To say that his future wife was surprised is an understatement!
“Irena was in shock, she thought I was joking like I have so many times before, but when she saw the ring she knew it was genuine this time,” Locky said.
“She was blown away, couldn’t wipe the smile off her face.”
For her stunning engagement ring, Locky enlisted the help of Larsen Jewellery, who also helped him create the bespoke purple ring he gave her at the wedding. Bachelor final.
“Irena always wanted a simple and classic ring like Bachelor ring was so unique,” Locky says.
“I had an amazing time with Larsen Jewelers designing Irena’s Bachelor ring that I went to see them again to design the engagement ring. I knew what Irena wanted but I also wanted to make it a bit more special.”
While the engagement ring is much more minimalistic, it has a special nod to the couple’s reality TV romance – inside the platinum band is a matching stone Bachelor Ring.
Locky says wedding planning is already underway as he and Irena don’t want a long commitment and want to start expanding their family soon.
“As Irena is from the east coast and I’m from the west, we’re hoping to have two big engagement parties first with all of our family and friends, and then hopefully a more intimate wedding,” says the adventure travel guide, although it admits the destination. is not yet sorted.
“We will definitely incorporate the Macedonian and Croatian traditions of Irena into the engagement and wedding, as I loved learning about all the traditions and customs,” Locky adds.
Having played in both Survivor and The single person, fans can expect to see many of Locky and Irena’s reality TV friends on their big day.
“They’re all like family to us, they’ve helped both of us so much over the years and been through the ups and downs with us on our respective shows,” Locky said.
“The Bachelor the girls were there with us the very first night that Irena and I met, so it’s nice to share that with them now.”
Wedding plans may be in the works, but Locky says he and Irena don’t have a strict schedule in place when it comes to expanding their family.
“We’d like to finish our house renovations first, then maybe a fur baby, but if a baby comes before the wedding, we won’t be disappointed either way.”
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