>> Friday, January 30, 2009
Michelle Obama is known for her fashion sense, her Jewelry style is a big news. She has become a most stylish women. Michelle Obama's fashion sense has the fashion world and the blogosphere buzzing. Everyone is talking about the Jason Wu dress and also her jewelry.
From her beaming smile, to her crystal embellished Jason Wu gown, to her diamond jewelry, Mrs. Obama sparkled through and through at the Inaugural Ball. According to the jewelry designer Loree Rodkin, Mrs. Obama's accessories includes diamond earrings, bangles and a signet ring loaned by Rodkin. In an interview with Firstwater News, Ms. Rodkin revealed the design instruction for the Inaugural Ball jewelry had been “pieces be all white with no color”. She continued, “I wanted sparkle but no too glitzy. I wanted the jewelry to pop but not overwhelm.”
Ms. Rodkin designed an exclusive, one-of-a-kind suite of jewelry for Mrs. Obama to wear for the Inaugural Ball, including the 61-carat white gold and triple rose cut diamond “Inaugural Earrings”, 13-carat “Michelle Signet ring” crafted from white gold and black rhodium, and a set of white-gold bangles featuring 13 carats of diamonds.
According to the news Rodkin will donate the Michelle Obama's Inaugural Ball jewelry to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American history. Along with Mrs. Obama’s inaugural fashions, they will join the museum’s ”First Ladies” collection.
Rodkin said “What greater honor could I have? My jewelry for all eternity is going to be part of history,” when Rodkin was asked about the cost of creating the jewelry, which the designer herself absorbed, she also said. “For me, it’s worth it.”
The Michelle Signet Ring
The Michelle Inaugural Earrings:
The Michelle Inaugural Bangle Bracelets:
Images used with kind permission from Loree Rodkin
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