People always pay close attention to what the women of the royal house of the United Kingdom wear. These people who follow news about them are known as royal watchers. They follow not just the royal wardrobe of the House of Windsor brides, but their engagement rings too. The royal women have some of the most sought-after diamond rings ever. In this post, we will look at some of their classic pieces that take the world of jewelry by storm.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor
The young future queen of UK got attracted to Prince Philip, and she got engaged to him soon after she turned 21. Philip gave her a ring with diamonds that belonged to Duke of Edinburgh’s mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg.
This November, Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate 72 years of their wedding.
Charles, Prince of Wales gave Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, a personal ring which marks their engagement. It features a big square-shaped diamond, which is flanked by three baguettes, and belonged to his granny, The Queen Mother.
King George VI gave the ring to his wife following the birth of the couple’s first child, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor.
Countess of Wessex wears an engagement ring with three diamonds. It has an oval-shaped diamond at the center, which is flanked by fancy-shaped diamonds. Her ring from Prince Edward has an estimated price of £105,000, which is pretty expensive even by today’s standards.
At the time of their engagement, Prince Edward said, “It’s sparkly and diamonds are a girl’s best friend so I’m told.” Countess of Wessex romantic reply reads thus: “No, you’re my best friend.”
When Prince Harry popped the question, he gave Meghan Markle a diamond ring. The special thing about Duchess of Sussex’s ring is that it has a diamond mined from Botswana and other diamonds taken from his mother Diana’s collection.
In the 2019 summer, royal watchers discovered that her piece had been altered to one with a micro pave design, featuring small diamonds.
Beatrice Elizabeth Mary
Princess Beatrice got engaged to real estate business person, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. She revealed the engagement news in September 2019 and showed off the ring in photographs. The estimated price of her piece of jewelry is over £250,000, and it has baguette cut diamonds that were sourced from Botswana. Their royal wedding will take place next year.