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Glastonbury jewelers see designs head for pre-Oscar parties

The sisters used their experience with infertility to empower and inspire other women to keep pushing past their trials in life.

GLASTONBURY, Conn. — The 2022 Oscars kick off this Sunday but ahead of the big day, a pair of sisters from Glastonbury will be rubbing elbows with Hollywood stars.

Christina Baribault-Ortiz and Reann Baribault-Schwartz of Glastonbury’s Baribault Jewelers created a line of bracelets called the "Power to B."

The sisters used their experience with infertility to empower and inspire other women to keep pushing past their trials in life.

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“When we were going through fertility treatments, we used a lot of positive affirmations for ourselves to get us through our most challenging days,” Baribault-Schwartz said. “At the time, what was working for me was post-its on my mirror, but I would only see them in the mirror and then I would see them at night, and I needed something that was with me more permanently that when I was having those low moments, would kind of shock my spirit back into 'You’re strong, you’ve got this'.”

The bracelets feature 5 power words:

  • B Strong
  • B Fearless
  • B Fierce
  • B Limitless
  • B Bada**

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The sisters say they’re looking forward to expanding their reach.

“The most important thing is building this community of women that believe in empowering themselves and others,” Baribault-Ortiz said. “I find being a part of that is purpose, and seeing others thrive wearing this bracelet, doing this practice, and being a part of that is everything to me.”

The bracelets are available for pre-order and are expected to become available in June.

In the meantime, a small selection of bracelets is available at Baribault Jewelers.

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