The World’s Most Unique and Extravagant Engagement Rings

At AAA Family Gems we love to talk about engagement rings, especially unique and extravagant engagement rings. We have been in the jewelry business for over 30 years, and have helped hundreds of couples find the perfect engagement ring.

Feel free to browse some of our most unique rings on  Country Club Jewels, or come in to our Tustin location to receive hands-on advice or start designing a custom ring. We may not have had a hand in these special engagements, but we would love the opportunity to help with yours!

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1. Garrard 18-Carat Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring

Recipient: Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge

Ring’s History and Value

Previously worn by Prince William’s Mother, Lady Diana, this ring has almost tripled in value.  Current estimates value this ring at $137,200, but to the Royal Family, it’s priceless.

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2. Cartier Emerald-Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Recipient: Grace Kelly, Actress

Ring’s History and Value

This 10.47 carat emerald-cut diamond ring is flanked by two diamond baguettes.  It was purchased for this Hollywood Starlett by Prince Rainier III of Monaco.  The value of the ring is currently estimated at $4.06 million.

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3. Asscher-cut Krupp Diamond Engagement Ring

Recipient: Elizabeth Taylor, Actress

Ring’s History and Value

This huge 33.19 carat Asscher-cut ring is certified as a Type IIa diamond, the most chemically pure type of diamond in the world.  Gifted to Elizabeth by Richard Burton, twice her husband, it was auctioned in 2011 at Christie’s for $8.8 million.

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4. Maison Repossi “Tethys” Engagement Ring

Recipient: Charlene Wittstock, Olympian

Ring’s History and Value: Made out of gray gold, the ring features a 3 carat pear-shaped diamond surrounded by round diamond brilliants. The value of the ring is estimated at $100,000.

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5.  Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond and Emerald Engagement Ring

Recipient: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First-Lady

Ring’s History and Value

This ring held 2.88 carat diamonds mounted next to a 2.84 carat cut emerald. The ring, gifted by JFK was actually chosen by Joe Sr., JFK’s father.  The ring’s current estimated value is $2.59 million.

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6. Argyle Jewellers Pink Pear-Cut Diamond Ring

Recipient: Anna Kournikova, Tennis Pro

Ring’s History and Value

Designed by Argyle Jewellers in Queensland,  Australia, this ring boasts a whopping 11-carats.  It is a  natural pink stone which is flanked on either side with two Trillian stones.  Its estimated value is $2.5 million dollars and it was given to Kournikova by Pop Star Enrique Iglesias in 2010.