Friday, April 11, 2008

Barbie diamond jewelry to support children's aids foundation

Mattel's popular childhood icon, Barbie, is the inspiration of a new jewelry collection scheduled to be launched this month. The first collection, which features pink diamonds, precious and semi-precious colored stones and rare metals, entitled Silhouette, portrays the classic Barbie profile of a ponytail, long eyelashes and a ski-jump nose.

The collection includes two necklaces: the "Luxe" Barbie pendant and Barbie dogtag in 18k white, yellow or rose gold with black diamonds or yellow or pink sapphires; and, the "Classic" necklace in sterling silver.The collection also contains Barbie bracelets in sterling silver with 18k rose gold charms.

The jewelry, which was created by Layna and Alan Friedman, can be purchased at the Alan Friedman boutique or online for amounts which range between US$185 to US$15,000. A portion of the proceeds from sales will be donated to the Children Affected by Aids Foundation.

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