Inspired by the deeper meaning attached to treasured possessions, jewelry designer and portrait photographer Monica Rich Kosann set out to chronicle the stories of such cherished belongings. Spending time with more than sixty-five intriguing personalities, celebrities, and thought leaders resulted in A Possession Obsession: What We Cherish and Why, a stunning photographic collection that transcends materialism and explores the secrets and stories behind beloved personal items.
This reoccurring column is an ongoing passion of Monica's to continue to chronicle people with what they cherish. Each month, a new person will be featured as a glimpse into A Possession Obsession.
How did you come to own your possession?
I took posession of my father's glasses when he died twenty-five years ago.
How do you live with your heirloom?
I keep them in my office and often slip them on to read something he would like.
What was the most memorable gift you've ever given or received?
I gave a dear friend a dog who was her companion for fifteen years.
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