5 Memorable Jewellery Moments In Film
Keira Knightley's Chanel Jewels In Anna Karenina
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!
Sveva Alviti's Chopard Ice Cube Rings In Dalida
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
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.
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Natalie Portman's Piaget Watch And Jewellery In Jackie
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
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.
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