Zara Tindall: Mike Tindall engagement ring cost £30,000


Zara Tindall is married to rugby player Mike Tindall and they have two children, daughters Mia and Lena. Zara is an accomplished athlete in her own right, winning Olympic medals for her equestrianism.

She and Mike married on July 30 2011. They wed in Edinburgh, Scotland, at the Canongate Kirk.

It was just a few months after the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, but it was an altogether more low key affair, much like their engagement.

Mike, who played rugby for England, proposed during a simple night in, while the pair were watching a movie.

However, Mike put a lot of thought into the ring he selected for his wife-to-be.

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It features a large brilliant cut diamond set on a split band.

The band has pave diamonds set in platinum.

It has been reported to be a 2.0ct diamond, meaning the ring could have cost up to £30,000.

It wasn’t the only piece of diamond a platinum hardware Zara wore on her wedding day. She wore a tiara made from diamonds, belonging to her mother Princess Anne.

Deborah Papas, gemmologist and jewellery expert from Prestige Pawnbrokers of Channel 4’s Posh Pawn told Express.co.uk: “This is the most glamorous piece from Princess Anne’s stunning jewellery collection.”

“The stunning tiara which belonged to her Great Grandmother (Prince Philip’s mother, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark) was lent to Zara on her wedding day by her mother, Princess Anne.”

The piece is known as the Meander Tiara. 

It was last worn at the Dutch State Banquet in 2018.

It is Greek tiara, and once belonged to Princess Alice, Prince Philip’s mother.

Deborah said: “It is studded with diamonds set in a white precious metal more likely to be platinum because of the era it was made.

“It is perceived to be made by Cartier in France.

“It is not known how much the tiara is worth, but I estimate it to be worth over £1 million, and if it is a Cartier piece, it could be as much as £2 – £4 million.”



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