Reading this touching story about a woman who overcame an eating disorder with the help of equine therapy got me thinking this morning about the many obstacles and challenges we face in the course of our lives, and what we do to celebrate those moments when we win. Not everyone has an eating disorder, of course, but we all have challenges. For some people, it’s making it into and graduating from college. For others, it’s starting a business. For others, it’s overcoming a behavior or addiction that has made our life difficult. For others, it’s taking a chance that was previously too scary to even consider. We all have our own stories.
We also all have a need to celebrate those moments. Achieving a life goal is a big deal. It may be the sort of big deal that not everyone knows about – after all, we may not want to advertise the fact that we’ve quit smoking or worked up the nerve to finally confront the boss who’s been making our lives miserable – but it’s still something that we need to acknowledge, at least to ourselves.
Many people have special pieces of jewelry they wear to remind them of great things they’ve achieved, promises they’ve made to themselves or others, or to celebrate a life’s triumph. This is a tradition that goes back centuries. Rings are especially sentimental: we wear rings to mark marriages, engagements, and sometimes the birth of children.
We think this sterling silver twist horseshoe nail ring is a great example of a ring that can be worn to mark a personal achievement. Sometimes you have to be tough as nails to make it in this world – but that doesn’t mean we can’t still be beautiful! This ring is simple yet stunning, with a modern feel, reminiscent of many favorite Gucci pieces. Wear it to remember the great things you’ve done and the amazing things you’re going to do!