Magic Number is 4 for ‘Bachelorette’ Star Emily Maynard; Engaged for 4th Time, She Gets 4 Diamond Rings

We’re guessing that four is the magic number for former Bachelorette star Emily Maynard as she confirmed her fourth engagement — this time to the handsome, but not so famous, Tyler Johnson — and showed off an unconventional stack of four blingy bands that will serve as her engagement rings.

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Maynard, who is a jewelry designer, made it clear to her husband-to-be that a conventional engagement ring was out of the question.

“I told him I didn’t want a traditional engagement ring and that I just wanted some simple bands,” the 27-year-old Maynard wrote in a Friday post to her blog. “He went above and beyond to say the least and they couldn’t be more ‘me.’ I got a good one.”

The dominant band in the stack features large emerald-cut diamonds framed by smaller diamonds. The three other rings are more delicate, but no less fashionable. One of the smaller bands seems to be highlighted by blue sapphires.

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Maynard assured naysayers that this would be her final engagement and revealed that she and her new fiancé became friends through a jewelry-making program.

“Let me be the first to say, ‘This time it’s the real deal. I promise!’ We’ve been dating for over a year and have known each other for much longer,” she wrote. “I used to teach a jewelry-making class at a middle school that my church adopted and Tyler was one of the coordinators of the program.”

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Fans of The Bachelotte may remember that in the summer of 2012 Maynard accepted a 2.5-carat emerald-cut diamond engagement ring from Utah entrepreneur Jef Holm during the season finale that was seen by nine million viewers. The ring was valued at $68,000, but the engagement would not last long.

During the March 2011 finale of The Bachelor, Brad Womack proposed to Maynard with a cushion-cut diamond ring in a halo setting that was valued between $50,000 and $90,000. That romance, also, quickly fizzled.

Maynard was briefly engaged in 2004 to NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick. He died tragically in a plane crash near Martinsville, Va.

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