Karlie Red Falls Flat When Kai Tyler Proposes With Rings

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Karlie Redd fell flat on the ground after Kai Tyler proposed to her with a choice between three engagement rings. The internet is convinced that the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta veteran secures her storylines with engagement rings and pure dramatics.

During a recent episode, the 51-year-old entertainer and entrepreneur seemingly passed out in front of a gathering when she was surprised with three big diamond rings. Kai, a music executive and CEO, intended for his girl to choose her ring, but Karlie was supposedly out cold.

“When I see a ring, I fall out,” Karlie said when producers asked her what happened. “I may fall for a ring, but never turn it down.”

Karlie stumbled over why shekarlie-redd-lands-multi-million-dollar-deal/”landed on the floor but explained to producers that the fall wasn’t about the ring.

“It wasn’t about the ring. It was about me praying,” she said.

Karlie was left on the ground for a moment before Jessica White, a model and Love & Hip Hop Atlanta castmate, begged her to get up. Kai picked his new fiancé up off the ground while Karlie claimed she couldn’t breathe.

“Karlie, this is too much. The acting. That is a clear sign of the answer: no,” Jessica suggested during her confessional.

But Kai insisted that he be the one to comfort his lady. According to Karlie, she had been wanting her man to change.

“So if he’s ready for the next step, I’m ready for the next step,” Karlie said.

She took two of the proposals and decided on a 12-karat pear-shaped beauty from the showcase.

In the comments, Instagram users reminisced about an earlier episode in which Karlie passed out for a fake ring.

In 2016, when Karlie confronted R&B singer Lyfe Jennings about being married,

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What’s Hot and Timeless in Diamond Rings in 2024?

Choosing the perfect diamond engagement ring can be one of the most exciting yet stressful decisions you’ll ever make. It’s probably more stressful than selecting a wedding gown! Of course, you don’t want to look at your ring finger every day and wish you had chosen the one you left behind, so make the right choice.

Finding your dream diamond rings in 2024 may have been slightly more difficult than in previous years due to the cost of living crisis, which forced many people to reassess their needs and tighten their budgets.

As we enter 2024, engagement rings and their meaning continue to evolve, with a variety of styles and designs that redefine elegance and individuality. Lucce Rings is at the forefront, presenting a selection of captivating trends chosen by our jewellery experts to reflect both classic beauty and contemporary allure in the lifetime symbol of your commitment.

What are the hottest and timeless Diamond Rings in 2024?

Well, the truth is, diamond rings never go out of style like ever, they stay very much in trend, and passed on from generation to generation and are a true beauty to look at. But as we move forward to a new era of sustainability, and looking for something unique that stands out of the box. 

Here are some of the hottest, trendiest and most stunning  diamond proposal rings for 2024

Lab-Grown Diamonds:

Brilliant lab-grown diamonds will add sparkle to life’s most memorable moments. Lab-grown diamonds are chemically and optically identical to natural diamonds, making them ideal for love. They are a low-cost, ethical, and sustainable option that works well with jewellery for any occasion.

These lab-grown diamonds consist of actual carbon atoms arranged in the characteristic diamond crystal

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The biggest engagement ring trends of 2024

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From lab-grown to traditional gems, here are all the trends you’ll see in 2024

If you plan on getting engaged in 2024, listen up: The biggest engagement ring trends for the year are in, and you’ll want to consider these options if you’re in the market for a diamond ring. To fill us in on the biggest engagement ring trends for 2024, we consulted a jewelry pro, Jean Dousset, the founder of jewelry brand Jean Dousset, who has 31 years of experience in the jewelry industry. 

Shop this article: Jean Dousset Audrey Bezel Solitaire Lab Diamond Engagement RingHolden The Bezel Toi Et Mo and Catbird NYC The Grand Swan Solitaire, Emerald-Cut (Lab-Grown Diamond)

Engagement ring stone, metal and setting trends for 2024

Though you may have an idea of what you’re looking for, it never hurts to keep your options open. “I would advise you to go in with an open mind when shopping for engagement rings,” said Dousset. “Once you start trying different ring styles on, it may surprise you which ones you end up gravitating toward. Styles you may have in mind might look completely different when trying them on.”

With that in mind, consider these popular ring trends for 2024:

Bezel settings

“Bezel settings will become increasingly popular in 2024,” noted Dousset. “This setting offers a sleek, modern twist on the traditional claw prong setting. With bezel-set engagement rings, the center stone is held in place by a metal rim or ‘bezel’ that surrounds the stone. Since no prongs or claws are holding the center stone in place, this setting makes it less prone to damage or stone loss.”

Yellow gold and mixed metals

“Consumers are not gravitating towards classic white metals as

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Diamond experts share tips for buying the perfect engagement ring

Round, cushion, princess, emerald. 

Settings, prongs, engravings. 

Cut, color, clarity and carat. 

There are a lot of pieces that make up each and every engagement ring. 

The one you love is going to look down at his or her sparkling engagement ring every day — so, of course, you want to make the right decision.

But how? 

From the shopping experience itself (online or in person, with or without your partner) to the design of the ring, there is a lot to juggle with this all-important purchase. 

