Article: Meet Five Most Famous Earrings in a History of Hollywood
Meet Five Most Famous Earrings in a History of Hollywood
Teardrop, studs, or hoops, and more--these five pair of earrings were immortalized on the big screen by gorgeous actresses, changing women’s jewelry boxes content for decades to come.
Gold Hoop Earring
Marilyn Monroe wore statement gold hoop earrings in Niagara, an American noir thriller film directed by Henry Hathaway and release in 1953. The film was one of 20th Century Fox's biggest box office hits of that year and Monroe’s character fashion choices were copied by women from all walks of life.
Gold Hoop Earrings Marilyn Monroe
Today, you can find similarly boldly crafted gold hoop earrings designs at reputable vintage dealers. Check out these vintage earrings from DSF Antique Jewelry.
Costume Earrings That Nearly Doubled Their Originally Estimated Auction ValueA pair of gold-plated clip-on earrings with filigree spheres and simulated diamonds didn’t make it to the big screen, but they were worn by Marilyn Monroe in publicity photos used to promote the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in 1953.
Julien’s Auctions held “Property from Joseff of Hollywood: Treasures from the Vault,” auction in November 2017. The earrings original estimated was $60,000-$70,000 and the legendary earrings were later sold for an astounding $112,500.
Joseff of Hollywood pearl earring If over $100K for a costume jewelry sounds a bit excessive, check out these stunning selections at more reasonable price at DSF Antique Jewelry costume earrings.
The Record-Breaking Pair of Natural Pearl and Diamond Pendant Earrings
One of the most iconic movie stars of all times, Gina Lollobrigida, was seen wearing a pair of natural pearl earrings on sets and red carpet events in the 1950s and 1960s. The star recently auctioned the earrings for a charity and the exquisite pair was sold for a record-breaking $2,391,321(!)
Gina Lollobrigida's pearl diamond earrings
Invest in Movie-Star-Worthy Vintage Tiffany & Co. EarringsTiffany & Co. France Gold Ruby Earrings Tiffany & Co. earrings, or any Tiffany jewelry for that matter, have been featured in so many films in this and past century, that it’s nearly impossible to keep track: From Breakfast at Tiffany and Titanic to The Great Gatsby, and every red carpet. The vintage Tiffany & Co. designs often double (if not more) their value.
Pearl studs are for everyoneDuring the Golden Age of Hollywood, an Australian-born American actor Errol Flynn was a star of all stars. In his The Adventures of Don Juan Errol wore a single pearl earring. The earring was made for the film by Joseff of Hollywood, a jewelry maker for some of the most famous movies as well as television shows, including I Love Lucy and Dynasty and Dallas.
Joseff of Hollywood Earrings
Joseff made 22 of the earrings for Errol, as the actor kept losing them between the takes.