Lab Grown Alternatives to Zooey Deschanel's £42,000 Engagement Ring

Lab Grown Alternatives to Zooey Deschanel's £42,000 Engagement Ring
Love is in the air once again, as Hollywood's beloved actress and singer, Zooey Deschanel, recently announced her engagement to her beau, Jonathan Scott. The charming starlet, known for her quirky style, whimsical talent, and femininely empowering roles, has captivated hearts worldwide. Today, we dive into the details of the exciting news and eagerly explore every facet of her dazzlingly different engagement ring.



A Match Made in Hollywood:

Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott, the Canadian-born handyman extraordinaire and star of HGTV's Property Brothers, forged a wonderful connection on the set of "Carpool Karaoke" in 2019. Their chemistry was undeniable, and it was clear that their love story would soon take center stage. Now, their recent engagement has fans everywhere swooning over the prospect of a romantic fairy tale unfolding in front of our very eyes.

The Ring:

No engagement news is complete without of course, the ring! Zooey Deschanel's engagement ring is as playful and unique as the actress herself. Zooey's ring is a Folio des Peres ring in 18K white gold, set with 15 diamonds totalling 1.31ct and 7 sapphires totalling 2.72ct. Big and bold but completely in keeping with Zooey's whimsical charm, this ring depicts three flowers with pink and purple accents. This however, comes at a cost - £42,900 to be exact. Set with mined diamonds and sapphires, this ring breaks the bank as well as contributing to the problematic diamond mining industry. Folie des Prés ring from Van Cleef & Arpels.

Digital render of Folie des Prés ring from Van Cleef & Arpels, a multi-stone ring creating three lab diamond and purple sapphire flowers.

Get A Ring Like Zooey's (Without Breaking the Bank or Harming the Planet!)

With lab-grown diamonds, moissanite, sapphires and coloured gem stones - this ring could be far more affordable, ethically made and responsibly sourced. Creating an engagement ring with lab-grown diamonds and moissanite instead of mined diamonds offers several benefits:

1. Cost-effectiveness: Lab-grown diamonds and moissanite are typically more affordable than mined diamonds. This allows you to get a larger, more intricate, or higher-quality ring for the same budget. It can also free up funds for other important wedding expenses or future investments.

2. Ethical sourcing: Mined diamonds can sometimes be associated with unethical practices, such as forced labor or environmental damage. By choosing lab-grown diamonds and moissanite, you can ensure that your ring is ethically sourced and does not contribute to these issues.

3. Environmental sustainability: Diamond mining has a significant ecological impact, including deforestation, soil erosion, and pollution. Opting for lab-grown diamonds and moissanite reduces the need for mining, helping protect natural resources and ecosystems.

4. Equal or superior quality: Lab-grown diamonds have the same physical and optical properties as mined diamonds. They have excellent clarity, color, and brilliance.

Moissanite, on the other hand, has its own unique sparkle and brilliance that some people find equally attractive or even superior to diamonds. We actually created a similar engagement ring to Zooey's back in 2016 with three main centre stones and floral diamond accents, as you can see below:

Graphic of digital renders, photographs and sketches of a flower inspired bespoke engagement ring.

To enquire about creating a lab-grown version of Zooey's ring or similar, visit our Bespoke Site or simply get in touch. 

If your inspired by the whimsical nature inspired design of Zooey's ring, then you might like some of our following designs:


Close up of floral multistone lab diamond ring balanced upwards on a white background with soft dried flowers.

A flurry of round, marquise and round shaped gemstones, totalling 1.55 carats, adorn this magnificent ring for a delicate yet bold look. A truly versatile design that can be worn as a worn alone wedding band or right hand statement piece.

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Image of multistone nature inspired engagement ring with oval centre stone set in Platinum facing front/side on a white and blue background with pink dried flowers.

Eesha boasts an utterly captivating design. Marquise cut lab-grown diamonds glisten like delicate buds resting on whimsical vines of precious metal, creating an ethereal band. The graceful ribbons of precious metal, embrace the oval cut centre stone, securing it with elegant claw prong setting.

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Close up of the front of flower inspired halo engagement ring in platinum, on a white lace background.

Snowflake style lab-grown engagement ring Violet is a snowflake cluster halo engagement ring with plain shoulders that frame the round centre stone. A striking and wonderful statement piece, Violet is bold yet the setting is incredibly intricate, with a flurry of prongs used to set all 13 stones.

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Close up of nature inspired engagement ring with round centre stone and stone set shoulders with leaf shaped accents worn on models hand.

The Azahara ring is fluid and elegant in design. Dainty vines and lustrous leaves of precious metal covered in shimmering lab-grown diamonds envelop the slim band, embracing the scintillating round brilliant cut centre stone.

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Coloured Stones

Eight Ethica Diamond moissanite loose stones in eight different colours are photographed in a line on a soft white background, with ring box and dried leaves in the background.

If you're inspired by the beautiful coloured sapphires in Zooey's ring, we can also now offer a selection of premium coloured Moissanite, Lab-Grown Diamonds and precious stones such as Sapphire and Emerald. Any of our designs can be customised with coloured stones, visit Our Coloured Gemstone page and simply get in touch!

Lessons Learned from Zooey Deschanel:

Aside from being a source of inspiration for her talent and impeccable fashion choices, Zooey Deschanel reminds us of the importance of staying true to oneself. Throughout her journey in the public eye, she has gracefully embraced her unique qualities, refusing to conform to societal expectations. In finding love with Jonathan Scott, she continues to prove that genuine connection and shared passions are the true foundations for a lasting relationship, no matter how different it might appear on the surface. Zooey Deschanel's engagement to Jonathan Scott has us all swept up in a wave of heartfelt excitement. In celebration of this beautiful moment in Zooey's life, we can't help but feel inspired by her authenticity and the radiant love she shares with her new fiancé. Here's to years of happiness, whimsy, and love!

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