Nicki Swift consulted with Mike Fried, CEO of the Diamond Professional, who offered an unique estimation of the present worth of Princess Diana’s ring. “The ring from Dodi Al Fayed is a singular, customized ring that carries great worth for craftsmanship alone,” mentioned Fried. “The main points collectively make for a formidable ensemble: the gorgeous 1 carat emerald lower within the heart, the encircling trillion-cut diamonds, and the yellow gold accenting within the form of a star.” He continued, “The thick band provides additional depth and character to the ring.” Fried believes the ring is value virtually $100,000. “Though the ring does not characteristic a large stone, it carries bravado, fashion, and worth,” Fried added.
Fried’s estimation actually appears nearer in worth to one thing bought with Princess Diana in thoughts. In reality, a 1997 report by The Washington Publish claims that Diana really signed off on the ring. Alberto Repossi, the jeweler who designed the ring, spoke claimed that the couple really arrived on the retailer 10 days earlier and picked out the ring collectively. Al Fayed then returned alone — the day earlier than their crash — and bought the ring. “He mentioned he beloved it and he was sure the princess would like it as effectively,” claimed Repossi. As for why the jeweler publicized such personal details about the couple, he mentioned, “I’d by no means have spoken of the ring if it had not already been revealed. My ache doesn’t allow me to rejoice within the publicity.”