News of Prince William’s Recent Engagement to Kate Middleton Has Ignited Sales of’s Replica Ring

Popular jewelry retailer,, has been flooded with hundreds of orders for its replica of the Kate Middleton engagement ring from Prince William.

San Diego, CA, November 21, 2010 --( Since news broke of the royal engagement between Prince William and Kate Middleton, sterling silver jewelry retailer, (, has been inundated with orders and phone calls from customers requesting it’s own interpretation of the stunning sapphire engagement ring. Sales for the replica ring have increased selling hundreds in mere hours after reports of the engagement broke.

Prince William proposed to longtime girlfriend with his mother, Princess Diana’s, engagement ring. Not only in the U.K., but also around the world, people have once again become enamored with this unique sapphire wedding ring. offers a very similar, yet affordable, version of the 18-carat sapphire and diamond ring. The genuine ring comes in around a half-million dollars, whereas the version is a much more reasonable alternative at under $60.

The huge demand for this replica ring proves that Kate Middleton ( is turning into a real trendsetter. “The world fell in love with Princess Diana and her large, starburst sapphire ring back in 1981. Now almost thirty years later, the world is once again becoming captivated with the iconic sapphire, as well as the soon-to-be princess of England,” states Au-Co Mai, Founder and CEO of

Since the announcement, has already launched a product video ( to allow customers the opportunity to an enhanced view of the engagement ring. The replica is a 3-carat synthetic sapphire surrounded by 14 brilliant cut faux diamonds on a rhodium electroplated sterling silver band.

Since 1998, has been the leader in bringing celebrity, as well as royal, style to the everyday woman by using cubic zirconia and sterling silver. is a popular resource for celebrity and fashion media, with sterling silver jewelry frequently appearing on The View, The Today Show, and in magazines such as InStyle and Glamour.

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