Celebrities’ engagement rings have long been some of the most valuable, sensational pieces of jewelry in the public eye. Ever since the De Beers Diamond Company has told the world that Diamonds are forever and that fiancés should show their love by buying them, there’s been a huge interest in fancy engagement rings. A ring that costs $150,000 is no longer considered worth a second glance when you compare it to one that costs $8.8 million—when in reality, nearly every celebrity engagement ring is absurdly beautiful, large, and therefore pricey. From Jackie Kennedy’s 40.42-carat diamond to Kim Kardashian’s stolen ring, take a look below at the 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings in the world.
10 Most Expensive Celebrity Engagement Rings in the World
Mariah Carey’s engagement from James Packer tops the list at a whopping 35 carats. The emerald-cut diamond, made by Wilfredo Rosado, is flanked by two delicate tapered baguette diamonds and set in platinum. The simplicity of the design lets the magnificent emerald-cut center diamond shine. The ring costs a stunning $10 million.
When Kanye West designed Kim’s ring, he wanted the very best cut, color, and clarity. Kim’s ring is a 15 carat D color; flawless cushion cut diamond, created by Lorraine Schwartz. The diamond is set as a solitaire on a thin platinum band with micro-pave. West was heavily involved in the design process and he spent an estimated $8 million on her engagement ring.
Beyonce’s engagement ring from Jay Z features an 18-carat emerald-cut flawless center diamond set on a split shank band with micro-pave diamonds in platinum. The ring was designed by Lorraine Schwartz. This is one of the most expensive rings in the world. The ring’s worth is a jaw-dropping $5 million.
The beautiful Paris Hilton got this covetous ring from her former fiancé Paris Lastis. The ring weighs 24 carats and it has two triangle stones beside the main middle diamond, therefore, making the ring feel and look more luxurious. The worth of this ring stands at $4.7 million. Though the wedding was called off, the ring was sold to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
It is a Neil Lane blue diamond ring that was presented to Jennifer Lopez by her ex-husband Marc Anthony. The ring features a large diamond which weighs 8.5 carats to make the ring one of the rarest and most precious pieces of Lopez’s jewelry as it costs $4 million. Sadly, while this is an incredibly valuable ring lasting, the marriage of Lopez and Marc Anthony wouldn’t, ending in 2014.
The soon to be the first lady of the United States received this ring from her husband Donald Trump as an engagement token. The Graff engagement ring that is encrusted with an emerald-cut diamond which weighs 15 carats. The ring was received by Melania Knauss from her husband Donald Trump and it costs $3 million.
It is an Argyle Jewelers engagement ring with a pink pear-cut diamond that weighs 11 carats and is placed at the center of the ring in addition to other two Trillian stones on its sides. The unique, yellow diamond is set in platinum and has two other diamonds on either side. The real kicker here is that this may be her second engagement ring. This ring was presented by Enrique Iglesias to his fiancée Anna Kournikova and it costs $2.5 million.
For Blake Lively’s gorgeous engagement ring, husband Ryan Reynolds chose a 12-carat oval-cut solitaire diamond set in 18k rose gold, made by Lorraine Schwartz. Both the ring’s oval shape and rose gold setting are very on trend. The delicate band is set with micro pave diamonds. it is valued at approximately $2.5 million.
Angelina’s engagement ring from husband Brad Pitt features an emerald-cut center diamond of approximately 6 carats and tapered baguette diamonds circling all the way around the ring for a total carat weight of approximately 16 carats set in 18k yellow gold. Brad designed the ring with jeweler Robert Procop. With sparkling emerald-cut diamonds flanking a huge central stone, it is valued at approximately $1 million.
Jennifer Anniston’s engagement ring from husband Justin Theroux weighs in at approximately 10 carats. The design is a classic solitaire cushion-shaped rose-cut diamond set in 18K yellow gold. It’s worth approximately $1 million and even has some sentiment to it thanks to the fact that Theroux called on her good friend Jennifer Meyer to help design it.