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Faith based jewellery for kids made in South Africa

by | Nov 21, 2022 | Made in South Africa, Things we love | 16 comments

I’m the mom that cheers at the top of her voice next to the sports field. The mom who swallows her tears when her kids do well and when they fall down. The mom that gives one more embarrassing wave or kiss at the gate. Yes, I’m “that mom”, the one that made me cringe… before I became a mom myself. AND I LOVE being “that mom” because somewhere amidst the pressures our kids face, whether at school, in sports or simply amongst friends – I realised that if I wasn’t going to be our girls’ cheerleader, no one else would. The world does far too good of a job trying to keep our kids down and that’s why I am doing all I can to build them up. Thankfully I’m not doing it alone. The “that mom” club is pretty cool and we like supporting our kids and each other. One mama even started a small business aimed at uplifting and inspiring young and old with her faith based jewellery for kids made in South Africa.

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Introducing Valori Jewellery

Valicia Meyer started Valori Jewellery in 2021. As a mom of two with a degree in B.Ed.Psig(Hons) and a former teacher, Valicia has always had a heart for children and a love for God. Inspired by her faith and passion, Valori Jewellery focuses on how unique all of us are.

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Timeless designs are created as a reminder of our strength of mind and spirit, bravery as well as courage. Simple pieces with a strong message, encouraging us to embrace and celebrate our differences.

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12 When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.”

Judges 6:12

And it’s not just for kids…

Necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets made of Argentium silver are available for adults too. What better way to teach our children than by sharing the messages these pieces hold and wearing them with pride, together? There has never been a better reason to go “matchy-matchy”.

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More than Faith based jewellery for kids…

Valicia offers genetic brain profiling for adult and kids, facilitates EQ for kids sessions and is a distributor of the My Story Journals and art journal by Educational Psychologist, Dr. Truida Botha. “Children are growing up in a complex competitive world.  These journals are outstanding, creative tools to assist in self-discovery and to cement confidence in your own life story.

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Eliana has loved using her My story Journal this year and feels excited to continue her journey of self-discovery with the My Story Art Journal.

New to the Valori collection…

In honour of “My Story Tribe”, Valori designed and created the “Own Your Story” collection. Twine and silver pendant bracelets as well as silver and gold plated necklaces motivating its wearer to live boldly, “owning their story” and the unique path this life is taking them on.

Just another reminder to stop comparing and competing with other. Rather move your focus and start living purposefully with gratitude, embracing the adventures yt to come. Simply be-YOU-tiful!

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Where to buy Valori Jewellery & My Story Journals

All jewellery pieces are locally designed and made in South Africa and can be personilised with custome engraving. I added pieces of scripture to our girls’ “Own Your Story” bracelets. Each scripture differs and testifies of the text God spoke through while I was still pregant with each of our daughters. I pray these scriptures over their entire lives and getting to share each with them personally is not only meaningful but also powerful! God has always been part of “their story” even before I got to meet them.

  • The “My Story Tribe” journals can also be purchased from Valicia via the My Kind Ek Uniek website.

*Please note: All orders for 2022 close on the 2nd of December to ensure delivery before Christmas.

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Join the “that mom” club!

Win a mommy and me “Own Your Story” set and a “My Story Art Journal” (with cheeky doorhanger) for your little one. The mommy and me set consists of a stylish “Own Your Story” necklace for mom and a matching bracelet for you child. Have fun deciding on the colour of your bracelet.

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Giveaway closed | Congratulations Ronell Janse van Rensburg

How to enter

Complete one of these steps OR both of them for more chances to win.

