Well, you can imagine how excited I was when I was asked to create a ring to mark such an important occasion. The ring combined everything that was important to this couple and made it visible in metal and stone.
|The route to 'High Neb', engagement ring detail, Cari-Jane Hakes, June 2013|
Imagine a steep incline, rising up above the land below, to a high point. In amongst the wilder air, surrounded by huge chunks of land and rock and wide expanses of sky he asked her to marry him. And she said 'yes'.
|The route to 'High Neb', detail, engagement ring, 18ct white gold, Cari-Jane Hakes, June 2013|
|detail to inner surface of ring, Cari-Jane Hakes, June 2013|
|High Neb, '© Paul Newcombe 2013 and used with his permission|
I'll be singing along to this Mumford and Son song from their 'The Wedding Band' album. A good foot stomping tune that should see us all into the weekend.