Love always wins – Pancare Ambassador Georgia Love releases jewellery collection
Former Bachelorette, media personality and Pancare Foundation ambassador Georgia Love has teamed up with leading Australian jewellery designer Nicole Fendel to create a capsule jewellery collection to help raise awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer.
Introducing the Nicole Fendel x Georgia Love for Pancare Foundation jewellery collection
With one of the lowest survival rates out of all the major cancers, Georgia is passionate about raising awareness for the devastating disease which claims the lives of over 3,000 Australians each year – including her own mum, Belinda, in October 2016.
The Nicole Fendel x Georgia Love for Pancare Foundation jewellery collection is on sale from today in recognition of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month this November and World Pancreatic Cancer Day on Thursday 21 November.
The stunning collection has been designed by Georgia, under the guidance of celebrated jewellery designer Nicole Fendel, with designs that not only look great, but provide comfort to those living with pancreatic cancer or those who have lost a loved one to the disease.
Each piece in the four-piece collection, which is available in 18 karat yellow gold, 9 karat rose gold and sterling silver plating, features a purple amethyst bead.
Georgia chose the purple stone because purple is used globally to represent pancreatic cancer. Amethyst is also known as a stone of spiritual protection and purification, cleansing the body of negative energy and promoting inner strength.
Georgia also specifically chose the words ‘love, hope, strength’ to adorn the cuff and necklace in loving memory of her mum and hopes these words will provide comfort to those affected by pancreatic cancer.
“It’s been wonderful working with Nicole and playing with the different ways we could integrate our purple Pancare bead into the designs,” said Georgia, who added that the words ‘love, hope, strength’ also resonated with her very personally.
“Love obviously being my family name has that connection to my mum and I love, love,” she said. “And hope and strength are two words we use a lot when talking about pancreatic cancer. You need both of those things to go through that battle,” she said.
Nicole, who originally hails from South Africa, then Western Australia, and is now based in Melbourne, said she approached the Pancare Foundation about collaborating on a collection earlier this year after being “inspired” by Georgia’s determination to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer in memory of her mum.
“Nicole has been so open to all of my ideas which has been wonderful,” Georgia said. “We’ve worked really closely together to design a range that I love and am proud to put both my name and Pancare’s title on.”
“I lost my beautiful Mum to pancreatic cancer when she was just 60, so I have seen firsthand the devastation this insidious disease can bring to sufferers and their loved ones. I don’t want anyone to have to know how it feels, so I am really dedicated to finding an early detection method so we can change the terrible statistics around this type of cancer,” Georgia said.
Half of the profits from the sale of each item in the collection goes to Pancare Foundation, to continue to provide patient support services for those living with pancreatic cancer and invest in vital research.
The exclusive collection is now available for a limited time at www.nicolefendel.com.au