Going for Gold
Thousands of years ago, a child finds a glistening rock in a creek. The human race is introduced to, falls in love with and becomes infatuated with gold. This brilliant metal has since its discovery been incredibly powerful. Its association with the gods, with strength and immortality and wealth itself are eminent to countless cultures worldwide.
We almost instinctively place an extraordinary value on this extraordinary metal associating it with beauty, power and the unsurpassed. Is it any wonder a victorious competitor in the Olympics, the greatest sporting competition on earth, walks away with a gold medal?
The 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens saw Dame Kelly Holmes triumphantly attaining two superlative gold medals for the 800 and 1500 meter events.
Boasting style both on and off the racetrack, she takes her elegance to elevated heights. At a prestigious event, Kelly glistens and dazzles with a delicate, matching circle pendant and earring set. Her dark hair and dress set off the sparkles beautifully. Get this subtly sophisticated look with the Tru-Diamonds™ Gold or Platinum Circle of Life Pendant paired with the Simply Chic or Gliteratti Hoop Earrings.
The 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver saw Amy Williams as a member of the nation’s bob skeleton team. She won a shimmering gold medal, becoming the first British individual gold medallist at a Winter Olympics for three decades. This head-first tobogganing activity has accustomed Amy to speed and excitement as participants are known to hurtle down the track at speeds of up to 80 mph.
She does not shy away from glitz and glamour either. Amy was seen at a stylish red-carpet event absolutely shimmering in a stunning bright blue dress. Her exposed décolletage is strikingly enhanced with a subtle chain and pendant and her elegant upswept hairdo reveals refined and classic diamanté studs. Get Amy’s look with the sophisticated Trio Heart Pendant and the simple yet chic Solitaire Stud Earrings available in 1, 2 or 4 carat stones.
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