3) The Plastic Gumball Machine Ring

We had just arrived back to Christine’s house, after tubing the Guadelupe River all day. Her Dad had dinner ready and waiting for us and of course I was one of the first to dig in! When I was finished Daryl sat down to eat and asked me if I would go to his truck to get something for him. Of course I complained why can’t you wait until after you eat?, but to no avail I did it anyway. As I closed the door to his truck, he walked out the door and got down on one knee in the driveway. I asked him what the hell are you doing? Oh!; I then realized exactly what he was doing as he asked me to marry him. Of course I said, "yes" and he slipped a sliver, plastic gumball machine ring on my finger. I wore that ring until the silver paint came off, then I said," it was time to go see Fred." Fred and Tao took great care of us and we are very happy with my ring.

Thanks a bunch!



Proposal Story By:

Samantha Orton

Woodlands, TX


The founder and president of Diamond Cutters International, is one of the worlds top diamond experts, as well as a three-time Guinness Book record holder in jewelry design.
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