2011 has seen many impressive engagement rings in the world of celebrities. The most popular diamond and gem stones to hit the celebrity market this year were emerald cut diamonds and sapphire gem stones.
Top Five Celebrity Engagement Rings of 2011
1. Kate Middleton's Engagement Ring
At the beginning of the year we saw Kate Middleton receive a royal heritage engagement ring after Prince William popped the question with his mother – Princess Diana’s sapphire and diamond engagement ring she received off his father Prince Charles. Kate set the trend for sapphire and diamond engagement rings with sapphire sales booming throughout the year.
2. Kim Kardashian's Engagement Ring
We also watched as Kim Kardshian increased the trend for emerald cut engagement rings this year after she received a 20.5 carat emerald cut diamond engagement ring from Chris Humphries. The emerald centre stone on Kim Kardashians engagement reportedly totalled 16.5- and was flanked by two 2-carat trapezoids either side. Liz Hurley also received a stunning sapphire and diamond engagement ring from fiancée Shane Warne later this year. Her engagement ring features a beautiful deep blue step cut sapphire centre stone and a classic combination of diamond side stones. The emerald cut blue sapphire centre stone reportedly weighs 9.16 carats and is set with two trillion diamonds either side. Liz Hurley’s engagement ring is defiantly the ring tend of 2011 combining an emerald cut and sapphire stone. Finally we saw actress Kate Hudson also receive an emerald cut diamond engagement ring. Her engagement ring was set in platinum and mounted with a beautiful, excellent cut emerald shaped diamond along with tapered baguettes on either side. Kates engagement ring reportedly totals 9 carats. Finally we saw actress Kate Hudson, who also received an emerald cut diamond engagement ring. Her engagement ring was set in platinum and mounted with a beautiful, excellent cut emerald shaped diamond along with tapered baguettes on either side. Kates engagement ring reportedly totals 9 carats in weight. Which celebrity engagement ring of 2011 is your favourite?