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Beyond The Bling - Kim Kardashian's Engagement Ring

by Charlotte Mostert on May 06, 2024
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A name known by all and a love affair that made it to the media. Kim Kardashian, 32, and Kris Humphries, 28, 72-day marriage was a whirlwind of a time. In 2011, after six months of dating, NBA player Humphries proposed in an intimate, at-home affair to Kim, spelling out "Will You Marry Me?" in rose petals in the bedroom of her Beverly Hills home.

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The ring? A stunning total of 20.5 carats, that consisted of 16-carat, square-cut diamond in the centre, and it was framed by two 1.8 carat diamonds on either side, designed by the budding fashion designer and Kardashian family jeweller Lorraine Schwartz.

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(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Kim Kardashian (ring detail) arrives at her new Fragrance Photo Shoot on July 24, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.


Their lavish marriage was aired on Keeping up with the Kardashians (KUWTK), but sadly after 72 days Kim filed for divorce, on Oct. 31, and their split was finalised in June 2013.

After the divorce, Humphries was able to get back some of the reported $2 million he spent on a 20.5-carat engagement ring for Kim Kardashian by selling it on auction. Listed as "An impressive Diamond Ring, by Lorraine Schwartz," it was included in Christie's "Magnificent Jewels" collection that went on the block in New York City.

The ring's lot text noted that it was "property of a gentleman" and that a portion of proceeds would go to charity. The engagement ring sold for $749,000 at the Christie’s auction. While that was less than half the ring’s reported worth of $2 million, the sale price exceeded the presale estimate of between $300,000 and $500,000.

Here at Tru-Diamonds™ we have crafted in homage to the iconic elegance of Kim Kardashian's engagement ring, famously worn during her brief but unforgettable union with Kris Humphries, this exquisite ring features a resplendent emerald-cut centre stone flanked by emerald baguettes. Radiating opulence and sophistication, this glamorous ring is a testament to timeless beauty and refined taste, making it the quintessential adornment for any discerning woman.


Kim Kardashian Celebrates Her Birthday At Marquee Nightclub LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 22: Television personality Kim Kardashian (wedding ring detail) arrives for her birthday celebration at the Marquee Nightclub in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on October 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steven Lawton/FilmMagic)

The Kim Ring

Kim commonly wore her engagement ring with an eternity band. With 5.5 carats of perfectly matched radiant cut Tru-Diamonds™ this is the modern statement eternity ring that will take your jewellery collection to the next level of chic.

Radiant Cut Eternity Ring


As we wrap up our journey into the dazzling world of Kim Kardashian's engagement ring, one thing becomes abundantly clear: beyond the carats and the cut, it's the story behind the sparkle that truly captivates. From its inception to its glamorous debut and the tales it continues to weave, this ring is more than just a piece of jewellery; it's a symbol of love, aspiration, and perhaps a touch of fairy tale magic.