May 4, 2016 - Things to Do

Did you catch this Charlotte-based jewelry line in Beyoncé’s Lemonade?

Last month Beyoncé released a surprise album and accompanying hour-long film that set the internet ablaze.

Life for the singer’s fans came to a screeching halt as they worked to unravel the album’s lyrical theme of infidelity and determine the real life identity of husband Jay Z’s alleged mistress, “Becky with the good hair.”

Photo via Instagram
photo via Instagram

Bey’s hive quickly identified “Becky” as fashion designer Rachel Roy but lots of fans went on to mistakenly attack Food Network star Rachel Ray instead.

Roy not Ray. So hilarious.

Screenshot by Buzzfeed via Instagram
screenshot by Buzzfeed via Instagram

Not surprisingly, there has been not one peep from the notoriously private Carter camp about all the drama.

Neither Bey nor Jay has commented on the album or the allegations of infidelity, which has led some people to question whether or not Lemonade is based on real life at all. Was it all a just publicity stunt? Creative license? Social commentary? We may never know.

photo via Instagram
photo via Instagram

What we do know for sure, however, is that one Charlotte-based jewelry line got a quick but shining moment of glory in the Lemonade film.

Geoflora’s wood shield ring is worn by model Winnie Harlow during the video for “Freedom” (track 10 featuring Kendrick Lamar).

The same ring from the video is available online for $200.

photo via Geoflora Jewelry
photo via Geoflora Jewelry

The handmade product is created with wood, brass, sterling silver and enamel. Buy it here.

Twin sisters Ellen and Margaret Hinrichs create each piece of Geoflora jewelry by hand in their dining room turned workshop.

“We are so honored and flattered to be included in such a great artistic piece of pop culture,” they said yesterday via email. “We’re especially over the moon that our ring was worn by Winnie Harlow, such a great model and more than just a pretty face.”

Ellen and Margaret found out their ring had been featured in Beyoncé’s film the day after the album had been released. It landed in the right hands thanks to their PR company The Shiny Squirrel who worked with a stylist on the shoot.

Ellen-and-Margaret-Hinrichs

Read Jordan’s write up on the design duo and take a tour behind the scenes of their studio here.

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