Thursday, February 27, 2014
Grandma's Travel Bracelet Scarab
Travel charm bracelets were out of fashion by the time the 70's rolled around, so I never actually saw her wear hers. I wish I had, and I wish if I had I would have been aware enough to ask her about each charm. Now, whenever a photo (or the actual bracelet) comes out, we sort of do a rosary around the charms, which feels more like a table of contents than an actual story: "This is the scarab she got in Egypt. This is the Hagia Sophia when we were in Turkey. This is a Neapolitan Horseman..."