American rap goddess Nicki Minaj has become the envy of many after it emerged that her hubby, Kenneth Petty spent a whopping $1.1 million (about R16.5million) on her wedding ring.
Briefly.co.za has learnt Petty who paid for 17 carat center with WS2 clarity diamonds with his own money and not from the wife as earlier alleged by a cross section of people online.
According to Rafaello and Co, the designers of the ring, Petty, 41, was involved in each and every step of the design and made sure the lovely, square-cut rock, which took several months to make comes out as a perfect work of art.
The designers took to social media on Wednesday, 30 October, and shared their best regards to the newly weds while giving their followers a chance to see the ring.
''Congrats to the King and Queen, We wish you both lots of love and happiness together. Thank you for trusting us with designing and making these very special pieces for you both.'' read a post on Rafaello and Co's Instagram account.
As reported by Briefly.co.za earlier, Nicki Minaj and hubby exchanged marital vows on Monday, 28 October, in what has been termed by world media as a rushed wedding.
The expensive rings which came in a customised jewelry box with a screen attached on the inside of the lid and plays a slideshow of the newly-weds' photos were flown from New York to Los Angeles few days before their big day.
Briefly.co.za has learnt the two were forced to wed in a hurry because their marriage license was nearing its expiry date.
According to sources intimate to the stars, the two exchanged their vows at a private space in Los Angeles and saw the attendance of only a few people including Nicki and Petty, some witnessed and wedding minister.
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