He Put a Ring On It
Congratulations are in order! Ben Higgins capped off the 20th season of ABC’s The Bachelor by presenting Lauren Bushnell with a stunning 4.25-carat diamond engagement ring. The dazzling 4.5-carat cushion-cut diamond by celebrity engagement ring jeweler Neil Lane is reported to be the biggest stone in the Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise history.
Centered on a 3-carat radiant-cut diamond (the April birthstone), Lane’s custom Art Deco setting features 240 smaller diamonds. Art Deco diamond engagement rings are trending this year; this one is said to be worth $100,000.
My Small Beautiful Greek Wedding
When Kevin Undergaro proposed to E! News host Maria Menounos on the Howard Stern radio show, she thought he was kidding. “I had no idea. I thought he was joking,” she told People. “Then this box came out and this ring. My jaw has been dropped since.”
The huge oval diamond engagement ring was custom made for the TV star by jeweler Jean Dousset, who worked with Undergaro to come up with the perfect design for his longtime girlfriend.
Menounos and Undergaro began dating in April 1998!
When asked about her wedding plans, Menounos said she didn’t want anything huge. “That’s why I want to do it in Greece in a small church. Nice and
Love, Set and Match
Actress Hilary Swank and former tennis pro Ruben Torres are engaged to be married, after nearly a year of dating. People magazine reported that Torres proposed at the BNP Paribas (Tennis) Open in Palm Springs in late March.
Swank announced her engagement to her Twitter followers with this photo and the message: “Sooooooo this happened!!! #heputaringonit LOL #loveisintheair.”
The emerald and diamond engagement ring features a Colombian emerald surrounded by white diamonds in a platinum Art Deco-inspired setting. Torres, who hails from Colombia, commissioned the ring from designer Andrea Jaramillo of the Colombian-based jewelry brand Tres Almas.
Ciara and Her Seahawk
Wedding bells will soon be ringing for singer-songwriter Ciara and Seattle Seahawks football star Russell Wilson. The couple got engaged in March during a tropical getaway in the Seychelles.
Glamour reported that Ciara’s massive diamond engagement ring is 16 carats and features a round, brilliant-cut flawless diamond flanked by four side stones: a trapezoid-shaped diamond on either side of the center stone, and a pear-shaped diamond on each of the outer edges. To die for!