Most Famous Engagement Rings In History

Everyone’s talking about Angelina Jolie’s emerald-cut engagement ring, but will it stand the test of time? These five celebrity stunners have.
  1. Katie Holmes: Rose Gold Ring

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    Tom Cruise’s romantic, fairy-tale proposal to Katie on top of the Eiffel Tower was classic, but the real trend that he started was the rose gold engagement ring setting. Rose gold adds a vintage look that has since inspired countless engagement ring designs.

    Get the look: Rose gold ring, $6,700 (not including center stone),

  2. Audrey Hepburn: Stackable Rings

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    Audrey set the trend years ago in 1954. Mel Ferrer gave her two faceted wedding bands: one in rose gold, and one in white, so she could switch them out for different outfits and occasions.

    Get the look: Trau for Forevermark stackable rings, $1,595 each,

  3. Jacqueline Kennedy: Emerald Ring

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    Always a trendsetter, Jackie O, with her emerald engagement ring surrounded by 2.88 carats of diamonds, made every Camelot Era girl want an emerald on her finger.

    Get the look: Guinevere ring, $3,644,

  4. Elizabeth Taylor: Oversize Diamond Ring

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    Elizabeth Taylor’s ring from husband number six, Richard Burton, is still one of the most dazzling rocks we’ve ever seen.

    Get the look: Asscher-cut ring,

  5. Marilyn Monroe: Baguette Eternity Band

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    Joe DiMaggio proposed to Marilyn with a baguette-cut diamond eternity band. Its understated elegance is exactly why the style is still popular today.

    Get the look: Emerald-cut full eternity band, $26,000,

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