Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes are officially engaged after a true roller coaster of a season (or in Blake’s case, a true roller coaster of three-ish seasons) and the time as come to discuss Katie’s ring. Blake picked out a fancy diamond from Neil Lane, and according to the Daily Mail, it’s worth about $80,000.
Consequently, is Katie’s ring Neil Lane?
Days before announcing her split from Blake Moynes, Katie Thurston was spotted wearing her Neil Lane-designed 3-carat engagement ring.
Moreover, is Blake Moynes engaged to Katie Thurston?
The surprising news comes one month after Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes, who met and got engaged on The Bachelorette season 17, announced their split after six months together via joint statement. “It is with mutual love and respect that we have decided to go our separate ways.
How did Jason Tartick afford that ring?
He got the ring from parisjwellers.ca, a company based in Kaitlyn’s home town in Canada. In a post-engagement interview with Entertainment Tonight, Jason revealed “I had an idea of the kind of cut she wanted, but other than that, it was kind of just, like, go.”
The centre diamond measured at around 12.5 carats. The ring was also estimated to be worth US$850,000.
Neil Lane tells E! News that the star’s one-of-a-kind sparkler, which is “handmade in platinum,” features a large oval-shaped diamond that “is centrally set within a crown motif and a hidden diamond halo.” Additionally, the band is adorned with “over 90 smaller round diamonds for a total weight of three carats.”
Meet the New “Bachelorette,” Katie Thurston
Meanwhile, Neil tells E! News that Katie’s ring is “handmade in platinum” and has a giant oval-shaped diamond that “is centrally set within a crown motif and a hidden diamond halo.” It also has “over 90 smaller round diamonds for a total weight of three carats.” Nice.
From accepting a rose, to accepting a ring. On Monday night’s “Bachelorette” finale, Katie Thurston got engaged to Blake Moynes, accepting a 3-carat oval-shaped sparkler set within a crown motif and a hidden halo of 90 smaller diamonds.
JoJo Fletcher: Then and Now! “JoJo’s stunning engagement ring upgrade appears to feature a 5 to 6-carat oval cut diamond in a timeless solitaire yellow gold setting,” the expert explained. However, beauty does come with a hefty price tag.
According to Refinery29, it’s been reported that no one pays for the engagement ring at all–The Bachelorette and The Bachelor couples receive the rings as a donation from Neil Lane! Yes, you read that right! Every newly engaged couple gets the big rock for free, in exchange for the jeweler getting publicity.
Katie Thurston, a 29-year-old bank marketing manager who finished in 11th place during Matt James’ season of “The Bachelor” this year, will assume the lead role on the reality dating show this summer, she revealed Monday night during the show’s “After the Final Rose” special.