally arrives in the Upper Peninsula which is why Beth wanted to make them. Pairing the daffodil with a 4 seasons tree piece is a delightful addition. The combination of the silver charm and the Summer in Michigan Copper Tree Pendant gives the contrasted look of wearing mixed metal without the cost of a mixed metal pendant. 

This darkened box chain brings out the darkened patina of the silver charm and ties the mixed metal look together, nicely complimenting the copper of the pendant as well.

Summer Tree with Daffodil Charm by Beth Millner Jewelry

4. Reversible Tiny Tree Mixed Metal Charm

There's just something about being surrounded by trees. For anyone infatuated with the forest this pairing of our Conifer Tree Landscape Pendant with a tiny tree charm is too perfect. The charm is silver on the backside so it can easily be switched up and paired with many pendants!

This darkened box chain makes the shading of the conifer pendant and cutout tree really pop. 

Conifer Pendant Paired with Tree Charm by Beth Millner Jewelry

5. Small Spring Buttercup Charm 

Buttercups are also one of the first flowers of spring and represent the hope of new life. It is shown here paired with the Grown in the Upper Peninsula Pendant Mixed Metal Pendant. The charm gives the pendant a lovely feminine touch and serves as a reminder that spring will always come eventually at the end of a UP winter! 

The sterling silver box chain adds a traditional look to a truly unique pairing and catches the light with the pendant. 

UP Family Tree Pendant With Buttercup Charm by Beth Millner Jewelry

6. Tiny Upper Peninsula Charm 

Last but certainly not least we have a locally inspired pairing! The tiny UP charm is a great way to keep the gorgeous place we call home close to your heart. It is so heartwarming paired with the Presque Isle Autumn Shoreline Pendant or any of the locally inspired pieces.

The darkened box chain compliments the texture of both these daintily intricate beauties.  

Presque Isle Paired With UP Charm By Beth Millner Jewelry

These are just 6 examples out of endless possibilities. If you already pair our pendants and/ or charms we would love to see your take on the idea. You can interact with us here or on our Facebook and Instagram pages! 

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Beth Millner
Beth Millner

January 26, 2018

Hello Gaye! We’re so glad you love them! We have quite the collection of charms that you are welcome to choose from to add to your current pieces :) Here is a link to all the charms we make:


January 22, 2018

Love the tiny charms! It would be fun to choose them to add once in awhile!

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Ring Sizing

Purchase this ring sizer to help determine your ring size. This sizing tool is most accurate for double band rings and bands 6mm and under.

Fingers can change size due to many circumstances, the best way to get an accurate size is to check the size a couple of different times to determine your best size. The majority of our rings can be resized, but if the ring has a stone setting other than a diamond, it probably cannot be resized unless otherwise noted in the item listing.

Some of our rings with stones are shown with the stone not set in order for us to size the ring to your specifications and set the stone afterwards. This avoids damage to the stone during sizing. Reference the individual ring listings for more details. Wide Bands 7mm and above have more friction against the finger and will need to be ordered a little larger.

Our double band rings fit like a narrow band, when getting sized for a double band ring, you can get sized for a ring that is narrow.

When getting your finger sized, inform jeweler of the width band you are intending on purchasing and rely on them to determine your ring size.

Look here for more information about resizing items that you have already received.

Engagement Ring Sizing

Purchase this ring sizer to help determine your ring size. This sizing tool is most accurate for double band rings and bands 6mm and under.

There are many sneaky options for getting the size right, but the best way is to have their finger sized by a professional.

You may be able to sneak one of their rings and bring it into a jewelry store and ask to check the size.

Beth Millner Jewelry has wish lists too, so they could come in to the store and fill out a wish list and hopefully they provides their ring size.

Bracelet & Cuff Sizing

Measure wrist circumference. Take your measurement just above the wrist above bone.

Use the chart below to determine the correct size.

The bracelets we make are designed to fit comfortably, but if a looser fit is preferred, the next size up may be suitable.


Beth Millner Jewelry Bracelet Sizing Beth Millner Jewelry Bracelet Sizing


Size Wrist Measurement (Inches) Wrist Measurement (cm)
Small 5.5-6 14-15
Medium 6-6.5 15-16.5
Large 6.5-7 16.5-18
X-Large 7-7.5 18-19
XX-Large 7.5-8 19-20.5
Bangle Sizing

Bangle Size is determined by hand size, rather than wrist size

Measure hand size by tucking your thumb in, just like when trying on a bangle. Measure around the thickest part of the hand while in this position.

Use the chart below to determine the correct bangle size.

Bangle Bracelet Sizing Beth Millner Jewelry Bangle Bracelet Sizing Beth Millner Jewelry
Size Hand Measurement (inches) Hand Measurement (cm)
Small 7-8 18-20
Medium 8-9 20-23
Large 9-9.5 23-24
Pendant & Earring Sizing

When determining the size of pendant or earrings you would like to purchase, please reference the item description which includes the size of the piece.

Also, there will be an image with a hand in the picture to help visualize the size.

When choosing a piece for another person, we find that our customers choose pieces that are similar to their overall stature.

People that are shorter and small tend to like smaller items, tall slender people tend to like our longer larger pieces.

Chain Length

When picking out a chain, 18 inch is the most common length.

This would cause the pendant to sit between the collar bones.

Beth Millner Jewelry chain length