How to Manage Your Time Better Using 7 Simple Steps

Being your own boss has a lot of benefits, like choosing your own dress code and stocking the mini fridge with your favorite flavors of lacroix. One downside is learning how to manage your time  so you can actually ‘clock out’ on nights and weekends.

Loving what you do makes it easy to work all the time, but that still doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Learning to separate your work time and rest time is an essential part of running a productive, efficient business. Giving yourself the time to recover, relax, and recharge actually makes you more productive during your working hours.

So here’s my very best advice on how to manage your time in your jewelry business.

1. Use a project management system

Use a CRM to help manage your time.
Use a CRM and/or project management system to help manage your time. Collage courtesty of alligatortek.

No matter how good your memory is, it’s no match for technology. Putting your tasks and priorities into a project management system like Asana, Basecamp, or Trello is a lifesaver. Things fall through the cracks when you’re a solopreneur, but as your team grows these apps help keep everyone on the same page. Plus, there’s peace of mind knowing you’re literally checking things off the “to-do” list. No more waking up at midnight in a cold sweat wondering if you replied to that email or shipped that order!

2. Use a CRM

Again, technology is your friend when it comes to organization and time management. Customer relationship management (CRM) systems help you keep track of your accounts and clients so you’re following up with everyone at the appropriate time. You can set up reminders to contact your accounts every few months, update contact information, and even track sales! Having all the information about your dream clients (including birthdays!) in one place helps you use your time efficiently. You don’t want to waste time searching for that torn napkin with a phone number scribbled on it.

3. Plan your day/week beforehand

Managing your time starts with managing your calendar. Each month you should have an idea of a few projects you want completed. Breaking this down by week and then by day helps you have simple steps towards a larger goal that’s going to move your business forward. I recommend having 3 priorities per day, 3 goals per week. Once you have those 3 priorities complete for the day, you know you’re on the right track. Otherwise, you’ll get caught up in the day-to-day tasks of your business and not focus on bringing in revenue.

Schedule your time in advance

4. Time Block

Once you know your 3 daily priorities, block out time in your calendar for them. You can literally schedule a meeting with yourself in your Google calendar or something to hold yourself accountable. Especially when it comes to revenue generating activities (RGAs) you have to be consistent. Blocking out this time on your calendar is the biggest favor you can do for the health of your business. Just like Mark Cuban says, “sales cure all” so if you have enough money coming into your business, you can fix other problems as they come up.

5. Work in sprints

It’s impossible to be productive all the time. Managing your working time also means managing your non-working time. You have to schedule in breaks, otherwise you’ll quickly get burned out. Set a timer and work for 45 minutes, then take a 15 minute break. You can also experiment with a Pomodoro method of time management. Establish a task to be done. Set a timer for 25 minutes, when the timer goes off put a checkmark on a piece of paper. If you have fewer than 4 checkmarks, take a 2-3 minute break. If you have more than 4 checkmarks, take a longer break. When you come back, start your checkmarks over again at zero.

Make your breaks count

6. Make your breaks count

During your breaks it’s important to change it up! Get outside, take a walk, and stretch. Make sure you’re drinking plenty of water. Especially if you’re doing creative work, try switching up the scenery. Feeling stuck in your studio or cooped up behind a computer is not the best way to get inspired! Maybe spend your 15 minute break walking to a local coffee shop with your laptop to work there in the afternoon!

7. Hire help

The only way to get the most done with your time is by outsourcing tasks you’re not naturally good at. This doesn’t mean hiring people in another country, it just means bringing in help so you can focus on what you love. You don’t have to be the one categorizing your business transactions – hire a bookkeeper! If you’re not good at graphic design, scheduling emails, or writing blog posts, hire a virtual assistant!

I call this the freedom method, but it has lots of names. It all boils down to doing the work you’re naturally gifted in doing – like designing jewelry, talking with customers, or sharing your story. True visionaries know they don’t have to do everything in their business. Start practicing these tips on how to manage your time by only saying “yes” to the creative work you do best!

Want more ideas on how to focus on the creative work and still move your business forward? Grab our free Master Your Day Checklist!

Tracy MatthewsTracy Matthews is the Chief Visionary Officer of Flourish & Thrive Academy, an educational community dedicated to helping independent jewelry brands attract the RIGHT customers, get consistent sales, and grow businesses that support any vision of success.

