The Jewelry Insider

December 1, 2009


Jewelry has always been a ‘go to’ option for guys who find themselves in the proverbial doghouse.Poker night run late? How about a pair of diamond studs. Forget her birthday? Better make a beeline for some bling.

And whether or not you agree with the tactic (I for one think it’s a meager attempt to buy our love – depending on the carat count, of course), the measure has indeed proved successful over the years.

Let’s revisit the Kobe Bryant incident for a moment, shall we?

Remember when the married basketball star was acquitted of raping a woman who was NOT his betrothed back in the day? Enter a $4 million purple diamond ring for wife, Vanessa, after the dust settled. Talk about setting the bar…

The latest sports figure to bark at the moon is the notoriously private golf phenom, Tiger Woods.We’ve all heard the affair rumors, and TMZ is reporting that Woods told an unnamed source ‘he needed to give his wife a ‘Kobe Special’ or make a trip to Zales to get a ‘house on a finger’ in order to make things right.

Judging from his wife’s golf swing, he might want to buy the whole store…

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  1. Orologio

    Reminds me of a George Burns / Gracie Allen bit where she says something about expecting her silver table service to be complete once George ends his latest affair.

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