Cris Sales

Manila born Cris Sales received a pair of diamond earrings from her mother just after her 18th birthday. The earrings were purchased for her mother by an aunt, herself a dedicated shopper, and then reset. There’s plenty to this story.

Khurram Malik

Khurram Malik was born in Pakistan, has lived in Dubai, and now resides in the United States. Since his teen years, he has worn prayer beads presented to him by his grandmother. The beads are intended to protect and assist Khurram, and out of both deference to faith and respect for his grandmother, he wears them daily.