Prince William and Kate Middleton
Prince William and Kate MiddletonReuters

Prince William and Kate Middleton will be celebrating their third wedding anniversary on April 29 and reportedly the royal has presented his wife a special gift.

Before their royal tour of New Zealand and Australia, Prince William gave Middleton an exquisite £3,600 Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch, reports Daily Mail.

The watch also has a sapphire stone embedded it, so it perfectly matches her engagement ring. "The ring and its sapphire stone has a very special meaning to Prince William, as it once belonged to his late mother, Princess Diana," states a Hollywood Life report.

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According to The Christian Post, Diana also wore a Cartier watch and had one specially engraved for William as a birthday present, which he continues to wear till date.

Reportedly, Middleton wore her new watch every single day during the couple's royal tour. She was also spotted wearing a new ring on her finger during the tour – a diamond eternity band rumoured to be a present after Prince George's birth.

Meanwhile, post their royal visit down under, the family is looking forward to a break for a few days before getting back into the swing of things and fulfilling royal obligations.

The three are scheduled to move into their country home in Norfolk within a matter of weeks for the summer.