Royal engagements and weddings intrigue millions of people all over the world. The history, the glamour, the regal nature of the occasions never fail to mesmerize the masses. This month we passed the 20th-anniversary milestone of the passing of Diana, Princess of Wales and her popularity and fame has not waned. That is the draw of world royalty. When a royal gets engaged, there is a frenzy of excitement and people clamor to hear all the details and of course to see the engagement ring. It varies but many times the engagement ring they choose is steeped in history as they have no shortage of historic rings at their disposal! A royal engagement ring has the power to set trends alight and we saw with the engagement of Kate Middleton and Prince William how her Sapphire engagement ring reignited an interest in more traditional engagement rings. Some royal engagements are more fairy tale than others but most have a unique story whether it’s how the couple met; Kate Middleton and Prince William met at a university for example. Others might have been “arranged” in some way but they are intriguing tales to learn about. The people at Loyes Diamonds have put together this infographic which details some of the more significant royal engagements and the jewels involved. Check out the full infographic below and try to decide on your favorite ring!