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Tori Spelling's 'Spinning' Anniversary Ring from Dean McDermott: All the Exclusive Details

05/15/2013 at 12:12 PM ET

Tori Spelling ringGregg DeGuire/FilmMagic; Courtesy Neil Lane

After seven years of marriage, Dean McDermott wanted to change things up a little.

So when he approached L.A. jewelry designer Neil Lane about creating a special anniversary gift for his wife Tori Spelling, McDermott cut to the chase: “Dean wanted something unusual, different and something very special and celebratory,” Lane tells PEOPLE. “Every year he gets Tori a ring to honor a renewal of their vows and this year, their 7th year of marriage, was really important to him. He loves her so much and it had to be special.”

Mission accomplished. After Lane mulled over many designs in short order — “I had less than a week to come up with the perfect gift,” he says — the result was a dazzling ring set in 18k gold with over 150 small rose cut diamonds, for a total of about 3 carats. And the fun part? “It spins around!” says the celebrated jeweler. “It’s a diamond ball, a little diamond world, and Tori can spin it on her finger.”

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While the unique effect may be playful, the ring’s meaning is deeply romantic. “Tori and Dean are so interconnected and she is, literally and spiritually, the world to him. I wanted to make a sphere, a world all in diamonds,” says Lane. “To make it sexy, a little Hollywood with a bit of a vintage feel, I put diamonds in it and the spinning movement represents how their worlds revolve around each other.”

When McDermott surprised Spelling with it last week, she was floored. “Tori loved it!” says Lane, who has worked with the couple for years. “Dean is very romantic and sentimental and he totally adores her. The ring represents the significance of their relationship. She rocks his world!”

Tell us: What do you think of Spelling’s new bauble?

–Elizabeth Leonard

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Moneq on

This guy is a Bum & ALWAYS will be……He cheated on his first wife & he knows that Tori is his “Meal Ticket”. It’s Tori’s money that pays for everything…..this guy is a LOSER!!

Sam on

Ugh. I can’t believe I clicked on this.

Ricardo on

Anyone else think this setting is unstable? I give it 6 months max before at least 5 of them fall out.

curlyk on

It totally fits her personality. If anyone has ever read her blog or her website, you know she likes to have fun and be goofy at times. How unique and meaningful.

FaithLynnette on

“GAUDY/OVER THE TOP/FAKE LOOKING” = how fitting…^smirk^

Donna on

Looks awkward to wear – not my style at all…but if she loves it…that’s all that matters.

AKM on

Don’t care for the ring, but it’s not mine.

Britt on

The ring displayed in this article and the ring on Tori’s finger are two different rings.

Laura on

The design is not attractive…awkward looking. Definitely unique, but not in a good way…

Elle on

Not even my 10th pick.

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