Family heirloom: Prince William proposed to Kate with a beautiful 12 carat blue Ceylon sapphire ring that belonged to his mother, Princess Diana

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Family heirloom: Prince William proposed to Kate with a beautiful 12 carat blue Ceylon sapphire ring that belonged to his mother, Princess Diana

The Duchess of Cambridge's engagement ring, which belonged to Prince William's late mother Princess Diana, was valued at £28,000 when Prince Charles proposed to her with it. Now valued at £300,000   It has 14 solitaire diamonds surrounding a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire, set in white gold.

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The Duchess of Cambridge's engagement ring, which belonged to Prince William's late mother Princess Diana, was valued at £28,000 when Prince Charles proposed to her with it. Now valued at £300,000 It has 14 solitaire diamonds surrounding a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire, set in white gold.

17 Things You Didn't Know About Princess Diana--She chose her own engagement ring from a catalogue.

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Princess Diana's engagement ring. If a man tries to propose to me without a ring that looks like this, I'm not gonna do it. @iflh you are in charge.

Princess Diana's engagement ring. If a man tries to propose to me without a ring that looks like this, I'm not gonna do it. @iflh you are in charge.

Princess Diana's classic combination of her pearl chocker with central sapphire and diamond cluster, worn along with her fantastic sapphire and diamond cluster engagement ring.

Ring: Blue Sapphire and diamonds

Princess Diana's classic combination of her pearl chocker with central sapphire and diamond cluster, worn along with her fantastic sapphire and diamond cluster engagement ring.

Diana, Princess of Wales engagement ring, now belongs to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge - 5.0 carat midnight blue Ceylon Sapphire.

PHOTOS: Kate Middleton DEBUTS Diana's Engagement Ring

Princess Diana's (and now Kate Middleton's) engagement ring. "a large oval sapphire surrounded by 14 round diamonds set in 18K white gold" fancypants indeed

Princess Diana's (and now Kate Middleton's) engagement ring. "a large oval sapphire surrounded by 14 round diamonds set in 18K white gold" fancypants indeed

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