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Congratulations!

No one will see the inscriptions, so it is mostly symbolic, but I'd suggest Devanagiri or Brahmi script, just because it looks historical, ancient, and cool.
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retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,
sattva wrote:Congratulations to you, too, Retro!!!
Thanks Sattva!

Cittasanto's question prompted me to ask my fiancee about inscriptions and she agreed that she is not fussed about inscriptions.

So there you go Cittasanto... maybe your fiancee would rather have the money in the bank, rather than chiselled out of the wedding rings? 8-)

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It was her suggestion :p Im just trying to find something suitable. (plus its free as the rings are going to cost so much. :tantrum: :tantrum: :tantrum: :cry: :cry: :cry: )
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I have been looking at some fonts to see if I like any of them but unfortunatelly the only unusual font we like (Tolken's Elven) don't have the full range of letters for pali :tantrum: so I am going to currently used fonts :(
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Cittasanto wrote:I have been looking at some fonts to see if I like any of them but unfortunatelly the only unusual font we like (Tolken's Elven) don't have the full range of letters for pali :tantrum: so I am going to currently used fonts :(
How about Gallifreyan font? :mrgreen:

You can try different sentences here ;)

https://gallifreyan-9000.rhcloud.com/#" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Sindarin would be quite nice on a ring, and it's from Tolkein as well as being similar to his Elvish (Quenya, iirc, but without all the flair above and below the line) - I mention it because it would tolerate some floating dots/squiggles for extra letters rather well, and perhaps could be made to work for you.
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I'd suggest Saddha. You two, over the time you've been together, have developed a basis for being confident in one another for many years to come. Coupled with a little panna and your marriage ought to do well.

Congratulations cittasanto and retro. May you boys be happy in your marriages (and may your wives be even happier)!
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Modus.Ponens wrote:
Cittasanto wrote:I have been looking at some fonts to see if I like any of them but unfortunatelly the only unusual font we like (Tolken's Elven) don't have the full range of letters for pali :tantrum: so I am going to currently used fonts :(
How about Gallifreyan font? :mrgreen:

You can try different sentences here ;)

https://gallifreyan-9000.rhcloud.com/#" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
I doubt it will show propperly on a ring :( or there would be no competition.
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Cittasanto wrote:
Modus.Ponens wrote:
Cittasanto wrote:I have been looking at some fonts to see if I like any of them but unfortunatelly the only unusual font we like (Tolken's Elven) don't have the full range of letters for pali :tantrum: so I am going to currently used fonts :(
How about Gallifreyan font? :mrgreen:

You can try different sentences here ;)

https://gallifreyan-9000.rhcloud.com/#" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
I doubt it will show propperly on a ring :( or there would be no competition.
My good friend, allow me to disagree, while hopefuly not causing your wife-to-be a headache :smile:

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