Tracy started her career as an independent jewelry designer in the 90’s. Since then, her jewelry has been sold in over 350 stores internationally and featured in the hottest magazines like InStyle, Elle, and Glamour. Celebrity customers include Halle Berry, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon and more!

She now hosts the top-rated business & lifestyle podcast, Thrive By Design and is the owner and designer at TracyMatthews.com where she specializes in heirloom redesign and custom bespoke pieces.

You can grab her FREE Master Your Day Checklist to keep all of these tips right by your side. For jewelry business programs, personalized business coaching, and one-of-a-kind community support visit www.flourishthriveacademy.com

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GEMOLOGUE BOOK SIGNING, SOTHEBY’S: KEEPING THE MAGIC OF JEWELLERY ALIVE

Delighted so many of you could make it to my book singing and talk with the Head of Sotheby’s jewellery department. I was worried people wouldn’t be able to make it on a Friday afternoon, so I’m really grateful we had a full room. Many of you who couldn’t make it in person tuned into my Instagram Live. So a big thank you to everyone for finding time to join me. I enjoyed giving this talk; the questions you raised during the Q&A touched upon so many interesting topics with regards to the world of jewellery, it was a joy.

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I love travelling to places where jewellery is as much a part of the conversation as politics. But quite often I encounter communities where the people are not crazy about jewellery, I think, because they’re not aware of its extraordinary history and powerful symbolism. Perhaps it’s because I’m a Taurus that I have such a strong and emotional bond to beautiful works of art. I am drawn to the beauty of an object and I find great comfort in its magnificence.

I’ve always dreamed of owning precious objects of sculptural beauty, not as a show of extravagance but to be close to something of great mastery. As I’m typing this blog now sitting on the train from Paris, the sun’s rays from the window hit my diamond rings and beautiful sparkles dance and play all around me. It’s so magical. It’s the way jewellery catches the light that captivates me and I love watching how other people’s jewellery sparkles with flashes of different colours. Were not pearl earrings and diamond tiaras meant to be worn in candlelight to illuminate the face and create allure?

It’s easy to compare jewellery to art, but the art world has its own niche and code of conduct. Jewellery takes you into another circle of talented individuals, each as artistic as the next. It defines you in a society where jewellery has become democratized and more of a statement of style than status. No need to seal a letter with your signet ring; we use password protected emails now. No need for physical possessions when you’re away from home travelling the world, experiencing different cultures, tasting exotic foods and engaging in inspiring activities. No need to keep jewellery when you can buy synthetic diamonds with no lasting value. Even I wonder whether my children will want my jewellery as heirlooms. Our notion of jewellery is getting destroyed. So my goal is to keep that dream alive by featuring such amazing jewellery designers and experts the world has to offer. It’s a beautiful sparkly world and I’m so proud to be a part of it and share it with you.

I am very sentimental about my jewellery – the gifts I’ve received from loved ones, my engagement ring, my anniversary ring, my first pair of Tahitian pearl earrings that I bought for myself from Goldman Sachs with my first pay cheque, to me jewellery captures the memory of a special occasion much like a photo. Every time I wear these sentimental items, I’m transported back in time to a memory I’ll treasure forever. It’s magical!

I want to inspire others to feel the same way I do about jewellery. The moment I began GEMOLOGUE, it became obvious to me just how many women have no interest in jewellery – about 7 out of 10, I’d say. So my objective became to attract more people into the jewellery world by educating them in a fun, approachable way, and showcasing different styles of jewellery like the ones you can find in my new book. I want to show people that jewellery is not only a shiny possession but something of great historical and cultural value, dating back centuries. I hope my book will inspire everyone to be a jewellery lover and look at jewellery in a different light.

Let’s bring jewellery back into the candlelight. Tell all your friends about the GEMOLOGUE jewellery book and let’s keep the magic of jewellery alive!

Would love to hear why you’re interested in jewellery and what it means to you. Please leave me a comment below.

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I am extremely happy to announce that my new jewelry book – GEMOLOGUE: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips – is now on Amazon. I’m so excited. It’s the first book of its kind solely dedicated to jewellery. 

You can sign up for GEMOLOGUE newsletter below and I also share  jewellery on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook  and Youtube if you’d like to connect, or feel free to say hello [email protected]

GEMOLOGUE jewelry blog by Liza Urla is a celebration of fine, fashion and vintage jewellery featuring talented jewellery designers, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews. This jewellery blog’s goal is to encourage and educate about jewellery online in a fresh and original fashion to inspire women and men across the globe in a fashion and travelling context.

