Jewelry : Even Pearls Are Not Timeless
I love jewelry and I have collected costume jewelry since the sixties. The jewelry in costume films had me mesmerized — I loved wearing piles of jewelry on my wrists with draped necklaces and huge earrings. All very special and each collectible.
As I turned fifty, I decided to free myself of my possessions and I have not worn a piece of jewelry since.
Style defines age and tends to be the first impression we make when meeting people.
Jewelry worn by baby boomers could include brooches and neck scarves.
When I stopped wearing jewelry, I realized I wasn’t confined to the clothing that matched the jewelry I collected.
While it was hard breaking a familiar style habit, there was a certain freedom that came along with redefining my personal style.
Our jewelry evolves with our development and can be considered an art form. It is collectible in that way, or it becomes your creation that defines your authentic self and unique identity rather than a trend or the style of your generation.