(YUKON, OK) MAY 2, 2014- Yukon, OK Jewelry Artist Donna Arena has a lot to smile about this Mother’s Day. In association with The Artisan Group Ms. Arena will be presenting some of Hollywood’s top celebrity Mom’s from the music and film industry with a handcrafted Etched & Stamped Copper Bracelet created especially for them that includes their children’s birthstone(s), initials and an etched image of a mother cradling her newborn infant. The lucky mom’s that will be receiving her designs include: Jaime King, Alicia Silverstone, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tammin Sursok, Halle Berry, Rachel Leigh Cook, Kendra Wilkinson, Gwen Stefani, Kerry Washington, Kristin Cavallari, Drew Barrymore, Emily Blunt, Kelly Clarkson, Ginnifer Goodwin, Olivia Wilde, Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson, Jenna Fischer, Ciara, Shelly Brown (Mrs. Zac Brown),Molly McNearney (Mrs. Jimmy Kimmel), and Elsa Pataky (Mrs. Chris Hemsworth).
The annual event will be held in Los Angeles, CA on May 11th where a swag bag of handmade gifts will be presented via The Artisan Group. States Ms. Arena, of this event ”this is a once in a lifetime opportunity “ and that “I’m thrilled that what started out as a hobby for me, has been elevated to this level and that women like first time mom and star of “Scandal” Kerry Washington or Drew Barrymore whom I literally watched grow up on the big screen will soon be receiving a piece of jewelry that I made!!!”
Donna’s Artisan Designs has been spotted on the Red Carpet worn by the stunning Stephanie Drapeau at a LA Fashion Week event Project Ethos and has been gifted to “ The Vampire Diaries”, “Cedar Cove”, “Scandal” and to press and media attending the GBK Golden Globes Awards Ceremony through a swag bag full of goodies , These were presented by “The Artisan Group” whom Donna was hand selected for, along with other elite handcrafted artists from around the world.
On a personal note Donna tells us that “this will be a particularly difficult Mother’s Day for me as I lost my daughter 7 years ago and she was the mom of her then two year old granddaughter” and that “this will be the first Mother’s Day my brother’s and I have to celebrate without our Mom.” “It has been so hard to see my granddaughter Alyssa grow up without her Mom and absolutely heart breaking to think of losing a Mom at such a young age. And what do you say to that child when she asks about why GOD took her Mommy to heaven so soon. It has made me so much more appreciative of my loved one’s and that time is so very precious and every moment should be cherished, because you just never know when your last “I love you” will be heard or that last hug will be felt by them.”
ABOUT DONNA’S ARTISAN DESIGNS
Ms. Arena’s work includes unique, hand-crafted rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings (among other items). Her skill set includes a myriad of techniques including metal smith, lapidary (she cuts and polishes her own stones from rough materials) working with gemstones and precious metals. She also offers bead weaving designs, wire wrapping and of course beaded designs. Her work is displayed on her website http://donnasartisandesigns.com but can be purchased through her Etsy Shop at https://www.etsy.com/shop/DonnasArtisanDesigns.
A Florida native, she now lives and works in Oklahoma with her husband. The multi-talented artisan was also actively involved in theatre and music in High School before setting her sights on other artistic ventures.
To learn more about The Artisan Group you can go to http://www.theartisangroup.org, as well, if interested in becoming a member you can also submit an application for review.