The best jewelry through the years at the Venice International Film Festival
08 September 2019 | 9:00 am
Extraordinary jewelry is a fixture at the Venice Film Festival. Here's a review of the most exquisite gems from years past, worn by festival regulars such as Naomi Watts and Natalie Portman.
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