Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) November 01, 2012
Designer to the Stars, “a Catherine Original” jewelry is excited to announce its participation in "The Carousel of Hope" Gala, benefitting the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes. Along with making an appearance at the event, "aCO" owner, Cathy M. Jordan contributed exclusively designed earrings to the gift baskets and donated a mulit-gemstone, 24kt gold vermeil necklace/earring set and an Art Deco inspired five strand onyx and pearl necklace to the evening's silent auction.
The Carousel of Hope is a bi-annual charity event created by Barbara Davis 35 years ago and has raised over 75 million dollars for the Children's Diabetes Foundation and the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.
A number of celebrity supporters were on hand to show their support, including Sidney Poitier, Jane Fonda, and Shirley MacLaine. Master of Ceremony for the charity event was Jay Leno, with entertainment provided by Neil Diamond, Kenny (Babyface) Edmonds, and Jessica Sanchez. George Clooney was honored during the evening with the Brass Ring Award for his charitable work. "The evening was magical and appeared to raise much deserved funds for Carousel of Hope", designer Cathy Jordan stated after the event. "We were quite pleased with how well the entire evening was organized and attended".
About a Catherine Original
Founded in 2002, a Catherine Original jewelry is known for its one-of-a-kind and limited edition handcrafted jewelry designs that are timeless yet modern, featuring a unique mix of materials including semi-precious gemstones, pearls, shells, and other natural materials enhanced with Bali silver, sterling silver and gold vermeil. Pieces range from simple to more ornate and are designed to enhance a variety looks from everyday casual to special occasion. A Catherine Original has also been featured in the Academy Awards® Official Gift Basket, the Emmy Nominee gift basket, and the Reel World Film Festival in Ontario, Canada and is the featured gemstone jeweler for North Carolina’s “Our State Magazine.” A Catherine Original jewelry can be purchased at many fine boutiques across the country as well online at the a Catherine Original website. For more information and to locate boutiques in each state, please visit HYPERLINK "http://www.acatherineoriginal.com" http://www.acatherineoriginal.com.
Cathy Jordan, 336-312-3919, HYPERLINK "mail to:info(at)acatherineoriginal(dot)com