Nicky Whelan Shows Off Stunning 6.5-Carat Engagement Ring from Fiancé Kerry Rhodes

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That is one serious sparkler! Australian actress Nicky Whelan has added some stunning new bling to that finger. The blonde beauty, who announced her recent Valentine's Day engagement to NFL football pro Kerry Rhodes, shared the exciting news over social media by posting a swoon-worthy photo of her gorgeous canary diamond engagement ring!

This engagement ring takes beauty to a whole new level! After ringing in Valentine's Day with her new fiancé, and a brand new sparkler, this Australian actress is finally sharing a close up view of her latest accessory. "I walked into our lounge Friday evening and he was on his knee with a beautiful box in his hands," Whelan told People of her unexpected proposal. "I saw the sparkle coming out of the box, so pure and perfect and simple. And very unexpected." The bride-to-be took to Instagram to share the celebratory news by posting an adorable snapshot of her and her NFL beau. The photo shows the newly engaged twosome beaming, while the Australian beauty candidly holds up her newly decked out ring finger. The future Mrs. Rhodes captioned the touching photo with a simple, "He's the one...#engaged."

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But it wasn't until Whelan's lucky engagement ring jeweler posted a breathtaking photo of the bride-to-be's 6.5-carat diamond ring that really showed off its true one-of-a-kind features. Whelan's football player beau got some help from New York City jewelry designer, Gabriel Jacobs, of Rafaello and Co. Jewelers, in an effort to help him find the perfect proposal diamond. The jewelry company posted a congratulatory message in honor of the doting couple's engagement, sharing a close up of the 6.5-carat radiant-cut canary diamond. The black-and-white photo shows a stunning Whelan holding up her newest accessory with the caption, "Love waking up to this kind of great news congrats to my guy Kerry and his beautiful fiancé well done bro."

He's the one ... #engaged @kerryrhodes 💍

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But when it comes to sharing her love for her NFL fiancé on social media, this Australian beauty is already a pro! Rhodes' future wife kept the romance alive by posting a romantic photo of her and her other half providing insight into what a typical Saturday night looks like for the happy couple. The future Mrs. Rhodes captioned the sweet photo, "Saturday night..." leaving no doubt that love is definitely in the air for this adorable duo!

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Saturday night ... @kerryrhodes ❿ᅬ

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