By Brooklyn Reader

January 14, 2014, 12:17 pm

 

Last of a dyin’ breed, so let the champagne pop. I partied for a while now I’m back to the block.”

–Jay Z, “Blue Magic”

Jay Z at Barclays Center, January 12 and 13, 2014

Jay Z at Barclays Center, January 12 and 13, 2014
Photo: Errol Anderson/Barclays Center.

Rapper and business mogul Jay Z was “back to the block,” at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for two shows on Sunday and Monday.

Jay Z at Barclays Center, January 12 and 13, 2014

Jay Z at Barclays Center, January 12 and 13, 2014
Photo: Errol Anderson/Barclays Center.

And to show its appreciation, Barclays gifted Jay Z with a Lorraine Schwartz designer leather bracelet, complete with two interlocking blue sapphire B’s, for Beyoncé and Blue Ivy, similar to a custom birthday piece created for Blue Ivy Carter while Beyoncé was at Barclays performing last month.

Lorraine Schwartz designed leather bracelet with two interlocking blue sapphire B’s, for Beyoncé and Blue Ivy

Lorraine Schwartz designee leather bracelet with two interlocking blue sapphire B’s, for Beyoncé and Blue Ivy
Photo: Errol Anderson/Barclays Center.

Now, daddy and daughter can have matching jewelry. Jay Z wore the bracelet on stage during his show this past weekend.

In addition, Barclays Center sought out Brooklyn artist One-9 to design a custom-stained wooden piece for Jay Z based on the artist’s signature chess piece collection. The original piece features neighborhoods in Brooklyn that have impacted the “life and times” of Jay Z.

Custom stained wooden piece for JAY Z based on Brooklyn-based artist One-9’s signature chess piece collection

Custom stained wooden piece for JAY Z based on Brooklyn-based artist One-9’s signature chess piece collection
Photo: Errol Anderson/Barclays Center.

 

 

 

 


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