Below is a guide with all your engagement ring questions answered by experts who have helped clients create a dream piece of jewelry to symbolize their love. 

  1. Online versus in-person shopping
  2. How to determine a budget
  3. Engagement ring shapes
  4. The 4 C’s
  5. Should I go ring shopping with my partner?
  6. How do I know what kind of ring my girlfriend wants?
  7. What about customizations?
  8. Lab grown or natural?
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1. Online versus in-person shopping

In the world of online shopping, engagement rings have hopped on the bandwagon. 

Even though shopping online may seem like an easy choice, there are things you should consider before buying that way. 

“I think engagement rings are just so personable. I think the in-store experience is so important with online shopping, to be able to touch the ring, to feel the ring, to see how it looks on your finger. You can’t replace that experience,” Anthony Zucco, a sales consultant at Mavilo Wholesalers in Tampa, Florida, told Fox News Digital.

“So booking an appointment, getting in, allowing the female, the male, to actually come in and see it in person without the retouch editing online. I think it’s an essential part

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15 best diamond engagement rings for 2024: From oval to princess cuts

Planning a Valentine’s Day proposal in 2024, or hoping for one? They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, which is why you can’t go wrong with a sparkling diamond engagement ring when you’re planning to pop the question. Whether it’s an oval diamond engagement ring, halo, trilogy or your classic solitaire, there’s an engagement ring peppered with a diamond or two to suit all tastes and budgets. It even topped the list as the most iconic engagement ring type of 2023, with Megan Fox’s sparkler taking the top spot according a Pandora report.

And if it’s a proposal you’re hoping for, why not leave this website open on your laptop next time your other half is around…nothing like a little engagement ring inspiration to get the thoughts flowing.

How I chose the best diamond engagement rings

  • Trusted brands: I shop for a living (and have done for over 10 years) and am au fait with the brands that are known and trusted, and that includes for pricier engagement rings. The brands listed all have brilliant warranties or returns policies, and the majority offer in-person or virtual consultations if that avenue suits too.
  • Price: Naturally, engagement rings are expensive – and I’ve made sure to include rings across the pricing scale, so cover all budgets.
  • Stone: It goes without saying that all of the engagement rings are diamond engagement rings, and I’ve included a few lab-grown diamond engagement rings. Some also use recycled metals, which I’ve pointed out where applicable.
  • Metal: Not everyone is a fan of white gold or platinum, which appears to be the most common metal used in engagement rings. As well as listing a few pieces using yellow gold, I’ve called out those where you can choose the metal. Many allow the buyer to choose
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What is moissanite and why is it a popular alternative to a diamond engagement ring?

While Gen Z-er’s seem to be growing less inclined to don engagement rings with large diamonds, it seems many of them may also be gravitating toward a more affordable, lab grown stone too.

After coming across TikTok user Zahné’s (@zzzahneee) video in which she explains why her engagement ring is not a diamond, Gen Z bride Ella Parr-Tierney (@ellaparrtierney) and her husband, Drake, felt compelled to do the same.

“My wedding band is diamonds and my engagement ring is a moissanite,” Parr-Tierney says on Sept. 22. For her and her husband, buying a diamond engagement ring wasn’t worth the potential debt it would put them in.

“At the end of the day, it is just a piece of jewelry,” she adds. “I want to buy a house before 25. I want to take a very long, expensive honeymoon throughout Europe. I want to buy designer bags. There are other things that I was more interested in spending my money on.”

Parr-Tierney claims that “you literally can’t even tell the difference” between her diamond wedding band and moissanite engagement ring, and that both “look amazing” stacked on one another.

“I’ve never tried to hide the fact that my ring is moissanite,” she says. “And there’s obviously nothing wrong with wanting a diamond, but I know a lot of people may think, ‘Oh my god, Drake balled out…all this money on a ring and they weren’t even out of college yet.’ No…we are somewhat, at least, trying to be financially responsible.”

So what exactly is moissanite?

According to the Moissanite Company (@themoissanitecompany), a jewelry shop founded in Australia, moissanite is a diamond alternative that was discovered by the Nobel Prize-winning chemist Henry Moissan in 1893.

“Today, naturally occurring moissanite is exceptionally rare and

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The Incredibly True Story Of The First-Ever Diamond Engagement Ring

When Sotheby’s first announced the auction of a 24.78-carat fancy intense pink emerald-cut diamond with rounded corners, flanked by two shield-shaped white diamond side stones and set in platinum, in 2010, it was expected to sell for between $27 million to US $38 million.

Much to the auction house’s delight, the ring, which had previously been sold to its former owner by jeweler Harry Winston in the 1950s, sold to diamond dealer Laurence Graff for $46 million, making it “the most expensive single jewel ever sold at auction at the time.” Naturally, the lucky new owner named the magnificent beast the Graff Pink.

While we firmly believe that neither the size nor the price of an engagement ring has any bearing on the worth of a marriage proposal, the history of how we came to associate them with betrothals is undeniably fascinating.

Considering this got us thinking about some other interesting engagement rings and proposal stories, which, for better or for worse, have grabbed our attention in the past.

