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Flashback Friday: Scandinavian Engagement Rings
Queen Silvia of Sweden. Silvia Sommerlath's engagement ring is a simple ring. It's a single solitaire diamond, estimated by some to be in the neighborhood of two carats, and is said to have belonged to King Carl Gustaf's mother Princess Sibylla - she died a few years before the couple's engagement. Silvia now wears the ring with others on the same finger, including a ruby ring.
Royal Rocks: The Engagement Rings of Princess Brides
Autumn Kelly debuted the beautiful ring given to her by Princess Anne's son Peter Phillips at an equestrian event in August 2007. All eyes were on the Queen's grandson and his 29-year-old fiancée, and royal watchers were rewarded with the first sight of the three stone white gold ring. Featuring an oval shaped diamond at its centre.
Royal Engagement Portraits
HRH Prince Andrew and Miss Sarah Ferguson's engagement photo, 1986. She chose a large oval ruby surrounded by diamonds for her ring. They were married on July 23, 1986 and separated in 1992. After a four year separation they divorced on May 30, 1996. Charles and Diana also separated in 1992 and divorced on August 28, 1996.