Meghan Markle Shows Off Sentimental Engagement Ring



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Newly engaged couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appeared together for a photo op just after official news of their engagement was released. Source: AFP/Getty Images The couple walked out hand-in-hand at Kensington Palace to pose for photographs and record a special television broadcast to celebrate the happy news. The couple chose the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace for the announcement – a place close to the late Princess Diana’s heart. The public got to see, for the first time, the sentimental engagement ring Prince Harry designed himself. The center diamond is from Botswana, a country close to Harry’s heart. It is flanked by two diamonds from his late mother, Princess Diana’s collection. When asked by the press when he knew Meghan was the one, a lovestruck Harry replied, “The very first time we met.”
Prince Harry’s grandparents, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, released a statement saying they are “Delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness.” Meanwhile, Harry’s father, Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall congratulated the couple revealing, “We’re thrilled. We’re both thrilled. We hope they’ll be very happy indeed.”