Jennifer Aniston On Engagement & Justin Theroux's Ring Taste: 'I Was Impressed'

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Writer and actor Justin Theroux proposed to Jennifer Aniston in August 2012 -- Getty Images

Justin Theroux proposed to his now-fiancee Jennifer Aniston with a striking 8-carat diamond ring, and the actress says she's thrilled with her beau's design.

"I was impressed," Jennifer told People of her blinding bauble. "I had no idea what I wanted. He just knows what I like."

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To get a feel for the actress' jewelry taste, Justin enlisted the help of Jennifer's trusted stylists for guidance.

"[He] worked with the girls that I have worked with for years and years and years, so he kind of was picking the specialists' brains," she told the mag. "He kept it within a very small circle of people. It was one of the sneakiest jobs I've ever seen, actually."

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The actress was completely caught off guard by her "Wanderlust" co-star's proposal - something Jennifer said is nearly an impossible feat.

"It's hard to pull one over on me, where I'm not like, 'Hmm, you're acting really strange,'" she said. "It was... a very covert operation."

The couple became engaged in August, on Justin's birthday.

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"Justin Theroux had an amazing birthday on Friday, receiving an extraordinary gift when his girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston, accepted his proposal of marriage," a rep for Justin told Access Hollywood at the time.

-- Erin O'Sullivan

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