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Emily Ratajkowski shows off diamond ‘divorce rings’ 2 years after split from Sebastian Bear-McClard

Emily Ratajkowski celebrated single life with some very sparkly new bling.

The model showed off two new massive rings that she had redesigned from her engagement ring by New York City-based jewelry brand Alison Lou in an Instagram post on Tuesday — nearly two years after she called her marriage off with Sebastian Bear-McClard.

“divorce rings ©️ ,” Ratajkowski, 32, captioned the photo and tagged the company founded by Alison Chemla.

Emily Ratajkowski took to Instagram to show off her custom-made “Divorce Rings.” emrata/Instagram
Both rings were designed by Alison Lou, the brand behind her engagement ring from ex Sebastian Bear-McClard. emrata/Instagram
divorce rings ©️ ,” she captioned the Instagram post on Tuesday. emrata/Instagram

“The idea behind this was always to take the original ring and rebrand it to mark the new chapter in Emily’s life. When we did her original engagement ring, it set a new trend for 2 stone rings, and it is very symbolic to take that ring apart and create anew,” Alison Lou founder Alison Chemla tells Page Six Style.

“Just like a divorce is a separation of two people, these rings are a separation of two stones. Now she has two rings she can proudly wear everyday that serve as a reminder of how strong and powerful she is,” she concluded.

One bauble, worn on the “My Body” author’s left pinky, was a massive pear-shaped stone set on a gold band.

The second ring on her left ring finger had a more unique design with the princess-cut stone flanked by two trapezoid-shaped stones on silver prongs set on a contrasting gold band that coordinated with the first piece.

Ratajkowski modeled the symbolic rocks — with each of the larger stones weighing in at over 3 carats — while relaxing topless in her cozy bed.

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The Real Reason Why Meghan Markle Hasn’t Been Wearing Her Engagement Ring

The Duchess of Sussex was spotted without her three-stone diamond sparkler during a lunch date with friends last week.

On November 17, 2017, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made their first debut as an engaged couple after the Duke of Sussex popped the question with a three-stone diamond engagement ring. Ever since then, the Duchess of Sussex has almost always worn the sparkler—no matter the occasion. However, on August 15, 2023, Markle was spotted without the valuable piece of jewelry on her left ring finger, which sparked rumors about the royal couple’s current marital status. Markle was enjoying a lunch date with two of her friends, Cleo Wade and Kadi Lee, celebrating a belated birthday lunch, which was most likely for the duchess, who turned 42 on August 4, 2023. A photo taken of the group shows that Markle’s diamond rock was absent, replaced by a gold band. A few days after the luncheon, on August 18, 2023, an insider revealed the real reason why Markle ditched her engagement ring, and it has nothing to her marriage to Harry. The source tells Page Six that the ring is simply “being fixed.”

Louella Anderson, cofounder of So Synced, markle-ditches-156k-engagement-30732618″ data-ylk=”slk:told;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “told The Mirror that there could be other reasons why Meghan decided to ditch her engagement ring. “Meghan Markle has always had her own unique sense of style,” she says. “It’s possible that her decision to change or remove the engagement ring reflects her evolving taste or desire for something different. She’s not over the top about her jewelry and usually chooses to keep her look quite simple and classic. Taking off the ring could be her way of expressing this personal preference for a less flashy look. Meghan’s engagement ring was particularly large and may

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Affordable Engagement Rings 2023: The Best Places To Find Deals

Finding the perfect engagement ring for your partner can feel daunting. Balancing design preferences and budget might seem overwhelming, but it’s by no means impossible. There are plenty of affordable engagement rings that are beautiful, high-quality and unique—you just have to know where to find them.

According to Brides’ 2020 American Wedding Study, the average couple typically spends around $3,800 on an engagement ring, so we’re considering anything below that threshold to be on the affordable end of the spectrum. Below, we’ve rounded up the best places offering engagement ring deals right now, as well as some specific options starting at $466.


