I"ll wed my gold-digger! Amateur gold panner proposes with ring made from metal found at spot where they met


I"ll wed my gold-digger! Amateur gold panner proposes with ring made from metal found at spot where they met

What a gold-digger! Amateur gold-panner proposes with ring made from metal sifted at spot where couple met

2:48 PM on 13th July 2011

Gold rush: Devoted George Maciver, 53, spent a year sifting through sediment in the Scottish Highlands to make his bride-to-be a ring from panned from the river where they met

Gold rush: Devoted George Maciver, 53, spent a year sifting through sediment in the Scottish Highlands to make girlfriend Tina Lear, 31, a ring from metal panned from the river where they met

Devoted: Mr Macivers made 156 trips to the remote Scottish river to gather enough gold nuggets to make a ring for girlfriend Tina

Devoted: Mr Macivers made 156 trips to the remote Scottish river to gather enough gold nuggets to make the ring, trekking two hours each time

Panning out: George plans to make the wedding ring using more panned metal from his secret source.

Panning out: George plans to make the wedding ring using more panned metal from his secret source. “I”m quicker now so itshould take just a few months”