The iconic Kate Middleton engagement ring, belonged to Lady Diana, should have been gifted to Meghan Markle. It is known to be a common practice that royal jewels are passed down from generation to generation. But few know that the iconic ring, a 12-karat oval sapphire surrounded by 14 round diamonds set in 18-karat white gold, which is estimated to be worth around 390 thousand pounds, it should have been on Meghan’s finger and not Kate’s.
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The famous ring, in fact, was one of the objects than yours children asked to keep after his death in 1997, but it was not Prince William who requested it, but his brother Harry.
The principe William he knelt on a private trip to Kenya to ask his future bride Kate the important question, recalling later: ‘We spent some private time with some friends and I decided it was the right moment». Ma it was not he who asked to keep the famous ring which Kate Middleton now sports on any occasion.
The Duke of Cambridge wanted to keep something else that belonged to his late mother, according to a nearby royal source. In the documentary The Diana Story of Amazon Prime, Diana’s former butler, Paul Burrell, claimed that when the Princess of Wales passed away, her two children were given the opportunity to hold a special object that belonged to her as a souvenir.
Burrell recalled that Prince William said: “I would like the Cartier watch of the mother, the one that grandfather Spencer gave her for her 21st birthday », while it was the principe Harry wanting to keep the engagement ring. He recalled that Prince Harry said on that occasion: “I remember when I was holding Mom’s hand when I was a child and that ring always hurt me because he was so big, ”which is why he had such sentimental value for him.
But Meghan Markle certainly didn’t go wrong. L’Meghan engagement ring, in fact, it is composed of two diamonds which come from Diana’s personal collection and are centered around the main diamond that comes from Botswana, a country that has strong emotional ties with the couple. During their engagement interview, Prince Harry told the BBC: ‘The small diamonds on both sides are from my mother’s jewelry collection for make sure it’s with us in this crazy journey together ».
Meanwhile, Kate Middleton fans will be able to purchase hers favorite bag before Black Friday. Kate Middleton’s favorite handbag company, in fact, is arranging a sale of Black Friday, with discounts up to 50%. And they won’t even have to wait until November 26, as the Aspinal of London sales have already started two days ago, and her favorite bag, the Midi Mayfair, is sure to be snapped up with a 20% discount.
Last updated: Monday 22 November 2021, 17:45
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