Jay Blades’ The Repair Shop Co-Star Played an Incredible Role in His Engagement – Details

Nicky Morris

The repair shopit is Jay blades proposed to his now-fiancée, Lisa-Marie Zbozen, last year and announced his engagement in December, revealing that one of his co-stars played a crucial role in the special moment.

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Taking to Instagram during the Christmas season, the restoration expert revealed fellow BBC star and bespoke jeweler Richard Talman made the engagement ring from Jay’s design.

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“It is with great pleasure that I announce that I have become engaged to @lisamariezbozen,” he wrote. “We wanted to share this news with you because we are very happy and hope to bring you the same happiness.

“Ring designed by me and made by @rtf.”

The happy couple received congratulatory messages from Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix, actress Tamzin Outhwaite and Louise Minchin.

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Richard also marked the occasion via an Instagram post, writing: “It was a real honor to make this engagement ring for another member of my #repairshop family! Congratulations to Lisa @lisamariezbozen and Jay @jaybladesmbe on your engagement!”


Jay’s co-star Richard Talman made the engagement ring

Before meeting Lisa, Jay went through a rough patch after his first marriage broke up and his charity went bankrupt. It was the BBC show that helped him in his struggle.

speaking on The only show last year, Jay said: “The biggest repair job we’ve ever done on The Repair Shop is me.

“About five or six years ago I felt depressed and was in a very dark place. I hit rock bottom and in terms of mental health I couldn’t see tomorrow.”


Jay pictured with his fiancée Lisa-Marie Zbozen

He continued: “It was a case where there was no future for me, and when you can’t see tomorrow, [you think] there is no need to exist today. And just by going through The Repair Shop, they all got me back to where I should be.”

Season ten of The Repair Shop continues Wednesday evenings on BBC One at 8 p.m.

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