On her 18th, he gave her the bracelet and a gold heart, the charm representing new love.
At 21, she unwrapped a miniature champagne bottle to add to the collection in addition to a diamond for her finger.
They married and a baby soon joined their family.
The bracelet filled, and by the time they celebrated their 25th anniversary, the jeweller struggled to find space for the infinity charm. He soldered it between mini wedding rings and a tiny cradle but loops of infinity hooked other treasures, making it difficult to wear.
Infinity didn’t last. Nor did their marriage.
Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle at https://rochellewisoff.com. Every week, flash fiction lovers write 100 words (more or less) of short fiction, poetry, prose, etc in response to a photo prompt. We share our ideas and comment on others’ work through the link on Rochelle’s website.