This past weekend B and I travelled to Johannesburg. We were there for two reasons. Firstly we wanted to introduce our parents and families to each other, which we did at a lovely dinner at Carvers, and secondly we had to pick up our engagement ring which B had made at a jeweler that his family have used for many years.
So I finally got my ring. Isn’t it pretty?
I have taken a ton of photos of the ring using both of my cameras and am yet to find the right setting/lens to do it justice. More and more often now I am getting into photographic situations where I learn that I have to read up or attend a course on basic photography. That needs to go onto my “to do” list under “urgent”.
I would like to share the words B used when we got engaged
A ring, in my opinion, is a symbol not of love or togetherness, but of what gets carried in the heart. This symbol may get scratched, lost or tarnished, but the feeling of commitment, the honesty, the respect that come from the soul and who we are as people needs to shine through more than any glistening diamond.
Thank you my love. (But I also hope that it never gets lost or tarnished 🙂 )