Crystal Harris Auctioning Off Hugh Hefner's Engagement Ring

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Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris celebrate Hefner's 85th birthday at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on April 9, 2011 -- Getty Premium

Runaway bride Crystal Harris is hoping bidders don't run away from the engagement ring that Hugh Hefner gave her.

According to TMZ, the former Playboy model is putting her 3.39 carat circular-cut diamond ring up for auction at Christie's in New York in October.

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"[She] couldn't bear to look at the ring anymore because it brought back bad memories," a source claimed.

Us Weekly reported the ring originally costly approximately $90,000, but according to the auction listing, the sparkler is expected to fetch $20-30,000.

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In July, Crystal opened up about her split with Hef when she stopped by Access Hollywood Live .

"I got cold feet," she said at the time. "Over time I just realized it wasn't for me, it was all happening so fast."

Adding, "I love Hef. I care about Hef and always will. We had good times together... I've been over there about three or four times since the breakup and we want to just stay friends."

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