Congratulations to Chris Hardwick and Lydia Hearst!

A couple of weeks ago it was announced via both the host and Nerdist CEO Chris Hardwick and heiress Lydia Hearst’s Instagram accounts that they had gotten engaged with some of their sweet story shared along with the images that they posted.

Hardwick had just won the Outstanding Social TV Experience Emmy Award and was already with Hearst through the night. He had tricked her by telling her they were going to an after party to celebrate, but instead lead her to a romantically decorated room in the Chateau Marmont where he pulled out a candy ring that was the stand in for the real one which was a Hearst heirloom that needed to be sized.

Hardwick also posted the above photo of the ring which is a three stone engagement ring that features an emerald cut diamond and step cut trapezoid side stones.

We also carry a similar ring at deBebians with step cut trapezoids, but seen below with an emerald cut diamond.  The piece can be easily modified for a asscher cut diamond if you love the qualities of the classic heirloom piece above. The step cut side stones greatly accentuate the center stone as they have the same level of sparkle and brilliance.  Whether asscher or emerald, these styles of stones also have a windowing effect to them as you can see through them meaning that diamonds chosen to become asscher or emerald cuts must be of exceptional quality so that little to no inclusions or blemishes can be seen by the naked eye making them incredibly honest representations of true love.

Trapezoid Three Stone Engagement Ring

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Hardwick also admitted on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon that he originally had other plans to propose to her at Disneyland when she was out for her birthday with her friends. Things didn’t go exactly as planned and he ended up making the plans at the Chateau Marmont instead.  See Hardwick tell the entire story for yourself below.

We hope you were inspired by this celebrity love story and look at celebrity style. It’s pretty rare that we get so many details about a couple’s love story, but it is an honor that they opted to share it with us all.

If you’re inspired by their story, please be sure to check out our celebrity engagement ring page to get even more inspiration.


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Elizabeth

About Elizabeth

As a member of the deBebians web content department, Elizabeth works on adding new products to our site and takes care to add beautiful descriptions to paint a picture of our jewelry to our clients. She also works on many of the site's graphics and supplies the content for our Tumblr and Youtube channel. You can email her at elizabeth@debebians.com.
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