What Happens to the Ring When the Groom Dies Before He Weds?
A man proposed to his fiancé with a 4-carat princess cut $265,000 Harry Winston diamond engagement ring. Before the two could wed, the man died and his estate sued to recover the ring. Following a four-day trial the judge found that the gift, although an engagement ring, was unconditional, even though such rings are usually conditional. According to the court, it was clear that man intended for his fiancé to keep the ring irrespective of whether the two wed. To read more of this story, visit here.