Mr B topped the scoreboard with his engagement ring choice. He knew I’d lusted after a vintage ring and of course he knows my magpie ways towards diamonds so it's little wonder I didn't say "yes" but instead just screamed a lot when he produced my perfect 1930s ring from his pocket in a corner behind the Coliseum in Rome on New Year's Eve 2010.
Because of its shape though, I vetoed a wedding band right up until the last moment when I suddenly thought, “woah there mrs, I may be missing out on another sparkle opportunity here!” And so we found Jana Reinhardt -creator of amazing contemporary jewellery and bespoke commissions. Jana and her husband Ross are both qualified goldsmiths with a passion for gorgeous things and quality craftsmanship. I love her quirky style and her talent to switch from the cutesy animal-themed collections such as her charming sparrow ring to more traditional elegance of an emerald-adorned sparkler.
Jana took my engagement ring and made a perfect wedding band to compliment it - so much so that to me they're now one and the same ring. Although another matching band on top, just to you know, finish it off, would be splendid. Mr B - what d'you reckon? I...