Ami & Phillip
I love this unique spin on a classic design! The Cushion halo transitions beautifully into a sweeping bypass design, and the matching band fits like a puzzle piece with filigree and bezel set surprise stones.
HOW DID YOU TWO MEET?
Phillip and I met in high school, but were only acquaintances. Five years after high school I went to a Halloween party and my girlfriends had decided to call it a night early. Not wanting to leave, I decided to stay a bit longer and Phillip very boldly walked up to me and asked if I remembered him. We spent the rest of the night catching up and playing party games. Before we knew it the sun was coming up and—not wanting to say goodbye yet—we went to see a scary movie before we exchanged numbers. That was five years ago, and we have been dating ever since!
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER?
We’ve been together for 5 years.
CAN YOU SHARE YOUR PROPOSAL STORY?
For our 4-year dating anniversary, Phillip took me our favorite Italian restaurant, Pistone's. When we arrived, we were greeted by our favorite server and escorted to the private dinning area where I found a table for two set up with rose petals, a bottle of champagne and a wonderful fire place. We dined on a specialty menu that Phillip chose himself—complete with the most wonderful tiramisu for dessert. Afterward, Phillip pulled a stunning ring from his jacket pocket and asked if I would join him for the rest of our lives.
“Phillip pulled a stunning ring from his jacket pocket and asked if I would join him for the rest of our lives.“
HOW WAS YOUR OVERALL EXPERIENCE WITH FOREVER ARTISANS?
It was absolutely wonderful. The designer was incredibly helpful and changes were made very quickly. It was easy to communicate what I was looking for and he understood exactly what I was looking for even though I am not familiar with ring terminology. The entire team was very helpful from start to finish!
WHERE DID THE INSPIRATION FOR THIS DESIGN COME FROM?
The inspiration for the ring came from a designer ring from another company. We went through the steps of trying to customize that ring with that team and they were less than helpful. They were not able to make all the modifications we wanted and the cushion cut that we wanted looked very odd in the setting that was originally made for a princess cut. Then we found Forever Artisans by searching for lab-created diamonds.
DID WE MEET ALL OF YOUR EXPECTATIONS FROM DESIGN IMAGE TO FINISHED PIECE?
Yes, the entire team was very helpful from start to finish.