Jewellery blogger, writer Liza Urla, the founder of GEMOLOGUE, is a London-based and NYC-educated gemologist, who has travelled to and lived in many countries. She is now one of the most influential digital jewellery tastemakers. Her jewellery influence has been acknowledged by Financial Times, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

*Photographed by Julia Flit. Styling and Art Direction by Liza Urla. All photos belong to GEM Kreatives for GEMOLOGUE.

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GEMOLOGUE JEWELLERY CURATION, SOTHEBY’S FINE JEWELS ONLINE

Such an honour to be at Sotheby’s auction house to curate some beautiful jewellery pieces for their Fine Jewels Online auction (September 17, 3pm). So many amazing treasures to be had at a fraction of the price. Before you decide which pieces to bid on, check out my last Sotheby’s jewellery curation and how to bid at an online jewellery auction.

I’m going to show you some of my favourite lots from the upcoming Fine Jewels Online to give you a sneak peek at some of the stunning pieces up for auction. You can find the full catalogue online at Sotheby’s.

To kick off this beautiful collection of Fine Jewels Online, I will be at Sotheby’s to talk about jewellery with Sotheby’s head of jewellery department and to sign my latest book, Gemologue: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips.

Please RSVP early to reserve a seat.

Lot 127: CULTURED PEARL CHOKER, DAVID MORRIS
ESTIMATE: £4,000–£6,000

DESCRIPTION: Designed as four flexible rows of graduated cultured pearls, inner circumference approximately 310mm, signed David Morris.

You know how much I love pearls, so naturally I chose this beautiful contemporary choker by David Morris to kick off this jewellery curation. I love it so much, you just might have to outbid me!

Lot 77: GEM SET AND DIAMOND BRACELET, FIRST HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY
ESTIMATE: £8,000–£12,000

DESCRIPTION: Designed as a series of plaques depicting floral and foliate motifs, pierced and millegrain-set with calibré-cut buff top rubies, pink and blue sapphires, emeralds and amethyst, pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 185mm.

Time for tennis bracelets to move over and make room for these stunning diamond bracelets. What a dream to own one of these pieces. So much more edgy than the tennis bracelet and looks great with a T-shirt and jeans. Rock your diamonds!

Lot 46: CITRINE AND DIAMOND RING, GRIMA, 1965
ESTIMATE: £4,000–£6,000

DESCRIPTION: Set with a faceted citrine, to a square diamond accent, within an abstract multiple rectangular panel mount, size L, British hallmarks and maker’s mark.

Don’t you just love this ring! I have always had a weak spot for Grima jewellery! With such a rich British history, this ring is definitely a collector’s item. A conversation starter! In the 1960s and 70s Andrew Grima was known as a revolutionary designer, a trained engineer who got into jewellery after serving in Burma for five years.

You can read more about Grima in my blog GRIMA ART ANTIQUES SHOW KENSINGTON GARDENS LONDON.

Lot 48: DIAMOND RING, GRIMA, 1968
ESTIMATE: £3,000£4,000

DESCRIPTION: Open work abstract design, set with single-cut diamonds, size Lυ1/2, signed Grima, British hallmarks and maker’s marks.

If you’re looking for the perfect cocktail ring, Grima is your answer. Are you familiar with this brand? Let me know in the comments below.

Lot 112: PAIR OF EARRINGS, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, 1970s
ESTIMATE: £6,000–£8,000

DESCRIPTION: Each designed as flattened textured loop, post and clip fittings, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered.

Van cleef & Arpels is so close to my heart and these elegant gold earrings are no exception. Solid gold earrings like this are heavy to wear though, so bear that in mind before you bid.

Lot 208: FIVE PAIRS OF COLOURED DIAMOND EARRINGS
ESTIMATE: £15,000–£20,000

DESCRIPTION: Each claw-set with a coloured brilliant-cut diamond, post fittings, one pair with French assay and maker’s mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, fitted case stamped Van Cleef & Arpels.

Everyone needs some beautiful diamond studs in their jewellery box and adorning your ear lobes is so on trend. What could be better than a whole collection of unique and rare coloured diamonds to rock every day!

