How much did Camilla’s engagement ring cost?
That ring, which has become one of the most iconic pieces of jewelry in the world, costs over $35,000 in 1981. Today, the duchess’ ring is worth more than $370,000.
Which Royal has the most expensive engagement ring?
Just over 50 years on from Elizabeth and Philip’s engagement, Sophie Rhys-Jones & Prince Edward tied the knot. But this was no customary ring – the 2.05 carat, white gold engagement ring is thought to be the most expensive royal engagement ring ever purchased, with an estimated value of £105,000.
Why did Princess Diana choose a sapphire?
Instead of commissioning a one-of-a-kind design as was the royal custom, Diana selected the sapphire ring from Garrard’s existing catalog. Why was this such a big deal? It meant commoners could also have access to the same jewels as the royal family (given they could afford a $60,000 ring).