Kim Kardashian picked own engagement ring?


Kim Kardashian reportedly picked her engagement ring.

The reality TV star’s boyfriend Kanye West popped the question to her on Monday 21 October on her 33rd birthday but it appears the brunette beauty knew the proposal was coming as she selected the lavish 15-carat diamond ring.

A source told celebrity news website, “Kim picked out her engagement ring.

“[She] told Kanye to get the ring from Lorraine Schwartz because she loves the jeweller’s diamonds. She knew the proposal was happening, she just didn’t know when it would happen.”

The Keeping up with the Kardashians star’s engagement ring could be worth an eye-popping $7-8 million (R70-80 million) because the diamond has been flawlessly cut, according to expert jeweller Adelaide Polk-Bauman.

The diamond specialist told the New York Daily News newspaper, “This is exceptionally rare. Very few places in the world have diamonds like that.”

In comparison, Kim’s previous engagement ring – given to her by her second ex-husband, basketball player Kris Humphries (28), in 2011 - is supposedly worth $2 million (R20 million), despite boasting a 16,2 carat diamond.

A source added, “Before Kim gave the ultimate seal of approval on the sparkler, Kanye looked at more than 20 diamonds. The diamond has no flaws and has more sparkle than Kim's previous ring.”

Kanye proposed to Kim - the mother of his four-month-old daughter, North - by hiring out the AT&T Park baseball stadium in San Francisco, California in the US.

The 36-year-old rapper invited Kim’s friends and family to celebrate the occasion, which included a fireworks display. Bang! Showbizz Share your thoughts:

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