Myleene Klass reveals her stunning black diamond engagement ring given to her by fiancé Simon Motson
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We all remember the iconic scene in the Sex and The City Movie when Big proposed to Carrie with a black diamond engagement ring.
Carrie asked: “Why did you get a black diamond?”
To which Big responded: “Cos you’re not like anyone else.”
But it turns out that Carrie is like someone else, and that person is former Hear'Say singer Myleene Klass.
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Yep, that’s right the Smooth Radio host is engaged to her partner Simon Motson, and he popped the question with a 7.63 carat emerald-cut natural black diamond.
The stunning jewel is then surrounded by 114 delicate white diamonds, which brings the rock up to 9 carats in total.
The 42 year old actually had the diamond designed herself alongside Ira Kormind, the director of 77 Diamonds, who is a close friend of the star.
We spoke to two specialists about Myleene’s incredible ring to hear their opinion.
Lisa Levinson, Head of Marketing and Communications UK at the Natural Diamond Council, said: “An engagement ring is such an important symbol of love and commitment that it is arguably the most important item that anyone will ever purchase or gift in their lifetime.
“People like to express the depth of their love by choosing unique and rare natural stones to make a profound statement and Myleene’s black diamond is truly magnificent.
She then went on to explain: “Black diamonds have a powerful attraction and protective aura that transcends into mysterious.
"I am sure Myleene’s beautiful engagement ring will inspire many rings to come”.
Whereas Bonnie Dudeney, private jeweller and rare diamond specialist, said: “Black diamonds are shrouded in mystery and I love that they are considered by some to bring good luck and fortune.
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“I’ve seen growing interest in recent years from clients wanting bespoke pieces made using black diamonds.
"Myleene’s ring is mesmerising, the rarity of black diamonds makes this stand out piece incredibly special.”
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Black diamonds are reportedly very rare, and only a few famous ones are known such as the 67.50 carat Black Orloff – also called the Eye of Brahman – which was reputed to be stolen from an idol in India in the early 1800s.
Most naturally coloured black diamonds get their shade from large quantities or clouds of minute mineral inclusions such as graphite, pyrite or hematite that extend throughout the stone.
However they're made they look pretty incredible to us!
What are your thoughts, would you like a black diamond? Comment below!
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