A teacher necklace that beats an apple

Teach pendant from {simple starfish}With three involved-in-everything kids, there is no way I can spend more than a few dollars on teacher thank-you gifts, even for their favorites. So I now approach my fellow parents to pool our dollars together for one nicer item.

There’s one female teacher we know well who I know would adore a piece of jewelry that lets her know how amazing we all think she is.

This sterling silver teachers’ necklace by {simple starfish} makes a lovely gift for an educator who can wear it any day, and not just to school board meetings. 
Created by mama Christine, the pendant features a precious little apple (check out that tiny leaf!) resting on top of a hand-brushed disc. And I love the font that looks like it was made by a clickity-clack typewriter. Yes, I’m old enough to remember that.
I also like that the cost, while higher than my own budget for a single teacher, isn’t so much that it seems inappropriate when coming from a whole class. And a nice reminder of the class that gave it to her. Not that she’d forget the time my son showed off his new talent for making fart noises with his armpit.  -Christina

Also, check out our free (or close to it) Teacher Appreciation Printables which also make great end-of-year gifts. There are even more gift ideas here too.


Senior Associate Editor Christina Refford loves homeschooling, running, cool kids’ music, and coffee. Not in that order.


  • Reply May 20, 2011


    The last thing a teacher wants is something with an apple on it.

  • Reply May 20, 2011


    As a teacher, I think it’s adorable. Teachers teach because they love it, cause we sure ain’t getting rich on it! Lol

  • Reply May 20, 2011


    The discount code isn’t working :(

  • Christina
    Reply May 21, 2011



    We’re checking on that for you! Hope to have it resolved ASAP.


  • Thanks so much for the beautiful review Christina!

    I’m so sorry about the coupon code, but it should be working correctly now. The 15% off is for anything in the store. Happy Shopping!

    christine @ {simple starfish}

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