Every woman’s had it happen to her: the necklace forgotten on a hotel bureau; a favorite earring lost during a spectacular night of dancing; a ring perched on the edge of the bathroom sink for just one millisecond….and down the drain the next. I speak from experience. My college boyfriend’s father was a jeweler: for my birthday one year, he gave me a beautiful ring that went rattling down the drain of my bathroom sink (I’d removed it to wash my hands), lost and gone forever. I’m still not over it.
Jewelry is expensive. And fun to wear. It’s also, unfortunately, among the easiest of things to lose track of. Why? Because as a woman’s jewelry collection grows over time, her system for keeping it organized doesn’t always keep pace. It’s easy to forget what you have or simply lose items, when your collection is scattered among random jewelry boxes, drawers and pouches.
Wrangle (and yes, untangle) your baubles in a few simple steps:
New York Times bestselling author Julie Morgenstern is an organizing and time-management expert, business productivity consultant and speaker. Her company, Julie Morgenstern Enterprises, is dedicated to using her philosophies and methods to provide a wide range of practical solutions that transform the way people and companies function.