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Important Facts About Vintage Style Engagement Rings

By Abel Alexander

One of the most unforgettable news of all time was when Price Charles bought a ring for Princess Diana. It was one of the most romantic things a guy did to his girl. The ring costs 65,000 and it was one huge sapphire gemstone surrounded by several smaller diamond stones. It was the most in demand gemstone next to diamond and was the most copied engagement ring in the history.

In 1923, the Queen Mother got her sapphire ring which she had told the world about in her one and only interview. According to the Queen, it was her favorite gemstone. However, some years after that, she have switched into something; a large pearl ring that is also surrounded by diamonds around. A lot of people have speculated that the ring was homage to the Queen Mary who had also worn a similar designed engagement ring. It also has the same gemstone until her death. It did look like those beautiful vintage style engagement rings.

Also, one of the most known vintage style engagement rings was that of Queen Elizabeth had. It was a beautiful ring that was a favorite by a lot of people that also has a great story behind it. It was said that the Prince Philip was not liked by the royal family because he was poor and also a foreigner.

In addition, the family had stated publicly about their dislike for the prince. His mother gave him her tiara which is a very treasured one. The prince had made and designed a ring that contains the gems found in the tiara. A lot of people have loved the design and considered it as one of the best vintage style engagement rings ever.

Also, the ring was made up of platinum and has a set of eleven diamonds, a three carat solitaire and five small stones on each side. Though, Prince Philip missed the sizing, it was still resized in a rush to become smaller to make it in time with the photo shoot.

Want to find out more about vintage style engagement rings, then visit Abel Alexander’s site on how to choose the best vintage style engagement rings for your needs.

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