Glass takes inspiration from iconic jewellery looks in film classics

AS WE all remain in search of innovative ways to pass the time, Glass is here to convince you that staying in can be just as fun and productive as going out. What better way than to engage in a light-hearted gallery of iconic jewellery pieces worn by your favourite film and TV stars. 

Wardrobe and accessories are elements crucial to character development, and are perhaps the most minor of details which can make for a major impact. Indulge in a flurry of escapism and excitement in the very comfort of your home, from the unparalleled sartorial influences of Carrie Bradshaw to the opulent golden statement pieces worn by Cleopatra. In these extremely challenging times, curl up under a blanket and delight in gems both cinematic and precious.


Casino by Martin Scorcese

Sharon Stone in Casino 1995

Citrine & Sapphire Earrings by Ara Vartanian

Albeit cunning and manipulative, Ginger McKenna certainly has an affinity for jewel-encrusted accessories. Portrayed by Sharon Stone, the Las Vegas showgirl exudes equal measures of glamour and grit, and can be closely captured with Ara Vartanian’s Citrine & Sapphire Earrings.


Girl with a Pearl Earring

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth in Girl with a Pearl Earring 2003

Pearl Earrings by Amrapali

Although decidedly more demure and minimal by comparison, The Girl with a Pearl Earring is still very much the epitome of simplicity and sophistication. Depicting the complex romance between Griet, the fictional muse behind the painting, and Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer, the pearl earrings themselves are pivotal throughout the entire plot. Amrapali’s Pearl Earrings capture a modern homage for an exquisite, timeless look.


How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Kate Hudson in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days 2003

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Boghossian necklace

Reverso Yellow Diamond Necklace by Boghossian

A delightfully charming combination of laughter and romance, Kate Hudson stars as a headstrong magazine writer assigned to date and dump a man in the short but sweet space of ten days. Although the canary yellow floor length gown is undeniably iconic, it is the captivating Harry Winston pendant that demands and rightfully receives attention. Recreate the look with Boghossian’s Reverso Yellow Diamond Necklace for golden-hued radiance.


Pretty Woman

Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in Pretty Woman 1990

Desert Bloom Choker by Messika

From Hollywood streetwalker to the epitome of elegance and grace, Julia Roberts is a vision of beauty in the stunning gemstone necklace custom made by French jeweller Fred Joaillier. Emulate Vivian Ward’s lavish style with Messika’s Desert Bloom Choker – it would be a big mistake not to.


Sex and the City

Sex and the City

John Joseph Corbett and Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City 1998-2004

Sex and the City earrings

Diamond Drop Earrings by Nina Runsdorf

The undisputed style icon of television, Sarah Jessica Parker has worn the Fred Leighton diamond chandelier earrings both on-set as Carrie Bradshaw and off-set while on the red carpet. They embody the style-savvy columnists unmistakably glamorous flair, while bearing an uncanny resemblance with an iridescent twist to Nina Runsdorf’s Diamond Drop Earrings.


Moulin Rouge

Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge 2001

Desert Bloom Multi-Layered Necklace by Messika

Dramatic, seductive and vibrant, Moulin Rouge is quite fittingly saturated with theatrical headdresses and exaggerated jewellery pieces. Portrayed by Nicole Kidman, the captivating cabaret actress Satine completely disregards the concept of less is more, instead opting for extravagance with her enthrallingly show-stopping looks. Master the art of layering with Messika’s Desert Bloom Multi Layered Necklace for an audacious display of flamboyance.



Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra 1963

Leopard Cat Ring by Boucheron

Emerald Eye Necklace by Sonia Petroff

Gold Cuff by Amrapali

The lavish production of Cleopatra very nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox, abundant in both lavish jewels and heavy scandal. Considered to be one of the most beautiful women to ever grace the ancient world, Elizabeth Taylor’s interpretation of the Egyptian Queen is iconic. Channel allure and mystique with pieces heavy in golden hues, precious stones, and typical Egyptian emblems.

by Cara Jenkins