PIC: See Kim Kardashian's 20.5-Carat Engagement Ring!

Celebrity Style May. 26, 2011 AT 10:29AM
PIC: See Kim Kardashian's 20.5-Carat Engagement Ring! Credit: BAUER-GRIFFIN.COM

Go big or go home!

When Kris Humphries proposed to Kim Kardashian, he offered a staggeringly huge ring fit for a queen: a platinum engagement ring by Lorraine Schwartz. The reality star debuted the rock while she and her NBA beau, 26, hit LAX on Wednesday for a flight out of the country. (Check out more pix of her ring-reveal at Bauer-Griffin's blog.) The mega-bling features a 16.5-carat emerald cut center stone, flanked by a pair of 2-carat trapezoids -- totaling 20.5 carats!

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Like the 30-year-old reality star wearing it, the ring is a true original, jewelry expert Michael O'Connor tells Us Weekly. "The emerald cut center is a classic cut, but the trapezoids modernize the style," O'Connor says. "Since the center diamond is rectangular shaped, it elongates Kim’s hand, making the ring look even more elegant."

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Adds O'Connor of famed jeweler Schwartz, who has been designing baubles for Kardashian for years: "Lorraine Schwartz is known for excellent quality diamonds."

One expert from the Diamond Information Center estimates the huge rock at "at least" a million dollars.

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