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#JOTW Show me your favorite bling with flowers shot

Roi

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So-o-o gorgeous everyone's bling and the flowers :love::love::love:!!!!:appl::appl::appl:
 

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mrs-b

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Thanks @cflutist - there's actually an odd story behind it.

My ring, as you know, is called Merry. I designed it over Christmas, and it just seemed appropriate. However, after my beautiful dog died last Christmas, I decided that my next dog would also be called Merry - as the hurt I felt at his departure highlighted for me how much joy my dogs have given me, and I want to celebrate that joy with whoever comes to take that painfully empty spot in my life.

But I had 2, equally wonderful, dogs, and last Friday, unexpectedly, my other dog, who was hale and hearty and had never had an ill day in her life, also died. The flowers in the photo are from our wonderful vet. Since both my parents passed when I was young, I have the clearest recollection of funeral arrangements in my house. I absolutely hated them. Even these lovely blooms remind me only of grief.

Today, as I was putting on my ring, it dropped out of my hand and fell into the flowers. Suddenly, 'Merry' was looking at me from out of the flowers I associate so strongly with the grief of losing my last dog. It was as though Merry - my next dog, whoever's eye she is currently only a sparkle in - was saying "Look at me! I know you're grieving, but I'm coming - as surely as this flower will open. It's not all grief - take heart!"

It was an extraordinary flash of connection between what has gone and what's to come. Captured in a photo.
 

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I am so sorry about your dog @mrs-b. They are so much a part of us and it is a deep pain to lose them. But the joy they bring is priceless. Hugs to you.
 

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I am so sorry about your dog @mrs-b. They are so much a part of us and it is a deep pain to lose them. But the joy they bring is priceless. Hugs to you.

Thanks for your kind words, @ceg - it's been a tough time.
 

cflutist

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Very sorry for the loss of your beloved fur baby @mrs-b . They become part of our family like a child. I lost both of my dogs within 3 weeks of each other and am convinced that the younger one died of a broken heart at age 9. Hugs to you.
 

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Oh mrs - b, I am so very sorry! So painful to lose a beloved furbaby. Sending comfort and love, <3
 

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Very sorry for the loss of your beloved fur baby @mrs-b . They become part of our family like a child. I lost both of my dogs within 3 weeks of each other and am convinced that the younger one died of a broken heart at age 9. Hugs to you.

Hugs back to you, @cflutist - and I completely believe you about your dog's broken heart, dogs feel pain on a level we don't understand. Warm thoughts to you.
 

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@mrs-b sending you more hugs and good thoughts and I am so sorry for your loss.

@cflutist I am so sorry about your losses. Yes I believe in dying of a broken heart no question. Sending you hugs and good thoughts too.

Our fur babies are without doubt a very real and integral part our families.
 

fioratura

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I’m so impressed with your rings AND your photography skills! I may need to invest in a real camera and learn how to do this the right way. For now, here are my iPhone contributions!

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cflutist

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HPD Trilogie with 3 F-color, VS1, VS2, and SI1 CBI diamonds. 3.27 ctw. Love the fire and dispersion that these diamonds display.

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@mrs-b I'm so sorry for your loss. The last time I lost a fur baby was over ten years ago but a piece of my heart is still tender about it. (I call my dogs fur babies and my diamonds sparkle babies)

And here's a pic of a sparkle baby with the roses my sweet DH bought me for Valentine's Day.
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mrs-b

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@mrs-b I'm so sorry for your loss. The last time I lost a fur baby was over ten years ago but a piece of my heart is still tender about it. (I call my dogs fur babies and my diamonds sparkle babies)

And here's a pic of a sparkle baby with the roses my sweet DH bought me for Valentine's Day.
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So beautiful, @iluvshinythings!

And thank you for your kind words - I appreciate them.
 

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I have two to share... these are my new rings.
First is the CVB Norah, who was actually preloved and resized to fit me.
Second is what I call my MJ-Bella ring. Although she has elements of the Bella which I love... she is different in that we redesigned the halo for me. It may be hard to see but she’s a little more geometric than Bella who has more curves. She has floral motifs (almost like opening tulips) in each ‘corner’.
This one is a purely ‘me’ ring. I got her for myself and it symbolises a lot to me... that I can look after myself and love myself and don’t need anyone else!
 

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Such a fun thread! Thank you ladies for sharing! Everyone’s rings look so beautiful! Here’s my attempt at flower shots!
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Oops, forgot. 2.14c J VS1 in a 0.77ctw platinum setting from JA. Sorry my roses are from Valentine’s Day. Lol
 

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I definitely need to work on these flower shots.. and get my good camera out but here are a few I took recently. Also nothing like a good macro shot to let me kn ow I didn't get my ring as clean as I thought! :shock:
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I definitely need to work on these flower shots.. and get my good camera out but here are a few I took recently. Also nothing like a good macro shot to let me kn ow I didn't get my ring as clean as I thought! :shock:
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WOWOW!:love::appl:
 
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