Where To Find Affordable Engagement Rings

Verlas

This woman-owned jeweler uses ethically sourced diamonds to create timeless, heirloom-quality pieces. Right now, Forbes Vetted readers can use code FORBES10 to take 10% off sitewide.

This bestselling design from Verlas includes a 0.25-carat Responsible Jewellery Council-certified diamond set among 20 smaller diamonds. You can choose between 14- and 18-karat white, yellow or rose gold for the band as well as platinum—but keep in mind that opting for more premium metal will increase the price.


James Allen

Like some of the other retailers on this list, James Allen operates almost entirely online, which allows it to cut overhead costs and offer better prices than your local jeweler can. If you sign up for its newsletter, you’ll get a promo code for up to 25% off almost everything on the jewelry brand’s site—including engagement rings.

By signing up for James Allen’s newsletter and using the corresponding promo code, you can snag this $3,067 engagement ring for just over $2,500.

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Ashley Benson’s Engagement Ring Is Likely Worth $1M+

The sighting: Pretty Little Liars actress Ashley Benson is newly engaged to her beau, Brandon Davis, grandson of a billionaire oil tycoon. The pair revealed their new status (and the huge diamond) on their Instagram Stories.

The jewels: Benson’s engagement ring is a sizable oval diamond on a thin gold band, held in place by four elegant tapered prongs. The couple did not confirm the ring’s maker, size or price, but it’s obviously big and beautiful.

I spoke with Inna Kushnirski, bridal merchandiser for Gabriel & Co., and she said that the ring “appears to be around 7 to 10 carats” and that at this size, “I would say it’s going to be nearly perfect in clarity, cut and color, in which case you’re looking at upwards of $1 million.”

Kushnirski added: “Oval cuts continue to dominate as the most in demand fancy cut for engagement rings, and we will definitely continue to see this trend grow thanks to stunning rings like Ashley’s!”

The trends: Ovals, ovals, ovals! They’ve been the diamond shape of the moment for the past few years, and they’re not ready to cede their superiority yet. All signs point to the oval moment staying strong for a while longer.

Other celebs who have recently chosen oval engagement rings: Olivia Culpo, Vanessa Hudgens, Kourtney Kardashian, Hailey Bieber, Jasmine Tookes, Lana Condor and Blake Lively.

What do we think? Every time I think the oval diamond engagement ring trend is on its way out, a celeb does something like this. We’re not done with ovals yet, folks.

I’m getting a little tired of seeing this shape over and over again, but I have to admit it looks good at this size. I just hope those dainty prongs are up to the task of keeping that iceberg attached

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The 15 Most Gorgeous Celebrity Engagement Rings of All Time

 split image of beyonce, blake lively, justin bieber with hailey bieber

split image of beyonce, blake lively, justin bieber with hailey bieber

To put it simply, I consider the lives of celebrities to be the stuff of far-away dreams. From their hilltop mansions and swanky cars (not to mention their swoon-worthy fashion), most of us won’t even come close to achieving the lifestyles of the rich and famous. But does that stop us from taking inspiration from Hollywood’s elite? Of course not! And now that wedding season is in full swing, we can’t help but turn to the best celebrity engagement rings for major style inspo.

If you’re in need of hints to drop to your significant other for your own future dazzler, you’ve come to the right place. From Elizabeth Taylor’s 33-carat ring (so big, we can’t believe it’s real), Jennifer Lopez’s sentimental green diamond, and Meghan Markle’s sparkler made with Princess Diana’s jewels, these stunning rocks are sure to leave you in shock. Expect rings with hefty price tags reaching up to $8 million from couples old and new. These are the best celebrity engagement rings, for your viewing pleasure.

Elizabeth Taylor

British-born actress Elizabeth Taylor shows off the 33.19 carat diamond ring given to her by husband Richard Burton.

British-born actress Elizabeth Taylor shows off the 33.19 carat diamond ring given to her by husband Richard Burton.

