"An Impressive Diamond Ring"Called simply "an impressive diamond ring," this giant gem fetched an impressive $4,226,500 when sold at Christie’s Important Jewels sale in New York City. The oval-cut diamond, given a E color and VVS2 clarity, clocked in at 46.51 carats and was set on a platinum band. If those carats were not enough, the band also included two other diamonds, each at or over one carat.
Donald and Melania Trump's Engagement RingThe most expensive engagement ring on the planet at the time, business mogul Donald Trump was not messing around when in 2004 he gave the then-Melania Knauss a huge 15-carat diamond ring. Of course she said yes in the face of the $3 million emerald-cut rock and the couple, along with Donald's hair, lived happily ever after.
Jackie Kennedy's Engagement RingsNot only was Jackie Kennedy Onassis a former First Lady of the United States, but also the owner of two monster engagement rings. The first, given to her by the late John F. Kennedy, included a 2.88-carat diamond next to a 2.84-carat emerald, among other jewels. At the time, this was the most expensive engagement ring in the world, but soon was upstaged by another ring, along belonging to the former Jacqueline Bouvier. Following the assassination of President Kennedy, Jackie remarried, accepting a ring from shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Later sold for $2.59 million, this marquise-shaped rock come in at 40.42 carats. Jackie allegedly wore the ring just twice before placing it in a New York bank for safe keeping.
Mariah Carey's Engagement RingLooking like a Ring Pop, which is what hubby Nick Cannon used to propose to the pop princess, Mariah Carey received an extravagant 17-carat engagement ring to celebrate the couple's second anniversary. The emerald cut from Jacob and Co. featured a giant rock surrounded by pink and white diamonds, which also wrapped around the band. If this is a second anniversary gift, who knows what the singer will receive if the marriage lasts a long time.
Chopard's Emerald Cocktail RingNo stranger to expensive jewelry and watches, Chopard is also the proud owner of a second of the most expensive rings in the world with their emerald cocktail ring. The half-moon diamonds surround a ridiculous 33.02-carat emerald, all set on a diamond and platinum band. Though the main attraction is just an emerald, not a ginormous diamond, this ring still comes in at an impressive $2.14 million.
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