Famous Engagement Rings: Rocks that rocked the world!

We’re looking at some of the most famous engagement rings of all time, inspired by the recent engagement of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle and the spotlight falling on her exquisite three stone ring….

In 1981, Charles, Prince of Wales, proposed to Lady Diana Spencer, presenting her with an oval-shaped blue sapphire surrounded by a halo of tiny solitaire diamonds on a white gold band.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, gave his mother’s ring to Kate Middleton Duchess of Cambridge, when he proposed in 2010, keeping the memory of the beloved Princess Diana alive through the ring’s stunning beauty and symbolic meaning. Talk about timeless! The deep blue sapphire is just as brilliant on Kate’s ring finger as it was on Diana’s.

On June 24, 1953, John F. Kennedy proposed to Jacqueline Bouvier at a restaurant in Boston. And as legendary as the glamorous couple and their tragic story will always be, the unique engagement ring John gave Jackie will never lose its iconic allure. The Van Cleef & Arpels ring boasted a tapered baguette 2.84-carat emerald beside a 2.88-carat diamond with a stunning diamond open-halo setting. Ever the trendsetter, we’re sure Jackie made Camelot-era brides-to-be want an emerald-diamond combo on their fingers too!

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