Since I had a threes theme im my previous post, I thought we’d keep it going today. In the past few weeks, DH and I have been getting some pretty intense cleaning and decluttering done. And in so doing, I’ve unearthed a number of items that I’d thought were lost forever. Even though cleaning is one of my least favorite things, I have enjoyed several delightful “A-ha — there that (lost item) is!” moments. Almost makes it worth it.
So I thought to myself: If I could have three items I’d lost or misplaced over the years pop back into my possession, what would they be?
First off for me would be a white gold cross with teeny-tiny diamond chips and its chain. My mother and grandmother gave me this as a teen when I became a Christian. Alas, when the first house DH and I shared was broken into many years later, the cross was in a jewelry box that was stolen, out in plain sight atop a dresser. Lesson learned: Never again did I leave anything I highly valued sitting out in the open like that.
The second item for me would be the pearl and rhinestone starburst clip earrings from my wedding day. These, too, were victims of the same jewelry box heist. I keep searching for similar ones on eBay, but to no avail so far.
And thirdly, a lovely rhinestone ring that I saw on eBay and fell in love with. It wasn’t worth much at all, but I did adore it. That item dated from our current house, so I do have the hope of recovering it one day.
What about you? If you were granted three long- lost items, what would they be?
P.S. Very happy to report that yesterday’s efforts turned up a pair of vintage Anne Klein pearl earrings. I’d despaired of ever finding them again, so I am tickled pink!