Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A queen in days of old

Hi, all! I've been wanting to write about this for some time now, so I decided to finally do so before February ended just because I don't want to work on a course proposal instead.

When Baby Boots was born, my mother-in-law flew in from Greece in order to meet her (she'd actually booked her tickets to correspond with the due date, but the baby was born 17 days early, so...). She came laden with gifts, mostly for Baby Boots, but with one honking big one for me.

Namely, this ring:

Yowza, am I right? Isn't it gorgeous? I love its material (beautiful, shiny, pure gold) and the blue bead (the "olive" on the olive branch). It was bought at the same jewelry store in Sparta where I've bought (or been bought) a LOT of other things. I lurve it. I've worn it twice now, both times to church, as I tend to wear gold jewelry a lot when I go to church. 

I like a lot how it looks on the hand, too. As you can tell, I'm a big fan of unique accessories and I think this one fits the bill perfectly. It'll be yet another gorgeous piece to pack along my travel case this summer...


  1. I'm usually not a ring person at all, but for that piece I would happily make an exception!

  2. I've never seen a ring like this one before, it's beautiful!

  3. Thanks, y'all! I like how it's a sort of a shield for my ring finger. In case it ever needs armor...

  4. It's a gorgeous ring. I wonder if her selection of this ring has a subtext to it; it is an 'olive branch' after all.

  5. Hmmm, Terri! Interesting! My mother-in-law apparently said that it was a "small gift for me" in exchange for the "big gift" I'd given them all with the grandchild...