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  • New John Hardy Creative Director’s First Collection

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    For her first collection for John Hardy, designer Hollie Bonneville Barden, the first woman to take the house’s creative reigns, reimagined the classic Naga motif.

    The Naga is a mythological figure in Southeast Asia a water dragon that protects oceans and has featured prominently in John Hardy designs.

    “My exploration of Naga was, in a way, a unique journey of discovering Bali,” Bonneville Barden commented in a release.

    “Through my creative process, I uncovered that, beyond the Naga myth, Balinese folklore depicts the Naga as an embodiment of different natural spirits the earth, the ocean and the sky, representing the elements of natural phenomena and its raw beauty. To me, this concept of duality is universal.”

    Bonneville Barden joined John Hardy last year, relocating from London, where she previously was the creative director of De Beers, to New York and Bali.

    Her first John Hardy collection features an array of interesting stones such as bicolor amethyst and obsidian. The incorporation of alternative stones just may be the young designer’s signature for De Beers she introduced natural colored diamonds into the house’s pieces.

    “I selected the stones not just for their suggestion of power, drama, the fascination of light and color, but the power of creation they represent. I wanted to show nature’s strength through creation,” she said.

    The first offerings from a female creative director comes just as John Hardy celebrates another milestone: the planting of its one millionth bamboo, marking the tenth anniversary of its “Wear Bamboo, Plant Bamboo” initiative, which plants bamboo seedlings for each purchase from the Bamboo collection.

    Earlier this month, CEO Robert Hanson joined by Bonneville Barden, John Hardy’s Bali-based artisans and team and local and government leaders including the Head of Environment Bali and Head of Badung Regency planted the one millionth seedling on the grounds of the John Hardy workshop.

    “For over 42 years, John Hardy has maintained its dedication to sustainability,” Hanson said. “From the materials used in our pieces to the construction and operation of our workshop in Bali, sustainability is woven into every aspect of our brand.

    “Our ‘Wear Bamboo, Plant Bamboo’ program is an important part of this mission. In only 10 years, we are honored to have planted enough bamboo seedlings to cover New York City’s Central Park six times over.”

    The bamboo is planted to offset carbon emissions. Seedlings are given to local families, who receive sustainable cultivation training.

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  • Gold Chain Necklaces From JewelryAffairs

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    Complete your look or discover a way to show off your new bauble with gold chains and necklaces from JewelryAffairs.com. Many styles available like Rope, Figaro, or Mariner styles, let you add a pendant at the end to make a statement with an everyday necklace. Diamond cut chain necklaces make a statement all by themselves when you want something glittery for date night or formal occasions. Rose gold and white gold are also available.

    Thick chains, thin chains, and many box styles let you customize your look based on your personal aesthetic. Wider necklaces in bright yellow gold give you a bling-type look, while skinnier and shorter chains provide a subtle look for smaller pendants. Choose from 10 and 14 karat gold that come in multiple lengths.

    Lastly we offer Free Shipping on all gold and silver chain necklaces.

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  • August 2017 Jewelry Discounts

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    Hi there friends.

    Hope your summer is going well.

    We are sharing with you our Discount Coupon for August 2017.

    Use coupon code JA5AU and get 5% ann all of your orders.

    Coupon expires on 8-31-2017.

    Free US shipping is also available for all order no exception.

    Enjoy the shine of the sun and your bling bling ;)

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  • Weekly Jewelry Deals

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    Hi there friends :)

    We are starting our weekly deals and wanted to let you know.

    Each week we will be featuring a deal. Of course each deal will come with Free Shipping but we will be also offering a coupon for the specific jewelry piece. This week we are featuring one of our most famous gold figaro bracelets. 14k Yellow Gold in this classic style.

    Please make sure to check for the deals as they will be going out of stock soon.

     

     

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  • Jewelry At The Cannes 2017 Red Carpet

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    Whether it's Bella Hadid owning the red carpet in Bulgari's classic Serpenti collection or Rihanna peacocking for the paps dripping in gems from her new Chopard collection, there has been jewllery aplenty to drool over at Cannes 2017.

    Every year millions and millions of dollars worth of high jewellery is loaned to the world's most famous stars and paraded down the red carpet at premieres and after-hours VIP parties.

    And, though most of us *might* never be able to afford a £13,000 Tiffany solitaire ring a la Elle Fanning (we've still got time, guys), window-shopping is still super fun.

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