RELATED: The One Marriage Proposal Video You Need To See (Involving A Bus And A Robot)

Here is the true story of the first diamond engagement ring — plus 4 more weird and notable proposal stories:

1. The first diamond engagement ring was given to Mary of Burgundy by Archduke Maximilian of Austria in 1477

Legend has it that in 1477, Archduke Maximilian of Austria — the future Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I — was the first man to present his beloved, Mary of Burgundy, with a diamond engagement ring (apparently at the advice of his court counsel).

“Maximilian,” the story goes, “set off for Burgundy after arranging a proxy marriage. But he was an impoverished suitor, thanks to Austria’s penchant for war. So, it is said, as he

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What Is a Lab-Grown Diamond?: Lab-Grown vs. Natural Diamonds

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For people who want to get married, the diamond engagement ring is a tale as old as time—and advertisers and media companies alike make the rather expensive tradition seem inescapable. The slogans from South African diamond behemoth De Beers speak for themselves:

“A diamond is forever.”

“Is two months’ salary too much to spend for something that lasts forever?”

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“Show her youll love her for the next thousand years.”

On top of it, the marketplace for diamonds can be really confusing. There are grades of clarity and color that lead to an overall quality rating. And, of course, diamonds are very expensive. The International Gem Society reports that the average amount spent on a diamond ring in 2021 was $5,000. (At the iconic jewelry store Tiffany’s, a budget of $5,000 barely gets you into the diamonds, let alone the showy single diamonds people prefer on engagement rings.)

All of these reasons have driven consumer interest in lab-grown diamonds, and in lab-grown diamond engagement rings in particular. So, we spoke to an expert from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to learn everything you need to know about lab-grown diamonds—the production methods, the colors, the intangibles, and more. They say lab-grown diamond rings can cost up to 20 percent less than natural diamonds, which would knock that $5,000 ring down to $4,000. It’s not a Black Friday doorbuster percentage of discount, but that’s a lot of money to save.

Lab-Grown Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds

Sally Magaña is a research scientist and the manager of diamond identification for the Carlsbad, California-based GIA, which now has locations around the world; the GIA creates and upholds standards and education for jewelers around the world. Today, one of its key concerns is telling apart lab-grown diamonds from natural diamonds,

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Royal engagement ring costs: Zara Tindall’s diamond, Princess Anne’s vintage sapphire & more prices

Nobody ever knows for sure how much royals such as Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Prince Harry spent on their wives’ engagement rings.

However, we’ve turned to the expertise of Jewellers Est 1897 and other engagement ring specialists to find out the possible prices of the Princess of Wales’ inherited sapphire, Princess Anne’s two rocks, and Queen Camilla’s heirloom.

WATCH: Most expensive royal engagement rings of all time

So which royal bride has the most expensive rock? Find out…

Princess Anne

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The Princess has a sapphire ring

Back in May 1973, the Queen’s daughter was given a sapphire and diamond ring by Captain Mark Phillips. The couple got married in November 1973 before getting divorced in 1992.

Anne later married Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence in 1992 after he popped the question with a vintage ring featuring an oval cabochon sapphire that is flanked by diamonds.

Engagement ring specialist Max Stone at Seven Stone estimated her first jewel was worth around £10,000, while her second is valued at £25,000.

Sarah Ferguson

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Sarah’s ring was supposedly chosen to represent her hair colour

Prince Andrew proposed to Sarah Ferguson in 1986 with a rare Burmese ruby surrounded by ten glittering diamonds, which was reportedly inspired by Sarah’s fiery hair. The stones form a flower pattern, much like her daughter Princess Eugenie’s ring.

At the time, Sarah’s beloved ring cost around £25,000, but inflation and the sentimental backstory mean it could be valued in the region of £70,000.

Princess Beatrice

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Princess Beatrice has a bespoke engagement ring

When Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi popped the question to Princess Beatrice, he presented the royal with a stunning 3.5-carat gem with a reported cost of £78,000. Edoardo worked with Shaun Leane to design Princess Beatrice’s dream ring,

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3 engagement ring styles we’re loving right now, shop 20% off now through July 22

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Whether you’re getting ready to pop the question, or dreaming of saying “I do”, the bridal collections at Diamonds Direct are sure to put a sparkle in your eye. Keep reading for a look at the most popular ring styles. Plus, you won’t want to miss Diamonds Direct’s Summer Showcase, now through to Saturday, July 22 for 20% off engagement rings and more.

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1. Oval centers

There is nothing not to love about a classic oval cut. If you’re on the hunt for simple elegance, an oval solitaire will never go out of style. Looking for a little more pizazz? Try an oval center with trapezoid cut diamonds on either side for an extra gorgeous look.

2. Emerald centers

We have been dreaming about these rings. For brides looking for a classic, yet modern piece, you can’t go wrong with an emerald center.

Our favorites: We couldn’t keep our eyes off of this yellow gold setting with round-cut diamonds on the band AND a hidden halo (left). For a trendier look, an emerald center with a bezel halo was another winner (right).

Shop the designer: C. Gonshor

Check out the Diamonds Direct website for full details on their offerings.

3. Three-stone settings

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For those who love glitz

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