If Kate Middleton and Prince William follow royal tradition, her wedding ring will include a bit of Welsh gold. The practice began in 1923 with the late Queen Mother (current Queen Elizabeth II’s mother), the Telegraph reports.
The wedding rings of the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, the Princess Royal, and Diana, Princess of Wales, were all made with a piece of gold from the same nugget. Only a tiny piece of that nugget remains, but the Queen was presented with another large nugget years ago to use in future royal wedding rings. Part of it has already been used in the ring for Sarah, Duchess of York.