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Harvest Moon Fan Made the Ultimate Anniversary Present

Guaranteed to make you jealous!

Harvest Moon is known for two things: farming and family. You tend your farm and raise a family; it’s been the core tenants of the series for almost 20 years now. Thanks to Harvest Moon, a simple blue feather has taken on a different meaning entirely. A major part of the courtship process is handing the Blue Feather.

The feather acts as an engagement ring due to its rarity, dropping from a rare, exotic blue bird. It’s clearly as resonate and memorable as a marriage proposal, so one clever husband recently made the Blue Feather a reality.


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The Blue Feather ring wasn’t for marriage, but a 5th anniversary present for his Harvest Moon-loving, life-long partner. How the couple met makes this gift every bit more special. A fan forum called “Harvest Moon Meadow” became an internet watering hole for the couple as preteens.

Both were 12-year olds discussing and loving Harvest Moon 64 at the time. Eventually, years went by, countless AIM messages sent, and a cross-country flight to meet in person led to love. That love cemented in 2010 as they tied the knot. Five years later, the husband went to Jewelry Maker Alex Artinian.

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On Imgur, the husband posted the ring from concept to the finished state. Clearly a custom job, Artinian came in with sketches of a feather ring covered in sapphires. Artinian ended up using 30 half-carat sapphires and two pieces of white gold for the ring. The husband remarks “Each hole had to be drilled individually, [sic] it was a lot of work.”

He was so impressed with the quality of the ring he recommends Artinian as a great source for custom jewelry. “Once again, Alex did an amazing job on this piece. If you’re ever looking for custom jewelry, made by a very passionate and talented artist, I can’t recommend him enough!” Artinian’s site is linked here.

Finally, the finished Blue Feather ring on the hand of the lucky wife:

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