Cheryl Burke’s completely new engagement ring will be more than just a stunning sparkler — This specific’s a sentimental one too!
The former Dancing with the Stars pro got the surprise of her life on Thursday, when beau Matthew Lawrence proposed on her 34th birthday! ET has learned that will the gorgeous ring will be a two-carat diamond set in 18kt white gold.
nevertheless This specific’s the touching backstory behind the ring that will packs the real emotional punch. “The diamond has special meaning as This specific’s the same diamond that will Cheryl’s late father, Steve Burke, gave to her mother, [Sherri],” a rep for Burke told ET. Burke’s father passed away earlier This specific year.
Lawrence along with also his mother, Donna, visited the Beverly Hills jeweler XIV KARATS to design the stunner.
“After looking through many different silhouettes, he selected the perfect 18kt white gold, double halo ring on an individual band, because This specific echoed the sentimentality of their connection,” designer Caryn Alpert tells ET. “Two lives becoming one, having a forever family heirloom at the core, being encircled along with also protected by two beautiful halos.”
Alpert continued, explaining Lawrence “wanted the ring to be classy, elegant along with also magnificent just like Cheryl” along with also added a private touch to the ring, inscribing a personal message for only his bride-to-be to see.
The actor shared a close-up photo of the ring on Instagram on Friday, having a simple caption alongside a thumbs-up emoji: “She said yes.”
Burke broke the news on social media Thursday night, writing “OMG! So far so not bad for 34! #amilliontimesyes #imengaged #herecomesthebride”, alongside photos of the couple lit by the setting sun. A rep for Burke told ET that will the dancer was “completely surprised” by the proposal. Burke shared another photo of the sparkler at the end of the evening, proclaiming that will This specific was “a birthday to remember forever!”
Congratulations to the happy couple!
Burke along with also Lawrence dated For two main years coming from 2006 to 2008 along with also rekindled their relationship last year. Watch the video below to hear more about the couple’s road to the altar.
— Additional Reporting by Desiree Murphy & Claudia Cagan