ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Selected by ABC World News with Diane Sawyer as one of its "Made in America Gift Ideas," Carolyn Pollack Jewelry has joined in the effort to encourage consumers to have a "Made in America Christmas."

This year, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer is challenging consumers to support American businesses by spending just $64 on holiday gifts made in America, which the program says would create 200,000 American jobs. World News has created a list of companies that provide goods Made in America and published it on their website at .

Carolyn Pollack Jewelry and its parent company, Relios, Inc., have taken the "Made in America Christmas" challenge one step further. The company has created an entire gift group of sterling designer jewelry items specially priced at $64 both in their stores and on their website at .

"We are honored to be selected by World News and proud that all of our sterling designer jewelry is designed and produced in New Mexico in a socially and environmentally responsible manner," said Bill Pollack, president of Relios, Inc. "By employing talented men and women from our local community, we provide the livelihood for more than 200 American families and maintain our commitment to supporting our local, state and national economies."

In addition, Relios employees are joining the "Made in America Christmas" effort by voluntarily signing a pledge to spend at least $64 on American-made products this holiday season. To date, more than 150 of the company's employees have signed the pledge.

"We are truly American from design through creation," said Carolyn Pollack, vice president and designer of Carolyn Pollack Jewelry. "Not only is our jewelry made in America, it is also inspired by the beauty of American landscapes and the spirit of the American people. I am so proud to be part of this family of talented American craftspeople who draw inspiration from the beauty of our great country and put their heart into each piece they so lovingly craft here in our Albuquerque design and production studio."

Known for crafting unusual combinations of colorful genuine gemstones and heavily oxidized precious metals into real statement-making styles, Pollack is one of the most popular sterling designer jewelry brands on QVC(R), which reaches more than 98 million households in the United States. Pollack's sterling designer jewelry is available in two retail locations: at ABQ Uptown Mall in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. It is also available online at . Natural and evocative, Carolyn Pollack Jewelry is as vivid as the spirited women who wear these beautifully sculptural pieces of art to express their own vibrant outlook on life.