MEGHAN Markle surprised fans when she was spotted wearing a third ‘eternity’ ring on her wedding finger at Trooping the Color.
And it has now been revealed that it was a birthday present from Harry which added a very personal touch by adding the Sussex family birthstones to the room.
According to Harper’s Bazaar, the prince worked with jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz to create the ring marking their first year of marriage.
The bespoke piece incorporated Harry’s birthstones, a sapphire, Meghan, a peridot and their son Archie Harrison, an emerald which were placed under the piece.
A source told the magazine: âMeghan was touched. There has been a lot of thinking. “
It comes shortly after it was revealed that Meghan had ‘blocked’ her engagement ring.
The stunning sparkler originally had a thick gold band that beautifully offset the row of three diamonds.
However, the Duchess appears to have reset her ring with a much thinner, diamond-set micro-paved gold band.
During the couple’s engagement interview in 2017, Prince Harry revealed that he specifically chose a gold ring for Meghan’s original ring based on her jewelry collection.
He said: âThe ring is obviously yellow gold because it’s her favorite stone and the main stone itself which I bought in Botswana and the little diamonds on either side are from my mother’s jewelry collection. , to make sure she’s with us on this crazy journey together. “
As well as incorporating two of her late mother’s jewelry into the intricate design, Botswana is an extremely special place for the royal couple as they flew to the country for a romantic vacation in Africa on the occasion of their anniversary. 36th anniversary before their engagement.
Speaking to Fabulous Digital, Majesty Magazine editor-in-chief Ingrid Seward explained that she “found it strange” that the Duchess of Sussex, 37, was changing her engagement ring.
âI find it a little strange that Meghan wants to modify a ring that her husband had specially designed for her,â she said.
“A royal engagement ring is a piece of history, not a piece of jewelry to update when it looks old-fashioned.”
Although it is impossible to determine when exactly Meghan had her engagement ring reset, the Duchess has been spotted without towards the end of her pregnancy.
In other Royal Family news, Meghan Markle has spent Â£ 600,000 on jewelry over the past 18 months, including Princess Diana’s Â£ 75,000 ring and Â£ 60,000 on Cartier earrings.
And we revealed the couple had shelled out up to Â£ 5,000 for a copper tub to be installed in their Frogmore Cottage home.