I know what you’re thinking, with all the blog posts on weddings, shouldn’t this chick be sold on diamonds? Most times the answer is yes, but this time it’s no. This time I’m Sold on Shells and Gold – or rather, handcrafted shell jewelry made with gold-filled wire. Exhibit A:
Holy COW you might say. Where, why and how does that wrist have so many shells on it? Who cares? Those bangles are freaking amazing. AMAZING. I’m going to make a very bold statement here and say that SHELL BANGLES are outshining and outselling the HAWAIIAN BRACELET. And quite honestly, I don’t mind. I’d rather have an armful of shells than an arm full of “Ku’uipos”, but that’s just me. Keiki gets it:
And so, after spending far too much time being envious of Keiki’s wristful of shells, I decided I would get my own dang shell jewelry made. That’s right, I sent a handful of my favorite shells off to Katie from Jewels of the Beach and in just a couple of week’s time, I too will be wearing Shells and Gold. Here’s what I sent Katie:
You’ll have to check back for my follow up post to find out what I ordered. In the meantime, I have a very important jewelry question for all you local girls.