The Most Precious Accessory

In this time of national grief and tragedy, patriotism has become a steadying hand and a healing force for many across the country. Americans have rediscovered the symbols of America with an intensity that has not been witnessed in more than half a century. To express support for their country, Americans have turned to the country's most recognizable symbols—from the bald eagle to the Stars and Stripes. After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, people began displaying the American flag not only on flagpoles but also on cars and in windows. And patriotism quickly became the ultimate fashion statement, creating a huge demand for patriotic clothes and accessories. It's now difficult to find a T-shirt or bandana depicting the flag, and according to jewelers, calls for patriotic fine jewelry have soared. "Everyone is so sorrowful about what has happened, we all want to say we're Americans,"

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