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Remember when you were in elementary school and you would make your mom necklaces out of pasta for Mother’s Day?

A jewelry designer has taken that concept, but turned it into a luxury product. Alison Lou has created a line of pasta-themed jewelry, and it’s a perfect way to pay homage to a food we all love.

You could grab a penne ring:

A PENNE for your thoughts ????❤????????

537 Likes, 8 Comments - ALISON LOU™ (@alisonlou) on Instagram: "A PENNE for your thoughts ????❤????????"

Or wear a combination of different types of noodles in each hole:

➰〰 Cavatappi al fredo ➰〰 mini Stelle ⭐️ mini farfalle ???? mini shell ???? #alisonlou #mamamia #newlou ????❤️????

977 Likes, 40 Comments - ALISON LOU™ (@alisonlou) on Instagram: "➰〰 Cavatappi al fredo ➰〰 mini Stelle ⭐️ mini farfalle ???? mini shell ???? #alisonlou #mamamia #newlou..."

Rock bow tie noodle earrings:

???? ???? brunch boys ???? ????

516 Likes, 13 Comments - ALISON LOU™ (@alisonlou) on Instagram: "???? ???? brunch boys ???? ????"

Or wear a tiny fork and spoon around your neck:

MAMAMIAA!!! Thank you everyone!! Tonight was ????!!! NEW LOU ????????❤ rg: @annagracegivens

891 Likes, 34 Comments - ALISON LOU™ (@alisonlou) on Instagram: "MAMAMIAA!!! Thank you everyone!! Tonight was ????!!! NEW LOU ????????❤ rg: @annagracegivens"

We love the idea of showing off our love of pasta. It’s a delicious food, it’s versatile (top it with Alfredo sauce, marinara, turn it into ravioli, etc.) plus it looks adorable when crafted into jewelry. Here are a few other food items we think would serve as perfect bauble inspiration:

 

Tacos

Is there a better day of the week than Taco Tuesday? We think not. You could pay homage to everyone’s favorite, easy-to-hold food with a line of taco-themed items. How about a dainty little taco ring? What about earrings where one earring is a taco and the other is a margarita? Don’t forget the guacamole-themed accessories too.

 

Pizza

The ultimate comfort food, pizza certainly deserves its own line of jewelry. You already seen plenty of shirts in its honor, now lets elevate that and turn it into jewelry.

 

Sushi

Sushi is a food that is equal parts visually appealing and delicious, making it the perfect contender for its own jewelry line.

 

Donuts

Wouldn’t the cheerful little sprinkles and bright pink frosting look so precious on earrings, a pendant, or a bracelet?

 

 

We realize that most of these items aren’t exactly the healthiest, and we’re okay with that. We love and respect you, salad, but you aren’t worthy of your own jewelry line just yet.

 

 

Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.