Kanye West proposes to Kim Kardashian with $8 million ring


American socialite Kim Kardashian is all set to marry one again. After ending her 72-day marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries, Kim will soon be getting the title of a wife of rapper Kanye West. The American rapper proposed to his lady love on her 33rd birthday and surprised her with an enormous engagement ring.


A huge orchestra was called and the AT&T Field in San Francisco was booked in order to create the most special moment on Kardashian’s birthday on October 21, 2013. The previous ring which the starlet received from Humphries was a 20.5-carat emerald cut Lorraine Schwartz rock which retailed for $2 million and was sold at the auction at Christie’s for $749,000.

Kanye proposed with the D flawless cushion cut diamond and has worked with the popular jeweler Lorraine Schwartz in order to create it. Reports say that the ring alone would have cost West a whopping $7 million to $8 million. Such diamonds are reportedly rare and are found in very few places in the world.

Kanye went all out with the proposal, hiring a 50-piece orchestra with a $220,000 rental of AT&T Field, the usage of HD scoreboard which said, ‘Pleease Marry Meee!!!’ along with cameras and technical crew. The assembly of the orchestra was done in two days and the violinist who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that the songs were selected by Kanye to set the mood.

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