After Clarence House confirmed their plans to tie the knot, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made their first public appearance as an engaged couple at Kensington Palace and showed the world her very special ring.
A source told E! News, Prince Harry designed the ring himself and that it was made by Cleave and Company, court jewelers and medallists to Queen Elizabeth. The prince clearly put a lot of thought into the ring and wanted to make it special for his bride-to-be. According to the insider, the ring features a center stone from Botswana—a place Prince Harry has visited since he was a child. It's also a country the two lovebirds visited this summer to celebrate the Suits star's 36th birthday.
In addition to the gorgeous center stone, the ring includes two outside diamonds. The source told E! News the stones are from the personal collection of Prince Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana.
As for the band, Prince Harry went with a time-honored and classic gold band.
During their public appearance, Prince Harry and Markle posed for pictures and answered a few questions from the press. Wearing the color of a future bride, Markle donned a white coat by LINE for the occasion. She also wore her hair down and accessorized with Aquazzura heels, specifically the Matilde Pump 105, as well as gold and opal earrings from Les Plaisirs de Birks. Prince Harry wore a navy suit.
The wedding is scheduled to take place this spring.
Congratulations to the happy couple!
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