It’s December (can you believe it) and ’tis the season to be merry. With a new month comes new beginnings. We’re kicking off the start of our new month with…
Kourtney Kardashian is engaged! Whether a Kardashian fan or not, this engagement still deserves a blog post because – have you seen that ring! If you didn’t stumble upon the news of Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement whilst scrolling through social media or watching the Sunday night news then where were you hiding. The news of the eldest Kardashian daughter’s engagement broke to the entire world the moment Travis Barker bent down on one knee to pop the question. Okay, maybe we’re overexaggerating but news traveled fast. If you haven’t had a glimpse of the engagement ring as yet, feast your eyes on the image below:
The Engagement Ring Statistics
Although speculation, we turned to some reliable sources to get a better understanding of the statistics for this breathtaking engagement ring. Let’s start with the cut, it’s very clear that the center stone is an oval-cut diamond (jewelers, this is your window of opportunity to bring those oval cut engagement rings to the front of the shop). Regarding the color and clarity, when the price tag is of no concern, opt for the crème de la crème of diamonds, Travis opted for what looks like a flawless D color graded, colorless diamond. From what we can see, the center stone is set on a skinny platinum solitaire style with a pavé diamond band. Regarding the carat weight, although jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz did not disclose the weight of the stone during her interview with People magazine, experts say that the center stone could weigh anything between a whopping 11 – 14 carats.
|How to determine the carat weight of a diamond without using a diamond scale? There is always a plan B for most things in life and this can also be true for determining the carat weight of a diamond. The carat weight of an oval-cut diamond can be estimated using the following formula:
Carat Weight = Diameter x Diameter x Depth x 0.006
How Much Did Kourtney Kardashian’s Engagement Ring Cost?
Sources say that Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement ring has a price tag of an estimated $1 – 1.5 million dollars (insert “cha ching” sound effect). Although, don’t let the wealth of Blink-182’s drummer put you off getting the engagement ring of your dreams. We’ve got a solution:
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Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker’s Love Story in Images
|Image Source: E! Online||Image Source: CTV News||Image Source: Kourtney Kardashian’s Instagram|
Are you absolutely obsessed with the Kardashian’s? Or are you just absolutely obsessed with Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement ring? What do you think the estimated carat weight of Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement ring is? Do you have an oval-cut engagement ring? If so, show it off in the comments section below.
Written by Bianca Mac Donald