A token of affection! Bachelor alum Lauren Luyendyk (née Burnham) obtained a brand new “engagement” ring from husband Arie Luyendyk Jr., and it’s virtually twice the scale of her old Neil Lane sparkler.
“We’re ENGAGED! again,” Lauren gushed through Instagram whereas exhibiting off the spectacular piece of jewellery. To commemorate the second, photographer Matias Ezcurra took attractive images of the Bachelor Nation couple in Maui, Hawaii, as they seemed extra in love than ever.
“Lauren’s beautiful ring appears to feature a 6 to 8-carat oval diamond set on a delicate diamond accented white gold or platinum band,” Kathryn Monday, SVP of Merchandising and Retail for Brilliant Earth, advised Life & Style. The knowledgeable estimates the price of the ring is “between approximately $150,000 to $300,000.”
The spectacular token just isn’t misplaced on Lauren. “[The ring is], like, crazy big,” she stated through YouTube in regards to the special occasion. “I don’t know what to do with it. I’m scared. it’s so pretty. You did so good, babe. You’re so sweet.”
The Virginia Beach native wore her new sparkler with a stack of diamond-encrusted bands, however comparatively, the brand new piece of jewellery from Arie is way less complicated than her former ring.
The pair met on season 22 of The Bachelor. Although Arie acquired engaged to Becca Kufrin in the course of the finale, he broke things off with her shortly after to pursue a relationship together with his runner-up. The race automobile driver popped the query to Lauren throughout After the Final Rose.
At the time, Arie gave Lauren a 3.65-carat, cushion-cut diamond set on a platinum band, Neil Lane beforehand dished. The piece featured 170 smaller round-cut diamonds and two baguette stones on both sides of the middle stone.
So, why repropose in any respect? Arie defined that he needed to present his spouse one thing actually from his coronary heart. “The ring I gave her on The Bachelor was obviously paid for,” the Netherlands native stated through YouTube. “We never really felt like it was something I chose for her, so I got her another ring. I’m re-proposing today. I’m a little nervous!”
Keep scrolling to see Lauren’s previous and new engagement rings from Arie in contrast!