Birthday Bangle

My first sterling silver bangle came to me as a gift from my oldest and dearest friend. We were teenagers. I loved that silver bangle because it made me feel more like her. I wouldn’t have thought to wear a bangle. Since then, I’ve never been without one. Now, I like to tell people that wrists seem to age pretty well so I’m sticking with bracelets.

Last year I saw a silversmith at the Common Ground Country Fair, I knew exactly what I was after. I’ve been anticipating this momentous occasion for a while. When the  silversmith explained the oxidation process on the sterling and I saw the end result, it spoke to me.

The bracelet is perfectly round, representative of an enduring friendship. Like her, it appears deceptively delicate from one angle; viewed in it’s entirety, strength is undeniable. Oxidation gives the sterling an ageless patina.

Just like her, style has met substance and the result is exceptional.

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About elroyjones

Married, no children, responsibly self-directed, living happily.
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4 Responses to Birthday Bangle

  1. Peggy says:

    Thank you O&D. I love this bangle and will never take it off. We are the luckiest people to have each other as oldest and dearest friends.

  2. elroyjones says:

    OMG, I almost forgot the most important part, thankfully it fits!

    Yup, we’re lucky and we are very funny!!!

  3. Amy says:

    I love what good friends you two are. I can’t believe the 50 marker has rolled in for Nana Peg! Sorry we can’t be there to celebrate with you but we’ll do something big for your 60th- big gulp!

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