Most Famous Engagement Rings In History
Katie Holmes: Rose Gold Ring
Tom Cruise’s romantic, fairy-tale proposal to Katie on top of the Eiffel Tower was classic, but the real trend that he started was the rose gold engagement ring setting. Rose gold adds a vintage look that has since inspired countless engagement ring designs.
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Get the look: Rose gold ring, $6,700 (not including center stone), Tacori.com.
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Audrey Hepburn: Stackable Rings
Audrey set the trend years ago in 1954. Mel Ferrer gave her two faceted wedding bands: one in rose gold, and one in white, so she could switch them out for different outfits and occasions.
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Get the look: Trau for Forevermark stackable rings, $1,595 each, HamiltonJewelers.com.
Jacqueline Kennedy: Emerald Ring
Always a trendsetter, Jackie, with her emerald engagement ring surrounded by 2.88 carats of diamonds, made every Camelot Era girl want an emerald on her finger.
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Get the look: Guinevere ring, $3,644, Gemvara.com.
Elizabeth Taylor: Oversize Diamond Ring
Elizabeth Taylor’s ring from husband number six, Richard Burton, is still one of the most dazzling rocks we’ve ever seen.
Get the look: Asscher-cut ring, IvankaTrump.com.
Marilyn Monroe: Baguette Eternity Band
Joe DiMaggio proposed to Marilyn with a baguette-cut diamond eternity band. Its understated elegance is exactly why the style is still popular today
Get the look: Emerald-cut full eternity band, $26,000, DeBeers.com.