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Is Kanye West Designing Engagement Ring for Kim Kardashian?

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It looks like Kanye West is ready to take his relationship with Kim Kardashian to the next level if we are to believe Radar Online. The gossip website is reporting that Yeezy is planning to propose to Kim with a specially-designed engagement ring.

West is so ready to get hitched that he reportedly asked a private jeweler to create an engagement ring using the diamonds and rubies from his late mother Dr. Donda West’s personal jewelry collection. “Kanye picked out some of Donda’s most expensive pieces, including some diamond earrings and a ruby ring,” a source told Radar Online. “Donda was such an important person in Kanye’s life, he thought the world of her and was devastated when she died. So, he kept all her jewelry as keepsakes — a lot of the pieces were items he bought over the years after he made it as a hip-hop star.

However, some of West’s friends reportedly are not thrilled with the rapper-producer’s idea of giving such a sentimental piece to Kardashian because it will be non-returnable. “Because it’s a gift, it would be difficult for Kanye to ask for it back if they ever split up,” said an insider. “She makes millions doing reality shows and selling her image, and Donda’s jewelry shouldn’t be part of that image.”

West won’t get on bended knee until Kim’s divorce from Kris Humphries is finalized. But if Kim does say “yes” (and why shouldn’t she?), the Throne rapper hopes to wed in either Chicago, where he was born, or in Oklahoma City, Okla., where he buried his mother. “Oklahoma is his personal choice because his mother’s grave is there — and he wants her at his wedding in spirit,” said the source.

What do you think? Should Kanye West marry Kim Kardashian? Tell us in the comments below.

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