Nick told me a few weeks before Christmas that he wanted to buy me a necklace, but that I had to help him pick it out. We looked everywhere! He really liked the journey diamond necklaces, as did I, however the price range shot up ridiculously for good quality stones, and they had a bad habit of rolling over on their side. (To be entirely truthful too, I preferred something a little less common. Seems like everybody has one)! We both also did not like yellow gold, and preferred white gold or platinum.
So we kept looking, and looking. I liked the sapphires that weren't too dark, he liked them dark. I liked emeralds (because they matched his eyes) but they didn't match mine, and Nick didn't love the emerald I did.
Then I liked rubies, and he liked garnets. And it seemed like every store was having sales and the next store would have bigger, better, cheaper necklaces! And we started getting veeeery grumpy about looking for more because we were so freaking tired of looking.
And I very definitely wanted a pendant. Something special! We were looking online and I saw that Kohl's had some very promising looking pendants, so we decided to go down and look. We ended up being torn between a three stone journey necklace and the cassiopeia topaz pendant, which is a clear topaz that has a treatment applied to the outside that makes it sparkle and be so colorful--it is blue and purple and green and clear and shiny and sparkly, and it has a tiny diamond chip right above the topaz and it is white gold and we both just fell right in love with it and so Nick bought it for me, and I stubbornly refused to wait until Christmas and Nick clasped the necklace for me once we were in the car and since that day it has rarely left my neck because I love it and he gave it to me.
Thank you Nick! ^_^