There’s certain pieces of jewellery that are quite definitive in pop culture. Like the “Heart of the Ocean” necklace in Titanic, or that gigantic diamond collar Nicole Kidman’s character Satine wears in Moulin Rouge. Today I was thinking about a more subtle piece of jewellery in pop culture and, being a traditional Irish symbol of love, kind of goes with the month of March and St. Patrick’s day coming up next week.
Anyone who knows me knows I am a diehard Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan. Any chance I get to talk about Buffy I welcome with great excitement. I grew up with the show, premiering in 1996 when I was just 11 years old and probably had no business watching such a scarey program. But something in the dark comedic stylings of Joss Whedon grabbed hold of me and never let go.
Another one of Joss’s writing talents is a tragic romance of epic proportions. A slayer and a vampire in love? Oh yes, and that vampire was the most ruthless vicious vampire of all time and some gypsies cursed him with a soul so he would suffer for all of eternity! There were tears, there action packed fights, there were moments where our hearts skipped a beat, and there was the time Angel gave Buffy this:
And then this happened…
the wearer is single, on the right hand with the point of the heart toward the wrist if the
wearer is in a relationship, on the left hand with the point of the heart toward the fingertips if the wearer is engaged, and on the left hand with the point of the heart toward the wrist if the wearer is married.