Much has been said about jewelry. That’s because it means so much to each of us. Whether it’s a fat diamond ring or a handmade bead necklace, jewelry is always so loaded with meaning.
Here’s some quotes about jewelry to get you thinking:
I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself. ~Mae West
The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens. ~Author Unknown
Jewelry takes people’s minds off your wrinkles. ~Sonja Henie
These gems have life in them: their colors speak, say what words fail of. ~George Eliot
There is in them a softer fire than the ruby, there is the brilliant purple of the amethyst, and the sea green of the emerald – all shining together in incredible union. Some by their splendor rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil. ~Pliny, about the opal
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond. ~Mae West
There are worlds in an opal. ~Astrid Alauda
Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond. ~Kahlil Gibran
As though pure white snow flashed and sparkled with the color of bright ruddy wine, and was overcome by this radiance. ~Author unknown, about the opal
Don’t ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman’s reputation. ~Colette, Gigi, 1944, translated
No gold-digging for me; I take diamonds! We may be off the gold standard someday. ~Mae West
This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip. ~Richard Burton
I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever. ~Anita Loos
Gold! gold! gold! gold!
Bright and yellow, hard and cold!
The jeweler allows me to wear the sapphire blue lake on my finger, the emerald green leaves around my neck, and take the citrine sunset with me wherever I go. Jewelry has become my daytime link to nature in an office with no windows. And if I have to work late, there’s nothing like diamond stars and a pearl full moon against an onyx night sky. ~Astrid Alauda, “Office With No Windows”
My husband gave me a necklace. It’s fake. I requested fake. Maybe I’m paranoid, but in this day and age, I don’t want something around my neck that’s worth more than my head. ~Rita Rudner
Opal is the multi-gem. ~Astrid Alauda
Source: The Quote Garden