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Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez engaged

A jewelry designer recruited by Olivier Martinez to make an engagement ring for Halle Berry has confirmed the couple is set to wed.

The X-Men star first sparked rumors she's to marry the French actor after she was spotted flashing the diamond-and-emerald ring while out in Malibu, California on New Year's Day (01Jan12).

Now a spokesperson for jewelry designer Gurhan Orhan tells People.com the band was indeed an engagement ring.

Martinez is said to have popped the question over the Christmas (11) holidays and was thrilled when the Oscar winner said yes.

It will be Berry's third trip down the aisle - she was married to baseball player David Justice for three years until they split in 1996, and then to Eric Benet from 2001 to 2003. She has a three-year-old daughter, Nahla, with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.