Sunday, August 3, 2014

Former Fashion House Designer Travelling to Local Area and using Talent for Good

Tuesday, August 12, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, August 14, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Prices will start at $5. Show specials include a free pair of earrings with any necklace purchase and a $50 giveaway in free jewelry. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. The public is welcome to stop by and meet with Gerard or simply browse. The show is a fundraiser for the hospital auxiliary, whose mission is to assist patients, their families and employees. In the past 12 months, The Auxiliary volunteered a total of 16,306 hours and donated $23,000 back to the hospital through fundraisers. More information about Gerard may be found online at

In 2007, while on a design trip to Asia , jewelry designer Robin Gerard ingested a food borne virus which eventually rendered him paralyzed from the neck down and required an extended hospital stay with an intense rehabilitation period. While Guillian-Barre Syndrome did not stop him from getting back most of his normal functions, he decided to leave the corporate world behind. He now uses his experience and artistic talent to bring the best quality fashion jewelry directly to consumers and help hospital volunteer groups in the process.

With over 20 years in the fashion jewelry business, Gerard has represented and worked with some of the most famous designers in the fashion industry including Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Ann Klein and Liz Claiborne. He has also represented the fashion houses of Nine West, Guess, and Walt Disney. His work has landed in most quality department and specialty stores.

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