Probably because she had to get her hair curled
within an inch of her life, and put that checkered dress on.
I bet she hated getting dressed up and having her picture taken.
This was fun to make because most
of the "charms" were gifts
Besides the coins I included a crucifix from Lourdes ,
religious medals, watch fob, vintage bits of chain,
old steel cut links, rosary beads, Baltic amber,
and of course the old tintype of "Smiley".