The Duchess of Cambridge, 39, had to change the ring that was previously owned by Princess Diana because it was too large. But royal fans are unable to stop the subtle change in Kate’s ring. Instead of having to resize the band, the Duchess had added platinum beads to make it fit.
The list’s Melissa Willets said: “It’s pretty impossible to imagine the world famous, 12-carat, sapphire engagement ring that Prince William gave Kate Middleton that had to be changed in any way.
“After all, the giant oval ring has 14 sparkling diamonds in a halo, and boasts an impressive pedigree that once belonged to Princess Diana.
“But the engagement ring would never work for her as it was when Diana owned it, and that̵
As Hello! Reported, the band for the ring previously worn by Princess Diana was a little too big for the slender Kate, when jeweler G. Collins and Sons took on the difficult task of resizing the royal ring.
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“Instead of deciding on the band, the jeweler decided to add small platinum beads inside so that the 18-karat gold ring would better fit Viliam’s soon-to-be bride.”
Prince William and Kate became engaged on November 16, 2010, but it was Kate’s mother who is said to have secured her daughter’s engagement to the future king.
Kate and William began dating in 2003 while studying at the University of St Andrews, but Carole Middleton was worried about whether they would marry.
Mrs Middleton sat down with William and asked him if their relationship would result in a wedding, said royal expert Katie Nicoll.
“She was close enough to do that.
“William gave assurances that he was going to make an honest woman of Kate.
“He would not leave her on the shelf.”
The royal couple’s relationship flourished when the couple spent time together at Balmoral Castle.