Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The Little Diamond Ring

When hubbie and I got engaged money was tight my little diamond ring is still so special though it was picked with love and that was all that counted.  I never minded it was a fraction of what most people spend I was so loved up all the mattered was the two of us making that commitment. 

We were fresh into our relationship, engaged a month into dating, money was tight but we didn’t want to wait.  I had come out of a eight year relationship and wasn’t getting any younger, hubbie was just eager to settle down from the very first moment we set eyes on each other which came as a surprise after splitting up with someone who found it hard to commit after so many years.  Although my ex and I did have a wedding booked we never got that far, I felt I was dragging him down the aisle and it wasn’t on his free will, were as my lovely husband was more than willing!!!

Fast forward 9 years later with two kids and one dog joining us, a whole load of sleepless nights, parental angst and those normal family ups and downs.  Given all of this I think my hand deserves a little extra sparkle this Christmas.  I would love something vintage perhaps an antique ring as a celebration of having survived having two children under two, the potty training, the 1am starts…

It would be a lovely treat before we start the teenage years, because apparently we haven’t seen anything yet!  I barely made it through the early years so heaven help me.  I guess I have so many more challenges ahead; I am looking forward but a little apprehensively.

I think I will start name-dropping heavily and hopefully hubbie will get the hint.  I love that Berganza is more about one off pieces – if your declaring your undying love you don’t want a piece of jewellery everyone already has.  It’s nice having something a bit more special and although it might seem expensive – it can become a heirloom your children pass on to their children.

Although looking at our bank account I have a feeling hubbie won’t be able to stretch to a vintage ring this year, but I will keep my fingers crossed one day I can add another ring to cherish as much as my first.


  1. My husband treated me to an eternity ring for our tenth wedding anniversary

  2. Aww that is lovely. I would love to get an eternity ring for our tenth anniversary xx