This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip. — Richard Burton

800px-Richard_Burton_-_The_RobeIt is interesting how often gem and jewelry references pop up in quotes and sayings by notable celebrities and authors. Some of the following you may find amusing, and a few may make you cry, but they all hold some element of truth. — JB

I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself. –Mae West

Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second hand diamonds than none at all. — Mark Twain

Jewelry takes people’s minds off your wrinkles. — Sonja Henie

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry. — Rita Rudner

The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens. — Unknown

This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip. — Richard Burton

The three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. — Unknown

Clasp my love around your neck,

Wear my heart on your finger,

My soul will be your pendant:

I live to adorn you –

You’re the precious one.

–Grey Livingston, Genuine Adoration