kate middleton blue sapphire engagement ring

Kate Middleton's Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring of Princess Diana, let's talk about it!

Kate Middleton, whose full name now is Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is one of our favourite members of the British royal family. The beautiful Duchess was born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton on January 9, 1982, in Reading, Berkshire, England.

Kate Middleton gained widespread public attention when she began dating Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne, whom she met whilst at University at St Andrews in England. 

The couple got engaged in 2010, much to the delight of the British public! Their wedding took place on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey in London, the day was declared a public holiday in Britain and the British public celebrated by watching the fairytale Royal Wedding which was broadcast throughout the nation. 

After the wedding, Catherine became Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.

princess diana engagement ring from prince charles

Prince Charles proposed to Lady Diana Spencer with a sapphire engagement ring in February 1981. The engagement ring, featuring the large oval blue sapphire and diamonds, became one of the most famous and recognizable pieces of jewelry in the world. The design of the ring was a departure from the traditional royal engagement rings, and its popularity soared, making it a symbol of Princess Diana's style and grace.

princess diana sapphire blue engagement ring from prince charles

After Princess Diana's passing in 1997, the ring was passed down to her eldest son, Prince William. Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with this sapphire engagement ring from his mother Princess Diana. 

kate middleton, duchess of cambridge sapphire engagement ring

 

The Duchess of Cambridge famously pairs her sapphire engagement ring with a Welsh Gold wedding band. 

The wedding band is a traditional choice for royal wedding bands. The gold used in the ring was sourced from the Clogau St. David's Gold Mine in Bontddu, North Wales. The use of Welsh gold in royal wedding bands dates back to 1923 when it was first used for the wedding ring of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

kate middleton princess diana sapphire engagement ring

More recently, the Duchess of Cambridge has been seen wearing a dainty thin channel set micro pave band which complements her stack beautifully. 

kate middleton ring stack, duchess of cambridge, engagement ring

We replicated the iconic Princess Diana, Duchess of Cambridge blue sapphire engagement ring and you can shop it here!

$323 / £250

princess diana sapphire blue engagement ring

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