Meghan Markle sparks latest celebrity engagement ring trend

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Meghan Markle‘s sparkle appears to have ignited a trend amongst celebrity brides-to-be.

The Duchess of Sussex’s one-of-a-kind engagement ring from British jeweler Cleave & Co., which features a three-carat cushion-cut diamond from Botswana set on a yellow gold band, may have provided inspiration to rocker John Mellencamp and “Schitt’s Creek” star Emily Hampshire when they proposed to Meg Ryan and Teddy Geiger, respectively.

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“Teddy’s ring follows one of the biggest trends we’ve been seeing this year: yellow gold,” Kathryn Money, the vice president of strategy and merchandising at Brilliant Earth, told Page Six Style.

“With celebrities like Meghan Markle and ‘The Bachelorette’ [star]Becca Kufrin also opting for yellow gold engagement rings, we don’t see this trend slowing down.”

Estimated to cost between $12,500 and $15,000, Geiger’s sparkler features an approximate 1.5-carat heart-shaped diamond set on a yellow gold pavé diamond band, according to Money.

The 29-year-old singer confirmed Friday that she and Hampshire, 37, are engaged.

As for Ryan’s ring, which is estimated to cost north of $12,500, Money believes the round diamond in a wide yellow gold solitaire setting weighs around 1.5 to 2 carats.

“Meg’s ring also follows the yellow gold trend, which continues to be a favorite among celebs,” she said.

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