PGI to host Red Carpet Jewelry Preview for 2006 Emmys

Platinum Guild International-USA will again host its Red Carpet Jewelry Preview from Aug. 24-26 coinciding with the Primetime Emmy Awards.

As stylists begin coordinating wardrobes for Emmy Awards Red Carpet, PGI-USA’s Jewelry Preview will provide platinum jewelry from more than 30 designers in one location. This exclusive event is a convenient way to select platinum jewelry to enhance a celebrities’ appearance on the Red Carpet.

Platinum jewelry being featured includes necklaces, earrings, brooches, bracelets, rings, watches, cufflinks, and shirt studs for ladies and gentlemen. Jewelry lines include:

• A. Lange & Söhne
• Alan Friedman
• Damiani
• Erica Courtney
• Hearts On Fire
• Jacob & Co.
• Neil Lane
• Peter Norman & Co.
• Ritani
• Sheila Goldfinger
• Sol Rafael

In addition, Ernesto Moreira’s platinum & 62 ct. sapphire ring valued over $850,000 will be on display with a one-time opportunity to be worn before being put on permanent display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

PGI-USA’s jewelry previews have been responsible for lending platinum jewelry to Hollywood’s most recognizable faces.

“When it comes to the Red Carpet, Hollywood has a preference for platinum,” says Antonia Caamaño, manager of Public Relations for PGI-USA.

PGI-USA is again partnering with Clothes Off Our Back to raise money in support of children’s charities. Celebrities who attend the Jewelry Preview will sign limited edition iPod Nanos for Clothes Off Our Back’s awards show Web site auction.

Celebrities and stylists will be indulging in Bliss Spa facials, massages, and manicures performed by Bliss’ team of spa professionals. Aquabar will have a refreshments hydration station featuring some of the world’s finest and most “exclusive” waters.

Red Carpet Jewelry Preview guests will also walk away with a gift bag valued over $1,500.