Dress You Up in My Love: Something Old

Recently, I was chatting with Nana about my “somethings” and mentioned to her that I needed a something old.

Her reply?

“What about me? I’m old.”

“Nana…”

“What, it’s true!”

::shakes head::

When I was a little girl, I used to love going through all of Nana’s costume jewelry and trying on her seemingly endless collection of earrings, necklaces, rings, and hair pins.

Oh, that reminds me! Came across this gem a while ago…

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What even…? / Personal photo

I told her what I was looking for in terms of my wedding day jewelry, she pulled out the box of jewelry as usual, and we sifted through, on the hunt for a piece I could use as my something old. When I pulled out a double-strand pearl necklace with rhinestone clasp out of its yellowing jewelry box, I just knew it was perfect! Pearls + Deco = Jackpot for Miss Jet!

This necklace also belonged to my great-grandmother, Grandma D’Arrezzo, whom I never had the chance to meet. A nice way to carry on my heritage and honor another member of my family.

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Gawwwgeous!! / Personal photo

So there we have it, folks! My something OLD, NEW, BORROWED, and BLUE!

What are your “somethings”?

BLOGGER

Mrs. Jet Setter

Location:
New Bedford
Wedding Date:
10/19/2013

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    spotted_giraffe 312 posts, Helper bee @ 9:55 am

    i love it! looks great on you!

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    IzzyBear 3999 posts, Honey bee @ 10:06 am

    Very pretty!
    Mine are:
    something old – my great great grandmother’s ring (was made from a botton from one of her dresses)
    something new – my dress
    something borrowed – something from my Nana (not sure what yet)
    something blue – my sapphire earrings

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    Mrs. Bracelet 1409 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:25 am

    How great to have something that belonged to your great-grandmother!

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    shaynapunim 654 posts, Busy bee @ 10:52 am

    @Mrs. Bracelet: +1.

    It’s beautiful! :)

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    Mrs. Waterfall 1298 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:05 pm

    Love it!

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    Mrs. Pony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 2:49 pm

    So pretty and I love the sentiment behind it!

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    Mrs. Treasure 1638 posts, Bumble bee @ 2:04 pm

    Gorgeous!

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    Mrs. Road Trip 726 posts, Busy bee @ 12:04 pm

    Very nice!!!

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    missslipper 55 posts, Worker bee @ 10:04 pm

    Score! That is just priceless!

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