So incredibly excited to marry my best friend, the man who knows that his wisdom tooth means more to me than a diamond....
A couple in California celebrated their engagement in a less-than-traditional way.
When Lucas Unger popped the question to his then-girlfriend Carlee Leifkes on Halloween, he knew he had to be unique.
%shareLinks-quote="When we'd spoken about it, I'd said that diamonds are so overrated ... My birthstone is a diamond. I don't need one to prove how much someone loves me." type="quote" author="Carlee Leifkes" authordesc="Fiancee" isquoteoftheday="false"%
%shareLinks-quote="What's more unique than proposing with an engagement ring made out of your wisdom teeth?" type="spreadWord"%
The nontraditional duo, who met at a Canadian music festival, told Buzzfeed News that they came up with the idea for the ring together. Unger, who moved to Canada to be with the woman of his dreams, had his father mail the pair one of Unger's removed wisdom teeth. The couple then took it to a jeweler to make something distinctive out of it.
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Despite the couple coming up with idea together initially, Leifkes had no idea what the ring looked like until the moment Unger got down on one knee in front of their loved ones on Saturday.
When friends and family heard about the ring, Leifkes said no one was really surprised.
%shareLinks-quote="They were like, 'You've never been traditional! Why start now?!'" type="quote" author="Carlee Leifkes" authordesc="" isquoteoftheday="false"%
She also said that having the tooth as the ring means more to her than any diamond ever could.
%shareLinks-quote="What does a diamond signify in anybody's relationship? I literally have my husband's wisdom on my finger." type="quote" author="Carlee Leifkes" authordesc="" isquoteoftheday="false"%
As for the details of the actual wedding? Leifkes, who is currently recovering from a broken leg, told Buzzfeed News that they will tie the knot in Las Vegas later this month.
%shareLinks-quote="I'm going to have a cast, a wisdom tooth ring, a pink dress, and Elvis is going to marry us!" type="quote" author="Carlee Liefkes" authordesc="" isquoteoftheday="false"%
Can't get more nontraditional than that!
Watch this dog hilariously photobomb a couple's engagement photos:
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