07 July 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Grace Kelly's Cannes Pearls

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Grace Kelly (later Princess of Monaco) wears a classic single strand of pearls for a reception held during the Cannes Film Festival, May 1955; only a few days earlier, she had met her future husband, Prince Rainier, during a Paris Match photo shoot


The Daily Diadem: Princess Alexia's Diamond Tiara

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Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark wears her diamond tiara during the 70th birthday celebrations for her aunt, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, April 2010; more on the tiara here!


Tournament of Brooches: Cullinan III and IV vs Crown Ruby


This one's a battle of the bejeweled heavyweights...


06 July 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Grace Kelly's To Catch a Thief Necklace

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Grace Kelly (later Princess of Monaco) wears a costume bib necklace during the filming of To Catch a Thief, 1954; the necklace was rented by the production for filming, at a total cost of $75, and returned to the rental company after the production wrapped