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Tupac Shakur’s ring, $1.016 million, Sotheby’s

Tupac Shakur’s ring
Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
All prices include the buyer’s premium
by Ken Hall
Tupac Shakur’s ring Tupac Shakur’s gold, ruby, and diamond crown ring, designed and commissioned by the late rapper in 1996, sold for $1.016 million at an auction held July 25th by Sotheby’s in New York City. The ring was worn during Tupac’s final appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1996. It was on loan from Yaasmyn Fula, the artist’s grandmother. An inscription – “Pac & Dada 1996” – is engraved on the band, referencing his engagement to sweetheart Kidada Jones.