26 February 2017

The Bejeweled Splendor of Princess Grace

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Our Oscar weekend celebration of Princess Grace of Monaco, who won an Academy Award during her days as the actress Grace Kelly, continues with a survey of some of her loveliest bejeweled images. Enjoy!



Wearing an elaborate necklace while filming To Catch a Thief (Keystone/Getty Images)


Wearing pearl earrings at a reception with Alec Guinness, 1955 (Keystone/Getty Images)


One of Grace's final studio portraits (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


Showing off her original engagement ring to her mother at her parents' home in Philadelphia, January 1956 (AFP/Getty Images)


With Jean Simmons and Gregory Peck at the 1956 Golden Globe Awards, where she won the "Favorite Actress" trophy (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)


Wearing delicate jewelry at her wedding, April 1956 (AFP/Getty Images)


Simple pearls in Paris with Rainier, July 1956 (STF/AFP/Getty Images)


For an October 1959 dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, the Bains de Mer Tiara and the diamond festoon necklace (STF/AFP/Getty Images)


Wearing drop earrings and jewels in her hair with Vittorio De Sica and Maria Callas at the Television Festival, January 1962 (Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


Wearing a mystery tiara (perhaps the artist's invention) in a portrait (Michael Steele/Getty Images)


Wearing a set of gold jewels, now worn by Princess Caroline, at a bullfight in Seville (STF/AFP/GettyImages)


For a 1967 Knights of Malta gala in Paris, her small diamond tiara (Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


A borrowed diamond and ruby tiara from Van Cleef and Arpels for a gala at Versailles, 1973 (DSK/AFP/Getty Images)


Layered necklaces at a Monaco Literary Council in Paris, 1973 (AFP/Getty Images)


Wearing a long necklace and a cocktail ring for a 1976 family portrait (AFP/Getty Images)


Wearing Prince Rainier's wedding gift pearls to hand out Christmas presents in 1976 (RALPH GATTI/AFP/Getty Images)


Gold jewelry at the annual Circus Festival, 1977 (RALPH GATTI/AFP/Getty Images)


For a 1981 interview, pearls and layered necklaces (JAN DELDEN/AFP/Getty Images)


Gold earrings for a theater gala in honor of Gene Kelly in Paris, 1981 (PIERRE GUILLAUD/AFP/Getty Images)


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