Fascinating Celebrity Engagement Rings

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An engagement ring holds much more importance than any other piece of jewelry. It represents the love between two people taking the next step in their relationship.  First and foremost, it’s a sign of commitment to marriage. However, it’s also a symbol of a person’s style, personality, and status. Celebrity engagement rings have always been obsessed over, from Grace Kelly’s fabulous emerald-cut diamond ring to Victoria Beckham’s collection of diamond, ruby, emerald and sapphire engagement rings estimated to be worth $6.5 million!

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Whether you’re looking for some inspiration for choosing your own sparkly symbol of commitment. Or just love reading about celebs extravagant taste. ROX has delved deep to provide you with the most fascinating celebrity engagement rings facts.


Elizabeth Taylor

elizabeth taylor showing off her celebrity engagement ring from husband richard burton
British-born actress Elizabeth Taylor shows off the 33.19 carat diamond ring given to her by husband Richard Burton.
Source: Photo by Express Newspapers/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Elizabeth Taylor married a total of eight times in her life each time receiving a stunning engagement ring. However, Richard Burton originally proposed to her with a necklace! He decided to gift his new wife a diamond bigger than any she had received before. A 33.19 carat Asscher cut that recently sold for a staggering $8.8 million!

Queen Elizabeth

Prince Phillip gave Queen Elizabeth an engagement ring made using diamonds from his mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg’s, tiara. The story is truly touching!

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Kate Middleton

Prince William gifted his late mother’s stunning sapphire and diamond engagement ring to his wife-to-be Kate Middleton.

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Marylin Monroe

Although short-lived, the ring baseball star Joe DiMaggio proposed to Marilyn Monroe with remains a classic, a simple platinum band with 35-baguette-cut diamonds set all the way around.

marylin monroe engagement ring
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times-photo from Associated Press via Wikimedia

Nicole Richie

Nichole Richie was famously involved in every aspect of the design of her vintage-inspired bauble.

nicole richie engagement ring

Curious about where engagement rings originated or why they typically go on the third finger? For 100+ engagement rings facts, check out ROX‘s all things engagement guide.

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