I recently came across a short story called 'The Gift of the Magi" by author O.Henry. It was first published in 1905.
It is a gift that personifies quality of quantity, the worth of thought over monetary expenditure.
What struck me was the length people would go to express their love through gift giving. It is a very touching story and will resonate with many.
Della was in tears, not knowing how to get enough money to buy her beloved a gift for Christmas. So she sold her hair and bought her husband a golden pocket watch chain.
She presented this gift to her husband. He then presented her the gift he had bought for her. A set of ornamental combs for her hair. Jim had sold his pocket watch to buy the combs for his beloved.
They are now left with gifts that neither of them can use, but they realise how far they are willing to go to express their love for one another, and how priceless their love is.
I mean can you stand it? Incredible to have someone express love in this way through a simple act of gift giving! I bet you are thinking if only...
Most of us today have a unique opportunity to express ourselves through gift giving and consolidate important connections. The way we give reflects our personalities. Usually the more we care about someone, the more time we will take to consider the gift we buy for that special person.
I hope you will find something that will meet your expectations as you browse our beautiful and artfully curated collections. We would love you to experience a Della and Jim moment in life! Gifting that truly connects us in a meaningful way!
(wikipedia -source of some of the information)