A green ring

If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter and Facebook, you may know that I bought a ring yesterday.  It was a spur of the moment birthday present from me to me.

At lunchtime yesterday I heard some of the girls in the office talk about a person selling jewellery in the building, so I went to investigate thinking a funky black stoned ring would be a great addition to my wardrobe.  There are often private people selling stuff in the building and you have to be on the mailing list to know about it… but this time I didn’t get the email… and I’ve discovered that there are 2 mailing lists (both of which I’ve now ensured that I’m added onto).

LOL, you know how much of a shopaholic I am… so of course I was keen to see what she had on offer, especially after I’d scoped her website out.  The lady (can’t remember her name) from Silver Garnet was selling silver jewellery with semi-precious stones.

So anyhoo, I go and look, and nearly buy a black ring as planned, but then spot this ring… it’s much more organic in design than the other rings she had on offer, and the stone is green.

Not what I was looking for at all, but when I put it on, it just felt so right. So I bought it, and I LUUURRRVE it.

Anyhoo, then I get home and decide to google the stone… a Russian Amazonite.

According to all the sites I found, the stone’s benefits include (just copied the things that relate to me)…

worry; fear; negative energy; aggravation; hair loss.  Its energy is that of personal truth, allowing one to express ones heart through communication. This stone also assists one in identifying how ones words have created current reality, and how to change ones communication to reflect a higher, more aligned reality.  Amazonite is helpful for those who dont know what they want, what they feel, or what they have to offer the world; this stone can assist them in gaining clarity, gently pointing them toward their knowledge and gifts. Amazonite also assists those who have difficulty setting appropriate boundaries. Because of its ability to help overcome fear of conflict, it frees one to identify and set strong and clear boundaries on physical, energetic and emotional levels. These can be internal boundaries helping one to develop self-discipline, or external boundaries assisting in defining ones personal space.

And now the question is… did this ring choose me?  Seriously, I could not have chosen a more perfect ring… I think I’m going to have to wear it every day.

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17 Responses to A green ring

  1. Gina June 29, 2011 at 11:32 pm #

    Its beautiful! And very appropriate…

  2. Marylin June 30, 2011 at 12:07 am #

    I think you were meant to choose that ring, sweety. May it bring you all the healing it bears! xx

  3. Louisa June 30, 2011 at 5:42 am #

    Maybe you picked the ring…maybe the ring picked you…at least it’s very pretty either way? ;-)

  4. Avril (Mom) June 30, 2011 at 7:50 am #

    Yep I think it chose you!! My gem book says so!!! It’s copper content is high so has healing properties

  5. Fiona June 30, 2011 at 7:53 am #

    It’s lovely Jeanette!
    I definitely think it’s your style :)

  6. alidaonline June 30, 2011 at 8:13 am #

    What a gorgeous ring! Very appropriate too :)

  7. Nes June 30, 2011 at 8:50 am #

    Its so pretty…I want it :) But it sounds like it chose you!

  8. cat@juggling act June 30, 2011 at 9:19 am #

    Oh it is beautiful and I do think you chose each other. Years ago when I was very sick and lonely I bought an amethyst necklace – to this day it really makes me feel great when I wear it.

  9. Jackie June 30, 2011 at 10:07 am #

    There are mailing lists? please let me know how I get onto them, I never hear about any of these sales.

  10. Laura June 30, 2011 at 10:39 am #

    How very cool is that :) Its pretty AND relevant.

  11. MomAgain@40 June 30, 2011 at 12:03 pm #

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  12. Corey~livingandloving July 1, 2011 at 4:52 am #

    oooooooo the ring is stunning. :) nice purchase.

  13. Angel July 4, 2011 at 5:29 pm #

    I woulda been sold just on its looks! Its gawjiss!

  14. Marcia (123 blog) July 11, 2011 at 12:01 pm #

    It really is a beautiful ring – thanks for the link, I’ve spied one I like too :)

  15. Ami Wynbourne July 11, 2011 at 3:50 pm #

    What company do you work for?

    • Jenty July 11, 2011 at 8:27 pm #

      Amy, I work for a Private Bank

  16. Ami July 12, 2011 at 1:30 pm #

    The reason I ask is that I specialist in corporate sales day, where I come into a company at lunchtime for their staff to buy at discounted prices. Please look at my website http://blingaccessories.co.za/
    Do you think I will be able to do a corporate sales day at your company?
    Thank you so much