Recently, British Couple Charlie Jackson and his wife Carol noticed her engagement ring was missing. When the accompanying wedding ring was found on the floor, their search led them to their 9 month old dog, Bear. A trip to the veterinarian and some X-rays confirmed that confirmed that the ring was indeed in black labrador’s belly! The pooch had swallowed the GIA-graded, brilliant-cut, 1.3-carat, G-color, VVS1-clarity Forevermark diamond after snatching it from the couple’s bedroom.
Interestingly, the stone itself was not visible on the X-Ray. Carbon appears transparent on X-rays, so only the outline was visible.
Luckily this tale has a happy ending – Diamonds, having no sharp ends, are relatively harmless for a dog’s insides. The ring came out naturally, and Charlie was quick to add that the ring, while in perfect condition, was still being cleaned by their jeweler!
Source: Rapaport News
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