George The Jeweler Creates One of A Kind Diamond Ring To Auction With The National Down Syndrome Society In Honor Of World Down Syndrome Day 2022
(New York, NY) – Celebrity jeweler George Khalife, better known as George The Jeweler, has created a one-of-a-kind ring to auction in partnership with The National Down Syndrome Society in honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st, 2022. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the National Down Syndrome Society in continued support of the organization's key areas of programming and resources for the Down Syndrome community. The auction will be held on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022, and run through the end of the month to coincide with other fundraising opportunities the organization has throughout March.
George The Jeweler is a celebrity jeweler based in Detroit, Michigan. Over the last five years, George has maintained a role as a favorite in the industry and established himself as a go-to for celebrities and stylists in Hollywood by designing and styling custom pieces for an A-list filled roster. His jewelry has been worn by Kylie Jenner, Megan Fox, Noah Cyrus, Gigi Hadid, Hailey Bieber, Maeve Reilly, Khloe Kardashian, Kelly Clarkson, Sophia Richie, Nicole Scherzinger, Jenna Dewan, Nicole Williams, Kendall Jenner, Ashley Graham, Ashanti, and more.
In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, George has created a size 6, 18K white gold ring flushed with 1.5 carats of diamonds and 1.5 carats of yellow sapphires. The color yellow was specifically chosen to honor the colors for Down Syndrome awareness. There are 252 stones total and 3.00 carats of stones total. The retail value of the ring is $7500.00.
"Down Syndrome is very close to my heart, and some very important people in my life have the condition," says George. "I feel the diagnosis is still very misunderstood, and I want to support an organization like the NDSS to continue to raise awareness about Down Syndrome and create resources while showing how special and beautiful these individuals are."
The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome. NDSS envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become valued members of welcoming communities. Founded in 1979, NDSS supports and advocates for the Down syndrome community by focusing on three key areas of programming: Resources & Support, Policy & Advocacy, and Community Engagement. Within these focus areas, NDSS engages in various activities, events, and programs on topics that are critical to our community, such as federal and state advocacy and public policy, health and wellness, education, and employment. NDSS creates resources to support individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and caregivers across the lifespan and hosts community events throughout the country, including the National Buddy Walk® Program, the Times Square Video presentation, and New York City Buddy Walk®, Racing for 3.21 for World Down Syndrome Day, Run for 3.21, DC Golf Outing, the annual NDSS Gala & Auction, and various other events. Visit www.ndss.org for more information about NDSS.
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