my mom gave me this necklace this morning as an early birthday gift. it’s made from the diamonds of her wedding band. she said although her marriage to my dad didn’t work out, they both agreed I was the best thing to come from it, which is why she wanted me to have it. 💗 pic.twitter.com/6Rz6yCUw2M— Devin Petit (@devin_petit) February 12, 2018
A divorced mom named Karen Beardsley turned her wedding ring into a sentimental gift for her daughter Devin ahead of her 21st birthday and it’s going viral for the message behind it.
Karen and her ex split 10 years ago and while their divorce didn’t have a negative effect on Devin, Karen told BuzzFeed News that she wanted to give her a special gift ahead of her 21st birthday.
Devin explained to the site that her mom took her wedding ring back to the jeweler and had it turned into a crossbar necklace for her.
“[My mom] said although her marriage to my dad didn’t work out, they both agreed I was the best thing to come from it," Devin shared. "It was really such a thoughtful gesture to think of passing something like that on to me.”
(Cue the water works)
Devin had shared a photo of the necklace online for her friends to see and was shocked when it went viral.
Strangers started commenting, sending her tweets like: "Coming from divorced parents, this is the best thing I've ever seen. Turning something horrible into something so beautiful."
Read more of the amazing reactions below:
This is perfect, especially what your mom told you 😭😭— Robin (@robinlee_1111) February 14, 2018
My mum didn't give me a necklace, but after her divorce she kept us fed, clothed, and we had a roof over our head. Couldn't ask for anything more, but this is just so damn sweet.— bisceglios (@BiscegliaAndrew) February 13, 2018
That’s beautiful and very thoughtful.— Tw!tt3r’s Activities Coordinator (@tsddrake) February 14, 2018
I'm not crying, you are.— AmyAnn (@aporche713) February 14, 2018
I'm not crying, you're crying. This is amazing and I wish more ended relationships would see the positives more than the negatives.— Sarah (@sarah_ashbourne) February 13, 2018
Right in the feels pic.twitter.com/bLJ5DtQXIG— 🥀✨ (@selenaa_navaa) February 13, 2018
This is one of the nicest things I've heard 😍— Pam Lorimer (@LorimerPam) February 13, 2018
I’m sorry things didn’t work out with them. But sometimes great things come from not so great situations and clearly that was the case for you ❤️ that’s beautiful that your mom gave that to you. Cherish it, and her, and hold her close. We only get one of those in our lives— Lazarus Gonzales (@LazarusGonzales) February 13, 2018
I’m not crying pic.twitter.com/UI6s9EZb11— Two Drink Emmy (@EmmyWanKenobi) February 13, 2018