Prince William proposed to long time girlfriend Kate Middleton with his late mother, Princess Diana's Engagement Ring.
The platinum ring is an oval blue 18-carat sapphire with 14 smaller white diamonds.
Confirming the news in London Tuesday he told press,
"It is very special to me, it was my way to make sure my mother did not miss out on today and the excitement that we are going to spend the rest of our lives together. The timing is right ...