First Lady Michelle Obama Sparkles in Kimberly McDonald Earrings at the State Dinner Held in Honor of Chinese President, Hu Jintao

By Kimberly Mcdonald, PRNE
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

NEW YORK, January 20, 2011 - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a State
Dinner last night at the White House in honor of Chinese President, Hu
. Michelle Obama made what is sure to be a memorable and glamorous
entrance, dazzling in one-of-a-kind Kimberly McDonald earrings. The unique
black geode and ruby earrings not only complemented the red hue of her
McQueen gown perfectly, but they also enhanced the richness of the ensemble.

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"I feel honored that Mrs. Obama chose to wear my earrings for the
prestigious international event last night. She has become a style icon and
is admired around the globe for her choices. I am proud that she opted for my
geode and ruby earrings - these earrings are handmade in the United States
with first quality craftsmanship; they are made from natural materials and
reclaimed gold, and really hone in on unique design elements. I thought that
they looked perfect on our fabulous and eco-conscious First Lady," says
designer Kimberly McDonald.

Fine jewelry designer, Kimberly McDonald, exemplifies the esoteric nature
of her personal vision and accentuates appreciation for rare and unique
materials in her jewelry. The collection embodies the designer's natural and
luxurious style, and channels her fascination with Earth's precious gems.
With a designer sensibility for unique composition and a perceptive eye for
color and quality, McDonald has acquired an extensive A-List celebrity

As the brand continues to grow, highly esteemed luxury retailers have
taken notice to Kimberly's exciting new take on what is traditionally
considered fine jewelry. Kimberly McDonald jewelry can be found worldwide,
and is sold at some of the most prestigious retailers including Bergdorf
Goodman, Neiman Marcus, London Jewelers and Brown's in London.

Images of First Lady Michelle Obama wearing the Kimberly McDonald
earrings can be found on -

Alicia Pantano, Krupp Group, +1-212-462-4192, Apantano at, for Kimberly McDonald

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