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Media Mentions

We're always available to give an authoritative quote about diamonds in general, jewelry trends, or engagement rings (trends, prices, etc.).

Likewise, we are available to offer commentary about celebrity engagement rings (see examples below).

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Mike Fried, the CEO of The Diamond Pro, also estimated the ring’s value at north of $100,000.

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While Kevin hasn’t shared specifics about the diamond’s size and cost, it looks like the NBA player footed a hefty bill for this engagement. Some estimates place the ring’s price tag around at least $50,000, but according to Mike Fried, CEO of The Diamond, it could be worth much more than that.

“The diamond looks like a beautiful 3 carat+ sparkler in the center of a chunky halo setting and I’d value this ring north of $100,000,” he said in a statement.

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According to Ira Weissman, founder of the consumer education website The Diamond Pro who worked in the diamond business for six years, Hoda’s ring appears to be a five-carat Asscher cut diamond set in a blue sapphire halo.

“This combination of the icy white of diamonds with the cool blue of sapphires is reminiscent of Princess Diana’s ring that was passed on to Kate Middleton, which also showcased this classic combination,” Ira tells “A ring of this impeccable quality could easily retail for over $250,000.”

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Michael Fried, CEO of The Diamond Pro, agreed that the ring could be valued at $40,000.

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Hello! Magazine

Mike Fried, CEO of The Diamond Pro, gave HELLO! a valuation of this extremely unique ring: “One of the most unique engagement rings I’ve ever seen. This avant-garde pairing should be applauded by the fashion world. I would estimate the value of this ring is north of $350,000.”

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Michael Fried, the CEO of The Diamond Pro, also told E! News: “That piece of jewelry probably cost more than half a million dollars.”

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Mike Fried, CEO of The Diamond Pro, estimated the value of Gallagher’s ring at $150,000.

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People Magazine

The Diamond Pro CEO Mike Fried agrees, calling the sparkler a “statement ring.”

He adds, “Alex decided to hit this one out of the park. That ring is a true eye-popper. The design of the setting is simplicity at its finest. They succeeded in showcasing the stupendous rock without any distractions.”

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