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CHAR Ant's Stunning Jewelry Collection

LA label CHAR Ant's stunning jewelry & ornaments, view the full lookbook in our gallery.

LA-based emerging label CHAR Ant just dropped this stunning Spring/Summer 14 "sophisticated futuristic jewelry" collection. The brand, designed by Charlese Antoinette, makes it a point to encourage American manufacturing and support NYC & Los Angeles' artisans and suppliers. CHAR Ant's lookbook highlights the label's gorgeous ornaments featuring necklaces, rings, bracelets, and precious metals. Our favorite is the body piece, which seems more appropriate for editorial. Scroll through our gallery  above to view the photographs and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #charant.

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