The Beauty Tips We've Learned From Kate Middleton: Celebrity Trends: allure.com When your engagement ring is an 18-carat sapphire last worn by the most photographed woman in history, you don't want to upstage it with a color-of-the-moment polish. Middleton's nails are always pale pink and neatly trimmed. Essie Nail Polish in "Mademoiselle" is a perfect shade.
Kate's ring from Princess Diana soars to £300,000 value
The oval blue sapphire, originally the engagement ring of Prince William’s mother, the late Princess Diana, was worth £28,000 when bought in 1981, but is now valued at £300,000. The Duchess of Cambridge’s ring, 14 diamonds around a 12-carat sapphire, is worth three times more than the Queen’s, which is runner-up on the list.
Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his late mother Princess Diana's 18-carat oval sapphire ring. Surrounded by 14 smaller white diamonds, the ring is made by Garrand and originally cost Prince Charles $65,000. Get Kate's ring style.
Kate Middleton revealed her Garrard engagement ring on 16 November 2010. The ring was originally given to Princess Diana by Prince Charles on their engagement in 1981. The large central stone is a 12-carat oval sapphire set in 18-carat white gold.