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Chopard designs one-of-a-kind collar for uggie

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 26, 2012 - Caroline Scheufele, Co-President and Artistic Director of Chopard, has designed two one-of-a-kind collars for Uggie, the lovable dog in The Artist, the first was worn at The Weinstein Company pre-Oscars soirée on February 25th and the second to the 2012 Academy Awards o n February 26th in Los Angeles. Scheufele, who has a passion for cinema and a personal affection for dogs, having seven of her own, says: “I was completely charmed by Uggie’s role in The Artist. Knowing that Uggie is a rescue dog, it inspired me to create a unique piece to benefit an important cause”.
02.28.2012

Uggie’s Academy Award bow tie, hand-crafted of 18kt yellow gold and satin, bearing Uggie’s name, will be auctioned off and all proceeds of will be donated to The Amanda Foundation. 


About Caroline Scheufele:

Caroline Scheufele has contributed to the international exposure of Chopard by connecting its image with cinema and iconic events such as the Cannes International Film Festival, of which Chopard has been the official partner since 1998. Thanks to bold and constant determination, Scheufele has succeeded in propelling the 150-year-old company to the forefront of the Haute Joaillerie arena and the world’s most glamorous red carpet events. In addition to her insatiable creativity, Scheufele is also a devoted philanthropist. For many years, Scheufele and her family have leveraged Chopard’s reputation to help charitable causes. She is especially sensitive to issues concerning animals and the environment, and since 2010, Chopard has been in partnership with the WWF’s Tiger Initiative.

For more information, please visit www.chopard.com


About the Amanda Foundation:

The Amanda Foundation was founded in 1976, and has since placed thousands of homeless animals. It is a nonprofit organization that rescues dogs and cats who, through no fault of their own, are spending their last days at City and County Shelters.

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