V rocks the MTV Latin music awards

Leather cuffs and chandelier earrings made with semi-precious stones from V were among the products entertainers and other celebrities received backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America 2003, Held Oct. 23 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach, Fla.

The event aired live on MTV Latin America and MTV2 and aired on MTV Nov. 1 and will air on MTV’s 44 channels around the world throughout November.

Ricky Martin, Daisy Fuentes, Robbie Rosa, Diego Torres, Kelly Osborne, Mana, Molotov, Elsa Benitez, Patricia Velasquez, Los Aterciopelados and Juanes among the celebrities who received a gift basket filled with custom designed gifts.

V is a division of Tiki Tu Jewelry. Jenny Vande Hai is the artist and designer for the Laguna Beach, Calif.-based company that specializes in hand crafted jewelry designed to be used as wearable art. Gini Warner is the CEO.

While waiting for rehearsals or their show appearance, presenters and performers were thanked by MTV Latin America for their time and talent with a gift basket containing product lines ranging from English-to-Spanish electronic products to cosmetics and skin care products to free hotel stays.

Backstage Creations, Santa Monica, Calif., organized the gift basket along with a specially designed backstage “celebrity retreat” where celebrities can relax backstage while rehearsing or preparing to perform. The celebrity retreats and gift baskets give major corporations and up-and-coming designers the exclusive opportunity to personally introduce their products and services to celebrities at industry honors including the Screen Actors Guild Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Essence Awards, and Billboard Music Awards.