Monday, November 23, 2009

The Protector

"Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are breaking into high-end jewelry design with Asprey via a capsule collection of gold jewelry and silver accessories called The Protector — and inspired by the snake. The limited edition collection, which was conceived and designed by Pitt and Jolie, has been in the works for more than a year, and will go on sale at Asprey stores in London, New York, Beverly Hills, Tokyo and Dubai later this week, according to Asprey officials.

All net proceeds from sales will go to Education Partnership for Children of Conflict, which was co-founded by Jolie in 2006. The charity raises awareness and funds to educate child victims of war, conflict and natural disasters.


The jewelry-loving Jolie has worn Asprey — and other names including Lorraine Schwartz and Mikimoto — on the red carpet. Pitt, who has a passion for architecture and design, in the past has created pieces for the Italian jeweler Damiani. Both Jolie and Pitt have also commissioned pieces privately from Asprey.


So why the serpent theme? When she was pregnant with their daughter Shiloh, Jolie was given a ring — not from Asprey — in the shape of a snake. Since then she’s considered the reptile a talisman and protector of her family."
-WWD

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9 comments:

Dobbygirl said...

I love the green snake necklace.

Jill said...

I like a lot of it. The rose gold bangle is pretty.

Belle de Ville said...

While I'm not a fan of celbrity designers or decorators, Jolie and Pitt have gone the extra distance to be involved in projects that are close to their hearts. There is nothing new about snake jewelry, the motif is ancient. But there is an attractiveness about the way old motifs are reinvented and these are some very nice pieces.

my favorite and my best said...

you could fashion diamonds into a turd shaped ring and it would be beautiful.

Lucinda said...

Um, maybe the snake theme is based after the way Angelina snaked Jennifer's husband away? Such a biotch.

ana said...

This is so cool!!! I like the green/silver bracelet very much...

Kristin said...

Put me down for those earrings. That being said...go Lucinda!

Miss Eve said...

All I can say: poor Jennifer Aniston LOL.

Thanks for the lovely welcoming comment on my blog dear :-)

Cheers: Evi

Marian said...

yes seen these, love your post on it all. I like them. i think they will do well. thanks for the yummy images sweetie pie
xx
marian