Celebrities are known for pushing the boundaries when it comes to fashion and setting trends in the world of jewelry. From classic designs to exotic, show-stopping pieces, engagement rings have been the ultimate statement of commitment for many high-profile couples.
Here, we take a look at 6 of the top celebrity engagement rings and explore the unique stories behind them.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
One of the most iconic engagement rings of all time is from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. This classic piece was designed by Harry himself and features a stunning 12-carat cushion-cut diamond from Botswana flanked by two round, brilliant diamonds set in a yellow gold band. According to reports, this choice was inspired by Prince Charles’ engagement ring for Princess Diana.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Rapper Jay-Z commissioned celeb-favorite jeweler Lorraine Schwartz to design a daring 18-carat emerald-cut diamond ring for his superstar wife, Beyoncé. Not only is this ring worth an estimated $5 million, but it was also designed as a tribute to her mother’s and grandmother’s own engagement rings.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
For his third marriage, hip-hop mogul Kanye West chose to spoil reality star Kim Kardashian with a 15-carat emerald-cut diamond engagement ring that is estimated to be worth more than $4 million. The ring was designed by renowned jeweler Lorraine Schwartz, who also created Beyonce’s jaw-dropping diamond.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
When Brad Pitt proposed to Angelina Jolie in 2012, the iconic couple made headlines with Pitt’s stunning engagement ring. Designed by Robert Procop, the ring features a 16-carat green emerald-cut diamond set in a platinum band. The stone is estimated to be worth over $2 million.
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
One of the most iconic celebrity couples of all time, Hollywood stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton set trends and made headlines during their tumultuous decade together. Burton proposed to Taylor with a magnificent 33.19-carat diamond engagement ring in 1968.
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
After seven years of dating, actor Justin Theroux surprised Friends alum Jennifer Aniston with a sparkling 8-carat emerald-cut diamond that is estimated to be worth $500,000. The unique diamond has a slightly curved band to help the gemstone sit close to Jennifer’s finger.
Whether you’re looking for classic designs or something more daring, there’s no doubt that these celebrity engagement rings can provide some inspiration when it comes to your own special piece. Visit our store today to browse the finest collection of diamond engagement rings in the country.