Women in all ages loved jewelry. Jewelry itself appeared due to their love. Hollywood divas of the last century adored jewelry and were trendsetters of jewellery fashion. The splendor and brilliance of film stars and glamorous models have always inspired women – politicians, writers, ordinary women. The cinematic history, alongside with films includes timeless jewels that Hollywood and European actresses wore in the legendary films. Very often, if not always, these exquisite pieces that adorned movie legends, were their own. Among jewellery lovers were glamorous style icons – Marilyn Monroe, Norma Shearer, Susan Hayward, Loretta Young, Ginger Rogers, Jean Harlow, Lana Turner, Natalie Wood. Their choice of their jewellery reflects the personal taste, style and spirit of these glamorous women. The list is long, as fashion for jewellery never stopped, it is out of time, it’s classic.
Helena Bonham Carter