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Prince William Presents Kate Middleton with Princess Diana's Engagement Ring

posted 16 Nov 2010, 13:23 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 16 Nov 2010, 13:30 ]

Reproduction now offered by The Natural Sapphire Company

NEW YORKNov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Natural Sapphire Company would like to congratulatePrince William and Kate Middleton on their long awaited engagement.  

Prince William has chosen to keep with royal tradition and presented Ms. Middleton with Princess Diana's blue sapphire engagement ring. The famous diamond halo setting of her oval blue sapphire became an iconic design in the jewelry world when it was first given to Princess Diana by Prince CharlesPrince William and Kate Middleton have not selected a wedding date yet, but rumors are swirling about the spring or summer of 2011.  

Evan Guttman, CIO of The Natural Sapphire Company comments, "We have been receiving a number of phone calls and emails inquiring about blue sapphires and the design of Princess Diana's engagement ring."    

The Natural Sapphire Company currently offers a reproduction setting of Princess Diana's engagement ring.

The setting can be custom created to fit with any sapphire shape and size. It is the perfect engagement ring for any fiance's finger.

The Natural Sapphire Company is a 70-year-old gem cutting company that specializes in fine sapphires. Sapphires have grown in popularity as non-diamond alternatives for engagement rings in recent years. Blue sapphires now stand as one of the most popular gemstones for engagement rings, second only to diamonds. The most popular sapphires are blue, but they are found in all colors including the popular shades of pink and yellow.  The most rare sapphire color is "padparadscha," a pinkish-orange tone.

The Natural Sapphire Company has the largest collection of natural untreated sapphires in the world. You can visit them online at:

SOURCE The Natural Sapphire Company