Pearls, pearls, pearls…


One of the most recognised strands of pearls is the one worn by Audrey Hepburn in the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”.

Interestingly, they were costume pearls.

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Elizabeth Taylor was given the large pearl featured as the drop of this elaborate necklace by Richard Burton. The natural pearl, known as ‘La Peregrina’ is said to have been discovered in the 16th century. Taylor commissioned Cartier to create this $3 million ruby, natural pearl and diamond necklace (see our blog article about natural pearls).

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And now, just a fantastic excuse to share some photos of fabulous women who have worn and loved pearls…


Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 4.13.44 pmCoco Chanel has always been famous for accessorising with pearls.

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 4.16.49 pmSophia Loren

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 4.16.36 pmGrace Kelly

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 4.16.28 pmJackie Kennedy

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 4.16.09 pmThe Duchess of Windsor

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 4.15.56 pmPrincess Diana

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 5.55.13 pmMarilyn Monroe

 Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 6.00.23 pmLena Horne

 Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 6.07.35 pmMichelle Obama

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 6.08.32 pmRihanna

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 6.08.48 pmKatherine Heigl

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