To the Gem King and his Queen! Hart of Dixie star Brandi Burkhardt married jeweler Douglas Kazanjian in Annapolis, Md., on Sunday, June 29, her rep confirms exclusively to Us Weekly.
It was only fitting that Burkhardt, 35, wore a crown of jewels befit for a queen in her wedding to “Gem King” Kazanjian. The bride’s rep tells Us the actress walked down the aisle in the very tiara worn by Madonna in her wedding to Guy Ritchie back in 2001. The item, an Edwardian piece dating back to 1910, features 765 old mine cut diamonds and weighs in at a whopping 78 carats, according to the Kazanjian Brothers website.
The lovebirds exchanged vows on the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront before family, friends, and select cast members of Hart of Dixie. Her bridesmaids wore pink dresses with pearls for the special occasion. Burkhardt snapped a picture of a sailboat docked at sunset from her wedding and wrote, “Annapolis, thanks for the great memories!”
The actress, who currently plays Crickett on the CW show, looked resplendent in a pristine white cap-sleeve gown comprised of lace, tulle, and an intricate floral pattern. She and Kazanjian shared a sweet smooch during their first dance as husband and wife at their reception.
Kazanjian comes from a lineage of jewelers; his family is known for owning the spectacular Kazanjian Red Diamond, a rare 5.05-carat red diamond currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History.
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