It was a piece of jewelry that I would wear to school, or when I’d go shopping.
My parents would take me to the mall to buy them.
But then, after they’d bought me the ring, I didn’t like them anymore.
They’d leave it in the car and I’d never see it again.
When I had my first kid, it was a different story.
The ring had a new owner.
I would look at the ring every time I went to the supermarket and the staff would say ‘this is our daughter’s ring’.
It was the most expensive ring I had ever bought.
It had a big silver chain, a big diamond and a lot of gems.
I loved it so much that I bought it every year.
But as the years passed, the ring became a thing of the past.
I don’t think I have worn the ring since.
My daughter loves her necklace too.
I bought her one last year for Christmas, but it’s been sitting in my drawer for a while.
As I’m writing this article, the rings are in the process of being replaced.
They’re all in different states of wear and the chain is going through many different companies.
It’s a little scary but I understand the process.
As my daughter gets older, I hope to find the right one for her.
I bought my ring off eBay when I was just 13.
I thought it was pretty cute.
But when I got it, I realised that it had a huge hole in it and was broken.
When it came out of the box, it wasn’t even made of metal.
It looked like a piece from a toy store.
I went back and bought a replacement.
I’m so glad I did.
I now have an even bigger treasure chest of rings and bracelets that I can keep to show my daughter and her friends.
I hope that someday she’ll want to buy me one too.