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The most stunning and spectacular A-list engagement rings

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From Jennifer Aniston and Blake Lively's monster diamonds to Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan's more low-key designs, we look at the most eye-catching engagement rings owned by the stars.

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  • Hilary Swank

    Hilary Swank's longterm partner, former professional tennis player Ruben Torres, proposed to the actress during a hike with a beautiful emerald ring. Swank shared this sweet snap on her Instagram feed and said, "I am so happy to share with you all this exciting and incredible news".

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Julianne Hough

    American actress and dancer, Julianne Hough, announced the news of her engagement to Canadian ice-hockey player Brooks Laich last week, but it was last night that she unveiled her ring on her lifestyle blog Jules . The six-carat Lorraine Schwartz creation was gifted to her at the couple's home. “We stood on the deck, watching the sun set over the lake and listening to our favorite songs. Not even for a second did I expect that beautiful, serene scene was about to become one of the most meaningful moments of our lives,” writes Hough.

    See more pictures at juliannehough.com.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: FKA Twigs

    British singer FKA Twigs debuted her spectacular engagement ring from actor Robert Pattinson at the 2015 Met Gala this week, nine months after the couple started dating. With a unique pear-shaped diamond set against (what appears to be) four other diamond stones, the ring is as creative and bold as the wearer. 

    Image: Getty

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Emma Bunton

    Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton got engaged to long-term love Jade Jones in 2011. The star showed off her ring on Dancing On Ice, while she was judging on the show, much to the delight of her co-stars. 

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Portia de Rossi

    Ellen Degenres proposed to girlfriend Portia de Rossi in 2008. This special ring was designed by Neil Lane and is a 3-carat marquise ring is set with pink pave diamonds on the band.The couple were married on August 16, 2008. 

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Millie Mackintosh

    Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh got engaged to her rapper boyfriend (now husband) Professor Green, real name Stephen Manderson, in 2011. The ring is by Tiffany & Co and and cost approximately £10,600. The couple later wed at Babington House in September in 2013.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Charlotte Riley

    Star of Peaky Blinders, Charlotte Riley met husband Tom Hardy on the set of Wuthering Heights in 2009. While the couple were quiet about getting married, after getting engaged in 2010, they finally tied the knot in July 2014 in the South of France.  

  • Celebrity engagement rings: America Ferrera

    The Ugly Betty star got engaged to boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams in 2010 and was married in 2011. The ring is a four-carat round-cut diamond in a platinum setting and is worth an estimated £47,000.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Amber Heard

    Amber Heard's sparkling engagement ring cost somewhere in the region of £67,000. According to E! Online, who spoke to jewellery expert Zaven Ghanimian "it looks like a 5-carat ring". 

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Nikki Read

    There's clearly something about vampires here, as Twilight star Nikki Read got engaged to Vampire Diaries' Ian Somerhalder in February 2015. The flower-shaped ring is thought to have cost upwards of £33,000.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Cameron Diaz

    When Cameron got married to Benji Madden earlier this year, there were surprised faces all round - not least because they'd kept the whole event pretty secret. The ring (pictured on the bottom of her finger) is thick gold band, studded with diamonds.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Sofia Vergara

    Sofia Vergara and Magic Mike star Joe Manganiello got engaged on Christmas day in 2014. However, the pair only confirmed their engagement at this year's SAG awards. Sofia's diamond oval ring cost £300,000. 

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Kim Kardashian

    Kim Kardashian's engagement ring from her ill-fated marriage to Kris Humphries was created by celebrity favourite and Kim's personal friend, jeweller Lorraine Schwartz. The ring weighs over twenty carats, features a 16.5 emerald cut stone, flanked either side by two carat gems, and was valued at $2 million (although Kris reportedly received a hefty discount).

