Here's a hint: It comes in a little blue box. Here's another hint: You're inside the box, too. At least, that's you in a teensy-weensy baby portrait encased in an über-classic gold locket strung onto a perfect 16-inch gold chain. The necklace isn't flashy. It doesn't scream “Tiffany & Co.,” and it definitely doesn't bling. It's just pretty and straightforward, and totally lovable. Like Mom herself.
Locket: 14k gold, $325; Chain: 18k gold, $150., Tiffany & Co., The Pier Shops at Caesars, 1 Atlantic Ocean, 609-344-1733; tiffany.com.