My ring

Sometimes things happen in a way you wouldn’t plan or want.

I have been pondering the ring.  I’m not usually a gold kinda guy and also wanted something a little different.  I prefer design over expensive bling.

I found a few I like via Etsy and was kind of heading this way;

Olive Wood Ring, Titanium Wedding Band, Eco Friendly Jewelry Gift For Men or Women
Ring by jewelrybyjohan

Then last month I lost my father and returned home for the funeral etc.

My father’s ring is gold in a square profile which he designed himself and had made from a piece of Jewelry that my mother had.

The choice was then obvious, that is my ring.

This is a whole new world

I have to admit either times have changed (I am a little old fashioned) or it’s this country. Let’s talk about rings.

So I thought (naively maybe) that when I decided I liked a girl enough to want to marry her I would, knowing her style and things she likes, go to a jewelers and select the best ring I could afford and as a promise of my love for her and of our eventual joining, offer it to her.  Then, if she were willing, she would accept this ring I am gifting her and wear it as a symbol of our pledge.

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