As told to Gem Hunt by Brittany of Double Minted
My husband, James, and I are high school sweethearts. We got engaged on our 10th anniversary, while staying at a lovely winery. We were living in Lake Tahoe at the time, but little did I know James had driven all the way to Steve Padis Jewerly in San Francisco while I was at work to buy my dream ring. He proposed by giving me a photo book he had created of our last 10 years together. The last page was blank except for the words "The day we got engaged" :) The ring is from an old collection by Verragio (their newer styles are more ornate, but gorgeous). The ring is 18kt white gold and the center diamond is a 1 carat, I color, SI1 clarity. The beautiful ring is from Steve Padis Jewelry.