Kate Middleton Engagement Ring Picture: It Belonged To Lady Diana
NowPublic Staff | November 16, 2010 at 10:43 amby
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Kate Middleton Engagement Ring Photo: Prince William Gives Same Ring To Kate Middleton That Prince Charles Gave To Lady Diana
The 18-carat sapphire and diamond engagement ring belonged to Prince Williams' mother, Lady Diana.
It's a dazzling oval, 18-carat blue sapphire and white diamond ring. Diana, who died in 1997, chose the elegant cluster ring after becoming engaged to Charles in 1981.
"This was my way of making sure that my mother didn't miss out on today," William said as the couple posed for photographers in the state apartments at St. James' Palace.
How Much Did Kate Middleton's Engagement Ring Cost?
Though it is difficult to appraise the exact cost of Kate Middleton's engagement ring we do know that when Lady Diana received the engagement ring in 1981 it cost about 22 thousand pounds or $45,000 - this according to Martin Bashir the only journalist to have an extensive interview with Lady Diana.
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