Angelina Jolie to sell jewelry line to fund overseas schools

April 5, 2013

Angelina Jolie to sell jewelry line to fund overseas schools

Angelina Jolie has opened another school for girls in Afghanistan and to increase the product line of jewelry on sale this week fund they helped design, celebrity website E! News reported Monday.

Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has funded school for girls only in an area outside Kabul, a large refugee population has E! News said in an exclusive relationship.

School for Girls, 200-300 E! said. He showed pictures of the school, which opened in November, and a plaque recognizing the contribution of Angelina Jolie.

Jolie has also funded a school girl in eastern Afghanistan, which was opened in 2010, according to the UNHCR.

Jolie representatives did not respond to requests for comment.

E! Jolie stated that the intention of paying for other schools by selling a “Style of Jolie” jewelry line she helped create jewelry maker Robert Procop. Procopius has designed the engagement ring given to the actress by her partner Brad Pitt in April 2012.

“Beyond enjoying the artistic satisfaction of designing these jewels, we are inspired by the knowledge of our work is also serving the common goal of providing children in need,” Jolie was quoted by the site.


Procop said: “The first fund our work is dedicated to the Education Partnership for Children in Conflict (founded by Jolie) to build a school in Afghanistan.”

According to the website Jolie Style , the newly expanded collection includes versions of black and gold necklace that the actress wore to the premiere of his 2010 movie “Salt”, a necklace pear shaped citrine and gold, and rose gold and emerald tablet form of rings, earrings and bracelets. No pricing details were released.

jewelry for sale retail for the first time on 4 April in Kansas City jewelry store Tivol, Tivol said.

Procop told E! that it is “an honor to have the opportunity to participate in the creation Angie with this line, we both believe that every child has the right to education.”

Jolie is not the first celebrity to schools in remote areas opening. Both Oprah Winfrey and Madonna have financed the construction of schools in South Africa and Malawi during the past six years, although both struggled.


Madonna caused controversy over the costs and mismanagement, while a member of the teaching staff Winfrey was arrested on charges of mistreatment and abuse of students.

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