Post # 1
My boyfriend proposed on Christmas Eve. We were exchanging presents and my last gift was a little handmade ring dish from etsy that says “Grow old with me, the best is yet to come”. After opening it he told me there was a ‘companion gift’ and he grabbed a box he had been hiding and told me to open it. I just knew this was it! I opened the box with my heart practically bursting out of my chest. Inside of the box was a little ring-size box wrapped in pretty paper. I slid the ring box out of the paper and he grabbed it from me, got down on one knee, and repeated what the plate said along with a few other sweet things. At this point I had tears in my eyes and a huge goofy grin on my face. I think I said yes a few times. The ring was my favorite out of all the rings I had shown him previously. I have never seen another ring like it and I just couldn’t stop staring at it online. He knew it was the one and was awesome enough to get it for me! It is from 1915-1920 and shipped from Australia which I think is pretty neat! I wanted a small diamond–I love the dainty, feminine look.
The ring is size 5.5 in platinum, center stone is European round cut .25 ct, 6 tiny side stones equal .22 ct together. I absolutly love the milgrain edges and tiny details all around! We are talking about getting a custom wedding band made to match the style.
Any suggestions on wedding band styles??
Post # 4
Aww wow that’s very beautiful! I’m starting to aquire a love for antique style rings (mine is the opposite of yours! very modern.) Congrats!
Post # 5
Welcome to the hive girl and congrats on UR engagement! Your ring is beautiful! He did good!
Post # 8
Beautiful! The workmanship and detail are especially impresive when you consider it was all done the old fashioned way. No computers, no CAD, etc.
Post # 9
Oh, that is BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations!
Post # 10
Love the ring, LOVE the proposal. How sweet that he thought of such a creative idea! A ring dish! Something you will certainly use every day and remember the beautiful proposal. 🙂
Post # 11
Congrats! Your ring is stunning!
Post # 12
Congrats! I love antiques 🙂
Post # 13
Congrats! I have an antique ring too, also from the 1920’s, and a custom wedding band seems the only way to go. I’m going with plain and simple so it doesn’t battle with all the lovely filigree on my e-ring.
Post # 14
- Wedding: September 2013 - B&B
Oh my gosh that’s gorgeous!!! I love antique style rings as well, that is pretty! And a very cute proposal story!
Post # 15
That’s one of the prettiest rings I’ve ever seen on the bee. Congratulations!!