Lady Gaga’s brand new heart-shaped engagement ring has got the whole jewelry world in a flutter. The $500,000 sparkler, designed by Lorraine Schwartz, has revived interest in the romantic rare diamond shape. Gaga’s fiancé Taylor Kinney had extra meaningful details added to the ring he proposed with on Valentine’s Day. On the bottom of the band, smaller diamonds spell out the couple’s initials, making this a uniquely symbolic ring that celebrates the couple’s love.
Here are more stunning celebrity heart-shaped engagement rings.
Gwen Stefani’s heart-shaped diamond ring is most likely an anniversary ring from her husband, Gavin Rossdale. When Gavin proposed to the No Doubt singer, he opted for a gold band embellished with diamonds. The two styles represent the contrasting edgy and highly feminine elements of Stefani’s fashion tastes, allowing her to wear whichever suits the rest of her chic ensemble.
British pop-stars Marvin Humes and Rochelle Wiseman became engaged on a romantic vacation in the Caribbean. Marvin popped the question with a stunning heart-shaped halo ring from Boodles, and the pair married in July 2012.
Mad Men star Jared Harris – who portrayed Englishman Lane Pryce on the hit AMC show – proposed to his girlfriend, Allegra Riggio, with a stunning heart-shaped engagement ring from Erica Courtney. Allegra actually designed the yellow gold ring herself with the jeweler, wanting a piece that was different from the traditional engagement ring style.
Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn presented Andrea Hissom with a heart-shaped light blue sapphire ring, set with smaller diamonds and worth more than $1 million. He proposed after a romantic dinner, while Frank Sinatra’s music played around them.
British model and reality star Katie Price wears an eye-catching pink diamond heart-shaped engagement ring, set in a halo of dazzling diamonds. Price has previously been married to Australian pop-singer Peter Andre, and fighter Alex Reid.
England football player Ashley Cole married pop singer Cheryl Tweedy in 2006, and proposed with a fancy yellow diamond heart-shaped engagement ring. After rumors of infidelity on his part, Cole gave his wife a six-carat princess cut diamond halo engagement ring. The pair have since divorced, with Cheryl remarrying. She now wears a six-carat emerald-cut ring from Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Vershini, whom she married in the Caribbean after a whirlwind romance. She pairs her ring with a platinum and diamond wedding band.
Update: Nicki Minaj announced her engagement to Meek Mill by sharing a photo of her stunning heart-shaped diamond engagement ring on Instagram. The fancy yellow diamond’s romantic shape is accentuated by a double halo of pavé diamonds, surrounding it with extraordinary sparkle. A double halo engagement ring is ideal for those who love to stand out, as each smaller diamond is cut for extra brilliance.
Which celebrity heart-shaped ring is your favorite? Do you love their unique shape, or are you more a fan of traditional round and cushion-cut diamonds? Let us know in the comments!