Swarovski muse-turned-designer Miranda Kerr unveils her first jewellery collection for the Austrian crystal house


Miranda Kerr has revealed how she was stopped from bringing her favourite Australian spread vegemite into Austria, where she was launching her first jewellery collaboration with Austrian crystal house Swarovski.

"It's something I always like to travel with," explained the Australian-born supermodel on Thursday, who flew in from LA earlier this week. "But it was confiscated when I was going through security. They said it was a liquid but it is a paste."

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She said at a press conference to launch her beautiful new charm-based collection of delicate necklaces, bracelets and earrings, that she had been carrying two jars - one for herself and one she'd planned to give Swarovski executive Robert Buchbauer as a gift.

Instead, she presented him with a small bottle of her new "love blend" unisex aromatherapy oil, part of her skincare range Kora Organics and which will be available at Christmas.


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Miranda Kerr arrived in Austria on Wednesday

"It is like giving a hug," she told him. "It is like you will have a hug from me every time you use it," she added to laughter.

Robert returned the gesture by giving Miranda the new Swarovski Crystalline Oval watch in rose gold with a grey strap, which she joked matched her cream outfit.

Miranda, 32, was announced as Swarovski's first celebrity muse in 2013 and the jewellery collaboration was revealed on Thursday as "the next step" in the relationship.


The new collection consists of two lines - Diapason and Duo - and includes pieces representing the values Miranda holds dear. brilliance, love, joy, spirit, strength, and grace are embodied in pendants adorned with delicate symbols.

"Every symbol in the collection is very important and personal to me", says the supermodel. The brand are billing the sparkling pieces - which "celebrate the magic of the holidays" - as the ideal Christmas gift. They are available to buy in store from August.

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