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bracelet via Quintessence Q Worthy
Tory Burch

Geo Wood Cuff

Carved Macassar ebony that is hand-painted with a foil technique and layered with enamel paint
Gucci Light-Square-frame-sunglasses

Square frame sunglasses

Crafted from tortoiseshell bio acetate with retro styles popular in the '60s and '70s. Made in Italy

Fold-Up Bag

Folds flat into a pouch for an extra bag, expands when ready for use! Own and love!

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