Staggering symbolism behind Princess Margaret’s unique engagement ring – expert
“Combined with the symbolism of the design, although it is uncommon, it is very romantic.”
In the years since Princess Margaret’s engagement ring debuted, very few members of the Royal Family have opted for ruby engagement rings.
Sarah Ferguson was given a ruby engagement ring upon her engagement to Prince Andrew in the 1980s.
But on the whole, sapphires appear to have been very popular for royal engagement rings, with Princess Diana, Kate Middleton and Princess Eugenie all pictured sporting sapphire engagement rings in recent decades.