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Jewellery5 Memorable Jewellery Moments In Film

5 Memorable Jewellery Moments In Film

5 Memorable Jewellery Moments In Film
By Annie Darling
May 18, 2019
Ahead of Cannes 2019, we look at the most iconic jewellery pieces that have recently made impactful appearances on the silver screen

Keira Knightley's Chanel Jewels In Anna Karenina

Keira Knightley starred in Joe Wright's film adaptation of Anna Karenina. (Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures)
Keira Knightley starred in Joe Wright's film adaptation of Anna Karenina. (Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures)

The face of Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle perfume, it's only fitting that beloved British actress Keira Knightley wore Chanel diamonds when she starred in Joe Wright's film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's tragically romantic Anna Karenina.

Costume designer Jacqueline Durran revealed that she was able to use US$2 million worth of diamonds thanks to Knightley's relationship with the storied maison—talk about perks of the job!

See also: The Chanel High Jewellery Collection Inspired By Love And The Sea

Sveva Alviti's Chopard Ice Cube Rings In Dalida

Sveva Alviti is filmed wearing jewellery from Chopard's iconic Ice Cube collection during the making of Dalida. (Photo: Courtesy of Chopard)
Sveva Alviti is filmed wearing jewellery from Chopard's iconic Ice Cube collection during the making of Dalida. (Photo: Courtesy of Chopard)

Chopard is widely recognised for its commitment to cinema, and reaffirmed it's love for Hollywood by partnering with French director Lisa Azuelos for her portrait of legendary singer and actress, Dalida, who was played by actress Sveva Alviti.

Alviti is filmed wearing a spectacular engagement ring from the maison's high jewellery collection, which she pairs with an 18-karat white gold wedding band set with diamonds weighing a total of 7.8 carats from Chopard's iconic Ice Cube collection.

Cate Blanchett's Van Cleef & Arpels Bracelet In Carol

Cate Blanchett's Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet, which she wore in Carol, was also showed off during the 2011 Oscars. (Photo: Courtesy of Film4 Productions)
Cate Blanchett's Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet, which she wore in Carol, was also showed off during the 2011 Oscars. (Photo: Courtesy of Film4 Productions)

Van Cleef & Arpels' bejewelled cuff is seen in the very first scene of Carol, a love story set in 1952 starring Cate Blanchett.

The diamond-studded piece is set is yellow gold, and features rope chains at the back for flexibility. Part of the brand's Heritage collection, the actress also sported the bracelet during the 2011 Oscars, which she wore with a lavender Givenchy gown.

See also: Alhambra: Van Cleef & Arpels' Symbol of Luck Since 1968

Natalie Portman's Piaget Watch And Jewellery In Jackie

Piaget's 1960s-style watches and jewellery were used to dress Natalie Portman for her role as Jackie Kennedy. (Photo: Courtesy of Piaget)
Piaget's 1960s-style watches and jewellery were used to dress Natalie Portman for her role as Jackie Kennedy. (Photo: Courtesy of Piaget)

Pablo Larraín's biopic of Jackie Kennedy, aptly named Jackie, documents the former First Lady in extreme detail. This, of course, includes an examination of her elegant taste in watches and jewellery.

Faithfully reproducing her instantly-recognisable style, Piaget dressed actress Natalie Portman for the film, who wore the maison's gold and diamond watch with a jade dial. Additionally, a freshwater pearl and diamond necklace from Piaget's Limelight collection was featured in the blockbuster, as well as pink gold diamond tassle earrings.

 

Anne Hathaway's Cartier Necklace In Ocean's 8

Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger in Ocean's 8, for which she wore an incredible necklace designed by Cartier. (Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)
Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger in Ocean's 8, for which she wore an incredible necklace designed by Cartier. (Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)

The Jeanne Toussaint necklace, which was created by Cartier, is worn by Anne Hathaway in Hollywood hit, Ocean's 8. This one-of-a-kind jewel, made specifically for the film, took eight weeks to create in Cartier's Parisian workshop, but is based on an original design that dates back to the 1930s.

A cascade of dazzling white and coloured diamonds, the Ocean's 8 necklace is made in zirconium oxide, which is then mounted in white gold, to emulate the massive diamonds that graced the original piece, which was made for the Maharaja of Nawanagar by Jacques Cartier in 1931.

See also: Moore Than Meets The Eye: Julianne Moore On Sustainability With Chopard

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