Throughout history some fascinating stories were there behind every famous engagement ring. And the same is the case with the famous emerald and diamond engagement ring of Jackie Kennedy. Jacqueline Bouvier was famous for her colorful life. She had a very distinct taste for chic pillbox hats and sheath dresses which made her a style icon during her youth.
And her marriage had just added many more stars to her already famous fashion senses. When she got engaged to JFK she was presented a spectacular emerald and diamond ring by John F. Kennedy.
The ring was selected by John Kennedy’s father Joe Sr . . At that time a 2.84 carat emerald was mounted next to a 2.88 carat emerald cut diamond with tapered baguettes. The ring was as striking and unusual as she was. It was in 1962 when the ring was reset and 0.66 carat round diamonds and 1.46 carat marquise diamonds were included to it.
The ring was a true representation of Jackie’s glamors style. Nowadays, brides interested in Jacqueline’s legendary style often choose a confection of emerald and diamonds. Though these tones down a little of Mrs. Kennedy’s marked style still captures the essence. And these are great to express more of your personality through the jewelry.