Celebrity Engagement and Wedding Ring Roundup
By Devorah Isenberg , Monday, November 29, 2010
There’s something irresistible about celebrity gossip, especially when it comes to checking out the unbelievable engagement rings all the new celebrity brides are sporting. Keeping tabs on who’s wearing what engagement ring can also help you keep track of the trends if you are in the market for your own solitaire engagement ring. Below, check out the recent singers and movie stars who have recently shown off their bling, along with gorgeous rings from the Whiteflash archives that are inspired by their engagement rings.
Newlyweds Katy Perry and Russell Brand returned from their weeklong wedding celebration in India to attend the MTV Europe Music Awards. While holding hands on the red carpet, the pop star and her actor husband revealed matching wedding rings. Both his and her wedding rings are thick, wide yellow gold bands encrusted in a pavé yellow diamond setting. Although pavé settings are popular for women’s rings, Brand’s choice of a men’s wedding ring is pretty unusual.
Jessica Simpson announced her engagement recently, soon after her ex Nick Lachey revealed that he had proposed to his girlfriend, Vanessa Minnillo. Simpson proudly showed off her engagement ring, a gorgeous ruby-and-diamond three-stone setting in yellow gold. Her fiancé, former NFL player Eric Johnson surprised her with the beautiful ring, which features her July birthstone.
Karina Smirnoff recently debuted a fantastic diamond solitaire engagement ring. The Dancing With the Stars pro is engaged to pro baseball player Brad Penny, who got down on one knee and popped the question with a 4.5 carat princess-cut diamond solitaire engagement ring. Jewelry experts value the ring at over $95,000!
Tennis star Maria Sharapova can now add a solitaire engagement ring to her tennis bracelet collection. Los Angeles Laker Shasha Vujacic proposed to her last month with a ring worth $250,000! The solitaire engagement ring features a hefty but high-quality center stone and a platinum band.
Country singer Kellie Pickler showed up at the Country Music Awards on November 10 with a man, songwriter Kyle Jacobs, on her arm, and a ring on her finger. She showed off her engagement ring, a gorgeous round diamond set in a pavé setting, and told the romantic story of their sunset beach proposal.
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