photo 1 - courtesy of chinchar/maloney // ring c.o. chinchar/maloney
sorry for the cringey bare hand selfie
but check out this teeny tiny ring
I love my birthday.
I mean, seriously, check out my instagram/twitter/general internet haunts when it's getting close.
(as in, like, two months off)
I pass up no opportunity to tell everyone that I was born on October 2nd 1997.
Naturally, I wear birthstones all over errythang,
but it can be quite hard to find anything thats not basically paste mounted on plastic.
So when the lovely Lorien at Chinchar Maloney
offered me the chance to customize my own birthstone ring,
I jumped for it like a five year old at a pinata.
The product is an absolutely beautiful and dainty gold ring with my birthstone,
pink (obviously) tormaline and my favorite gemstone, amethyst.
which, ps, is used to put out happy vibes, which we can all use a couple extra of
It's handmade an incredibly sturdy, which is fantastic with my
Every piece is made by hand
(thats actually my ring being brought into existence in the first photo)
in Portland by the Chinchar/Maloney family, who've been running this show since 2010.
Each family member has their own part,
and it comes together in the form of some gorgeous jewelry.
I love that it's so subtle but is still a standout personal piece.
Getting to choose my own stones also created an instant bond for me.
I want to wear it CONSTANTLY.
Could be a bit of a problem with the amount of clothes digging I do,
Just like my birthday outfit.
Which I'll be wearing on my birthday.
In two months.
MY BIRTHDAY IS TWO MONTHS FROM TODAYYYYY
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