The luxurious jewelry that Hollywood actor Ben Affleck gave to his beloved Jennifer Lopez during his engagement in 2002 has grown in price more than 10 times. This is reported by Page Six.
19 years ago Affleck presented Lopez with a rare 6.1-carat pink diamond. The cost of the jewelry at that time was $ 2.5 million (76 million rubles at the 2002 exchange rate).
In August 2021, the head of The Diamond Pro, which deals with the examination of precious stones, Mike Fried, provided the publication with information on the current value of such a diamond. “Our jewelry partner created a similar ring two years ago. It was estimated at $ 10 million (746 million rubles at the modern exchange rate). I believe that today the price of the Lopez ring has approached 11 million dollars (821 million rubles at the modern exchange rate), ”the specialist assured.
Rare Carat director Ajay Anand explained that 90 percent of the pink diamonds were mined in the only mine, the Argyle mine in Australia, which was shut down this year. “Since 1983, Argyle has supplied the finest pink diamonds. From there came stones of a whole spectrum of colors – from pink, blue and purple to the rarest – red, ”he said. According to Enand, Jennifer Lopez's ring can be estimated at four million dollars (about 300 million rubles).
In July, actress and singer Jennifer Lopez confirmed rumors of a reunion with her former lover Ben Affleck. Photos of Lopez in a swimsuit appeared on the network on her 52nd birthday, a shot with Affleck completed the published series. Earlier, the media reported that the actor plans to propose to Lopez by the end of 2021, as he is afraid of losing her a second time.
Affleck and Lopez became a couple in the 2000s. The actor proposed to the singer, but the wedding did not take place. In January 2004, it became known about their breakup.