PW Reader Ring: Samantha & Dan!
The couple: Samantha Wanner and Dan Gower from South Philadelphia
The ring: My ring has a round-cut diamond in the center with a cushion-shaped halo set in yellow gold. He picked it out all on his own with one note from me: It has to be yellow gold!
I’d been dropping hints since we started dating in college, but really started to send him some of my Pins last year. Dan got the Coast Engagement ring by the wonderful Sydney Rosen Jeweler right on Jewelers’ Row in Philadelphia.
The proposal: Admittedly, when Dan asked me to go to Longwood Gardens one day last summer, I had a sneaking suspicion he was going to propose. I did not however, expect our entire family to pop out of the bushes to yell “Congratulations!” after I said yes!
Afterwards, Dan had planned an engagement party back at his parents’ home in Kennett Square to celebrate our engagement.
The band: The beautiful ring Dan chose does have a matching band, but I’m open to suggestions from my fellow readers!
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