The Most Expensive Engagement Rings in the UK Royal Family

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The jewelry worn by the royal family of the U.K. is always expensive and exquisite. This is especially true for the tiaras and engagement rings. The family has several flashy, impressive engagement rings that people love to photograph and speculate about.

According to CrissCut, these are the most expensive of the family’s engagement rings, who wears them, and what kinds of stones they feature.

Catherine, Princess of Wales

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Kate wears the legendary engagement ring that Princess Diana once wore. The famous ring is a 12-carat sapphire that’s cut in an oval shape and has a grading of AAAA. This magnificent stone is surrounded by 14 solitaire-cut diamonds. The ring is worth about $385,000.

Queen Camilla

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The current queen’s engagement ring is a 5-carat diamond with an emerald cut. It’s flanked by three other diamonds. It once belonged to The Queen Mother, and it’s worth about $272,000.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II
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During her life, she had an impressive platinum engagement ring that featured a round-cut solitaire diamond that is 3 carats. The ring also has five smaller diamonds on each side of the large one. It’s worth about $266,000 today.

Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice
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As the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Furguson, Princess Beatrice of course has an impressive engagement ring. Hers has a 3-carat round-cut diamond that’s flanked by two tapered diamonds. This Art Deco-style ring is worth about $167,000.

Meghan Markle

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Love her or hate her, she has an impressive engagement ring. The ring features a cushion-cut, 3-carat diamond in the center with one .75-carat diamond on each side. The diamonds came from Princess Diana’s jewelry, and it’s worth $154,000.

Princess Eugenie

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The only sibling of Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie sports a more colorful ring than many royal engagement rings. She has a rare, pink, 4-carat sapphire that’s surrounded by diamonds. It’s worth about $154,000.

Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh

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As the wife of Prince Edward, Sophie has a ring suitable for a member of the royal family. Her engagement ring has a 2-carat, oval-cut diamond in the center that’s flanked by two heart-shaped diamonds. Her ring is worth about $135,000.

Sarah, Duchess of York

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As the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, she has an impressive, colorful ring. It is a cluster ring that features a 3-carat ruby in the center that’s surrounded by 10 smaller diamonds. It’s worth about $90,000.

Princess Anne

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In true Princess Anne fashion, her engagement ring is a mode modest one. Her ring has a 3-carat sapphire that’s oval-cut in the center. On each side of it, there are three smaller diamonds. The ring is worth about $32,000.

Zara Tindall

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As the daughter of Princess Anne, her engagement ring is impressive but relatively modest. Zara’s ring features a round-cut, 1.5-carat diamond in the center and a split shoulder on each side covered in pave diamonds. It’s worth about $19,000.

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Author: Lizz Shepherd

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Lizz Shepherd is a freelance writer living in Alabama.

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