5 Mother’s Day Necklaces And Lockets Mum Will Cherish

There’s a quote that says, “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”


We couldn’t love and agree with this more.


As the keeper of our hearts, we couldn’t think of a more beautiful way to cherish that sentiment than by giving mum a gift of equal value that she can hold close to her heart - in the form of a locket necklace.


With Mother’s Day coming up this 8th May, we think one of the most special ways you could honour mum and your special bond is by gifting her a bespoke mothers day necklace with a locket and a photo of you, you or a special memory that will forever evoke love.


As a female founded company, we at Francesca cherish motherhood and the mother daughter bond, so we want to make sure your mum feels loved by helping you give the perfect gift this Mother’s Day.

To help, we've created a mother’s day necklace and lockets gift guide so you can choose the perfect gift she will cherish and hold dear forever.


Rather than aimlessly wandering jewellery stores, look no further than our specially curated collection of mother’s day inspired gifts to suit your mum’s style - from broader mothers day necklace ideas through to mothers day pendant necklaces and mothers day necklace locket.


See our Francesca Mother’s Day necklace ideas including Mother’s Day necklaces personalised to suit your mum, as below.


5 Most Perfect Mother’s Day Necklaces To Give Your Mum


Locket necklaces have to be one of the most sacred, precious ways to capture a moment and cherish it closely forever. When it comes to mum, a locket is a beautiful keepsake and jewellery item that can hold your chosen moment and keep the memory beside your mum’s heart at all times for an extra dose of love whenever she needs a reminder or is missing you. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a little style guide to mothers day necklaces that your mum will adore.


  1. Bevel Locket Necklace 

The Bevel locket necklace is a beautiful Mother’s Day necklace worthy of storing a heartfelt moment. A rectangular style locket that comes in solid gold, sterling silver or rose gold and beholding a subtle cubic zirconia jewel, this mothers day necklace is the perfect choice for a modern kind of mum.


Best suited to… a mum who prefers to mix and match jewellery, break the rules style wise, wears modern labels and is always ahead of the trends.


How to personalise: with the Bevel locket necklace, we recommend printing and fitting a photo that is reflective of mum’s modern style, to make the perfect mothers day necklace personalised. For example, a picture from an overseas holiday, her looking candidly away from camera, a cute selfie of you two etc. 


For more on how to put a photo in a locket necklace, see our complimentary service in product description here.


  1. Oval Locket Necklace 

The Oval locket necklace is a more timeless piece for an ‘old soul.’ Similar to the Bevel locket, this mothers day necklace features a beautiful jewel in centre but is shaped in an oval form making it more dainty and traditional, Downtown Abbey like. 


Best suited to… With the oval quality in mind, this Mother’s Day necklace is best suited to a mum who is all about sentimentality, tradition, timeless pieces and a classic feminine style that remains the same through the ages.

How to personalise: with the Oval locket necklace we recommend printing and fitting a photo that is reflective of mum’s old world style, to make the perfect mothers day necklace personalised. 

For example, perhaps a picture of you and her side by side, a smile to camera portrait shot of the family or one of you or her holding a child, maybe printed in sepia or black and white.


For more on how to put a photo in a locket necklace, see our complimentary service in product description here.


  1. Ellis locket necklace

The Ellis locket necklace is a statement piece designed to sit front and centre at the heart and be admired by all those who come to meet your mum. Often worn on a longer link chain, the Ellis locket necklace is reminiscent of a piece of art there to be adored and admired regularly - make it the perfect Mother’s Day necklace for a mum who holds her children as her most prized possession and regularly shares photos and milestone moments with those around her.


Best suited to… The Ellis locket necklace is the perfect mothers day necklace for a mum who is loud and proud about her family, who loves to share and is forever dreaming up new ways to spread the love. 


How to personalise:  With this Mother’s Day necklace locket, we recommend printing and fitting a photo that is reflective of mum’s big, bubbly, fun loving personality and heartfelt family values. For example, the photo may be one of you and her having a laugh, her wild and free skipping with her grandchildren, her surrounded by her brood on christmas day all in themed santa hats etc.


For more on how to put a photo in a locket necklace, see our complimentary service in product description here.


  1. Treasure locket necklace

The Treasure locket necklace is a prized possession that yearns to hold precious memories in private and ‘treasure’ them in a way that is personal to the wearer - in this case, mum. Framed in solid gold, sterling silver or rose gold and set with a vintage finish that keeps the locket guarded, this Mother’s Day necklace locket is designed to safeguard memories as a precious personal memento not to be shared with others.

Best suited to… The Treasure locket necklace is best for a mum who prefers to ’ treasure’ her loved ones closely in an intimate, personal way that isn’t for anyone else but her. This mum will be more about living within a value system that prioritises privacy, prefers sentimentality over material gifts and has her own unique style that she gets from special moments, wearing clothes she is drawn to intuitively rather than from following the crowd.


How to personalise:  With this Mother’s Day necklace locket, we recommend printing and fitting a photo that is reflective of mum’s most precious memories. For example, the photo may be a vintage one of her and her siblings playing in the backyard as kids, a picture of her parents and her or a newborn grandchild.


For more on how to put a photo in a locket necklace, see our complimentary service in product description here.


  1. Charm pendant necklaces

For those not sure if a locket necklace is for your mum, then perhaps for Mother’s Day pendant necklaces with charm letters could be a more personalised touch?


Pendant necklaces can include any charm your mum’s heart may desire, but we recommend viewing our gorgeous rope letter charms


Whether it’s choosing your initials, all of your siblings initials, your mum’s very own or a word, nickname or theme personal to you and your relationship, the rope letter charms are a thoughtful way to tie together a personal meaning and give her the perfect Mother’s Day necklace with names or words that she can keep close to her heart.


With rope charm letters available in all three metals and the whole alphabet to choose from, all you need to do is choose a necklace base then design a bespoke Mother’s Day necklace pendant your mum will love using our rope letter charms. Remember, every letter holds a little magic, so feel free to double or triple up (even go a whole word if it resonates) to spread the magic around, your mum deserves it. 


For more Mother’s Say necklace with names ideas we also adore the Francesca Alpha letter charms.