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Wendy Brandes 18K Gold Dragon Ring With Lapis Lazuli Globe - Ukraine Donation

$30,000

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Globe spins in dragon's mouth. Approx. 25 grams 18K yellow gold, satin finish. Custom-cut lapis lazuli (globe). Diamond accents. Black rhodium detail. One-of-a-kind. As seen on supermodel Bella Hadid for Paper Magazine. This exceptional ring was inspired by one of my favorite wicked queens, Empress Wu. She was the only female ruler of China to refer to herself as “Emperor” during her reign — historians changed it to “Empress” later. Her rule was so fierce and no-nonsense that she was called “Dragon Lady.” The full-price purchase of this ring will result in a $3,000 donation to humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. A receipt will be provided to the buyer.

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Wendy Brandes Jewelry

About the Designer: Jewelry design is Wendy Brandes’s second career. Wendy started out as a business journalist at the Wall Street Journal and CNN, later switching to pop-culture coverage during her tenure as managing editor of People magazine’s website. Her story-telling skills remain as strong as ever, but they’re now expressed in carat weight and grams of gold instead of word count. Wendy's “Fine Jewelry for Witty People" is distinguished by its stellar workmanship; warm, satin finish; hidden and symbolic details, including mechanical parts; and wry commentary on everything from history to iPhone addiction. Her award-winning 18K yellow gold collection -- featured here -- is inspired by fascinating women, and all designs are limited-edition or one-of-a-kind. Wendy has been featured in the New York Times, W Magazine, and British Vogue, and her jewelry has been spotted on Rihanna, model Bella Hadid and Britney Spears.
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