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Golden Coin Chic
Make this fashionable necklace for the holidays by following these simple to follow instructions. You will love the looks you will get when you tell them that the golden coins and pendant frame was created with paper and Viva Decor products.
There is another surprise with this necklace and is in the center of the frame. You'll have to read the instructions to know the surprise!
I would like to introduce you to my cousin, Pasquale Lopetrone.
Pasquale lives in the same town in which my great grandparents lived before they moved to the USA. My great grandparents passed down their love of San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy, to their son, John (Giovanni). John passed the love of SGF to my mom, Anna May, and my mom, to me.
Pasquale and I are very close cousins. We share the same passions for art, photography, and genealogy.
My Italian "brother" and I have spent years working on our Universal Lopetrone Family Tree. We were joined by others in the Lopetrone family to document many family members. This is easier to do since the Lopetrone family is a very small family. There have only been about a thousand Lopetrones from the 1600s (from our first documented Lopetrone "grandfather") to present times.
Thanks to Pasquale's help, my branch of the Lopetrone Tree is the only one to be complete from 1535 to present. I am very proud of Pasquale and his accomplishments and would love to share his professional life with you.
Pasquale is a Historic Architect and has overseen many restoration projects for Calabria, Italy. Pasquale has created a website and I would love you to pay it a visit. There, you will find his restoration projects, discoveries, and publications. The website is in Italian, but you can use free translation tools (Google Chrome will automatically translate it for you) to read the text.