With the recent announcement of Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle – and the particular attention given to the three stone engagement ring that stole all the limelight – we thought we’d take a look at some of the most famous engagement rings of all time.
This month, we’re kicking off with two acclaimed Divas in history to discover what love tokens stole their hearts…
Beyonce: Emerald-Cut Diamond Set in Platinum
Beyonce’s 18-carat stunner is a dramatic, emerald-cut diamond by jeweller to the stars Lorraine Schwartz. A classic shape and simple band is made dramatic and bold by the incredible size and sparkle!
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Marilyn Monroe: Baguette Eternity Band
Baseball Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio gifted Marilyn Monroe a gorgeous platinum eternity band—complete with 35 baguette-cut diamonds. Well, technically it was her wedding band, since DiMaggio gave it to Monroe on their wedding day on January 14th, 1954. And although their union sadly didn’t stand the test of time, this ring’s understated and simplistic elegance is exactly why the style is still popular today.