Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Inauguration Watch From WashingtonPost.com - Ann Hand Obama Inaugural Pin

By David A Nakamura December 10, 2008

Souvenir Watch: The Obama Pin. A periodic look at Obama tchotchkes to memorialize the big day.

Item: Obama Inaugural Pin

Maker: D.C. jewelry designer Ann Hand

Price: $75 (available in 18-carat gold and diamonds by special order)

Why: From the Web site: "The designs of Ann Hand have gained international recognition for their distinguished, elegant appearance and exquisite quality.Worn by First Ladies, Cabinet Secretaries, Senators, Congresswomen, Ambassadors, Hollywood Leading Ladies and women from all walks of life."

Inauguration Watch Verdict: Classy, understated bling. Patriotic colors. But where does one wear this after Jan. 20?

Photo from Ann Hand's Web site.