Among the many accessories and pieces of jewelry, rings are probably one of the most popular, especially inmovies and television shows. Rings can be everywhere in movies and TV shows. They are sometimes used as an added accessory, or occasionally, the story revolves around them. There are also rings that became popular due to a silver screen proposal. Those engagement rings that are placed in a classic small velvet box.
If you are curious or want to know more about these rings, you’re in the right place. Today, we are giving you a list of famous rings in movies and TV.
Magnum, P.I.’s Ring
Magnum, P.I. is an American crimedrama television series. In this TV show, the three main characters, namely Magnum, T.C., and Rick, all wore rings bearing the Croix de Lorraine insignia. This ring was further explored in the final season of the television show.
The One Ring
This is probably the most iconic and well-known ring of all time. Before, people had to read The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings books by J.R.R. Tolkien to have an idea of what “The One Ring” was. When Ralph Bakshi and Peter Jackson brought the ring to a whole new audience, it became one of the most traveled and important pieces of fictional jewelry of all time.
Rose’s Ring in Titanic
The Titanic movie is indeed filled with jaw-dropping props, including the Heart of the Ocean necklace worn by Kate Winslet’s character Rose DeWitt Bukater. But aside from that necklace, another piece of jewelry that caught a lot of people’s eyes is Rose’s engagement ring. In the movie, it was bought by Rose’s wealthy fiancé Cal Hockley. This ring fits the late Edwardian and early art deco style of 1912. It has a large oval center stone, and two graduated baguettes on both sides. In fact, this ring was even noticed by Jack Dawson, a third-class passenger, when he meets Rose on the deck after he saved her from suicide.
Claire’s Ring in The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Time Traveler’s Wife is a novel that was turned into a movie. In this movie, Claire is in a rather unconventional relationship with past and future husband, Henry. Even the proposal of Henry to her is unconventional. He places a beautiful diamond ring on Claire’s hand while she’s asleep. To change their circumstances, Claire tells Henry no, but they still end up getting married. The ring used in the movie is an East-West ring. It is an oval diamond that is turned horizontally rather than vertically.
Daisy’s Ring in The Great Gatsby
There are definitely a lot of details to look at in the Great Gatsby movie. This includes clothes, scenery, and even the actors. But aside from those, another thing that you will notice is Daisy’s ring. It was perfectly chosen to fit the 20s era movie. This ring features a large cushion cut diamond with a halo of small diamonds and a micro-pave band. Aside from that, Daisy also wore a matching wedding band to complete the set, together with tons of accent rings, necklaces, and bracelets, which completes her art deco costume.
Carrie’s Ring in Sex and the City 2
The engagement ring that Carrie wore in the movie Sex and the City 2 led to a lot of replicas. In the movie, Mr. Big gives Carrie a second engagement ring that has a large black diamond when she returned from Abu Dhabi with the girls. If you are wondering why she’s given a black diamond, it’s because, according to Mr. Big, Carrie is not like anyone else. This ring has a large round black diamond in the middle with a diamond halo and diamond band.
Melanie’s Ring in Sweet Home Alabama
Sweet Home Alabama was a romantic comedy film in 2002. In this movie, Andrew proposes to Melanie on the showroom floor of Tiffany’s New York and invites her to “pick one”. The ring that Melanie picked is just as perfect. It has a brilliant round solitaire in Tiffany’s setting. However, Melanie does not keep the ring when she calls off her wedding.
Monica’s Ring on Friends
Friends is one of the most popular American sitcom television series that aired on NBC from 1994 to 2004, lasting ten seasons. In this show, a perfectionist like Monica Geller would need to have a perfect ring, and indeed she does. Chandler proposed to her with a three-stone Tacori-style ring. It featured a princess cut diamond center stone and two triangular sapphire side stones. In this TV show, the salesman said that the ring is a vintage from the 1920s. However, it can’t be possible because the princess cut was only invented in the 1960s.
The Engagement Ring from Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde is an American comedy film in 2001 that is based on the novel of the same name by Amanda Brown. From the first moments in the film, Elle Woods is after The Rock, which is a six-carat diamond ring from Harry Winston. She expects to receive this ring from her boyfriend Warner Huntington III. However, the ring ended up on Vivianne Kensington’s finger. This ring was meant to be inherited from Warner’s grandmother in Newport. It features a pear center stone and two round brilliant side stones on either side. In the end, Vivianne left Warner and gave up the ring to become best friends with Elle, which proves that diamonds don’t always have to be a girl’s best friend.
These are some of the most popular rings in movies and TV. It is amazing to know that a small piece of jewelry has a big impact on the story of a movie or television show. No wonder they put a lot of effort into thinking about the pieces of jewelry that they will let the actors and actresses wear in every project.