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Kim Kardashian

    Kim got engaged to rapper Kanye West in October 2013, after the musician popped the question to his future wife on her 33rd birthday at the AT&T Park baseball park in San Francisco. The ring is a 15-carat diamond ring worth approximately £1 million.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Cheryl Cole

    Cheryl Cole's original engagement ring was a heart-shaped diamond. But after cheating on her, Cheryl's then-husband Ashley Cole bought her this £160,000, white and yellow diamond replacement.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini

    Cheryl Fernandez-Versini announced her marriage to Frenchman Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in July 2014, just three months after the pair met in Cannes. The sizable ring cost £275,000 and Jean-Bernard asked Roman Garfunkel of Geraldo Jewellers, who designed the rock, that it had to representative of his “unfailing and unconditional love”.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Amal Clooney

    George Clooney popped this question to his future wife Amal Alamuddin in April last year. They then quickly wed in September of the same year in Venice. The ring was a seven-carat emerald-cut sparkler and cost £415,900.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett's engagement ring from her former husband Ryan Reynolds (pictured at the top of her finger) was a simple solitaire diamond on a gold twisted band.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Scarlett Johnasson

    After Ryan, Scarlett met French journalist Romain Dauriac in 2012. The couple got engaged in 2013 and Scarlett gave birth to their first child together in 2014. The stunning ring is a vintage art deco style. 

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Kim Sears

    Tennis star Andy Murray finally proposed to long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in November last year. The ring is a round-cut diamond and set Andy back £200,000.

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Victoria Beckham

    Victoria Beckham owns not just one, but several engagement rings. The first was a three-carat diamond designed by Boodle & Dunthorpe, which was worth around £65,000. In the following pictures, we've picked out a few of our favourites.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Victoria Beckham

    She has upgraded 13 (!) times since she tied the knot with David Beckham in 1999. Over 15 years of marriage, the fashion designer has amassed a collection that's reportedly worth £4 million. This ring pictured is a Chopard 19 carat creation.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Victoria Beckham

    This large emerald ring, surrounded by smaller diamonds is thought to be worth about £500,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Victoria Beckham

    In 2006, Victoria was spotted with this yellow diamond baguette ring which is worth approximately £250,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Victoria Beckham

    This blue sapphire ring was shown off first in 2009. 

  • Celebrity engagement rings: Victoria Beckham

    While it's not known when Victoria began wearing this ring, the heart-shaped sparkler is approximately worth £1 million. 

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Fergie

    Josh Duhamel designed Fergie's engagement ring (pictured at the bottom of the finger) with jeweller H Stern. The four carat diamond was surrounded by different coloured stones.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga announced her engagement to boyfriend Taylor Kinney on Valentine's Day after posting up a picture of a heart-shaped diamond ring on Instagram. The ring is thought to cost around £325,000 ($500,000).

    "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!" - @ladygaga

    The couple first met and began dating after Taylor starred in Lady Gaga's music video Yoü And I in 2011.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Angelina Jolie

    Designed by Brad Pitt alongside the couple's private jeweller Robert Procop, Angelina's engagement ring cost a reported $250,000 and took a year to design.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway's six carat, $150,000 engagement ring was designed by fiancé Adam Shulman and Kwait Heritage Jewels.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Beyonce

    This huge 18 carat Lorraine Schwartz ring, featuring an emerald-cut solitaire diamond, cost Jay-Z $5 million.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Catherine Zeta-Jones

    Catherine Zeta-Jones' engagement ring is a 1920s antique by Fred Leighton. Featuring a 10 carat stone surrounded by 28 smaller stones, it is estimated to cost $1,000,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Coleen Rooney

    This four carat, emerald cut diamond ring was reportedly worth £46,000 - and Wayne Rooney chose to propose to his bride-to-be in a BP Garage, when they were just 17.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Kate Hudson

    Kate Hudson's emerald cut diamond engagement ring from Muse singer Matt Bellamy is nine carats and worth approximately $200,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Drew Barrymore

    Will Kopelman proposed to Drew Barrymore with a four carat solitaire cut diamond designed by Graff jewellers, and an estimated value of $85,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Elizabeth Hurley

    Cricker Shane Warne propsed to Elizabeth Taylor with a huge sapphire ring, surrounded by two diamonds on either side.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Eva Longoria

    Eva Longoria's white gold, five carat engagement ring was custom-made by French jeweller Jean Dousset.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Ginnifer Goodwin

    Ginnifer Goodwin's simple but elegant engagement ring featured a two and a half carat diamond, and was designed by her fiancé Joey Kern.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Halle Berry

    Olivier Martinez chose jeweller Gurhan to design this emerald and diamond ring on a gold setting for Halle Berry.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Jennifer Aniston

