The Duchess of Cambridge is a source of inspiration on many counts—whether it’s her poise, her charitable stance, her dignified demeanour, her wardrobe choices, her hair and makeup, and, of course, her jewellery too. This time around, we’re digging into the treasure chest of the royal jewels and coming up with budget lookalikes of some of our favourites. And don’t worry, the enviable engagement ring is the first on our list!
Kate Middleton’s Engagement Ring
Forzieri Sapphire & Diamond 18K White Gold Ring, £1,759.38
Packed with 14 solitaire diamonds that circle a 12 carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire, the jewels are canvassed on 18k white gold.
Kate Middleton’s Links Of London Hope Earrings
Swarovski Abstract Rose Gold Plated Tear Drop Earrings, £80.75
At £275, the white topaz earrings were the perfect pick for her engagement shoot with Mario Testino.
Kate Middleton’s Blue Stone Earrings
The Real Effect Silver Blue Cubic Zirconia Studs, £43.95
Also spotted on Princess Diana, the family sports the colour of royalty with blue baubles aplenty. A notable one is the pair of drop earrings where the top sapphire is surrounded by eight diamonds and the bottom by nine diamonds.
Kate Middleton’s Cartier Necklace
Lucky Eyes Circle Of Life Necklace, £75
The Duchess of Cambridge picked from the jeweller’s famed trinity collection to align her jewels with the Olympics theme. She wore the £49,000 circles necklace to attend an event at the National Portrait Gallery.
Kate Middleton’s Diamond Bracelet
Swarovski Rose Gold Plated Angelic Bracelet £109
Supposedly a wedding gift from Prince Charles, Kate’s art deco diamond and citrine bracelet caught everyone’s attention at the 2011 BAFTA event in LA.