Jewelmer for Unicef

 

 

I’ve written about my love for Jewelmer many times. Some have asked if I am a Jewelmer endorser. Technically, no. I’ve never appeared in any of their ad campaigns. But Jewelmer was a major sponsor of F for many years. And that’s the depth of my relationship with their brand. Up to now, when I have special occasions, I can call on them and request to wear their pieces. I did just that last February during our informal F reunion.

 

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With Cher Calvin, Angel Aquino and Amanda Griffin last February 2012. We were drowning (happily) in Jewelmer pearls.

 

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Jewelmer spent the whole media day with us and adorned us in Philippine south sea pearls.

 

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We were photographed by Jake Versoza.

 

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Played dress up. My gown was by Hindy Tantoco. We were styled by Millet Arzaga and MAC Cosmetics team.

 

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Golden south sea pearls never cease to amaze me. These are endemic to the Philippines. Thus, our National Gem.

 

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OMG right?

 

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They are just so stunning.

 

Designing something. But this golden baroque south sea pearl from Jewelmer is so beautiful as is..
My golden baroque south sea pearl from Jewelmer. I waited months before an idea came up for the setting. Technically this is a baroque pearl even though it looks almost perfectly round to me.

 

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I had it set in 18k gold by Jewelmer using their Stella ring design. But I took out the diamonds on the sides. I wanted the pearl to appear suspended and naked.

 

This is what I did to my golden south sea pearl from @Jewelmer. I wanted the pearl to appear like it's floating. #happy
I always get complimented whenever I wear this ring. And it’s totally simple!

 

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This is the strand of south sea pearls Jewelmer donated to UNICEF. This is how it appears in the catalog.

 

Beautiful golden south sea pearl strand from #Jewelmer. In the UNICEF #auction4action.
Here’s what it looked like on my Instagram.

 

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And here’s what it looks like on me. I am falling in love with this strand. Photo by Kat Palasi 2012.

 

I can’t get over the fact that Jewelmer donated an entire strand of golden south sea pearls to UNICEF’s Auction for Action. I would love this piece to go way above market price to raise more funds for children. But you’ll never know how auctions turn out. You could end up with a strand that’s half the price of retail. Watch this piece on Monday…

 

 

 

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  • SungEmpress

    I love pearls. I think they’re the simplest, most elegant pieces a woman can wear and she can look elegant but not overstated at the same time.

    I also love Cher Calvin’s dress in that Jake Versoza photo. :)