Mother’s day, the one day that is officially dedicated to expressing gratitude and love to your mother for always being there for you as a child. It is a day that has been celebrated around the world since decades now, with children giving hand made presents and flowers to their mothers. But what is the origin of Mother’s day? And which jewellery gifts are ideal for Mother’s day?
- The origin of Mother’s day
- 2 beautiful jewellery gifts for Mother’s day
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The origin of Mother’s day
The exact origin of Mother’s day is not really known, but some say that this holiday originated from the church, as many historians believe that it came directly from the Christian practice of visiting mothers on the fourth Sunday in the season of Lent (Laetare Sunday) in the 16th-century.
The origin as we know it today is believed to have come from a woman named Anna Jarvis from West Virginia. This lady started in 1905 a campaign for an official day to honour mothers, the very year her own mother passed away. It is believed the first large-scale celebrations a Mother’s day took place in 1908 when Anna held a public memorial for her mother in her hometown.
After that the holiday was increasingly celebrated across America as Anna pushed for an official recognition. It finally came in 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation making Mother’s Day an official holiday. This day was to take place the second Sunday of May.
Today, depending on the countries, it is celebrated on different days of the year, from February to December. In the UK for instance, Mothering Sunday is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent.
2 beautiful jewellery gifts for Mother’s day
If you are looking for a special gift for Mother’s day this year then jewellery gifts are for you. Jewellery is ideal because it can carry many memories as it is cherished for many years.
There are many jewellery gifts for Mother’s day that will make your mother happy, but there are 2 in particular that will surprise her by their originality. The name necklace and the stack label rings.
The name necklace is a beautiful idea because it is truly unique to your mother as it spells out her name in gold and diamonds. You can be sure that she will not expect such a personal gift with this fabulous necklace.
The second option are stackable rings. This style is modern and versatile, allowing you to add rings as the special celebrations take place in your mother’s life. You can vary your choices of metal and designs, making it truly thoughtful and personal.
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