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9 celebrities with emerald cut engagement rings

Characterised by its rectangular shape with trimmed corners, the emerald cut diamond ranks among the most sought-after and recommended styles for engagement rings. Its allure is evident from the graceful elongation of its form, making it a timeless choice for many.

For a comprehensive exploration of the classic cut, diamond experts at Steven Stone have unveiled a wealth of insights – from its origins to its enduring popularity.

And let’s not forget the celebrities who have embraced the sophistication of an emerald cut diamond engagement ring, adding a touch of star-studded glamour to the beloved design.

The History of the Emerald Cut Diamond

Despite possessing a modern look, the emerald-cut diamond is one of the oldest diamond shapes. With stylistic origins tracing back to the table cut of the 1500s, the shape was originally created for emerald stones in an attempt to prevent cracks and chipping.

Having gained popularity during the 1920’s Art Deco movement, it’s now extremely common to find emerald cut diamonds as the centre stone in vintage engagement rings.

Emerald Cut Diamond Symbolism

Beyond their aesthetic appeal, emerald-cut diamonds carry profound symbolism – making them a poignant choice for an engagement ring.

The diamond’s rectangular shape is often interpreted as a symbol of stability and resilience, while the cut itself is imbued with connotations of unwavering love, steadfast commitment, and deep compassion towards one’s partner.

Celebrities with Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

Emerald cut stones are a great choice for those who want to add a touch of vintage glamour to their ring, as Hollywood stars including Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor were huge fans of this style, both opting for emerald cut engagement rings. Not to mention the multitude of celebrities who have been the recipient of one in recent years too.

It’ll be no surprise to you that Beyoncé’s that Beyoncé’s legendary engagement ring stands as one of the most coveted designs in history. Famed for its stunning 18-carat emerald-cut diamond, the exquisite ring is estimated to be worth a staggering £4 million ($5 million).

Joining the ranks of notable celebrities, Nicola Peltz was presented with a 4.5-5 carat emerald diamond set in a traditional solitaire style atop a delicate band by Brooklyn Beckham, while Sofia Richie received a substantial emerald-cut diamond ring from her partner Elliot Grainge.

We’ve put together a list of celebrities who sport the iconic shape.


It’ll be no surprise to you that Beyoncé’s iconic engagement ring is one of the most popular engagement rings of all time.

Renowned for it’s emerald-cut 18-carat diamond, the gorgeous ring is crafted from platinum and boasts an estimated value of £4 million ($5 million).

Instagram: @Beyonce

Nicola Peltz

Nicola Peltz’s original engagement ring from her now husband, Brooklyn Beckham, boasts a timeless and refined design featuring a solitary emerald-cut diamond gracefully set upon a delicate band crafted from platinum or white gold.

Estimated to be 5 carats, the central stone exudes a remarkable colorlessness indicative of its exceptional quality. Notably, the elegant emerald cut typically accentuates any imperfections within the diamond; however, in this case, there are minimal flaws visible.

Given the substantial size and outstanding quality of the diamond, our experts estimate the exquisite engagement ring to command a value of at least £350,000.

Instagam: @nicolaannepeltzbeckham

Paris Hilton

When Greek shipping magnate Paris Kasidokostas-Latsis proposed to Paris Hilton, he presented her with a selection of 15 dazzling diamond rings – each varying in size and style – to choose from. Among the exquisite options were pieces from renowned jewellers such as Tiffany’s and Harry Winston.

Paris eventually settled on a whopping 24-carat emerald cut, canary diamond ring, with an estimated value of £3.7 million ($4.7 million). The 24-carat weight shot the ring to the top spot on the list of the heaviest emerald diamond pieces in the world.

After the couple cordially ended their engagement a few months later, Paris reportedly auctioned her ring off to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims. Allegedly, it was sold for $2 million.

Image: YouTube

Eva Longoria

Tony Parker proposed to Eva Longoria with a four-carat emerald cut diamond ring with emerald side stones.

Worth £120,000 ($150,000), the stunning ring was designed by Jean Dousset.

Image: YouTube

Sofia Richie

Sofia Richie’s – the daughter of music legend, Lionel Richie – engagement ring from Elliot Grainge is a real showstopper.

Boasting a huge 5 carat emerald cut diamond, sat on a yellow band, the ring is likely to be worth £380,000 ($500,000).


Porsha Williams

Simon Guobadia proposed to Porsha Williams, he shared several photos of the happy couple on Instagram – alongside a close up of the ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ stars blinder of an engagement ring.

The massive ring features a 15 carat emerald cut diamond positioned atop a thin pave band.

Our experts estimate it to be worth up to £800,000 ($1,000,000).

Instagram: @iamsimonguobadia

Vicky Pattison

When Ercan Ramadan popped the question to Vicky Pattison on a beautiful beach near Burj Al Arab, she couldn’t wait to show off her sparkler on Instagram.

The Geordie Shore reality TV star and her long-time partner designed the ring with Ian Gallacher Jewellers. It features an emerald cut diamond is set on what appears to a white gold or platinum pave band.

Our experts estimate the sparkler to be worth around £200,000.

Instagram: @vickypattison

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence debuted her emerald cut engagement ring from Cooke Maroney at Paris Fashion Week in 2019.

Believed to weigh around 4-5 carats, the gigantic diamond is in a solitaire setting, sat on a thin white gold or platinum band.

Our expert estimate ‘The Hunger Games’ stars sparkler to be worth around £160,000 ($200,000).

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