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Celebrity Engagements

With the arrival of spring, love is in the air, and celebs are saying “yes” to marriage proposals and dazzling diamond stunners. Recent celebrity engagements showcase some brilliant diamond baubles. Here is a rundown:

Snooki dons a dazzling diamond engagement ring.

“Jersey Shore” star Snooki’s beau Jionni LaValle helped design a sizeable diamond engagement ring to match the reality star’s big personality. The dazzling ring features a 3.02-carat princess-cut diamond centerpiece set in a custom-built band with 2 carats of diamonds around it. The stunner has an estimated worth of $55,000.

Hollywood star Halle Berry wears a unique emerald engagement ring.

Hollywood actress Halle Berry’s engagement ring from French actor Olivier Martinez is truly one-of-a-kind. The ring includes a richly hued 4-carat emerald center stone, a hand-made yellow gold setting adorned with two sparkling white diamonds and personalized codes and inscriptions with meanings only the two lovebirds understand.

Real Housewives star Tamra Barney sports a classic yet elegant diamond engagement ring.

The Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney recently got engaged to boyfriend Eddie Judge. Barney’s classic engagement ring features a round diamond center stone surrounded by a halo of smaller diamonds set in platinum. The couple are admittedly big Costco fans and Barney told Bravo her ring came from Costco and she “wouldn’t have it any other way.”

10 Most Expensive Celebrity Engagement Rings

Beyonce's stunning sparkler weighs in at 18 carats and costs $5 million.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s recent engagement has everyone abuzz about engagement rings. Although the heartthrob couple’s engagement ring is not one of the most expensive in Hollywood, the priciest baubles will always stand out. Here are the top 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings:

  • Glam power couple Beyonce and Jay-z live up to their larger-than-life reputations in the music industry with the most expensive celebrity engagement ring. Beyonce’s dazzling 18-carat emerald-cut diamond ring is valued at $5 million.
  • Paris Hilton received a bodacious bauble, weighing in at 24 carats, from former fiancé Paris Latsis, a Greek shipping heir. The dazzling diamond costs $4.7 million.
  • Donald Trump gave wife Melania Knauss-Trump a dazzling 15-carat, $3 million ring.
  • Pop star Mariah Carey’s sparkling bauble features 59 diamonds. Carey’s hubby Nick Cannon shelled out more than $2 million for the sparkler.
  • Kim Kardashian’s gigantic engagement ring features more than 20 carats of diamonds and cost NBA player Kris Humphries $2 million.
  • Actor Michael Douglas wooed actress Catherine Zeta-Jones with a 10-carat diamond engagement ring worth $2 million.
  • Supermodel Heidi Klum donned a $1.5 million, 10-carat diamond engagement ring from Seal.
  • Tom Cruise popped the question to Katie Holmes with a 5-carat diamond engagement ring valued at $1.5 million.
  • Jennifer Lopez’s 8.5-carat ring from singer Marc Anthony costs $1 million, making it the ninth most expensive celebrity engagement ring.
  • Actress Jennifer Garner’s bling bauble from husband Ben Affleck comes in at number 10. The 4.5-carat sparkler is valued at $500,000.