Keeping up with the Kardashians—Kim, in particular—just got
a little tougher. Enter, her 20.5 ct. engagement ring by Lorraine Schwartz,
recently given to her by beau Kris Humphries.
The ring is platinum, and features a 16.5 ct. emerald-cut
center stone flanked by 2.0 cts. t.w. trapezoid-shape stones; all
colorless. Media reports speculate that the ring set the NBA player
For the rest of us, there are smaller diamonds that are
beautiful in their own right and just as
much fun to own, particularly when it’s yours—sitting on your
ring finger, given to you by your own loved one. The latter is
what makes the piece special, regardless of price paid.
Semi-mount in platinum (center stone not included) accommodates
a 2.00 ct. emerald-cut diamond and has a knife-edge band with
0.50 ct. trapezoid-shaped
side stones; $6,900. Tacori
A 2.00 ct. short emerald-cut diamond is flanked
by 1.23 cts. t.w. stones and pavé; $50,504.
A 6.93 ct. emerald-cut, VS center stone is flanked by 1.46
cts. t.w. trapezoid-cut diamonds and 0.89 ct. accents in platinum;
A 5.02 ct. classic emerald-cut diamond is F VS2
and 0.81 ct.
trapezoid-shape side stones and 0.68 ct. melee set in platinum; $354,000
(the entry price for this exact look of ring with smaller stones is
for Style 360 blog