KATE Middleton’s iconic sapphire engagement ring is one of the most beautiful and recognisable jewellery pieces in Britain. But did you know that it belonged to Prince Harry after Diana’s death, and he actually gave it to Kate instead of waiting for his future wife Meghan Markle? A royal documentary has revealed that the Duchess of Sussex, 39, missed out on being the wearer of the spectacular £300,000 ring, as a “selfless” Prince Harry let his older brother use it for Kate. In the Amazon Prime documentary “The Diana Story”, Princess Di’s former butler Paul Burrell confirmed that the ring had belonged to Prince Harry. When his mum tragically passed away in 1997, Prince Harry had been allowed to select his favourite pieces from her jewels. Just before Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton in 2010, Prince Harry offered his brother the chance to use the precious item, in honour of their mum.Paul said on the documentary: “Harry said to him: ‘Wouldn’t it be fitting if she had mummy’s ring?’.” The former royal butler said that the “selfless” act showed qualities installed in Prince Harry by his mother. He added: “Then one day that ring will be sat on the… Read full this story
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