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From Grandma’s Jewelry Box to My Own Collection: The Significance of Gold

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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at NCSU chapter.

Gold jewelry has been my favorite genre of jewelry for as long as I can remember. There’s something about the shine and sophistication of gold that adds a touch of elegance to any outfit.

But my love for gold jewelry goes beyond just the aesthetic appeal. It’s the sentimental value that makes each piece so special.

As a child, I spent hours playing with my cousins in a bin full of jewelry at my grandmother’s house. We tried on necklaces, bracelets and earrings and pretended we were royalty. Today, every time I wear a piece of gold jewelry, it takes me back to those magical moments and brings a smile to my face.

My friends often tease me about my love for gold, as I exclusively wear gold. Even my glasses have gold frames! But it’s not just a preference for the metal itself. It’s the memories and emotions that each piece represents.

When I wear a gold necklace or earrings, I feel like I’m carrying a piece of my grandmother with me. It’s a way to keep her close and honor her memory. Each piece of gold jewelry in my collection has a story and a special place in my heart.

In a world where trends come and go, my love for gold jewelry remains constant. It’s a timeless classic that never goes out of style.

Every piece of gold jewelry I own is a symbol of my love for elegance and the cherished memories of my past.

My passion for gold jewelry is more than just a love of the metal itself. It’s a connection to my past and a celebration of the present. Gold jewelry is not just a fashion accessory but a sentimental treasure that will always hold a special place in my heart.

Alandya is a junior at North Carolina State University. She considers herself to be an aficionado of all things Motown. When she isn't writing you can find her making smoothies, reading a historical biography or watching the news.