Eco-Friendly Goes Eco-Fabulous with QVC Debut of Angela By John Hardy Jewelry Collection New Collaboration Between Angela Lindvall and John Hardy Scheduled to Debut on QVC
WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Green" is the new black…especially when it comes to the Angela by John Hardy Jewelry Collection. Created entirely of recycled silver, this exquisite new line by model and environmentalist Angela Lindvall and award-winning sustainable jewelry company John Hardy, is scheduled to launch on QVC Tuesday, October 18 at midnight, 2 PM and 8 PM (ET).
The Angela by John Hardy Jewelry Collection unites Lindvall's romantic sensibility and natural attraction for authentic beauty with John Hardy's bold designs inspired by nature. Each piece from this unique collaboration features stunning sterling silver designs with oxidation, natural and Diamonique® simulated gemstones and 14K gold accents for a look that is truly breathtaking.
"Each piece in the Angela by John Hardy Jewelry Collection is truly a work of art," said Doug Howe, executive vice president of merchandising, planning and sales for QVC. "With its stunning designs and impeccable attention to detail, this exciting new line is sure to become an instant favorite among shoppers. We are pleased to add this iconic brand to our existing portfolio of jewelry designers."
Angela by John Hardy Jewelry Collection will include statement items that range from over sized cocktail rings and bangle bracelets to elegant everyday pieces, including stud earrings and station necklaces. Prices will range from approximately $79.00 to $500.00.
"Angela has been working with us for the past two years. She has been so passionate about sharing our core values that when she expressed her interest in starting her own line, it was obvious to me that we would work together and produce her creation," says John Hardy CEO Damien Dernoncourt.
To celebrate the debut of Angela by John Hardy Jewelry Collection, QVC is offering shoppers a special preview of the new assortment today on www.QVC.com. Visitors to the site will enjoy a sneak peek of the new collection and have the opportunity to order select pieces a day before the October 18 show.
The entire Angela by John Hardy Jewelry Collection will be available through QVC beginning October 18 at 1.800.345.1515 or QVC.com, while supplies last.
ABOUT ANGELA LINDVALL
Since starting her career in New York City 15 years ago, Angela Lindvall has shot to international supermodel fame, appearing on the covers of Vogue, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, Interview and many more while working with nearly every major fashion house including Prada, Chanel, Valentino, Gucci and Louis Vuitton. A passionate environmentalist, Lindvall started the Collage Foundation in 2001, a non-profit that stimulates environmental awareness and provides resources for positive change. She has also co-hosted, alongside Adrian Grenier, Discovery Channel's first Planet Green show, Alter Eco and is one of the founding board members of the NRDC's "Clean by Design," an initiative to sustainably revolutionize the textile industry.
Now living in Los Angeles with her two children, Lindvall is honing her acting skills, appearing in films including Kiss Kiss Bang Bang with Robert Downey, Jr. This November she will host Lifetime's eagerly anticipated new show, Project Runway All Stars.
ABOUT JOHN HARDY
John Hardy is a luxury handmade jewelry brand, founded in Bali in 1989. The company's collaboration between designers and artisans yields jewelry that unites the mastery of the talented jewelers who served Balinese kings with modern design interpretations.
In 2007, John Hardy retired and sold the company to Damien Dernoncourt (now CEO) and Guy Bedarida (Creative Director & Head Designer). Together, they have expanded the brand worldwide, while adhering to a strict policy of "greener every day" - the belief that a business can prosper with respect to the people, while preserving nature and the environment.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (Nasdaq: LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 195 million homes worldwide. The company's website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Italy, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 25-year history. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
SOURCE QVC, Inc.