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Kate Middleton news: Prince William’s wife has ring which shows confident royal role

Recently, the Duchess of Cambridge has been spotted wearing an eye-catching citrine ring, appraiser prestige pawnbrokers of Channel 4’s Posh Pawn Ailsa Russell said.

“Kate Middleton wears an impressive citrine cocktail ring,” she commented.

“The stunning centre stone is the perfect yellow-orange colour desired in citrines, it appears to be around seven carats and is set in yellow gold.

“The Duchess of Cambridge has been seen wearing the ring as far back as 2008 making it likely to be a piece from her personal collection.”


Kate has worn it to attend a range of royal events over the last couple of years and it could be worth a large sum of money.

“Although the centre stone is of impressive size, the cost of a citrine does not appreciate massively for larger carat stones,” Ailsa added.

“While the maker is unknown, a ring such as this could be worth up to £8,000.”

Not only is the jewel stunning to look at, managing director at Miltons Diamonds Ben Johnson suggested it could send a message.

“She is an experienced royal now, capable and independent.”

When she joined the Royal Family, Kate took on a senior working role.

Since then she seems to have picked up an increasing amount of responsibilities.

With her choice of jewellery, the expert claimed Kate might be making a statement about her role.

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The royal line of succession – who outranks who?

The line of succession to the British throne dictates the order in which each member of the Royal Family would ascend to the throne.

It is also seen as a ranking of importance with the head of the line, the Queen, taking the place of ruler.

Older children come before younger children. Traditionally boys came before girls, but this law was changed on 26 March 2015 before the birth of Prince William’s first child.

Incredibly, Catholics are still excluded from the line of succession, as are children born outside of wedlock.

The royals, who usually stick to a strict protocol when appearing in public, often arrive at events in ascending order of importance, with the most important royal arriving last.

Prince Charles, 71, is currently first-in-line to the British throne, followed by Prince William, 38, his oldest son.

Then comes Prince William’s children, George, seven, Charlotte, five, and Louis, two, and they are followed by Prince Harry, 36. Prince Harry is succeeded by his son Archie Harrison, born in May 2019.

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