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Megan Fox and Emrata Can Thank Napoleon – The Gist

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Jan 14, 2022

This is THE news people of the day: Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are engaged. In addition to the astonishing details of the request – they drank each other’s blood – what caught the attention of American magazines was the ring of the 35-year-old brunette. A “You and me” (in the text) – composed of a diamond and an emerald – obviously very fashionable among celebrities lately.

“What could be more romantic than a ‘You and me’ ring, where two stones meet to symbolize the union of two lovers?” asks Rachel Garrahan, director of jewelry and watches at the vogue British. A model of ring made famous by Napoleon Bonaparte when he proposed to Joséphine de Beauharnais in 1796. Sold at auction in 2013, it “is of foolproof simplicity”, explains the director of the historical souvenirs department of the house Osenat because “at the time, Bonaparte had very little money”.

The gold ring – with a diameter of 18 mm and adorned with a diamond and a pear-cut sapphire – was finally sold for nearly 900,000 euros. (AFP)

A simplicity and a symbolism that have seduced very diverse personalities. John Kennedy thus proposed to Jackie Lee Bouvier in 1953 with a “Toi et moi” (emerald and diamond) signed Van Cleef & Arpels.

Most recently, in 2018, Emily Ratajkowski sported a ring adorned with two diamonds – one pear-shaped and the other princess-shaped – after her engagement to Sebastian Bear-McClard. In 2020, Ariana Grande – engaged to Dalton Gomez – proudly showed her “You and me”, composed of a pearl and a diamond.

(Instagram)

(Instagram)

Note that, as pointed out Harper’s Bazaar, this ring with strong symbolism can also simply be offered to a person dear to our hearts: thus Travis Scott offered two similar rings to the women in his life, Kylie Jenner and their little Stormi, 3 years old.

(mc/The essential)



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