Real Jewels

It is odd that jewels are still in fashion. I refer to rare gems such as diamonds, emeralds and rubies that require enormous labour to find and polish, not quality costume jewelry that looks almost identical. The wearer of such a jewel is saying I’m rich and you’re not. Hundreds of people died in third world countries so that I could wear these rocks. The wearers must broadcast the fact the jewels are real and their cost for the proper effect and may even wear counterfeits in public while the original rests in a safe. Why would anyone want to project such a cruel, crass, conceited image?

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)