Posts about engagement

The Beginning of the Engagement

I’d not planned all that much about it, though one thing was certain. Some months earlier, it had come to me in a brain-wave. I wanted to ask Jo to marry me by the light of stars and moon, on the banks of the lake in the town where we live.

Read more

The Ring

I designed Jo’s engagement ring myself and it was made by a goldsmith associated with Rolf Dillmann in Berne. The ring contains two rubies and a diamond on a white gold band in a classic design. The band is slim where it joins the setting and increases in breadth towards the rear of the ring, […]

Read more


Yesterday evening, Jo agreed to be my wife. I am both the luckiest and happiest man alive. (For eligibility to «The Red Makes It» group, check the third finger of Jo’s left hand :-) )

View larger