The Sussexes have detailed their engagement story in episode two of ‘Harry & Meghan’ on Netflix. Shortly earlier than their engagement was introduced in November 2017, Harry requested Meghan to marry him whereas the pair have been in residence at Kensington Palace.

Harry mentioned within the documentary: “I wanted to do it earlier, but because I had to ask permission from my grandmother I couldn’t do it outside of the UK.  

“I did pop a bottle of champagne while she was roasting a chicken, and that kind of slightly gave the game away and she was like ‘you never drink champagne, what’s the occasion?’  

“I was like ‘oh no, I just had it lying around here, whatever.’” Meghan added: “It was a magnum!” 

Harry then led Meghan out to a spot within the walled backyard surrounded by electrical candles the place he ultimately acquired down on one knee and popped the query.

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Meghan’s engagement ring options three diamonds, together with two significantly particular diamonds from Harry’s late mom’s assortment. 

Jeremy Hinds, Sales Director of jewelry specialists F. Hinds, mentioned: “Prince Harry designed Meghan’s engagement ring himself, incorporating a three-carat cushion cut centre diamond from Botswana – the place is said to be meaningful for the couple.  

“Harry also used jewels from his mother Princess Diana’s personal collection, with the centre diamond surrounded by two round diamonds as a tribute to her. The jewels are set on a gold band.” 

As you would possibly count on for a royal engagement ring, Meghan’s is probably going price a staggering sum.

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“Estimates have placed the original ring’s value at upwards of £100,000, with some estimates reaching as high as £300,000,” the skilled added.

Meghan’s ring has since been altered barely to incorporate considerably extra sparkle within the type of a pave band and additional diamonds across the central stones.

Mr Hinds mentioned: “Meghan debuted a redesigned engagement ring shortly after the couple’s pregnancy announcement, having had the ring redesigned to incorporate a thin, yellow gold band set with micro-pavè diamonds.”

Harry and Meghan ultimately wed in May 2018, and the brand new Duchess was given a vibrant gold marriage ceremony ring so as to add to her set.

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Welsh gold has been utilized in royal marriage ceremony rings for many years, and the Queen, Princess Diana and Kate, Princess of Wales have been additionally gifted gold for his or her bands.

Meghan has additionally been noticed since sporting a 3rd band on her marriage ceremony finger, a diamond-studded eternity band.

The ring appeared publicly shortly after the delivery of the couple’s first baby Archie Mountbatten-Windsor in May 2019.

Mr Hinds defined: “Alongside the revamped engagement ring and Meghan’s wedding band, 2019’s Trooping the Colour saw the public debut of an eternity ring.

“This ring was [reportedly] presented as a gift from Harry to honour both their first anniversary as a married couple, and the birth of their first child.

“The eternity ring features the birthstones of Harry, Meghan, and Archie – sapphire, peridot, and emerald respectively.”

The eternity ring could have been altered to mark the arrival of Harry and Meghan’s second baby Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor in June 2021. 

Lilibet’s birthstones are pearl, alexandrite and moonstone, so certainly one of these stones could have been included to mark the Sussexes’ blissful household of 4.

‘Harry & Meghan’ is now streaming the primary three episodes on Netflix.