These 19 photos of people's most valuable earthly possessions will make you feel lots of feelings


my bass guitar


This bass guitar reminds its owner of a bandmate who passed away.

Think fast: What's the most valuable thing that you own? What would you grab first if your house was on fire? More than likely, the thing you're thinking of is high in emotional (not monetary) value.


For a project called "What We Really Value," credit comparison site asked 50 photographers in 20 different countries to give photographic answers to these very questions.

The resulting images and quotes will make you think long and hard about your own valuables. Here, we highlight a few that struck a chord with us.