Fashion Facets

HEADS OR TAILS? Being president has some perks. Despite occasional fights with cranky members of Congress and nasty foreign dictators, you do get to live in a big house and have an airplane at your disposal. Your cat’s more popular with the public, but your wife can show her devotion by wearing your likeness on a specially designed coin. Hillary Rodham Clinton chose just such a medallion to adorn the coat she wore on Inauguration Day. Award-winning jewelry designer Judith Ripka created this bronze medal of honor bearing the profile of William Jefferson Clinton (that’s Bill to his friends) with rubies, diamonds and sapphires in 18k gold representing the U.S. flag. A detachable clip of faceted Arkansas quartz is engraved 1997, and an 18k gold angel sits watching over the White House and the first family. And lest unadorned lobes send earring sales plummeting as JFK’s bare head
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