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Frida Kahlo jewellery

Frida Kahlo jewellery

1930s photo of a young Mexican painter, wearing beads. Frida Kahlo jewellery

Frida Kahlo jewellery
Almost every woman has a collection of decorations and jewelry. Someone is interested in vintage and antique patterns, which, in some cases results in a gallery of jewellery. Such jewellery collection had the famous Mexican painter of Spanish, Indian and Jewish origin – Frida Kahlo. Frida lived a few years in the US, where she bought Indian jewelry. The basis of her collection – rings and necklaces of bone, turquoise. The artist searched real antiques from pre-Columbian era, however, often these things cost very cheap. Many photos and self-portraits depict her rings, necklaces and bracelets. Frida wore multiple rings on her left hand, because it was uncomfortable to wear them on the right hand, they interfered with paint. Frida could wear a very little clothing, but there was always a lot of jewelry.
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Inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr

Inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000)

Austrian actress of the 1930s and 1940s, Hedy Lamarr was frequently called the most beautiful woman in motion pictures. Not to admire her beauty is simply impossible. Look at the jewelry, she wore – pearl necklaces, earrings, bracelets and brooches. Generally, in those years, for movie and advertising photography actresses wore their own decorations. The taste of the actress is elegant and flawless. She will forever be remembered not only as one of the most beautiful women ever to grace a motion picture screen, but also as a smart woman.
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Exquisite Coco Chanel jewellery decorations

Fashion fades, only style remains the same. Coco Chanel

Fashion fades, only style remains the same. Coco Chanel jewellery

Coco Chanel jewellery
According to Chanel, the role of jewelry was to decorate an ensemble rather than to flaunt wealth. For that reason she challenged convention by wearing heaps of jewelry, and often precious. Besides, during the day – even for sailing, while for evening she sometimes wore no jewelry at all. But wealthy clients who did not wish to display their costly jewellery in public could wear Chanel creations to impress others. “It’s disgusting to walk around with millions around the neck because one happens to be rich. I only like fake jewellery … because it’s provocative”, Chanel stated.
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Marilyn Monroe best friends

Marilyn Monroe best friends

Marilyn Monroe best friends

Marilyn Monroe best friends. Dresses and jewelry of Marilyn Monroe were always admired both by fans and critics. On film set, the actress always shone. In her arsenal the diva had a large number of jewelry with diamonds, sapphires, pearls and other precious stones. But sources say that out of set the actress liked to wear shiny costume jewelry, beads and didn’t mind long “garland” of iridescent plastic. She inspired Andy Warhol and Madonna, and footage of Marilyn Monroe’s billowing white dress – the most famous in the world of cinema. But perhaps the best known image of Monroe is with pearls, which she loved.
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2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery

2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery. Cate Blanchett in Tiffany & Co

2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery. Cate Blanchett in Tiffany & Co

2016 Golden Globe Awards jewellery. Los Angeles hosted 73th award ceremony of the Association of International Film “Golden Globe”. Most of the guests at the event – the nominee, future laureate, and socialites choose diamond jewelry in the classical frame of white gold or platinum. Even the house Bulgari, known for its tradition of using colored stones, showed jewelry in the spirit of timeless classics from the collection Diva with colorless diamonds of the highest purity. Nominee for the award in the category “Best Actress in a Drama film” Cate Blanchett has appeared on the red carpet in jewelry by US house Tiffany & Co: vintage earrings in platinum with pearls and diamonds (1915), a platinum bracelet with diamonds, ring with large diamonds from the collection of Tiffany Soleste.
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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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