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This is a Sterling Silver Rose. It is, in my opinion, the sweetest smelling rose on earth. It is also delicate and only blooms for a very short time...as it is with very beautiful things. My good friend who passed on loved lavendar roses. She had them at her funeral, and every time I see one I think of her and I think of how fleeting life and beauty are. Sieze the day. Stop and smell the roses.
Simply surrounding yourself with any color of fresh roses – e.g. in your garden, in a vase, or in a bathtub filled with rose petals – can help you to forgive yourself, approve of yourself, cut yourself a little slack, let yourself off the proverbial hook, and generally love yourself more. - from The Magic of Flowers