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The Cambridges are the most talked-about family in the world, making viral news for everything from Kate and William’s roles on the coronavirus pandemic to Prince George’s recent birthday photos.
However, it was the Duchess of Cambridge who made the most headlines this week, as the sweet story behind her iconic engagement ring resurfaced.
Kate Middleton’s ring, originally Princess Diana’s beautiful 12-carat Ceylon sapphire surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds, actually belonged to Prince Harry, until he gave it to William when he wanted to propose to Kate.
“After Diana’s death, the boys both chose a memento from Kensington Palace when they moved into Charles’s rooms at St James’s Palace,” a source told the newspaper. Daily star.
Prince William chose his mother’s Cartier watch and Harry chose her sapphire and diamond engagement ring. But they had agreed that whoever got engaged first would get Diana’s ring—which was, of course, William and Kate.’
In a recent Amazon Prime documentary, Diana’s story, the Princess of Wales’s former butler, Paul Burrell, told more about the moment, saying Harry’s “selfless” act was something Princess Diana would have done.
“Harry said to him, ‘Wouldn’t it fit if she had Mama’s ring?'” Paul said of Harry giving the ring to his brother. “One day that ring will sit on the throne of England. Harry has given up his precious treasure.’
Paul continued: “The only thing he withheld from his mother, he gave to his brother. That’s selfless, kind and exactly who Diana was.’
Well, that’s nice.