Wealthy celebrities are well known for buying expensive rings for marriage and other reasons. Today we will take a peek at the rings that coincide with a lavish lifestyle.
Singer Mariah Carey got a huge engagement ring from her boyfriend billionaire James Packer, which was 35 carats of pure sparkle and shine in the mais stone, an emerald cut diamond that is the envy of the town. It is flanked on either side by banquettes, additional stones that made the ring shine, in a platinum setting.
Unfortunately for the couple, the engagement did not work out, apparently called off by her suitor, and under California law she can keep the ring because it was not she who called it off. It was a very expensive ring just to give away.
Miranda Kerr was proposed to by Evan Spiegel with a huge round rock set in a ring. The couple had dated for a year before he knelt down for a photo to be taken while he proposed to her. Evan is the founder of the popular website Snapchat which is where he gets his money from. Kerr is a supermodel and shared the proposal on Snapchat and later on her own Instagram account. She was thrilled and of course she said yes!
The younger sister of Catherine Middleton, who is the famous duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton has naturally gotten media attention as a result. She also got the attention of financier James Matthews, who proposed to her with a Asscher-cut diamond in a a ring that was inspired by art Deco. The ring is believed to be valued at $263,000
Actor George Clooney was attracted to his lawyer whose original name was née Alamuddin but who is known here as Amal Clooney for the sake of ease. It was recently announced that the couple is expecting twins The announcement was made by a fellow actor Matt Damon. Not much is known about the ring itself but it is believed to have a diamond that is over seven carats in weight. Hollywood celebrities do not buy cheap rings so it is likely a good, expensive one.
Some rings are actually environmentally conscious, and Natalie Portman’s engagement ring was just that. Her husband to be, Benjamin Millepied, gave Portman an engagement ring featuring recycled platinum and conflict free diamonds. The couple were married in 2012.
Julianne Hough kept her engagement ring from her fiance Bruce Laich under wraps, but as happens commonly, the information got out. The ring was designed by Lorraine Schwartz and is believed to be more than 5 carats. The couple got engaged in 2015.
Liv Tyler is the daughter of the lead singer of the Aerosmith Rock band, Steven Tyler, and model Bebe Buell. In 2015 her boyfriend, David Gardner, presented her with an engagement ring that stunned the masses. This is not the first time around for either of them and both have children from previous marriages.
Finally we have the somewhat notorious Miley Cyrus, who has had her share of controversy. She also got a 3.5 carat diamond ring from her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth who is an Australian actor. The engagement ring is designed by Jeweler Neil Lane. They did call off their relationship but it is back on, and she loves to show the ring off.
This is just a sample of the glitz and glamour that Hollywood has to offer. The culture there loves big, expensive engagement rings and everything that glitters.