I found my jewellery June 13, 2022 9:28 AM   Subscribe

This post is now closed to new comments, so I just want you all to know, I JUST FOUND MY JEWELLERY. It was in a re-useable supermarket bag on the floor of my closet right next to my jewellery storage mirror thing (which I put in my closet when I had a baby).
posted by If only I had a penguin... to MetaFilter-Related at 9:28 AM (18 comments total) 38 users marked this as a favorite

That’s awesome! Congrats. Gives me hope maybe someday I will find my jewelry. A couple of summers ago I packaged all of my most important pieces together because I wanted to have it ready to grab in case of an evacuation (we were having lots of red flag warnings for fire danger). Anyway I haven’t seen the package since and don’t even remember what I put it in, probably a ziplock but who knows.
posted by JenMarie at 9:35 AM on June 13 [2 favorites]


Ooo I love a happy update! Congrats!
posted by tiny frying pan at 10:29 AM on June 13 [2 favorites]


Congrats. I am also hoping that those two salticid spiders I found as inclusions in a piece of amber at a Colombian flea market will turn up some day.
posted by dhruva at 10:42 AM on June 13


This story is pure gold! Congrats!
posted by JohnnyGunn at 11:06 AM on June 13 [2 favorites]


Good, now please come help me find the key to my bike lock.
posted by saladin at 11:50 AM on June 13 [4 favorites]


saladin, have you looked in the lock? When I cannot find my housekeys, they are usually in the lock on the door. Or in the couch cushions, or under the la-z-boy, or in my pants pocket that I put in the hamper, or my gf hung them up where the extra set of keys go, or on my desk under a bunch of paperwork, or they fell behind the bed, or...
posted by JohnnyGunn at 12:21 PM on June 13 [1 favorite]


I love good news; YAY!!
posted by theora55 at 12:39 PM on June 13


congrats!!

I still haven't found the damn sneaker. I even threw the other one out, certain that would cause its partner to materialize. nada...
posted by supermedusa at 1:21 PM on June 13


There is hope yet for all of us!
posted by Too-Ticky at 1:32 PM on June 13


this is great. my grandmother once hid her jewelry in a old bathrobe and forgot about it and sent it to my sister for Christmas.
posted by clavdivs at 2:52 PM on June 13 [2 favorites]


Fantastic!
posted by dg at 3:34 PM on June 13


Congrats! Hoping the jewelry finding vibes will flow towards me in time....
posted by cobaltnine at 6:28 PM on June 13


I just read that thread this morning so it’s pretty cool to find your update. It’s like you found your jewellery right away!
posted by probably not that Karen Blair at 9:25 AM on June 14 [2 favorites]


Oh, yah, I thought you looked in there or I woulda said somethin'.
posted by wenestvedt at 3:07 PM on June 14 [5 favorites]


Yay!!!!!! I love a happy ending!

I once lost the stone out of a favorite ring (large light blue topaz). No idea when I lost it; I just looked down and saw that it was missing. I checked the grocery bags I'd just brought in and my son's diaper bag...nope. Gave up as gone forever.

About four days later, on my way in my house, as I unlocked my front door, I glanced down...and in a crack on my cement steps, there it was! And I had just swept snow from that step the day before!

I still can't believe my luck.
posted by annieb at 3:22 PM on June 16 [6 favorites]


Happy sigh... Reading this thread is refraxing. Or releshing, if you prefer.
posted by Don Pepino at 6:06 AM on June 17


I am vicariously enjoying your relief! and it has reminded me that, when she used to be allowed in the bedroom, one of my cats used to hide my jewelry under throw rugs and even managed to wedge my engagement ring into the frame of my box spring so that I couldn't find it for a month. But I have also done a good job of hiding my stuff from myself on occasion!
posted by Tandem Affinity at 10:08 PM on June 17 [1 favorite]


Not precisely the same as expensive and sentimental jewelry misplaced in the house, but sone years ago I related how I lost a contact lens at night in the woods and then found it again with no artificial light.
posted by ricochet biscuit at 6:51 PM on June 21 [1 favorite]


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