Ellen Tien was a columnist in the New York Times Styles section for 12 years and has written for O Magazine, Vogue and Rolling Stone. From now until December 24, she will be providing a daily tip on stylish presents to make your holiday shopping even easier.
If diamonds are touted as being the way to say, I love you, mini-pendant necklaces might be the way to say, I know you. Chic celebs wear little little message pendants as a way to express their personalities, from Jessica Biel’s peace sign to Lauren Conrad’s engraved circle tag.
Give a tiny fortune cookie to your lucky charm, a silver ravioli to your amore or a Love stamp to your best friend.
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18 karat gold Peace emblem in monogram-script by Gara Danielle, $196 at www.garadanielle.com
Sterling silver fortune cookie and sterling silver ravioli by Waxing Poetic, $38 at www.waxingpoetic.com
Brass and silver LOVED rubber stamp w/typeset pendant initial charm, $126, also at www.waxingpoetic.com
Keep visiting our Holiday Gift Guide over the next couple of weeks for fabulous giveaways of some of our favorite gifts