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Diana's ring slips off as Kate slims for wedding

Kate Middleton is having her engagement ring made smaller to fit her finger better, it was claimed today.

Ms Middleton appears to have slimmed down in recent weeks as her big day approaches -- and the British royal bride-to-be has reportedly asked jewellers to alter the ring as she prepares to marry Prince William on April 29.

The sapphire and diamond band was famously worn by Princess Diana.

Ms Middleton has reportedly asked Crown jewellers G Collins and Sons to attach small platinum beads inside the bottom of the ring to make it a size I.


The 29-year-old "adores" the ring and "didn't want to cause a fuss", but had found the band was turning on her finger, a royal source said.

The source added: "A bride's worst nightmare is looking down and seeing her ring has fallen off.

"One can only imagine how this is magnified when you are marrying the future King of England."

A Clarence House spokesman declined to comment on today's claim.

On Monday, the couple visited Lancashire in their last joint engagement before their wedding day.