Maybe we have Cleopatra to thank. Her and her exquisite bib necklaces and big “statement piece” earrings. What Ms. Cleo wore most definitely had a lot of influence on the people around her. She was undoubtedly a celebrity. And we all know how much celebrities impact fashion. And as long as there have been celebrities, there have been celebrities rocking amazing pieces of jewelry. From Greta Garbo in her chokers and long beaded fringes, to Audrey Hepburn in her dainty pearls, celebrities have always been a great source of inspiration when it comes to jewelry.
Here are some of my favorite celebrities shots from the past sporting some seriously kick ass baubles.
Wilma and Betty: