They had met in May on one occasion and had been in a long distance relationship of sorts since, exchanging letters.
In fact, it was only a few days after their second ever face-to-face meeting the prince proposed.
He gave the actress an eternity ring filled with diamonds with a nod to his heritage. The ring featured rubies, a nod to the flag of Monaco.
The ring was described in the Philadelphia Inquirer as “a handsome engagement ring, which the Prince had ordered fashioned from two family heirlooms, in the form of a diamond circlet and ruby circlet intertwined.”
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