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Swarovski Launches Jewelry Collection Inspired by Hollywood for the Oscars

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Atelier Swarovski has announced that they will be launching  a gorgeous jewelry collection inspired by the glamour of old Hollywood. The retro-inspired collection has a vintage look similar to jewelry from the 1920’s and 1930’s.  You can imagine one of the pieces on Jean Harlow in Dinner at Eight or on Gloria Swanson in Tonight or Never.

Ina Claire in a Chanel gown

Ina Claire in a Chanel gown with a diamond cuff in the film The Greeks Had A Word For Them, 1932 via the Pretty Clever Films Blog

It’s fitting that Atelier Swarovski, would create a fine jewelry collection inspired by Hollywood.  Even more fitting that the collection will appear at red carpet events around the world following the upcoming  89th Academy Awards.

Earrings from the fine jewelry collection by Atelier Swarovski.

Earrings from the fine jewelry collection by Atelier Swarovski.

Long time fans of the Academy Awards broadcast will know that Swarovski has decorated the Oscar/Academy Awards stage with stunning crystals for the last 10 years.  For 2017, Swarovski has collaborated with Oscars Production Designer Derek McLane. Our spies tell us that over 300,000 dazzling crystals will decorate the stage at the upcoming Oscars!

Oscars 2013 Stage Design

Oscars 2013: The Stage Design featuring Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski and Hollywood Costume Design

Swarovski has a long heritage in the entertainment industry and has collaborated with some Hollywood’s finest costume and set designers for over 85 years. What made those ruby slippers sparkle in The Wizard of Oz?  Swarovski crystals of course!  The sparkling Swarovskis have played a supporting role in some Hollywood’s most memorable films, worn by some of the  silver screen’s most beloved  stars, from Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz, Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.  More recently, Swarovski crystals have accented film fashions worn by Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls, Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge! and Lily James in Cinderella.

Sustainable Diamonds and Crystals from Atelier Swarovski

Additionally, Atelier Swarovski, a responsible fine jewelry collection, will debut on the 89th Academy Awards® red carpet as part of the Red Carpet Green Dress initiative. The Collection features Swarovski Created Diamonds and crystals that reflect Swarovski’s legacy of craftsmanship, innovation and commitment to responsible practices.

“We are excited to unveil our first Atelier Swarovski Fine Jewelry Collection on the Academy Awards red carpet this year. The collection, which has been handcrafted in Paris with Swarovski Created Diamonds and crystals, is a reflection of our 120-year heritage, and the innovation, craftsmanship and sustainability embedded in our company’s DNA”,  notes Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board.

 

 

Atelier Swarovski

A piece from the fine jewelry collection by Atelier Swarovski.

Following the 89th Academy Awards, look for the Atelier Swarovski Fine Jewelry Collection will at red carpet events around the world. In addition, retail delineations of the jewelry pieces will be available in 2018.

We’ll be watching the Swarovski website after the Oscars for their affordable pieces that allow you to get the look for less.  Here’s a few we’ve spotted that remind us of red carpet style bling.

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