Kelly wears Jane Austen's ring

American singer Kelly Clarkson has been banned from taking one of Jane Austen's rings out of the country.

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Should Jane Austen's ring be saved for the nation?

She is one of the country's most celebrated novelists, writing many of her works in Chawton in Hampshire. And only last week it was announced that Jane Austen will appear on the next £10 note.

But a row is brewing over whether one of only three items of jewellery owned by the author should be allowed to leave the country. American singer Kelly Clarkson bought a gold and turquoise ring for more than £150,000 at auction last year.

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