    Jennifer Aniston's huge diamond engagement ring from Justin Theroux is an estimated eight carats.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Jennifer Garner

    This $500,000, four carat Harry Winston ring was presented to Jennifer Garner by Ben Affleck on the star's 33rd birthday.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Jessica Alba

    Cash Warren lived up to his name by spending $100,000 on Jessica Alba's engagement ring. The five carat diamond was surrouned by pave set diamonds.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Jessica Biel

    Jessica Biel revealed Justin Timberlake chose her engagement ring, a $130,000 vintage style number with a six carat diamond on blackened platinum.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Princess Charlene of Monaco

    Charlene Wittstock was given a pear-shaped engagement ring in grey gold. Created by Parisian jeweller Maison Repossi, the "Tethys" design is worth an estimated $100,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Jessica Simpson

    Jessica Simpson's fiancé Eric Johnson reportedly spent $100,000 on her engagement ring, which featured her birthstone (ruby), flanked by two diamonds.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Kate Middleton

    William presented Kate with his mother's engagement ring, a sapphire and eighteen carat diamond ring now worth an estimated £85,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Gwyneth Paltrow

    Chris Martin proposed to Gwyneth Paltrow with a huge Asscher cut diamond ring.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Kate Moss

    Upon discovering his bride-to-be Kate Moss was obsessed with Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of novelist F Scott Fitzgerald, Jamie Hince searched high and low for an original diamond ring of hers to propose. After his search proved fruitless, he found sketches of one and had a jeweller design a duplicate.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Rochelle Wiseman

    Rochelle Wiseman got engaged to JLS star Marvin Humes with this heart-shaped diamond from Boodles.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Katie Holmes

    Tom Cruise popped the question to Katie Holmes at the top of the Eiffel tower with this five carat oval-shaped ring in rose gold. Apparently, Tom bought the ring after the couple's first date.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Carey Mulligan

    Carey Mulligan revealed her engagement and wedding ring with Marcus Mumford at the MET Gala. It featured a diamond with a sapphire on either side.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Katy Perry

    Katy Perry's engagement ring from her ex Russell Brand was a simple contemporary design, a three carat diamond designed by Cartier.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Blake Lively

    Ryan Reynolds created his engagement ring for Blake Lively with jeweller Lorraine Schwartz. The light pink oval diamond ring set in rose gold and pave diamonds reportedly cost $2 million.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Keira Knightley

    Husband-to-be James Righton gave Keira Knightley a simple diamond solitaire ring to mark their engagement.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Lily Allen

    Lily Allen took to Twitter to show off her engagement ring. Sam Cooper proposed to the singer and designer on Christmas day 2010.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Megan Fox

    Megan Fox's engagement to Brian Austin Green was marked by this three carat ring, set in a platinum diamond collar, and worth and estimated $80,000.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Mena Suvari

    Mena Suvari's eight carat engagement ring was designed by her fiancé, music producer Simone Sestito.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Miley Cyrus

    Miley Cyrus was given a 3.5 carat ring by Hunger Games star Liams Hemsworth, who created the sparkler with celebrity jeweller Neil Lane. An antique stone, hand cut in 1880, was set in eighteen carat gold and garnished with a floral diamond pattern.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Nicole Richie

    To make sure Nicole Richie had the perfect engagement ring, Joel Madden let his fiancée design the ring herself - a four carat sparkler created in collaboration with designer Neil Lane.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Reese Witherspoon

    Jim Toth proposed to Reese with a ring created by William Goldberg. The four carat diamond affair was set on a pave diamond and platinum band.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Zara Phillips

    Rugby player Mike Tindall proposed to the Princess Royal's daughter, Zara Phillips with a self-designed, platinum number with a solitaire diamond set in ten pavé-set diamonds. The Royal family did not reveal the cost of the ring or name of the jeweller.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Heidi Klum

    Heidi Klum opted for a yellow ten carat diamond, set in a gold band of pave diamonds for her engagement to her ex Seal.

  • Celebrity Engagement Rings: Natalie Portman

    Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied chose an ethical, and eco-friendly engagement ring for bride-to-be Natalie Portman. Created with jeweller Jamie Wolf, the ring was made of recycled platinum and featured an antique stone and 'conflict-free' diamonds.