Why Meghan Markle isn’t wearing her engagement ring – after having it redesigned to add MORE diamonds

MEGHAN Markle has been spotted without her engagement ring, leading many to wonder where it had gone.

But a source has revealed there’s a very good reason the Duchess of Sussex hasn’t been wearing her redesigned diamond band.

Eagle-<a href=eyed fans spotted that Meghan wasn’t wearing her engagement ring in a recent photo” height=”501″ width=”510″ class=”lazyload” src=”https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg” data-credit=”Instagram/highbrowhippie” data-sizes=”(max-width: 375px) 335px, (max-width: 520px) 480px, 620px” data-img=”https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?strip=all&w=510″ srcset=”https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=335 335w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=480 480w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=620 620w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=670 670w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=960 960w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=1240 1240w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=1005 1005w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=1440 1440w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=1860 1860w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=1340 1340w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=1920 1920w, https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/8016dd5f-0ba2-4c25-9de7-955baca5e740.jpg?w=2480 2480w” role=”img”/

3

Eagle-eyed fans spotted that Meghan wasn’t wearing her engagement ring in a recent photoCredit: Instagram/highbrowhippie
The ring was redesigned back in 2019 to feature even more diamonds

3

The ring was redesigned back in 2019 to feature even more diamondsCredit: Getty

Prince Harry got down on one knee to propose to Meghan, 42, back in November 2017 with three diamond stones from his mother, Princess Diana’s own collection, set on a yellow gold band.

However, the ring in question has been missing from Meghan’s finger recently.

According to an unnamed source, the band of the ring is currently being fixed.

The original ring roughly cost Harry, 38, a staggering £120,000 to create with the help of British jewellers Cleave and Company.

Meghan spotted wearing wellness patch - which claims to soothe the brain
'Clue' Meghan is making social media return as she beams in birthday selfie

The central diamond was sourced from Botswana, where the pair had their second date.

While it is claimed the ring is off for repairs, it isn’t the first time Meghan has had her ring changed.

In 2019, the ring was redesigned, instead of a gold band, the ring most recently sported by the Duchess featured a micro pavé band filled with smaller diamonds. 

Zach Stone, managing director at Steven Stone Jewellers estimates the central cushion cut diamond sourced from Botswana to be around 3 to 4 carats.

He added that the two round diamonds supporting the centre stone,

Read the rest