My mom let me pick out a piece of Hello Kitty jewelry while we were in Taiwan last Dec. She kept saying, "Do you want to take a look?" But I was hesitant because we were in the jewelery section of a Japanese department store, which is quite expensive! When I saw the prices of some pieces (like $800 bracelet) I was like, "lets go..." but she kept insisting that I look at more pieces. My mom had brought two ugly 24k necklaces that she could trade in so we only paid the difference of about $100. I was tempted to tell my mom that I don't need the chain b/c that alone was about $200. And then when I came back to the states it turns out that my piece is cheaper than the Kimora Lee Simmons stuff for Hello Kitty. Yay!