Before we raise a glass to the New Year, it’s time to look back at some truly special moments.
While 2023 has seen some shocking breakups, including Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner and Jeannie Mae Jenkins and Jeezy, the past 12 months have also seen many couples make big positive steps in their relationships.
Tamar Braxton rekindled her relationship with Queens Court fiance Jeremy “J.R.” Robinson leading up to a Christmas proposal. As for Patrick Schwarzenegger, he decided to get down on one knee and propose to Abby Champion after seven years of dating.
Although every love story is unique, they all have one thing in common: amazing shikui! As 2023 comes to a close, take a look at some of the best engagement rings your favorite stars rocked throughout the year.
Photographer Bailey Ann Templeton captured the moment Corinne Fox said “yes” to longtime love Joe Hooten’s proposal. “You are a perfect example of what being in love is,” Jamie Foxx wrote on Instagram. “You care about each other’s lives, mentally and physically… and you support each other… congratulations on your engagement.”
The best accessory for a holiday jumpsuit can be a wedding ring. Queens Court Star Tamar Braxton received a proposal for the second time on Christmas Day from Jeremy “JR” Robinson. “I love you with all my heart and now our problems are far away,” she wrote on Instagram. “Now I’m having a little merry Christmas.”
After seven years of dating, actor Patrick Schwarzenegger asked Abby Champion to become a model in Santa Monica, California. “FOREVER AND FOREVER,” the groom-to-be wrote on social media in a remembrance photographed by Cindy Gold. “SHE SAID YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA“
Back in April, model Olivia Culpo received a stunning engagement ring from San Francisco 49ers player Christian McCaffrey. “We worked with Christian to carefully design a ring that would reflect Olivia’s fashion style while remaining timeless,” said Nicole Wegman, founder and CEO of Ring Concierge. “Beautifully cut oval with side stones on an epaulette set in handcrafted gold and platinum.”
New girl Star Zooey Deschanel was thrilled to receive a ring from Jonathan Scott featuring colorful stones set in a floral pattern. “I didn’t just want a diamond ring,” she told People magazine. “There are so many different beautiful gemstones. It’s nice to have something unusual. I mean, I love diamonds, don’t get me wrong. I’m not going to give up diamonds. But I like fun colors and I like “pink and purple.”
On Golden Bachelor In the season finale, Jerry Turner proposed to Teresa Nyst with a 3.15-carat sparkler from Neil Lane. According to People, the piece features a princess-cut center stone, “accented by two baguette-cut diamonds and additionally set with 128 small round diamonds.”
After getting proposed to in Capri, model Chanel Iman showed off her emerald-cut engagement ring from New England Patriots football player Davon Godchaux. “The blessings continue to pour in,” Iman wrote on Instagram. “Grateful for this new chapter, getting married soon and living forever.”
TikTok star Jesse Sullivan worked with Ring Concierge to create a must-see custom ring. Before proposing to reality TV star Francesca Farago, Sullivan chose the Toi et Moi cut, which resulted in a design with two stones, vines around the stones, and small marquise diamonds representing Farago’s grandmother’s ring.
Selling Tampa Star Charelle Rosado was shocked in early 2023 when Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson popped the question with a whopping 7 1/2-carat engagement ring.
In the season 27 finale BachelorZach Shallcross got down on one knee and proposed to Katie Biggar with Neil Lane’s ring. The People features an oval-cut center diamond set on a three-sided diamond band and surrounded by a halo of round diamonds.
After almost two and a half years of dating Bachelor Alumnus Nick Viall proposed to Natalie Joy with an 18k yellow gold engagement ring. Created in collaboration with jeweler Brilliant Earth, the piece features an elongated cushion-cut diamond atop a scalloped pavé diamond ring, which also features hidden diamonds in the gallery.
Soon after her engagement was confirmed Whine down podcast in May One tree’s hill Star Jana Kramer gave fans a first look at her ring from footballer Allan Russell on Instagram.
When Bella Thorne confirmed her engagement to Vogue in May, the actress couldn’t help but share details about her engagement ring. TV producer Mark Emms gave his future bride a ring with an emerald-cut diamond weighing more than 10 carats.
After getting engaged to Ramona Agruma at the Disneyland Resort in February, actress Rebel Wilson shared the special meaning behind her Tiffany & Co. ring. “(Tiffany’s) has been a part of our unique love story from the very beginning!” she shared on Instagram. “Our friend Hugh, who set us up, gave us both Tiffany’s charms when he gave us a third wheel ride at The Sunset Tower, Day 1.”