It doesn’t often occur to people that jewelry has stories until you admire a piece of jewelry that someone else is wearing, and suddenly there is a story behind the jewelry.

It might be that the piece was picked up on an exciting trip, or inherited from a loved one, a beautiful or funny marriage proposal or a story about something that was lost and found again.

Whether a person changes their jewelry every day to match their outfit or only owns three pieces of jewelry that they wear every day, almost everyone, owns at least one piece of jewelry that has a story, and the story is a little slice of their life; a look into their feelings and emotions.

Even if you are meeting someone for the first time, if you admire a piece of their jewelry you will find out something about them.

On the pages of this book are a lot of slices of life. You will get involved in the stories. They will make you laugh and they will make you cry. You will travel the world and travel back in history.

And you might realize that you have some fascinating jewelry stories of your own!