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What Jewellery celebrities wear

Jewellery celebrities wear. The Devil Wears Prada, 2006

What Jewellery celebrities wear. Meryl Streep in Hancock’s & Co necklace. The Devil Wears Prada, 2006

What Jewellery celebrities wear

Beautiful Hollywood actress Meryl Streep in Cleopatra’s necklace of 1870. The necklace of gold, coral, turquoise, moonstone belonged to Lillie Langtry (1853 – 1929), the famous English actress. It was a gift from the Prince of Wales, Edward VII, who was a lover of the actress. Lily wore this necklace when she played Cleopatra. The decoration was put on the Bonhams auction in London in 2003 and purchased by London retail jeweler for a record price of £ 20,000 (approximately $ 33,200). In 2006, actress Meryl Streep wore this necklace when she played Miranda Priestly in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada.” In 2009, it was sold at Christie’s auction in New York for $ 44,000.
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1960s iconic face Veruschka

1960s iconic face Veruschka. Photo by Franco Rubartelli. Vogue May 1968

1960s iconic face Veruschka. Photo by Franco Rubartelli. Vogue May 1968

German model, actress, and artist with a Russian name Veruschka, Vera, was an iconic face of the 1960s. Veruschka is the diminutive of “Faith” (Vera) in Russian. At the time when at the shooting there weren’t even make-up artists and hairdressers (models did it all themselves), she showed a real talent of an image maker, inventing a name and a story to bring interest to her. Veruschka – a sort of Russian-emigre spy superhuman from the closed world of the winners. Her brilliant image became so popular that the famous photographers stood in line to work with Veruschka. Irving Penn, one of the most famous photographers, was waiting for 3 weeks for his turn to shoot Veruschka. This image has always been the only instrument for achieving the goals, the only part of Vera von Lendorf herself.
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Miss Universe 2015 National Costumes

Huong Pham, Miss Vietnam 2015 from Thailand

Huong Pham, Miss Vietnam 2015 from Thailand

Huong Pham, Miss Vietnam 2015 debuts her National Costume on stage at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Huong Pham has one of the best national costumes. She doesn’t need all that extra accessories something simple elegant and graceful fits her beautifully. The elegance and the way she carries herself simply makes her stun among the other beautiful ladies. So elegant yet appropriate for her country. Also beautifully crafted and decorated with jewelry and all that beaded embroidery, crystals. In this costume, Huong Pham looks mysterious and stunning. This is how a genuine national costume should be. Miss Universe 2015 National Costumes made the audience feel like they are watching a parade or a fashion show, some have big wings like Victoria’s Secret fashion show. For making folk costumes historical and eye-catching, designers use lots of sparkling crystals, gems, gold embroidery, jewelry, feathers.
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Marlene Dietrich jewellery

Marlene Dietrich jewellery

Marlene Dietrich jewellery

Once Marilyn Monroe made us believe that diamonds are girl’s best friends. Marlene Dietrich said: “the best stone for blondes – emerald!’, and then bought a luxury jewelry set with huge emeralds – cabochon of the famous jewelry firm Mauboussin. Today in the movie, most of all the costumes and decorations – only an imitation. In the days of the Hollywood of 30’s – they were original works of tailoring and jewelry. Producers, willing the actresses to star in jewelry, did not limit budget for costume designers. They loved to buy luxury jewelry, did not hide it in the safe from prying eyes and did not rent it from the famous jewelry houses, just to appear on the red carpet. Marlene Dietrich was a true collector who wore her own jewels in several of her films.
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Jewellery lover Margaret Thatcher

Jewellery lover Margaret Thatcher

Jewellery lover Margaret Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher introduced her own rule of wearing, as every day she appeared at work with the new accessory, and it was possible to determine her mood that day by her brooch. “They (brooches) express the state of my soul,” – used to say Margaret. The Iron Lady loved jewelry and was not afraid to wear all at once – bracelets, rings, pearls at the neck, and large earrings. And yet, in nine cases out of ten – she wore a brooch. As she grew older, she added more jewellery, more brooches, more color. London auction Christie is presenting a selection of Margaret Thatcher jewellery at auction on 15 December, 2015. The jewellery to be offered in the auction in December is led by an exquisite Art Deco emerald and diamond necklace by Chaumet, circa 1930 worth and estimated £120,000 to 180,000. Another favorite jewelry of Mrs Thatcher’s was a George III diamond flower brooch, circa 1800 and expected to fetch £8,000 to £10,000.
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Elizabeth Taylor jewellery

Elizabeth Taylor jewellery

Elizabeth Taylor jewellery

Elizabeth Taylor once told reporters: “My mother told me that I did not open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring.” 269 ​​items of jewelry of Elizabeth Taylor, were indulgence of lovely Hollywood Star. Historic, iconic, legendary and even epochal – these are just some of the words that can describe this impressive collection delighting audience – diamonds, emeralds and rubies, not to mention the historically significant pearl. These ornaments are rich both in number of carats, and the stories of intrigue, passion, whims, fads, indulging their own lusts, desperation and love. $ 20 million for the jewels of the legendary Liz. However, during the auction, later called the most extraordinary, showed more love and respect of the fans to the actress, the mark of $ 20 million has been overcome almost 6 times. Jewelry of Elizabeth Taylor was sold for $ 116 million.
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Gina Lollobrigida Jewellery

Gina Lollobrigida Jewellery

Gina Lollobrigida Jewellery

Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida has always been a standard of Mediterranean beauty – hot, wild and passionate. Her beauty, feminine “hourglass” silhouette, like a fragile porcelain figurine, and wonderful acting ability made her international star, nicknamed “The Italian volcano.” Such Movies as “Notre Dame de Paris” and “Fanfan la Tulip”, where Gina Lollobrigida starred, made her dream of millions people around the world … In addition to being a great actress, Gina Lollobrigida has had the status of collector of luxurious jewelry. Gina Lollobrigida is the owner of one of the best collections of emeralds and diamonds in the world. 2013 Sotheby`s auction estimated some pieces of her jewelry at hundreds thousands of dollars. Emeralds and diamonds of the actress are not the most expensive in her collection. The approximate cost of her vintage pearl earrings – one million dollars and, according to the hostess, they once belonged to the Habsburg dynasty.
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