Meghan Markle Debuts New Ring in Honor of Daughter Lilibet Diana at Polo Outing

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Meghan Markle's jewelry choices are paying a subtle tribute to her two children.

The Duchess of Sussex cheered on her husband at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club in California over the weekend — and gave him a congratulatory kiss as she presented the team with awards for winning the tournament.

Meghan, 40, stepped out in a black-and-white polka dot blouse and white shorts, accessorizing with a black wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses. She also wore one of her go-to initial necklaces, which features an "A" for the couple's 3-year-old son, Archie Harrison.

But daughter Lilibet Diana, who turns 1 on June 4, wasn't forgotten — Meghan also sported a new gold ring with an "L" initial.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in The Netherlands in April 2022
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in The Netherlands in April 2022

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This isn't the first time that Meghan has paid tribute to her children with sentimental jewelry. In a video released for her 40th birthday in August, Meghan wore two gold necklaces by Logan Hollowell — one was the Taurus constellation, representing Archie's zodiac sign, which she paired with the Gemini constellation for Lili.

Meghan's sister-in-law Kate Middleton also owns several necklaces that double as sweet reminders of her children: Prince George, 8, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4.

Nacho Figueras — Prince Harry's longtime pal who he frequently plays polo alongside — shared a bit about their team after competing earlier this month.

"Thrilled to be riding alongside my friend, Prince Harry, and the rest of the Los Padres team at the @santabarbarapoloclub 's Harry East Memorial Tournament," Figueras wrote on Instagram. "We've ridden together many times over the years and now that we're both parents, it's extra special to be able to spend this time together."

He added, "The name Los Padres was inspired by the proximity of the field to the Los Padres National Forest and also by our connection as fathers."

Prince Harry Is 'Just One of the Guys' at Weekend Polo Tournaments in California, Says Observer
Prince Harry Is 'Just One of the Guys' at Weekend Polo Tournaments in California, Says Observer

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An observer at the polo club tells PEOPLE that despite his status as sixth in the line of succession to the British throne, Prince Harry "is just one of the guys" when it comes to his weekend polo tournaments.

"Prince Harry looks so comfortable and happy on the polo field, and everyone treats him like he is just one of the guys!" the observer says.

The observer adds, "His presence this season has brought a really cool vibe to the club, but it hasn't changed the way the games have been played — it's business as usual and all the teams are fighting for the win."

Prince Harry Is 'Just One of the Guys' at Weekend Polo Tournaments in California, Says Observer
Prince Harry Is 'Just One of the Guys' at Weekend Polo Tournaments in California, Says Observer

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Prince Harry and Meghan are heading to the U.K. next week — with their children! — to join the royal family at Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, marking her historic 70-year reign. The trip will be the first time Lili, who was born in California last year, will visit her dad's homeland.