Piece of the Week: Thelma West’s Embrace Cuff
It comes in the designer’s signature black ceramic as well as gold.
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It turns out there’s more where that moody, sophisticated energy came from.
The London and Lagos, Nigeria-based designer’s “Embrace Cuff” also features a black ceramic edition (pictured at top).
“I wanted to create an object epitomizing closeness and warmth,” West said via her publicist.
She designed the piece after the first U.K. lockdown in 2020.
“This bracelet literally hugs your wrist,” she explained. “It moves with you, radiating sparkles with every motion.”
It also comes in 18-karat yellow, white, or rose gold (seen below). Mirroring the shape of its links are two custom-cut trapeze diamonds adorning either end.
The timeless style would equally suit either gender.
It’s available on ThelmaWest.com for $28,000.
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