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She had her usual black gown that grabbed attention as she arrived on the 2019 Oscar’s red carpet. But a little look closer, showed the enormous diamond around her neck.A blindingly bling-y yellow diamond set amongst several smaller (it’s all relative…) diamonds, we knew we recognised the centre stone from somewhere. What took us a little longer to realise, however, was exactly where we’d seen it before. 

Well, that  was the world’s most famous and expensive jewellery Albeit in a different setting, the yellow stone was first worn by Mary Sheldon Whitehouse at the 1957 Tiffany Ball in Newport, Rhode Island, Audrey Hepburn was then granted permission to wear the diamond for publicity photographs for her iconic role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.


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