Hayden Panettiere Designs Jewelry Now!Oct 25, 2011 @ 3:30 pm
Hayden Panettiere is a jewelry designer now! “These are chains that my best friend and I make,” she told InStyle.com at Variety’s annual Power of Youth event in Los Angeles this weekend, pointing the strands accessorizing her white top. “It’s a company called Chain Gang. We haven’t really said much about it, but we hand-make them ourselves.” The actress, who was at the event to receive an honor for her work on behalf of The Whaleman Foundation, uses clay beads, stones, and turtle and gorilla skull charms to craft the necklaces, which she calls part-feminine, part-punky. However, her creations are not available for the masses just yet. “We’d really like to start in maybe little boutiques and have it be an underground thing.”
Plus, see more celebrity-designed jewelry! Check out Heidi Klum’s collection in the gallery.
— Sharon Clott, with reporting by Andrea Simpson