Inspired Memories – Stewart

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The story of Stewart’s wedding ring (from his marriage to Claire, see more of the wedding on Polka Dot Bride) is a beautiful one, one that needs sharing.

Stewart recounts the tale. “When my grandmother and grandfather got married about 85 years ago, they could not afford a good wedding band for him. On their 25th wedding anniversary, my grandmother, who had been saving for years, finally purchased a ring. However, after only one week, he lost the ring whilst gardening, despite extensive searching.

Forward to August 2011, both grandparents have since passed, and I am searching for my own wedding band. I receive a call from an Auntie to tell me that the elderly lady who still lives next door to my grandparents old house, has just found a ring in the garden that she remembers as being my grandfather’s. She asks me if I, being the last unmarried grandson, would like to have the ring. I do, and now wear my Grandfather’s brand new, very old ring.”

Photo by Jonathan Wherrett

 

 

COMMENTS
  • Bat says:
    April 13, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Thats fantastic

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  • Ms Stripey says:
    April 17, 2012 at 10:21 am

    This is such a lovely story! How could this ring not be very special!

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  • Ms Gingham says:
    April 17, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    Oh wow… what a beautiful story!

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  • Friday Roundup | Polka Dot Bride says:
    January 22, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    […] Stewart shares the very special history behind his wedding ring. […]

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