LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle during an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 in London, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been a couple officially since November 2016 and are due to marry in Spring 2018. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Court Jewellers and Medallists to Her Majesty The Queen, Cleave and Company, created the royal engagement ring, Professional Jeweller can confirm.

Cleave and Company director Stephen Connelly told Professional Jeweller: “Cleave & Company are greatly honoured to have been of service and we wish Prince Henry and his fiance the very best.”

Prince Harry designed the engagement ring himself and commissioned the British jeweller to create the bespoke, three-stone piece.


It has been confirmed the central diamond adorning the gold band is from Botswana (where the couple recent went on holiday), while the two outside stones are from Princess Diana’s personal collection.

By designing his bride-to-be’s engagement ring using jewels that belonged to his mother, Harry is following in the footsteps of his grandfather.

The Duke of Edinburgh designed an engagement ring for the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, in 1947. The Duke had the ring made by the jewellers Philip Antrobus Ltd, using diamonds from a tiara belonging to his mother, Princess Alice of Greece.

The last royal engagement that came with a trilogy engagement ring was Sophie Wessex in 1999 to Prince Edward, which features a round centre stone and heart shape side stones.