Monday, April 6, 2009

What Has the World Come To?

The time has come for some self-reflection. Some introspection. The kind of delving into the inner workings of ones psyche that can only be done with a really big magnifying glass...




How funny is that picture? It makes me LOL out loud.

Something has happened to me in the last few days. Something that can only be described as miraculous. Up until a couple of days ago, this is what you would have found on my right ring finger at any given time:


Pretty fabulous, I know. It's made of diamonds and black diamonds and they sparkle a lot. You know how I feel about diamonds. They breathe life into my soul. I especially love this ring because in addition to the diamondness of it, the whimsical flower design makes me smile when I look at it. I wear it a lot, or at least I did. A little over a week ago my sister and I went to James Avery, a jeweler who specializes in really beautiful silver pieces. I've always thought birthstone jewelry was a little cheesy, but something about the new "Remembrance" collection appealed to me. These rings are classy, simple and stackable. I ordered one in Brigham and Hunter's birthstone (they are the same month), one in Seth's and one in Matt's. I picked them up when I got back into town this weekend and I have not taken them off since I got them. I absolutely love them. I might even like them more than my diamond flower ring.



But this begs the question: What has the world come to when I choose sentiment over diamonds?

8 comments:

Christy said...

My birthstone is a diamond. I love it. Carl's is a ruby which I think looks rather lovely with diamonds. He said that someday he'll get me an anniversary band with diamonds and rubies. We shall see...

You've got such great taste!

- lola jae said...

can i have your whimsical flower ring? i mean, if you aren't wearing it anymore... :)

Orr Family said...

dare I say it? Have you lost your materialistic side?? Maybe it was conference! HAHA I too love the birthstone rings, but my children make me never want one! Two of them were born in October, And Madelyn is August, not great stones for those months!! Oh well! I have to second the opinion, if you are not wearing it anymore, I will, I still like my worldly things!!!!!

Jen said...

I love those rings! On the bad side, both of my kids (and me, too!) have June birthdays. At least I like pearls...

Brooke said...

Oh pretty!! You will have to take a pic of them on your finger. Too bad jeana beat me to the punch. I LOVE that flower ring!

Brenda said...

I know! The flower ring is awesome, which is why I'll have to hang on to it to wear on dressier occasions. But if ever I do decide to pass it along, I'll have a lottery and put all your names in it.

Staci Kramer said...

You know if that diamond flower ring needs a home, it does fit me and I'd hate for it to be lonely. I don't get how the birthstone rings stack. I need to see them I guess. What would we do without Jewelery and Makeup? It makes everything better. Kind of like ice cream and chocolate but fewer calories.

Jill said...

Beautiful rings! I enjoy good jewlery as well! I really liked your airplane post! Very thought provoking on several levels!