Engagement season is just round the corner. Forget Valentine’s Day, December, with its festive cheer, romantic winter white backdrops and endless family gatherings, is the busiest month for popping the question.
To celebrate that December is finally here, I have gathered the most expensive celebrity engagement rings to get you or your partner inspired.
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10. Hilary Duff – $1million
9. Catherine Zeta-Jones – $1million
Catherine’s engagement ring is a 1920s antique by Fred Leighton. Featuring a 10-carat stone surrounded by 28 smaller stones, it is estimated to cost $1million.
8. Jennifer Lopez – $1.2million
Jennifer Lopez has been engaged four times, but the engagement ring that Ben Affleck gave her is the most valuable.
Ben famously gave her a 6.1-carat pink diamond from Harry Winston in 2002 worth $1.2million. She reportedly returned it when they broke up in 2004.
7. Kim Kardashian – $2million
Kim’s second husband Kris Humphries proposed with a stunning Lorraine Schwartz ring with a 16.5-carat emerald cut center stone flanked by a pair of 2-carat trapezoids. The ring had an estimated value of $2million dollars although it recently sold for $749,000 at an auction.
6. Mariah Carey – $2.5million
Mariah received a $2.5 million Jacob & Co. engagement ring from Nick Cannon. The 17-carat emerald-cut pink center diamond is surrounded by 58 pink diamonds and has two half-moon diamonds on each side.
5. Melania Trump – $3million
Billion-dollar real-estate mogul Donald Trump proposed to Melania Knauss with a stunning 12-carat ring in 2004 worth $3million.
4. Paris Hilton – $4.7million
Paris Hilton was given a 24-carat canary diamond ring by then-fiancé Paris Latsis in 2005. Their engagement was short-lived… four months later, the wedding was off.
3. Anna Kournikova – between $2.5million and $6million
Enrique Iglesias proposed to Anna with a stunning 11-carat natural pink pear shape diamond in a simple semi-mount with diamond accents. The ring comes from the world’s biggest mine in Argyle in western Australia, where diamonds have a unique champagne and cognac color. Estimated Value: between $2.5million and $6million.
2. Beyoncé – $5million
Jay Z and Beyonce’s wedding was a well-kept secret, but there’s no hiding Beyoncé’s 18-carat flawless diamond by Lorraine Schwartz, valued at more than $5 million.
1. Elizabeth Taylor – $8.8million
Elizabeth Taylor had the most expensive engagement ring of all time. Richard Burton gifted Elizabeth with a 33-carat Asscher cut Krupp Diamond. This was bought at auction by Richard and Elizabeth Taylor had the diamond set into a ring which she wore every day for the rest of her life.
Which engagement ring is your favourite and why?
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