Wednesday, March 25, 2009

ABC Wednesday - J is for Jewelry

J is for Jewelry............

a jade and pearl necklace entwined

These are two of my favorite necklaces - both of them in the beaded style.

I entwined them to create this image as I have always liked the colors of them together.

My husband gave me both of them - the pearls were a gift a couple of years after we were married.

The gorgeous jade was given to me as a gift about 10 years ago. He had picked them up at an estate sale and was very happy to surprise me with them.

I love the old things the best - the care and obvious love that the former owner had for the jade is quite visible from the excellent condition it is in.

The history and stories they have is something I wonder about, but will not know.

Hopefully my daughter will cherish them someday as I have also.

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  1. Those are beautiful and make a wonderful picture.

  2. Kathy these are very nice gifts. I love the color combination.

    Jade, wow never seen a neckless made from jade. This is something probably Bob will be buying when in China, lol.

    Thanks for sharing Kathy your nice memories.

    Anna :)

  3. Lovely photo, Kathy, of your lovely keepsakes. Yes, your daughter will cherish them.

    I can picture your husband's excitement, bring you that beautiful jade necklace... :)

  4. A nice photo of an expesive J (or rather two...)

  5. Jade is a special gem, for sure. Lovely.

  6. Hi Anna - I bet Bob is going to see a lot of jade in China - lucky him!

  7. Hi Lynda - you are right - he has never been able to keep a secret - he gets way too excited!

  8. What a beautiful necklace that jade string is! And it goes so nicely with the other - do you wear them together? If not, you should!

  9. What a unique idea Kathy, great shot and the colors go together very nicely.

    I hope to be picking up some Jade in China, it will be interesting to see the prices of things over there.

  10. oh my Kathy all I can do as add ditto to Lynda's remarks. This is a fantastic macro shot and Yayyy I think I am fixed.

    Oh Happy Day!!

  11. Great photos of your favorite necklaces...well stated w/ true depth...:))

  12. Great Jewelry. Great picture! Did you use a lightbox? Ive found that using a lightbox and clear white led lights makes jewelry look amazing. Love the necklaces!


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