U.S. Artist and Italian Jeweler Create Diamond-Accented Hairpins

An American artist and a Milanese family-owned jeweler design four white gold and diamond ornaments.

Jenny Walton, an American artist and influencer, is creating heirlooms — or make that hairlooms.

In late September she plans to introduce the four limited-edition hairpins she designed with Gioielleria Pennisi, the first pieces ever created by the family-owned antique jewelry boutique in the Grand Hotel et de Milan.

Emanuele Ferreccio Pennisi, 46, who works in the boutique and is a grandson of the business’s founder, said that the family had been approached with projects many times over the years, but that Ms. Walton’s proposal “encapsulates elegance.”

“Jenny’s idea to create a hairpin together was fantastic; it’s such

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