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Inside story on Cheryl Cole's engagement ring

14 JULY 2014

Cheryl Cole took fans by surprise when she simultaneously announced her engagement and wedding to short-term boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez Versini on Sunday night.

The Crazy Stupid Love singer shared a photo of her beautiful rings on Instagram, which according to diamond experts, are valued at nearly £300,000.

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Cheryl's French businessman husband has spared no expense in treating the X Factor judge to the very best diamonds. What really draws the eye is her engagement ring – an emerald cut sparkler that bears resemblance to Kim Kardashian and Ciara's own rocks.

 

Cheryl Cole's engagement ring

Cheryl Cole's engagement ring is valued at £275,000

 

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"The ring is crafted from platinum in a wide band and mounted with two large side stones for that added sparkle," said jeweller to the stars Vashi Dominguez.

"Cheryl wears the showstopper with an elegant channel set diamond wedding ring – a popular choice which is understated and sophisticated yet still beautifully eye-catching.

"This bridal set has a value of almost £300,000. I would estimate the new engagement at £275,000 and the diamond wedding ring at £15,000."

Although difficult to determine, jewellers 77 Diamonds added that the ring "looks to be around five or six carat with trapezoid cut diamonds either side."

 

Cheryl Cole's engagement ring

Top: Cheryl Cole's first engagement ring from ex-husband Ashley Cole. Bottom: Cheryl was presented with a second ring by the footballer after his alleged affair


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After Cheryl Cole and Jean-Bernard's whirlwind romance, it seems the luxury restaurant and nightclub owner has pulled out all the stops and improved on Cheryl's previous rings, presented to her by her ex-husband Ashley Cole, said Vashi.

Footballer Ashley proposed with a yellow, heart-shaped diamond engagement ring worth around £150,000, said Vashi, and then followed it up with another consolation rock after reports emerged that he had been unfaithful.

"After the cheating scandal, Ashley attempted to 'wow' her back and bought her a huge six-carat princess cut diamond ring, with a complementing dazzling yellow diamond halo setting," said the jeweller. "This set him back £160,000."

  

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Cheryl's beautiful emerald-cut engagement ring seems to be a popular style with celebrities, with the likes of Beyoncé, Kate Hudson, Victoria Beckham and Reese Witherspoon all following the same trend.

Grace Kelly also wore a 10.5-carat emerald-cut diamond flanked by two baguettes, designed especially for her by Cartier at her husband Prince Rainier III of Monaco's request.


 

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