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One of Kate's most used pieces of jewelry is also one that didn't cost her, or Prince William, a penny. Kate's engagement ring famously belonged to Princess Diana before William used it to propose to his longtime love. After they got privately engaged, Diana and Prince Charles selected the engagement ring from the official royal jeweler, Garrard, in February 1981. It consists of 14 solitaire diamonds and a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire set in 18-karat gold. It was notable at the time ...
Sapphire and diamond demi-parure, Mellerio Dits Meller, circa 1870. Necklace designed as a chain of 11 clusters, each set with an oval sapphire within a diamond border supporting diamond swags & decorated to the front with 3 detachable drops, each set with a sapphire within a border of diamonds surmounted by a diamond ribbon bow motif & supporting 3 sapphire & diamond drops. A pair of matching earrings, mounted in silver and gold. French assay marks