“I do”. This specific phrase is, without a doubt, the answer that every man desire to hear the moment he asks his beloved one to share with him the rest of their lives. A wedding proposal is considered to be one of the most important moments as a way a man expresses his love for his partner. A romantic dinner combined with the light of candles or a walk under the moon light is the ideal scenery that completes this very special moment for a couple. The most magical moment is when a man on his knees, holding a little box with the engagement ring, will ask his beloved one to make the big step in their relationship.
The engagement ring
Many times, engagement rings with diamonds have attracted the world’s attention due to their impressive size, the excellent cut and the great amount of money spent on them.
Mariah Carey & James Packer
In December 2016, the Australian billionaire James Parker proposed to the singer Mariah Carey by offering her a ring that was crafted in 18 carats gold that showcased a diamond center stone totaling 35 carats. The particular ring cost 10 million dollars and was designed by the famous jewelry designer- and also a close friend of the singer- Wilfredo Rosado.
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West
Another showbiz couple that attracted everyone’s attention with their engagement ring was Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. He offered to Kim Kardashian an impressive solitaire ring featuring a 15 carats diamond center stone, D color and cushion cut. The value of the ring was estimated to be approximately 8 million dollars.
Beyonce & Jay-Z
In April 2008, the famous American rapper and ex record executive Jay-Z and the also famous American singer Beyonce were married and joined their lives. The wedding proposal had taken place few months earlier and the engagement ring that Jay-Z gave to Beyonce is still considered to be one of the most spectacular engagement rings with diamonds. The diamond of the ring was 18 carats, in emerald cut, embellished with smaller diamonds that went down the ring’s shank. The cost of the ring was estimated 6 million dollars.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio
“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”. Marilyn Monroe could not be excluded from this list, the woman who sang the most symbolic song that describes the love women have for diamonds. In January 1954, Marilyn Monroe married the American baseball player Joe DiMaggio. DiMaggio proposed to the famous actress with an eternity ring that was embellished with 35 baguette cut diamond stones. The specific ring was sold in an auction in 1999 for the amount o 772.500 dollars.
Grace Kelly & prince Rainier III
Apart from showbiz women, diamond rings have sealed the most famous and historic weddings of royal families around the world.Undoubtedly, the wedding that marked 20th century the one of the Alfred’s Hitchcock favorite protagonist, Grace Kelly and the Prince of Monaco, Rainier III. They met in 1955 at the Cannes Film Festival, during a photo shooting that the well-known actress would make at the Monaco palace along with the Prince. The wedding proposal came few months later in Philadelphia, U.S.A. The ring was from the famous luxury goods conglomerate Cartier and showcased an impressive 10.47 carats diamond center stone, in emerald cut while two smaller baguette cut diamonds adorned the ring’s shanks. Their wedding took place in April 19, in 1956, while the cost of the ring is estimated 4.600.000 dollars.
Meghan Markle & prince Harry
The event that attracted the world’s attention, back in 2018, was the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and the American actress, Meghan Markle, in May 19 2018, in United Kingdom. Their engagement had taken place few months earlier in November 27, in 2017. The engagement ring, which according to some evidence Prince Harry has himself designed, is crafted in 18 carats yellow gold that showcases a 5 carats diamond center stone, in cushion cut while it is surrounded by two smaller brilliant cut diamond stones. The manufacturing of the ring was assigned to Cleave and Company, court jewelers and Medallists. The ring’s value is estimated around 350.000 dollars. It also has to be noted that the central diamond comes from Botswana while the smaller ones belonged to Princess Diana, Prince Harry’s mother.
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And they lived happily ever after…