Though diamonds are a girl’s best friend and the classic choice for an engagement ring, colored stones are a trend that continues to show up on many a celebrity’s ring finger. Opting for a colored stone is a fresh take on the traditional engagement ring, and the candy colored sparklers are unique and beautiful. Though many have tried the trend, a few specific engagement rings have stood out.
In 1795, Napoleon met his future bride, Josephine. Despite the fact that Napoleon did not have much money, he splurged and bought his love a gorgeous ring, which includes a gold band with a tear shaped sapphire and diamond in a setting called “You and Me,” which was popular in the 18th century. The stones are only a carat apiece, but the historical value of the ring cannot be underestimated. The simple but sizzling stunner was auctioned off in France for close to a million dollars in 2013, purchased by an anonymous bidder.
When film actor Ryan Reynolds proposed to blonde actress Blake Lively, he went the unconventional route. The actress’ engagement ring is a pink diamond that cost two million dollars, and the gorgeous oval cut…