Although the Hollywood starlet had a few dazzling diamonds on her ring finger over the years, it was her 33.19-carat diamond ring given to her by her then-husband Richard Burton that remains the most notable. Bought in 1968, Burton paid $305,000 for the so-called Krupp diamond, which Taylor preferred to wear on her ring finger. Technically, it wasn’t an engagement ring per se, but more of a gift, however, given its extravagance in comparison to her other rings, we couldn’t leave it out. After Taylor’s death in 2011, the diamond was dubbed the Elizabeth Taylor Diamond and sold

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All the details on Olivia Culpo’s engagement ring from Christian McCaffrey

Though not a princess cut, Olivia Culpo’s new diamond is certainly fit for a princess.

The former Miss Universe announced Friday that she accepted Christian McCaffrey’s proposal — and in doing so also said “yes” to a massive Ring Concierge sparkler.

The NFL star presented the retired beauty pageant queen with a stunning oval-cut diamond flanked by epaulette side stones, surrounded by a platinum setting and finished with an ultra-thin gold band.

Olivia Culpo's engagement ring
Culpo’s ring features an oval diamond flanked by epaulette side stones.
Ring Concierge
Olivia Culpo's engagement ring
The diamonds are set in platinum and accented by an ultra-thin gold band.
Ring Concierge

“We worked with Christian to thoughtfully design a ring that encompassed Olivia’s trendsetting style while still remaining timeless,” the fine jewelry company’s founder and CEO, Nicole Wegman, tells Page Six Style.

Jeweler Jessica Flinn-Allen — who did not design the ring — tells us Culpo’s sparkler could be as large as 8 carats and worth around $600,000.

Sarah Renee Downs, a gemologist at Rare Carat who also did not have a hand in making the piece, estimates the center stone to weigh in at 5 carats and put the ring’s value at around $500,000.

Though he opted for an extravagant bauble, the groom-to-be chose to pop the question during the couple’s seemingly low-key road trip.


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While driving an RV through an undisclosed location, the San Francisco 49ers running back and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model got out of their vehicle to have a special moment in front of a picturesque boulder.

Surrounded by flowers, McCaffrey got down on one knee.

“♾️4.2.23♾️,” the pair captioned a joint Instagram carousel containing black-and-white photos of their engagement, including a shot of happy tears streaming down Culpo’s face.

Olivia Culpo's engagement ring
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Opal, emeralds, garnets and more

Shop non-traditional engagement rings that ring in under $1,000.

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You know what shouldn’t keep you from proposing to the love of your life? The outrageous price of an engagement ring. While for some, diamonds are a girl’s best friend, there are a plethora of non-diamond engagement rings on the market that are stunningly gorgeous, much more affordable and push the boundaries of tradition to embrace a modernized take on a romantic union. And even if your partner has their heart set on a diamond ring, there are plenty of dazzling options that don’t have sweat-inducing price tags.

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From opals to amethysts and other non-traditional stones, read on for 10 unique engagement ring options that will wow your partner without breaking the bank.

Brilliant Earth Cassiopeia Opal & Diamond Ring

For an elegant three-stone style, opt for the Cassiopeia Opal & Diamond Ring from Brilliant Earth.

While this vintage-inspired Cassiopeia Opal & Diamond Ring from Brilliant Earth features two dainty diamonds, the opal center stone is the star of the show. For just under $1000, you can choose between a gold, rose gold or white gold band—we’re partial to the gold and rose gold because they pull out the glimmering iridescent shades of the opal. Available in whole and half sizes 3 through 9, this whimsical ring has a fairytale vibe, which is just what you need to get your storybook marriage underway.

$990 at Brilliant Earth

Après Diana Yellow Gold & White Topaz Ring

For a classic look with a twist, consider a white topaz, which adds just a touch of sparkle without the exorbitant cost of a diamond.

It may look like a diamond ring, but the sparkling Diana 14K Gold & White Topaz Ring from Après features stunning white topaz. Set in a 14-karat yellow gold band, a baguette-cut white topaz gemstone glimmers at the

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