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Winks_Elf

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Just got engaged yesterday! The ring was his mom''s, the diamond is a family stone. The center stone measures 6mm, and that''s all I know about it aside from it being an old European cut.

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Close up of the stone...

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LuckyTexan

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OMG Congrats Melissa!!!

How exciting!!!

How did he do it?
 

Hudson_Hawk

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Melissa it''s beautiful! I love that it''s a cherished family piece, such a nice touch.

Your manicure is lovely too!
 

Rhea

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Pretty! But we need more photos. Congratulations!
 

Lorelei

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Oh it looks beautiful on you!!
 

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What great news! Congratulations!
 

whitby_2773

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winks elf!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!

ring looks so pretty! more shots pls?

when is the big day? i''m SO pleased for you!


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Winks_Elf

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We're getting married at the end of October.

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He proposed while we were in Cafe Reggio in the Village, in NYC. We had gone for an amazing breakfast at Toast in Harlem, and then to the MOMA, and were warming up with some coffee and hot chocolate, and he proposed. I made him ask three times before I said yes.
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Congrats!!! Your ring is beautiful! I would love to see a close up of the setting
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whitby_2773

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Melissa -

i live in NY also - so i know this was a great venue combo for your very special day! i''ve read your posts in the LIW site, and i''m just so pleased for you!

and i''m glad you''re not waiting ages to tie the knot! i sometimes wonder how much people really want to be married when i hear about these 18 month + engagements. tim and i got engaged in april (25 years ago) and were planning on a 12 month engagement. we lasted 5 :)

please - post details as your plans get firmed up; being an australian who regularly used to help her girlfriends organize their weddings back home, i''d love to hear what people do for their weddings in NY.

and let me say again - i love that elegant setting!

yay!
 

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Your ring is so pretty. Very classic! How special that it''s an OEC and know it''s history!

Congratulations on your engagement!
 

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Congrats on your engagement! You know that more pics are required to show off your lovely ring
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Winks_Elf

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The wedding is actually going to be in NJ, but only about 15 minutes from the city. The ceremony will take place outside in a gazebo, cocktail hour in one room, and then the reception in the grand ballroom. The festivities start half an hour before the wedding, and the guests will be greeted with champagne, mimosas, belini''s and coffee. Should have a few buzzed before I even come down the isle!
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Close up of the ring.

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What a lovely proposal story and a wonderful ring full of sentiment. May your married life be long and happy.
 

kcoursolle

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What a beautiful ring and how wonderful that it is a special stone! Congratulations on your engagement! I love the elegant and timeless nature of your ring!
 

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Gorgeous, I love it! The stone & setting are both perfect.
 

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Gorgeous vintage setting. Congrats! Are the kids gonna be in the wedding?
 

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Congratulations! That ring is sooooo elegant. It''s beautiful! YAY!
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A family stone is so special. I wish I had a family stone, too! It''s an added blessing!
 

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Congratulations!!!!!
 

Tacori E-ring

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Congrats! How special that he gave you his mother''s ring. Good luck with the wedding plans!
 
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