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From the continuing "what's in my swag bag" series: Betty James bling

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Another entry from Patti Pietschmann’s on-going what’s in my Oscar swag bag series. Readers of my columns may have noticed the theme by now. It’s full coverage of celebrity swag suites—created for celebrities and the media to promote products for exposure--that filled hotel and event venues last week. Swag bags flowed over so much that it wasn’t easy fitting all the fabulous booty and finds into one column. Well to continue with the theme, here’s another discovery from Betty James’ booth at the Secret Room at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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Hidden deep in my canvass bag was this exquisite bracelet of ebony with coin silver inlay, nice gift from the creator of beautiful bling, Texas native Nicole Potter who named her business for her maternal grandparents Betty and James Castellaw.

Her pieces are unique and exquisite made from raw materials with distinctive designs that can be viewed in the accompanying slide show or at



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