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Meghan Markle spotted without her engagement ring at Invictus Games

Meghan Markle has been leaving the house without one diamond-adorned accessory on her finger.

Most recently, the Duchess of Sussex was spotted next to her husband at the Invictus Games in a fashionable look that did not include the traditional engagement ring he gave her. When seen at the sixth edition of the multi-sport event for injured or sick servicemen and women, fans noticed Meghan’s ring finger only had her wedding band on it.

However, according to meghan-markle-not-wearing-engagement-ring-prince-harry-invictus-games-germany-7969198″ data-ylk=”slk:People;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “People’s report, Meghan’s three-stone ring has been taken in for adjustments, as one of the diamond sets became loose. The Duke of Sussex proposed to his wife in November of 2017 with the ring co-designed by Queen Elizabeth’s known jeweler, Cleave & Company and himself.

A large cut jewel from Botswana lies between two of Princess Diana’s diamonds on a micro pavé band. Meghan altered the accessory in 2019 by switching from a classic gold band to the mod studded replacement.

While the engagement ring was absent from her hand, Meghan still donned the traditional Welsh gold wedding band with her eternity ring. Having the ceremonial ring made from the pure gold has been a tradition kept within the royal family since the 1923 wedding of Queen Elizabeth to Prince Albert.

Meghan attended an intimate party for the family and friends of the athletes on Tuesday and spent time watching the wheelchair basketball tournament with Harry on Wednesday. During her 13 September outing, the mother of two sported a J Crew black and white blazer with a pair of Chanel ballet flats and Staud white shorts.

Promptly after Meghan was seen in the affordable formal-wear, eager style enthusiasts rushed to the brand’s website to purchase the same jacket. However, the influx of customers caused

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Princess Diana Did Not Choose Her Engagement Ring and Wanted Something ‘Simpler,’ According to Her Former Butler

We’ve all heard the story about Princess Diana picking out the beautiful 12-carat sapphire engagement Charles proposed to her with. Well, someone who used to work for the princess is claiming that she didn’t pick out that ring and if she did get to choose her own ring it would have looked a lot different.

Here’s more on that and who reportedly selected Princess Diana’s ring.

Princess Diana's engagement ring seen as she folds her hands (circa 1991)
Princess Diana’s engagement ring seen as she folds her hands (circa 1991) | Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images

The story that Princess Diana picked out her own engagement ring

Over the years it’s been reported that then-Prince Charles allowed Diana to choose her own engagement ring. That same story was later reenacted in the fourth season of The Crown.

According to Vogue, Diana’s stunning ring, which is set in 18-carat white gold with 14 solitaire diamonds, was featured in a Garrard catalog. At the time that was unheard of since engagement rings for the royals are usually custom-made.

There are several theories about why that particular ring was selected. Annie Sulzberger, The Crown’s  head of research told diana-engagement-ring-the-crown”Vogue that some believe “the color matched her eyes, or the queen may have actually selected it, or as Diana was later quoted as saying ‘It was the biggest.’ [While] others claim that it simply reminded her of her mother’s engagement ring.”  

Well, according to Diana’s former employee and confidant, the theory about the queen choosing it for the princess is correct.

Former butler says Diana wanted a ‘simpler’ ring

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Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer pose for photos after announcing their engagement | PA Images via Getty Images

Paul Burrell began working for the royal family when

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Queen Camilla’s engagement ring’s mysterious history and past as a royal push present revealed

 Queen Camilla's engagement ring details explained. Seen here the Queen is at the Big Jubilee Lunch At The Oval

Queen Camilla’s engagement ring details explained. Seen here the Queen is at the Big Jubilee Lunch At The Oval

Queen Camilla’s engagement ring’s mysterious history and past as a royal push present revealed ahead of her 18th wedding anniversary.

Plenty of the best celebrity engagement rings catch fans’ attention, but those that belong to the Royal Family are perhaps especially iconic and full of history. From Kate Middleton’s stunning sapphire that once belonged to the late Princess Diana to Meghan Markle’s engagement ring with its diamonds from Botswana where she and Prince Harry vacationed, the special details behind these pieces tell unique stories. Though Queen Camilla’s engagement ring has a much more mysterious history and is even rumored to have been a royal push present…

Camilla's engagement ring in close-up as she arrived for a party at Windsor Castle

Camilla’s engagement ring in close-up as she arrived for a party at Windsor Castle

Whilst other royals have colorful gems like the blush pink stone at the center of Princess Eugenie’s engagement ring, the Queen Consort’s ring features just diamonds. The Art Deco design exudes classic elegance with an emerald-cut diamond estimated to be around five carats and baguette-cut diamonds either side. It’s reported to be worth around $254,527/£212,000.

King Charles gave his wife of almost 18 years this fabulous ring before their wedding day back in April 2005. And it’s got a deeply personal past as Queen Camilla’s engagement ring once belonged to the late Queen Mother. She was pictured wearing it a lot in the 1980s particularly and although she wore it on her ring finger, it wasn’t her own engagement ring.

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess Of Cornwall, attend a Service of Prayer and Dedication

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess Of Cornwall, attend a Service of Prayer and Dedication

King Charles is understood to have been incredibly close to his grandmother, who according to The Telegraph, reportedly

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