“Jewelry holds a special place in my heart as it acts as a bridge between the past and the present. When I wear a piece of jewelry that has been passed down through generations, I am instantly transported to a different time, a different era. I can envision my ancestors, their stories, and the values they held dear.
Each time I glance at the jewelry adorning my body, memories flood my mind. I am reminded of the strong, resilient women who came before me, who faced hardships with grace and determination. Their experiences and lessons are etched into the very essence of these precious gems and metals.
Jewelry also serves as a constant reminder to be still and appreciate the beauty that surrounds me. In our fast-paced world, we often overlook the little things that bring joy and wonder...but when I pause to admire the intricate details of a piece of jewelry, I am reminded to slow down, to take a moment to appreciate the beauty in all things.
Jewelry is not just an accessory; it is a tangible representation of my heritage, my roots. It carries the weight of history and the values that have been passed down through generations. It is a reminder to honor and cherish those who came before me and to live a life that reflects the strength, resilience, and beauty they instilled in me. In this way, jewelry serves as a powerful symbol, connecting my past to my present, and inspiring me to embrace the beauty and values that lie within and all around me.”
Reflections written by Laura Brusenhan Smith
LB Jewelry Designs - Dallas, Texas