Lot 129: DIAMOND BANGLE, ‘JUSTE UN CLOU’, CARTIER
ESTIMATE: £3,000–£4,000

DESCRIPTION: Designed as a nail, the head and point highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 160mm, signed Cartier, numbered, Swiss assay and maker’s mark.

An iconic item of jewellery from Cartier, this statement bangle is instantly recognisable and available at Sotheby’s in several variations. Check out my review of the Juste Un Clou bangle here.

Lot 110: LADY’S EVENING BAG, ‘MELONE’, BULGARI, 1970s
ESTIMATE: £8,000–£12,000

DESCRIPTION: Of fluted design with a hinged handle to one end, the thumb piece collet-set with a cabochon sapphire, opening to reveal a mirror,  signed Bulgari, Italian maker’s mark, gross weight approximately 400 grams.

What a treasure! Bulgari itself from the 70s! I think I’m in love! It has the cutest mirror inside. An important feature for fashionable women!

Lot 58: LAPIS LAZULI BRACELET, CARTIER, 1940s
ESTIMATE: £12,000–£15,000

DESCRIPTION: Designed as an articulated line of rotating cylindrical links set to each end with cabochons of lapis lazuli, inner circumference approximately 160mm, signed Cartier, numbered, gross weight approximately 187 grams.

Such an unusual design, I just love it! A chunky bracelet from 1940 Cartier! What a rare find!

Lot 115: GEM SET, CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH, NARDI
ESTIMATE: £3,000–£4,000

DESCRIPTION: Designed as a bust of a figure wearing a turban, the face of carved amber, set with an oval and cabochon sapphires, circular-cut rubies, sapphires and emeralds and brilliant-cut diamonds, the turban set with a cultured pearl, signed Nardi.

I recently visited Nardi in Venice, Italy and will be posting an article about my jewellery discoveries soon, so watch this space! I just adore the historical significance and symbolism of love in these brooches depicting the Shakespearean world of Othello and the refined goldsmith’s techniques of 18th-century Venice.

Lot 35: PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCHES, TIFFANY & CO, CIRCA 1938
ESTIMATE: £2,000–£3,000

DESCRIPTION: Of bi-coloured design set with calibré-cut sapphires and single-cut diamonds, one signed Tiffany & Co.

You may have never seen a clip brooch like this before, but in the 1930s it was a must-have item of jewellery. Now they’re making a comeback into our modern jewellery boxes! Get your hands on this 1938 Tiffany treasure before it’s gone!

Which item of jewellery is your favourite? And which ones will you bid on? I will take them all, thank you Sotheby’s!

I would love to hear what you think by leaving me a comment below. Thank you!

SHOP MY FAVOURITE JEWELRY ONLINE:

Click Product to Zoom Fred Leighton Cushion Cut White Topaz Collet Drop Earrings

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I am extremely happy to announce that my new jewelry book – GEMOLOGUE: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips – is now on Amazon. I’m so excited. It’s the first book of its kind solely dedicated to jewellery. 

You can sign up for GEMOLOGUE newsletter below and I also share  jewellery on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook  and Youtube if you’d like to connect, or feel free to say hello [email protected]

GEMOLOGUE by Liza Urla is a celebration of fine, fashion and vintage jewellery featuring exquisite global discoveries, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews.

GEMOLOGUE jewelry blog by Liza Urla is featuring talented jewellery designers, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews. This jewellery blog’s goal is to encourage and educate about jewellery online in a fresh and original fashion to inspire women and men across the globe in a fashion and travelling context.

Jewellery blogger, writer Liza Urla, the founder of GEMOLOGUE, is a London-based and NYC-educated gemologist, who has travelled to and lived in many countries. She is now one of the most influential digital jewellery tastemakers. Her jewellery influence has been acknowledged by Financial Times, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

*Photographed by Julia Flit at Sotheby’s Bond Street. Styling and Art Direction by Liza Urla. All photos belong to GEM Kreatives for GEMOLOGUE. Make up by Viorela Coman. 

Material on this website may not be copied, broadcasted or adapted without written consent.

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INVITATION: LIZA URLA GEMOLOGUE JEWELLERY BOOK SIGNING & TALK X SOTHEBY’S

Please join me for a Q+A talk with Sotheby’s Head of the Jewellery Department, Kristian Spofforth, followed by my book signing at Sotheby’s London on the 14th September from 2.30pm. PLEASE RSVP VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK. 

