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Judge the Jewels: Joey King’s Edgy Mociun Engagement Ring May Be Worth $120,000

It’s unusual but still follows several of the major trends.




Photo from Instagram.

The sighting: Actress Joey King revealed on Instagram that she and her boyfriend Steven Piet are engaged! The carousel post included several very sweet photos of the couple and one view of the incredible ring.

The jewels: The 22-year-old actress’s engagement ring was designed by Brooklyn-based Mociun, a brand famous for jewelry with unconventional details and unexpected stone configurations. King’s ring is a two-parter, with the top half of the ring featuring a fancy-cut diamond flanked with baguettes and the lower half of the ring featuring a large elongated oval diamond with what appears to be a darker gem (sapphire?) on either side.

Jewelry designer Mark Broumand told Seventeen that he estimates the ring is probably worth around $120,000, assuming that the large oval is about 3 carats. Engagement rings on Mociun’s website range from under $2,000 to over $90,000, but King’s ring appears to be custom.


The trends: What interesting about this ring is that it manages to be extremely unusual in style but it still follows several of the major trends of the year: elongated stones, ovals, East-West settings, and two-stone rings. It’s definitely not a traditional toi et moi or a even a traditional oval, but the elements are there.

What do we think? I am delighted by this ring. It’s so weird and so cool – exactly what I want from my celebrity engagements.
Sure, it’s a lot of look, but Joey King is young and fun and she is clearly enjoying her ring’s uniqueness. If she gets tired of the unusual setting in 5-10 years, she could easily have those diamonds reset in a more traditional way.

Judgement: 18/10 for an interesting and unusual celebrity engagement ring!

What do YOU think?

Becky Stone writes about jewelry styles for INSTORE. She is founder and CEO of well-known jewelry blog Diamonds in the Library.



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