No monkey biz--just jewelry for a good cause
Over the past few years, one Dallas jeweler?s work has been featured in countless magazines, from O to Real Simple to InStyle. But if you know Elizabeth Showers, then you know that she?s less about self-promotion and more about promoting the self.
After recovering from an eating disorder in her twenties, she started her eponymous brand--tagline ?feel beautiful.? With her discerning eye, she creates indulgent pieces, some of which feature her empowering Hope Star symbol.
Now the designer (and daughter of preeminent Dallas interior decorator Jan Showers) has aimed her philanthropic arrow at the Dallas Museum of Art?s upcoming Art Ball, with her special Monkey Tales collaboration at Forty Five Ten.
Until the event on April 13, Showers--who has always been ?obsessed? with monkeys--will unveil one new piece of monkey-adorned jewelry at the boutique each month, with 10 percent of each sale?s proceeds going to the DMA and its ball. Considering the prices of these beauties, which range from a $6,280 ring to a pendant with a diamond-eyed monkey atop a jasper surfboard ($19,500), it?s quite a generous alignment.
Forty Five Ten, 4510 McKinney Ave.; 214-559-4510 or fortyfiveten.com