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Duchess of Diamonds: Checkout Meghan Markle collection worth £1m after receiving some VERY expensive wedding gifts and a loan from the Queen

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Her collection includes her stunning £140,000 engagement ring and a £241,000 Cartier bracelet.
Other dazzling items include the £450,000 tiara borrowed from the Queen which she wore on her wedding. A glittering set of £60,000 earrings she received as a pre-wedding gift also belong in her jaw dropping collection of jewels

Before meeting Prince Harry, Meghan Markle stuck to modest trinkets.

Now she owns a collection of jewels worth £1m.

This includes her stunning £140,000 engagement ring and a £241,000 Cartier bracelet.

Other dazzling items include the £450,000 tiara borrowed from the Queen.

A glittering set of £60,000 earrings she received as a pre-wedding gift also belong in her jaw dropping collection of jewels.

Here’s how Duchess of diamonds, Meghan Markle sparkles.

ENGAGEMENT RING WITH DIANA’S JEWELS – £140,000

Personally designed by Harry and made by royal jeweller Cleave and Company, the Duchess’s engagement sparkler is by far the most magnificent in her collection

Personally designed by Harry and made by royal jeweller Cleave and Company, the Duchess’s engagement sparkler is by far the most magnificent in her collection.

Set on a gold band, the central diamond, believed to be around 3ct, was ethically sourced in Botswana — where the couple holidayed after only a few weeks of dating. The two round diamonds on either side come from a brooch that belonged to Harry’s late mother, Princess Diana.

In their blissfully happy engagement interview last November, Harry said the decision to incorporate Diana’s stones would ensure that ‘she’s with us on this crazy journey together’.

Leading jeweller David Marshall estimates the ring’s value at £140,000 — but High Street store Argos sells a cut-price version, the ‘Meghan Sparkle’, for just £14.99.

DRIPPING WITH DIAMONDS FOR HER A-LIST RECEPTION – £60,000

From the same collection as her jagged-edged wedding bracelet these Cartier chandelier earrings are made from 18ct white cold and are each set with 19 round diamonds totalling 0.81ct and ten rectangular stones totalling 1.08ct. All in all, that’s 58 stunning sparklers dangling from Meghan’s ears.

SWIRL STUDS TO BLING UP A BLACK DRESS – £1,350

Businesslike in black for a female empowerment event in London in April, Meghan chose these pretty diamond earrings made by Birks, her favourite Canadian jeweller, to jazz up her Jackie O-inspired pencil dress. The £1,350 studs, made from 18ct white gold and decorated with swirls of miniature diamonds, are ‘designed to enchant’. Much like everything Meghan wears, the earrings are now sold out on most retailers’ websites.

SIMPLE SILVER ROSES FOR A NEW DUCHESS – £1,395These Idylle La Rose earrings, by Belgian designer Vanessa Tugendhaft, are made from rhodium silver and paved with tiny diamonds totalling 0.43ct

For her first outing as a Duchess, at a Buckingham Palace garden party to mark Prince Charles’s 70th birthday last week, Meghan appeared to have acquired another new pair of dazzling diamonds. These Idylle La Rose earrings, by Belgian designer Vanessa Tugendhaft, are made from rhodium silver and paved with tiny diamonds totalling 0.43ct. They elegantly complemented her sleek chignon and jauntily angled Philip Treacy hat.

These Idylle La Rose earrings, by Belgian designer Vanessa Tugendhaft, are made from rhodium silver and paved with tiny diamonds totalling 0.43ct
These Idylle La Rose earrings, by Belgian designer Vanessa Tugendhaft, are made from rhodium silver and paved with tiny diamonds totalling 0.43ct

THE RING THAT’S A SIGN OF EVERLASTING LOVE – £1,130This Infinie ring, from Vanessa Tugendhaft’s Promesse line, is a sign of everlasting love

Meghan loves symbolic jewellery — from the African bracelet that matched Harry’s, to the ‘H’ and ‘M’ necklace she wore early in their relationship. And this Infinie ring, from Vanessa Tugendhaft’s Promesse line, is a sign of everlasting love. She wore the piece, which is made from 18ct yellow gold and set with 0.25ct diamonds arranged in the shape of the mathematical symbol for infinity, to Belfast in March and again to the Invictus Games trials the following month.

This Infinie ring, from Vanessa Tugendhaft’s Promesse line, is a sign of everlasting love

THE CROSS TO MARK HER CONFIRMATION – £520Days after she was baptised and confirmed by the Archbishop of Canterbury in March, Meghan began wearing this delicate diamond bracelet

Days after she was baptised and confirmed by the Archbishop of Canterbury in March, Meghan began wearing this delicate diamond bracelet. it is believed to be a gift from the Royal Family for joining the Church of England, a pre-marriage requirement. The dainty piece, by Vanessa Tugendhaft, comprises an 18ct white gold chain with a central cross, set with 16 0.08ct diamonds. At just £520, it’s one of her cheaper pieces.

A GOLDEN CLOVER CHAIN FOR LOVE – £770

This minimalist necklace by Vanessa Tugendhaft was Meghan’s lucky charm at the Invictus Games trial in April, adding some royal-worthy dazzle to her causal khaki coat. It features an 18ct gold chain set with solitaire diamonds and is intended to be worn day and night.

