This petite book charm necklace serves as a gentle reminder that some enthusiasms may come and go but literature is forever. The sentiment “Books before Boys” is written on the illustrated presentation card (not engraved on the charm itself). This is from a range of jewelry is made by hand in Somerset England by its designer (who majored in—what else?—English Lit). Her products are now sold in shops at The National Portrait Gallery, Oxford University’s Bodleian Library, and Keats’ House, among others. The nickel-free silver-plated charm is 0.4" x 0 .8" and the delicate chain is approximately 18" long. The card is approximately 3" x 4"
See also Classic Children’s Books.