I like to look at it on my desk:
(Ampersand from Typo.)
I like to wear it:
(I bought these earrings a couple of years ago from the gorgeous Etsy shop Isette and they are very high rotation jewellery in my collection.)
It's also good for lounging on:
I covet these cushions by Aunty Cookie (aka Shannon Lamden, Melbourne designer). I don't think it'll be too long til I get me one!
So, in closing, there's nothing this little symbol can't do. So much more than an abbreviation of the conjunction 'and'; not just a ligature of the latin 'et'. It's beautiful but utilitarian, graceful yet bold. Really, it's the perfect logogram!