Kara Ross Makes Jewelry For Michelle Obama Out Of White House Wood (PHOTOS, POLL)

Look out, Bochic and Ranjana Khan! First Lady Michelle Obama has discovered another accessories designer to adorn her earlobes and wrists, WWD reports. Meet Kara Ross — a 20-year veteran of the jewelry biz who was called in for an interesti…

Look out, Bochic and Ranjana Khan! First Lady Michelle Obama has discovered another accessories designer to adorn her earlobes and wrists, WWD reports.

Meet Kara Ross — a 20-year veteran of the jewelry biz who was called in for an interesting assignment last year. Ross explained to the fashion newspaper:

“The Chief of Protocols’ office saw we did wood jewelry, and they wanted to have some things made by an American artist for Michelle Obama to give to visiting heads of state. They sent us this big chunk of wood from the White House lawn. We made some pieces with it and on each one we wrote, ‘Designed Exclusively for Michelle Obama by Kara Ross.'”

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