ETHICAL GEMS TO GLAM UP A ROYAL OUTING – £450

The Duchess has worn Zofia Day’s triangle-shaped studs twice: once for her landmark interview with Vanity Fair in October 2017 and again for a royal outing in Cardiff in January. The Californian brand prides itself on ethically sourced stones. These £450 earrings are encrusted with 0.06ct diamonds.

HIDDEN SPARKLE ON HER WRIST – £995

Dressed head-to-toe in navy for the Queen’s birthday concert in April, Meghan couldn’t resist adding some signature sparkle to her look. The piece, a silver and yellow gold bangle by edgy British designer Shaun Leane was subtly studded with diamonds totalling 0.13ct at one end.

ICE WITH A WINTRY THEME TO REMIND HER OF CANADA – £6,950Yet another design from Meghan’s favourite Canadian brand Birks, these Snowstorm earrings are said to be ‘inspired by the icy beauty of Canadian winters’

Smiling and relaxed in a chic, white shirt as she left Windsor Castle just days before her wedding, the soon-to-be Duchess didn’t miss her chance to shine, showing off this brand-new pair of 2.15ct diamond-studded white gold earrings.

Yet another design from Meghan’s favourite Canadian brand Birks, these Snowstorm earrings are said to be ‘inspired by the icy beauty of Canadian winters’ — perhaps not so apt for a sunny May-day. At £6,950, they don’t come cheap — so Meghan made sure they were seen by sweeping her hair behind her ears.

GLITTERING PRE-WEDDING PRESENT SHE ADORES – £60,000

Meghan was first seen sporting these 18ct white gold Galanterie de Carier earrings in April at a reception to celebrate the Invictus Games, Harry’s sports tournament for injured servicemen and women. She adores them so much she wore them again on her wedding day and they are believed to have been a pre-wedding present from Harry.

YET ANOTHER GIFT FROM HER BESOTTED GROOM? £17,700

Adorning her wrist at her new father-in-law’s birthday celebrations was this diamond tennis bracelet, believed to be another present from her Prince Charming.

Although the exact make is unknown, it looks remarkably like the £17,700 Cartier Essential Lines bracelet, made from 18ct white gold and set with 61 brilliant-cut diamonds.

If so, it would be a touching tribute to Diana, who adored Cartier jewellery and owned an almost identical piece.

A PRECIOUS CARTIER BRACELET FOR THE BRIDE – £241,000Against the splendour of her Givenchy gown, her Reflection de Cartier bracelet almost went unnoticed on Meghan's big day

Against the splendour of her Givenchy gown, her Reflection de Cartier bracelet almost went unnoticed. Made from 18ct white gold and set with more than 100 diamonds, it is designed to ‘create breathtaking radiance and light’. There are two versions of this bracelet, one costing a staggering £241,000 — but Meghan’s may well have been bespoke.

THE STACKING RING SHE WEARS EVERYWHERE – £865

She’s flashed it out and about in Edinburgh and on stage in London for a charity event — this yellow gold and diamond ring, by her go-to Canadian jeweller Birks, is one of Meghan’s everyday staples. Costing £865, the band — made from her favourite metal — comes from the Birks Splash collection and is designed to be stacked; that is, worn on the same finger as several other rings.

Right on trend for this fashion-forward Duchess.

SUBTLE JEWELLED STUDS IMPORTED FROM INDIA – £375

These pared-down studs, by Los Angeles fine jeweller Adina Reyter, are made from a curved piece of 14ct yellow gold and feature a trio of 0.15ct diamonds

These pared-down studs, by Los Angeles fine jeweller Adina Reyter, are made from a curved piece of 14ct yellow gold and feature a trio of 0.15ct diamonds. Called the Three Diamond Amigos, they cost £375 and are imported from India. Meghan chose the earrings for a Commonwealth Day service in March, adding a touch of flair — and sparkle — to her sensible white Amanda Wakeley coat and Stephen Jones beret.

THE DAZZLING TIARA ON LOAN FROM THE QUEEN – £450,000Meghan chose this spectacular piece, made for Queen Mary (the Queen’s grandmother) in 1932, for her big day

Every fairytale princess needs a tiara — and Meghan chose this spectacular piece, made for Queen Mary (the Queen’s grandmother) in 1932, for her big day. The stunning design, a band of 11 intricate sections, is made up of interlaced ovals and set with round-cut diamonds. In the centre is a detachable floral brooch made from ten glittering stones, a wedding present for Mary from the County of Lincoln in 1893. Both were bequeathed to the Queen on her grandmother’s death in 1953. The little-known piece was last seen in 1965, when it was worn by Princess Margaret. Leading jeweller David Marshall says: ‘This would be worth between £350,000 and £450,000. It would have taken up to 500 hours to make a tiara like this.’

SNOW-INSPIRED SPARKLERS FOR XMAS – £5,250The £5,250 earrings, designed to ‘capture the brilliance of freshly fallen snow’, are made from 18ct white gold

Flying the flag once again for Canada — her adopted home from 2011 to 2017 — Meghan chose these Snowflake earrings by Birks for several festive engagements with the Royal Family last year, including the Queen’s Christmas lunch and a church outing in Sandringham on Christmas Day. The £5,250 earrings, designed to ‘capture the brilliance of freshly fallen snow’, are made from 18ct white gold and each feature two round-cut diamonds surrounded by a circle of smaller diamonds, totalling 1.39ct.


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