Kate Middleton’s blue sapphire and diamond ring has been voted the world’s most popular engagement band– closely followed by Meghan Markle’s diamond trilogy ring.
A research study of 2,000 adults saw the Duchess of Cambridge’s well-known ring– previously used by her mother-in-law Princess Diana– take the leading area with a fifth of the vote. The 12-carat oval sapphire is surrounded by 14 natural diamonds and set on an 18k white gold band.
Meghan Markle’s engagement ring, which Prince Harry developed himself utilizing a diamond from Botswana along with two others from Princess Diana’s individual jewellery collection, came 2nd with 18 per cent.
Miley Cyrus’ diamond solitaire setting came 3rd, with Hailey Bieber’s oval diamond ring and Beyoncé’s 18 carat emerald cut diamond completing the leading five.
The study, commissioned by the Natural Diamond Council, revealed that colourless white diamonds have actually stood the test of time with more than 2 thirds agreeing this would be their go-to colour.
Clarity (38 percent) is thought about the most important element of engagement diamonds, followed by the setting (36 percent) and originality (27 per cent). When it comes to size, the suitable was discovered to be 2.2 carats. And the most popular diamond cut is a round fantastic.
Lisa Levinson, of the Natural Diamond Council, stated: “Kate Middleton’s ring is immediately recognisable with spectacular white diamonds contrasting the strong blue colour of the sapphire.
” In the study, the colour blue was second– beaten only by white– as the most popular shade of diamond for an engagement ring.
” Pink diamonds– which came 3rd in the list – are likewise having a ‘moment’ due to the just recently closed Argyle diamond mine that has been the source of 90 percent of pink diamonds in the world. Pink diamonds are extremely uncommon.”
The research study likewise found 57 percent of grownups think engagement rings need to be kept personal, while just 13 percent think the diamond ought to be shared on social media.
Of the engaged and wed couples surveyed, 16 percent admitted they were disappointed with their ring due to the diamond not being big adequate (34 percent) and due to the fact that it wasn’t special (27 per cent). But a safe 63 per cent picked their engagement ring together with their partner.
It also emerged a personal jeweller was the most popular place to purchase a ring (24 percent), above high street stores (20 per cent) and high-end jewellery brand names (11 per cent). The study, carried out by means of OnePoll, discovered the typical engagement comes 26 months into a relationship.
Other life occasions people wish to be talented a diamond are wedding event anniversaries (31 per cent) and after the birth of their very first kid (16 percent).[h3] Most popular [/h3] star engagement rings:
Kate Middleton’s oval blue sapphire engagement ring
Meghan Markle’s trilogy ring
Miley Cyrus’ solitaire setting ring
Hailey Bieber’s oval engagement ring
Beyonce’s 18 carat emerald cut diamond ring
Elizabeth Taylor’s Krupp diamond ring
Cardi B’s pear ring with two diamond halos
Demi Lovato’s multi-carat emerald cut ring with 2 smaller diamonds
Kim Kardashian’s 15-carat cushion-cut diamond ring
Paris Hilton’s Greene & Co 20 carat pear shaped diamond with smaller sized diamonds