A look at Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary’s £30,000 engagement ring and its patriotic theme. Mary Donaldson first met Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik at the Sleep Inn in Sydney during the 2000 Summer Olympics and the pair hit it off immediately. After quietly dating for several years, the couple finally announced their engagement in 2003. Frederic reportedly proposed with a stunning multi-stone ring while the couple were visiting Rome and married in Copenhagen in 2004. Princess Mary engagement ring features. Diamond and ruby, an unusual pair of stones for an engagement ring.
But the colors were specifically chosen to represent the flag of Denmark, where Mary will one day reign as Queen Consort.
A Diamondsbyme spokesperson said: “The engagement ring features a 1.5 carat emerald-cut diamond and two emerald-cut ruby baguettes, featuring the colors of the Danish flag. The expert added: “The ring is priced at £30,000.
The two extra diamonds were thought to have been added to Mary’s ring to symbolize the arrival of her four children.
Over the years, Mary and Frederik have welcomed the heirs to the Danish throne, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine.
Crown Princess Mary is not the only royal to update her engagement ring in recent decades.