TJ’s Household Haiku – Jewel Box

This week TJ has given us Jewel Box as a prompt.

How could I not have a jewellery box, I’M INDIAN!

I have many, actually, filled with beautifully coloured bangles and adornments. Yes, I do have the real deal, but that is kept safely in the bank, as I feel to scared to keep it in my house!

What I keep at home is many, many boxes of different artificial jewellery, and over the years I have accumulated all manner of pieces!

All I know is that when the time comes, I have plenty to hand down to my daughter, and future daughter-in-law!

When I got married, I was given a beautiful set of wooden jewellery boxes from my dear university friends, and my mum bought me lovely metal bangle holders. These are what I have used for the inspiration for this post!

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Wooden troves filled with
Glittering treasures and gems
Adornments for me

Ritu 2016

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Open me and find
Row after row of bangles
Waiting for your arms

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And as I was trying to be an artistic photographer… I had an assistant! He needs to be featured too!

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Cats do love boxes
Seriously, any box
Even shiny ones!

Ritu 2016

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  2. joey
    Apr 27, 2016 @ 04:47:08

    Those are GORGEOUS! 😀

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  3. niasunset
    Apr 24, 2016 @ 20:28:53

    They are so beautiful dear Ritu, I loved them. Thank you, Love, nia

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  4. tjparis
    Apr 24, 2016 @ 10:37:46

    What exquisite boxes! Such a lovely thing to have, especially when they are a gift. Great haiku (s) (never sure if haiku is a plural or not!) I think I must be a cat, I always wonder what is in the box. Happy Sunday!

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  5. Annika Perry
    Apr 24, 2016 @ 08:50:24

    These are beautiful and such a special present from your friends. your assistant is adorable- what is her / his name?

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  6. Judy Martin
    Apr 23, 2016 @ 19:15:30

    I love this Sis, you always have an interesting story to tell, Those jewellery boxes are lovely and such a thoughtful gift.
    Trust nosy little kitty to get in on the act too! 🙂

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  7. vanbytheriver
    Apr 23, 2016 @ 18:14:41

    Wow…those boxes are special ! Just beautiful. ☺

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  8. ladieswholunchreviews
    Apr 23, 2016 @ 16:29:38

    Gorgeous boxes. And your kitty, so sweet!

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  9. Erika Kind
    Apr 23, 2016 @ 16:27:21

    Three lovely takes, sis, and I love the boxes! The look already precious themselves!

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