22 Royal Engagement Rings That Are Even Better Than a Crown

One major perk of being a princess? A stunning engagement ring, likely passed down through generations, sitting atop your royal finger. Kate Middleton's Ceylon sapphire alone spawned tons of knockoffs, and she's not the only one with a super fancy accessory. There are plenty of princesses, queens, and countesses with engagement rings we'd happily accept (given, of course, we were just as into the royal doing the asking). Read on to see at their stunning engagement rings ahead.

— Additional reporting by Nikita Ramsinghani

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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge
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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge

Kate Middleton's 12-carat sapphire and diamond ring belonged to Princess Diana and is valued at a staggering $50,000.

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Princess Charlene of Monaco
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Princess Charlene of Monaco

Princess Charlene's ring features a pear-shaped diamond set on a silver band.

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden
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Princess Madeleine of Sweden

Princess Madeleine has an Asscher-cut diamond engagement ring that is set on a diamond band.

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Princess Claire of Luxembourg
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Princess Claire of Luxembourg

Princess Claire's ring features a square diamond on a thick band.

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Princess Victoria of Sweden
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Princess Victoria of Sweden

Princess Victoria's white-gold ring is set with a round brilliant-cut diamond solitaire.

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Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex
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Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex

Sophie's engagement ring features an oval center stone with heart-shaped diamonds on each side.

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Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark
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Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark

Princess Tatiana's beautiful ring has a sapphire center stone that is surrounded by tiny diamonds.

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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Queen Máxima's engagement ring features an orange center stone and two white diamond side stones.

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Queen Letizia of Spain
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Queen Letizia of Spain

Queen Letizia's white gold ring is set with sixteen baguette-cut diamonds.

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Queen Rania of Jordan
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Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Rania's engagement ring features a yellow rectangular stone surrounded by diamonds.

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Princess Keisha Omilana of Nigeria
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Princess Keisha Omilana of Nigeria

Princess Keisha's stunning diamond engagement ring is set on a silver band.

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Princess Mary of Denmark
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Princess Mary of Denmark

Princess Mary's ring features a central emerald-cut diamond set between a pair of ruby baguettes.

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Meghan Markle
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Meghan Markle

Meghan's one of a kind engagement ring was actually designed by Prince Harry. The center stone is a diamond from Botswana (where the couple has spent time together), and the two smaller stones are diamonds from Harry's personal collection, given to him by Princess Diana.

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Princess Eugenie of York
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Princess Eugenie of York

Princess Eugenie's stunning ring features a padparadscha sapphire stone that is surrounded by diamonds.

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Sarah, Duchess of York
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Sarah, Duchess of York

Sarah Ferguson's engagement ring features an oval Burmese ruby surrounded by 10 diamonds.

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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Princess Margaret's ruby engagement ring was made to look like a rosebud since her middle name was Rose.

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Anne, Princess Royal
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Anne, Princess Royal

Princess Anne's engagement ring features a sapphire stone set between two diamonds.

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Autumn Phillips
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Autumn Phillips

Autumn's engagement ring features a large oval center stone with additional diamonds on the sides.

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Zara Tindall
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Zara Tindall

Zara's engagement ring features a divided diamond-set band with a solitaire center stone.

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Camilla's stunning engagement ring features a large emerald cut diamond stone with baguettes on either side.