Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, the Queen and Princess Diana‘s wedding rings might seem understated in comparison to their lavish engagement rings, but they all have one significant similarity: they’re made from Welsh gold.
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For nearly 200 years, the royal family have opted for this as the rarest and most expensive type of gold in the world.
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The Queen was gifted 36kg of gold in the 1980s from the Royal British Legion, which is believed to have been used for part of Sarah, Duchess of York’s band, as well as Sophie, the Countess of Wessex‘s.
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On Her Majesty’s 60th birthday she received an additional 1kg from Gwynfynydd Gold