  1. Leave a comment HERE telling us what inspires you. Also, be sure you’re following My Kind Ek Uniek on Instagram.
  2. Visit our Instagram page. Follow the instructions under this post.
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COMPETITION RULES: 

  1. Only entries via Instagram and comments left below will be considered.
  2. Instagram is in no way responsible or associated with this giveaway.
  3. The competition is only open to South African residents residing in South Africa. 
  4. Winners must be 18+ years old.
  5. This competition closes on November 29, 2022.
  6.  The winner will be picked at random and announced after the 29th of November 2022 via social media and on this blog post
  7. This prize is not exchangeable or refundable.
  8. Please enter valid email and contact info. If we can not get hold of you within 48 hours a new winner will be picked.
  9. The greatest care will be taken when mailing your prize but neither Just a Mamma, Valori or My Kind Ek Uniek accept any responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged goods.
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PHOTO CREDIT |  Lifestyle photos by Celeste van der Berg Photography & product shots by Anje-Ilana van Dalen from Madison and West Lifestyle Photography.

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16 Comments

  1. Maheshnee Munsami

    My daughter and son inspire me to be a good mum, I love them so much

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  2. Tanya havenga

    Elke dag wakker te word en die moed te hê om die dag aan te pak want ekt 2 kinders wat opkyk na my en inspirasie en veiligheid vind by my!

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    • Lindsay Erasmus

      I am inspired by God to be courageous and fearless and to face all obstacles with strength and dignity. My 3 girls inspire me to be the best version of myself and not to take life to seriously. My husband inspires me to work hard and to never give up. My colleagues inspire me to always look on the brighter (and lighter) side of life and my students inspire me to keep learning ❤️

      Reply
    • Monique De kock

      My dogtertjie Lara. Sy is my inspirasie vir elke dag. Als wat ek doen en is, is vir haar. Sy is my geskenk van bo.

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      • Janse van Rensburg Ronell

        God, my familie, natuur en kwaliteit tyd is my inspirasie. Hierdie juwele is so spesiaal en uniek. N ongelooflike geskenk vir ons girls…

        Reply
    • Jade

      My mom!

      Reply
    • Marile Grobbelaar

      My familie inspireer my. 3 dogtertjies wat na my voorbeeld kyk. Na n koppie koffie (of bietjie alleen tyd) is ek weer geinspireer om nog n dag aan te vat!

      Reply
  3. Stephanie Nel

    My partner inspires me everyday. He is dedicated, talented and hilarious. For us the cliché is true, he makes me want to be a better person.

    Reply
  4. Jos Wagenheim

    My children inspire me every single day

    Reply
  5. Anneke Pruis

    I am inspired by God to give me the inspiration and strenght each day to be a good mom, wife to my unique children and hubby

    Reply
  6. Liza-Marié HC Meyer

    Dis absoluut pragtig!
    Ek het juis gesit en kuier met my tannie rondom Kersfees- wat gaan ons hierdie jaar gee?
    Ons doen gewoonlik ietsie kleins vir almal, maar kom ons wees eerlik- jy’t ‘n huis vol dinge wat jy nie elke dag gebruik nie, wat gaan jy elke dag gebruik?
    Skoene, klere, juwele, die ketel en die stoof….
    Ons moet maar fyntjies kies om iets in almal se smaak te kry wat hulle eintlik gaan gebruik- dalk is hierdie armbandjies net die regte ding!
    ‘n Boodskappie dat jy die inspirasie is vir jou storie en net jy kan hom skryf ❤️

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  7. Bhavana Singh

    Firstly I am inspired by God then my AMAZING partner who loves me unconditionally and motivates me as he is so caring and compassionate

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  8. Charne Miller

    To truly realize that I am capable of everything through Him who gives me strength, and then do everything and know that He is by my side and His strength is in me.

    Reply
  9. Jane Ras

    my daughter Harper Ann inspires me to be the better version of me. she inspires me to be more faithful and have more patience as hard as that gets sometimes. she keeps me going every single day even in hard times. i will do anything for her. i owe her so much. she saved me in many ways she won’t ever understand. i just love being her mom.

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  10. Michelle

    My Girls are just such beautiful souls. They inspire me everyday to be the best mom I can be.

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    • Mari-Louise

      Mine do exactly the same for me too.

      Reply

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