My jewelry is in need of some serious help. I show you this picture first to calm your mind from the mess you are about to see.
Here is an overhead view of the chaos.
I got the wood carved leaf tray at an antique store. It's currently dusted in a coating of mineral powder foundation and needs a cleaning. Of course, that would require me to remove and reorganize the mess. The tray is perfect to hold trinkets on my bathroom counter. It's just kind of big, meaning lots of space to put things....and it doesn't help that the trinkets in my ownership have multiplied.
I don't wear a lot of jewelry to work. Usually just earrings and maybe a necklace. Weekends and special occasions, I wear more. I go through phases, though. For example, I was into big earrings for a while. And big bangle bracelets.
Most of my jewelry now takes on a western theme. Much of it is cheap, trendy costume jewelry from stores like Target. The rest are gifts from friends, family, or children I've taught over the years. But nothing fancy. No real pearls (what a shame.) No fancy diamonds. That is okay with me, I'm more funky than sophisticated. More rustic than elegant.
This venetian glass pendant?
It came in this little blue bag. A gift from a friend who recently traveled to Italy.
It didn't come with a chain, so I strung it on my favorite leather latigo string, which I got last summer at the feed store. Voila~ rustic elegance.
The chaos has overflown the wooden tray and spread to this wooden box. Or is that vice-versa?
Now, if you think it looks like I have a lot of jewelry, I don't even want to talk about my collection of these.
I feel utterly lost if I don't have at least 5 elastic hairbands in my line of sight at all times. I swear the black ones get up in the middle of the night and run away. I rarely have a black one on hand. I really should have called myself Pony Tail Girl.
Happy Friday everyone!
Miss Lucie Grace
1 year ago