Miranda Lambert married Blake Shelton Saturday in a blaze of bling. Reports that the Texas, ranch-style wedding was a down-home affair left out a few amazing details. It seems Miranda was dripping in diamonds, reports People and the classy jewelry, right down to the ring, was strictly Hollywood.
The bride and groom each commissioned custom-made rings from Johnathon Arndt in Beverly HillsÂ—the same jeweler who made Carrie Underwood’s wedding rings. The engagement ring Miranda Lambert wears is already huge, but the Eternity wedding band complements it with five more carats of white diamonds. How will she be able to lift her hand?
The wedding ring Miranda had designed for Blake Shelton is unique, and perhaps more Texas than California. Or not. Who can tell, these days? Anyway, she had the ring styled to mirror one of Blake’s tattoos. Sources say the jeweler sketched the design off the groom’s skin and then spent 60 days hand-engraving it on a band custom fitted with a black diamond on the inside. Must be some really special meaning to that. Do you think Miranda Lambert will say?
But the really showy bling walked down the aisle with MirandaÂ—a $1.2 million three-tiered diamond necklace, with teardrop earrings to match. Talk about a way to upstage the bride, Texas style! Likely every eye in the place was on the pirate’s trove of treasure decorating Miranda Lambert. Probably the necklace was the “something borrowed”. Who would want to own it?
And if that wasn’t enoughÂ—which it actually wasÂ—for the reception, Miranda threw on another Jonathon Arndt creation in the form of a $250,000 cocktail ring in black gold, set with 60 carats of multi-colored sapphires. Too late for “something blue”, so that little toy must belong to Miranda Lambert. It’s a sure bet she didn’t pick it up at Walmart.
Best wishes to her and to the groom. Country on.
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