By Tim Saunders on
The pair have been seen around LA wearing necklaces and bracelets that are part of the What Love Means campaign being run by H.E.L.P. Malawi, which aims to positively impact lives of orphaned children and young adults living with famine, drought, extreme poverty, illiteracy, and diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. The mission is to give hope, education, love and protection to the children of Malawi – the seventh poorest country in the world – beginning with building a school and medical clinic.
The jewelry comes from designer Lori Leavitt’s Panthera Collection, inspired by a vintage lion cufflink from the 1860’s that has been designed into necklaces, bracelets, rings, cufflinks and key chains. The collection is created with a 14kt gold lion in each piece. The lion was chosen as a representative of the children of Malawi. It is symbolic of the courage the children in Malawi must endure on a day-to-day basis when faced with endless issues of poverty and illness. 100% of the profits from the Panthera Collection will benefit H.E.L.P.
“As a designer, it’s rare to find an opportunity to be able to express my passion and raise awareness to better the lives of children,” said Leavitt.
The items worn by Belle and Jonas are available from the H.E.L.P. Malawi website.
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