Everyone had a wonderful time picking out jewelry along with testing out each piece by wearing it around and swapping pieces with one another. Along with the typical jewelry display, there were what looked to be tree roots that showcased every glittery and glass bead bracelet. With all the red, gold, and spark on display, it was easy to get excited for Christmas, especially for those who were beginning their shopping early with Same Sky.The event was presented by Same Sky founder, Francine LeFrak, and Miss Illinois USA Ashley Hooks, with co-hosts who include Pat Harris, Catharine Hamilton, Janelle Schroeder, and Susan Bogart. All attended the cocktail reception in order to show off the collection, along with doing a little shopping themselves.
The latest jewelry collection shown by Same Sky includes the signature hand-blown glass beaded bracelets and necklaces, priced between $160 to $400, prosperity seed bead bracelets from $60 to $95, fabric wrap bracelets priced $30 to $40, hope necklaces at $395, unity bracelets for $145, and cufflinks at $100, there is something fitting for everyone, no matter a person’s style.Same Sky has been seen on many celebrities from Meryl Streep to Jessica Alba. The brand, which began in 2009, started with 4 artisans and has grown to employ over 75 artisans in Rwanda and Zambia. To see Same Sky’s products or learn more about the brand, visit their website here. – Lindsay Grundy Photos: Same Sky