The good news is it looks like I am going to be getting married next summer. The bad news, I had to buy a diamond engagement ring. Although my bride to be is quite understanding and laughed at my threat to get her a “Ziamond,” I did what American men have been conditioned to do. I bought a highly compressed and crystallized piece of coal.
By shopping around, I did my best on getting the most bang for the buck; however, it is hard to shake the feeling that Americans have been duped by DeBeers.
Nevertheless, it is gorgeous and I hope to be looking at it for the rest of my life.