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March 06, 2006

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That's the kind of image that i really thing is super image like. If more images very real like this were out there we'd be super full of graet images in the world.

I think it's really important to have a few meaningful jewelry pieces or one jewelry set passed down from a grandmother or loved one. These should be classic pieces and not necessarily costume jewelry, but the real thing. Every woman deserves this.

I think you're right. Costume jewelry is reminiscent of a specific time period/fad and precious jewelry is usually a gift, so in both cases, there are very specific memories tied to each piece.

I have bangle bracelets from the mid 80s and friendship bracelets braided over 25 years ago that I just can't bear to part with either.

Yeah, I never wear jewelry either, but I have a whole box full of it, I guess it's just a sentimental thing ... or maybe I'm holding out that one of my descendants can be on Antiques Roadshow 3012 with my diamond chip initial ring that I just HAD to have when I was 13.

I used to be a jewelry pack-rat...I swear I have plastic rings from gumball machines that have deep meaning to me...lol

As a child, I loved rummaging through my mom's jewelry box. It was so magical. But, then there was this one time I swallowed my baby ring that she kept in there and well, it wasn't pretty when she had to go scrounging through my poop until it was retrieved. UGH!

I have all my old jewelry...gold lightning bolts, charmholders and even a gold nameplate that is now back in style thanks to Carrie Bradshaw. I don't wear gold anymore but I have tons of that old stuff. I figure I'll keep it and give it to my daughter who will think it's soooo retro and cool.

I keep a few things..but have never really been into jewlery...now geek gadgets I collect!
chelle

Oh yeah, meaningless (to anyone else that is) items that have such memories and emotions attached we just can't throw them out. Maybe because it feels like we are throwing out the memory. Songs and smells have similiar effects. I remember so vividyl which song I lost my innocence too......

One of my most prized possessions is an inexpensive Raggedy Ann necklace that was mine as a kid. The paint's almost all chipped off of it -- you probably wouldn't be able to recognize what it used to be -- but i can remember wearing it and loving it. My daughter has another favorite: my first wristwatch, which was Cinderella. I definitely think it's a memory thing.

I suppose it's more of a watch box... He'd kill me if he saw I called it a jewelry box LOL...

Wait...your husband has a jewelry box? I think Nate has one pair of cufflinks and a homeboyz keychain from the gumball machine at the supermarket. I'll trade you the keychain for the playboy bunny stud...

Is the androgynous clown kid you refer to named JoJo? Ha! Anyway, I never wear jewelry ~ just my wedding ring ~ but I, too, hold on to everything. I still have a ring that my boyfriend in 8th grade gave me.

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