Princess Eugenie introduced her engagement on January 22, 2018, with older sister Princess Beatrice asserting following go well with on September 26, 2019. Maxwell Stone, artistic director at Steven Stone, spoke completely to Express.co.uk concerning the lovely engagement rings they obtained.
It is unsurprising that the Queen’s granddaughters have been each the recipients of some gorgeous jewels.
Maxwell instructed Express.co.uk: “Two of the most valuable Royal engagement rings belong to Princess Beatrice (£130k) and Princess Eugenie (£120k).”
However, apart from the hefty worth tags – though Beatrice’s is £10k extra – they “don’t share many other similarities”.
The knowledgeable described Beatrice’s ring as “a real showstopper”, that includes a “six claw round diamond that looks to be around three carats”.
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According to Diamonds Factory, the typical carat measurement for an engagement ring within the UK is round 0.6ct.
Beatrice’s jewel is sort of typical of engagement rings in that it’s a traditional diamond design.
He continued: “Beatrice’s centre stone is shouldered by two tapered baguettes, giving it a vintage feel and Art Deco-inspired look.”
Maxwell continued: “Beatrice’s engagement ring also has a special connection to other members of the Royal Family.”
Similarly to Meghan Markle, whose engagement ring boasts a central stone from Botswana, Beatrice’s diamonds have been additionally ethically sourced from the identical nation.
A second royal connection is to none aside from Beatrice’s grandmother, the Queen.
It has a “very similar design” to HRH’s sparkler, that includes “a beautiful Art Deco design, flanked by diamond panels”.
Less “traditional” however equally gorgeous is Princess Eugenie’s engagement ring.
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“Eugenie’s centre stone is surrounded by a halo of sparkling diamonds,” Maxwell mentioned.
And whereas Eugenie’s ring doesn’t resemble the like of the Duchess of Sussex’s or Her Majesty’s, it does bear a “remarkable resemblance” to a different former royal bride.
The knowledgeable defined: “Sarah Ferguston’s ruby engagement ring features a gorgeous Burmese ruby surrounded by 10 diamonds forming the shape of a flower.”
Said ring is price a removed from modest £70k, though it’s £50k cheaper than Eugenie’s, and £60k cheaper than Beatrice’s.
Maxwell Stone is the artistic director at Steven Stone.