(Vocus/PRWEB) February 20, 2011
Fans and loyal subjects of the British Crown the world over were thrilled recently when the royal engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton was announced, sparking visions of another spectacular royal wedding.
So it was icing on the cake when Prince William presented Kate with the fabled sapphire and diamond ring his father gave to Lady Diana when they became engaged.
Actually, the unique ring was selected originally by Diana herself – not by Prince Charles – from a collection the Prince had presented for her inspection by Garrard of Mayfair, who served as the Crown jewelers at that time.
Sapphires were greatly favored by the late princess, perhaps because of the brilliant blue of her eyes, or perhaps because they reminded her of her own mother’s engagement ring, as it was rumored.
While there has been some discrepancy in the press over the size of the oval sapphire at the center of the celebrated ring (reports have ranged from 9 to 18 carats), there is no doubt that it is a stunning masterpiece.
Unlike the design of most royal jewels, this piece of fine jewelry was not exclusive and anyone with £28,500 could own one of the royal engagement rings by purchasing it from the Garrard catalog.
Although reports vary as to which prince took possession of the ring following Diana’s death, clearly Will wound up with it. And now, with the royal engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton, public enthusiasm for the Princess Diana-Kate Middleton engagement ring is high once more.
Now The Bradford Exchange Online is pleased to offer a striking replica of the most famous engagement ring in the world for the unbelievable price of only $99 plus S&S. The fourteen carat simulated diamond, as well as the sapphire blue center stone, are Diamonesk™ creations, chosen for a fiery brilliance that rivals the sparkle and clarity of the finest gems. The fifteen stones are mounted on an exquisitely handcrafted solid sterling silver band.
Our royal rock is available in sizes 5 to 12 and will arrive in an elegant custom presentation case that is appropriate for gift giving, as well as for safekeeping what is certain to become a treasured keepsake. A Certificate of Authenticity is also included, and, for our customers’ convenience, we offer an installment plan of 4 monthly payments of $24.75 US.
Due to the popularity of the Kate Middleton engagement ring and extensive press coverage of the royal engagement, as well as public excitement over the upcoming royal wedding, we anticipate high demand for our version of what may be the most legendary engagement ring ever. We recommend ordering now so you will not be disappointed and miss out.
What a thrill to own the same ring design that has become a British royal family heirloom! The only question is whether the ring will continue to be known as the Princess Diana ring or whether it will become known as the Kate Middleton engagement ring.
And as the fairy-tale story of the engagement and royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton unfolds, it is sure to keep royal watchers glued to the telly for years to come.
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