Custom Engagement Ring Story

Engagement
Words:
Pattie Parkhurst
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Engagement rings are a symbol of love and commitment, a physical representation of the promises made between two people. For some couples, a traditional ring just doesn't cut it - they want something unique and personal that reflects their relationship and personalities. That's where custom-made engagement rings come in, allowing couples to create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry that holds special meaning to them.

For one couple, incorporating imagery and gemstones from their favorite movie, "Howl's Moving Castle," was the perfect way to personalize their engagement ring. The woman had always been a huge fan of the Hayao Miyazaki film, and the whimsical story and beautiful animation had become a part of her identity.

Working with Pattie Parkhurst, the couple was able to design a ring that captured the essence of the movie while still being a stunning piece of jewelry. The band was made from a combination of gold and silver, with intricate detailing that resembled the moving castle from the movie. The main stone was a color changing garnet from Earths Treasury a United States gemstone company, chosen for its resemblance to the color changing gemstone in the ring on Howel's hand.

To further incorporate the movie's imagery, smaller sapphires were set in the band to represent her birthstone.

The finished ring was breathtaking, with a design that was both intricate and delicate. It was the perfect representation of the couple's love, and the woman was thrilled to wear a piece of jewelry that held such special meaning to her.

Custom-made engagement rings are becoming more and more popular, and it's easy to see why. They allow couples to create something that is truly unique to them, incorporating personal elements and meaningful symbolism. The design process can be a lot of fun, too, as couples work together to create a piece of jewelry that they'll treasure for a lifetime.

Whether you're a fan of "Howl's Moving Castle" or another movie, book, or piece of artwork, incorporating those elements into a custom engagement ring can be a beautiful way to add a personal touch to your jewelry. With the help of a skilled jeweler, you can create a ring that is not only beautiful but meaningful, a true representation of your love and commitment.

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