Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Ring Bling

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Today I am linking up with CMae.  She is recently engaged and decided to do a link-up where us girls can talk about our favorite wedding bling, weather it is on your finger or not.

I still absolutely love my engagement ring.  It is a family heirloom on Marco's side of the family.  The center stone is the same stone his father proposed to his mother with.  {His father has since passed and she is remarried.}  

Before Marco proposed I always knew this is the diamond I was getting but was unsure of the setting I wanted.  Without me knowing Marco and his mom went to our family jeweler.  He picked out a setting he loved.  Some how my mom caught wind of this and told Marco he better take me to try on rings.  This is something I will wear for the rest of my life and she wanted me to love it.  A few weeks later he took me and I must have tried on a million settings.  After lots and lots of looking I settled on a Scott Kay Platinum setting with 5 small stones in the band on either side, it was the same one Marco picked out a couple weeks earlier. I guess he knows me pretty well!

My beauty!


Seven months later he proposed, much to my surprise.  I was completely shocked.  He had always said we would get engaged after college.  Two and a half years later we tied the knot and are living happily ever after!

The day after we got engaged...not sure what is going on with my straw hair color ;)
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9 comments:

Ashley said...

Your ring is gorgeous!!!! And I love how he picked out the same setting prior to you picking it out

CMae said...

I love that your ring has been in your family...awwwww like a real love story!!!

Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

such a pretty ring! I loved reading your story :) this was such a fun link up! Happy I found your cute blog through it!

star said...

Very pretty! I love your story!

Cait said...

haha aww aww love your ring girl and great story!

Kit said...

What a sweet story and your ring is stunning!!!

Whitney said...

love it!

Petchie said...

Such a pretty ring! Love it!

xoxo
Petchie
http://itsallofthelittlethings.blogspot.com/

Fashion Meets Food said...

Your ring is so beautiful! xo

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