I have recently published my first and much-anticipated book, Gemologue: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips, with UK’s leading jewellery publisher. I am very excited to finally share with you all something tangible and created with lots of love! The book is already available to purchase in book shops across the world.

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Gemologue: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips features inspirational and eye-catching photographs of fine, costume, vintage and tribal jewellery that I have taken over the last few years. This book is here to inspire you to find your own jewellery style by leafing through the pages of captivating street style!

The talk with start at 2.30pm followed by book signing. The first book signing session will finish at 4.30 and will restart at 6pm. Drinks will be available from 6pm-9pm as part of Sotheby’s Late Night View.

If you unable to attend the book signing, you can still order Gemologue: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips online on Amazon.

Please RSVP via the following link.

If you would like to help me to organise next GEMOLOGUE book signing, please get in touch [email protected]

Find more information about GEMOLOGUE jewellery book and press release. 

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I would love to hear what you think by leaving me a comment below. Thank you!

SHOP MY FAVOURITE JEWELRY ONLINE:

Click Product to Zoom Fred Leighton Cushion Cut White Topaz Collet Drop Earrings

Click Product to Zoom Fred Leighton Cushion Cut White Topaz Collet Drop Earrings

I am extremely happy to announce that my new jewelry book – GEMOLOGUE: Street Jewellery Styles & Styling Tips – is now on Amazon. I’m so excited. It’s the first book of its kind solely dedicated to jewellery. 

You can sign up for GEMOLOGUE newsletter below and I also share  jewellery on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook  and Youtube if you’d like to connect, or feel free to say hello [email protected]

GEMOLOGUE by Liza Urla is a celebration of fine, fashion and vintage jewellery featuring exquisite global discoveries, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews.

GEMOLOGUE jewelry blog by Liza Urla is featuring talented jewellery designers, trendy urban street style, exclusive interviews and rare jewellery reviews. This jewellery blog’s goal is to encourage and educate about jewellery online in a fresh and original fashion to inspire women and men across the globe in a fashion and travelling context.

Jewellery blogger, writer Liza Urla, the founder of GEMOLOGUE, is a London-based and NYC-educated gemologist, who has travelled to and lived in many countries. She is now one of the most influential digital jewellery tastemakers. Her jewellery influence has been acknowledged by Financial Times, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

*Photographed by Julia Flit. Styling and Art Direction by Liza Urla. All photos belong to GEM Kreatives for GEMOLOGUE. Make up by Viorela Coman.

Material on this website may not be copied, broadcasted or adapted without written consent.

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The Top Jewels that Sparkled in Cannes, 2017

Rihanna Chopard All photos via Getty Images

The Cannes Film Festival is arguably one of the best showcases for the top international jewelry houses to showcase their finest and brightest gems and designs for the world to see.

This 12-day festival brings out the most exceptional designs and creations from the likes of Chopard to Harry Winston.

It’s where you can see leading ladies like Charlize Theron and Jessica Chastain as well as ingénues like Dakota Fanning and Rihanna parading down the red carpet in the latest couture gowns and decadent jewels.

Here are the best jewels from the most revered jewelry houses that were showcased on the festival’s red carpet.

CHOPARD:

The jewelry house has a deep history with the Festival as it’s been the official partner and designer of the coveted Palme d’Or trophy awarded to the most critically-acclaimed movie. This year, the buzz on the red carpet was their collaboration with music super-star Rihanna.

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Singer Rihanna wore emerald, rock crystal quartz and diamond earrings, a black nephrite and diamond bracelet with a 31.95-carat emerald, three emerald and diamond rings and a floral bracelet set with diamonds, all from the Rihanna Loves Chopard High Jewellery collection, at the premiere of the movie ‘Okja’.

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Model Adriana Lima wore a diamond bib by Chopard at the screening of the film ‘Loveless’.

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Actress Miriam Odemba wore a titanium and white gold necklace with kunzites, beryls, tanzanites and diamonds, and matching earrings, from the Red Carpet collection by Chopard.

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Karolina Kurkova wore a sapphire and diamond necklace from the High Jewellery Collection from Chopard at the premiere of ‘Based on a True Story’.

Actress Juliette Binoche wore platinum and diamond earrings by Chopard.

Actress Elizabeth Olsen wore diamond flower stud earrings by Chopard. We simply adore the placement of these earrings.

de GRISOGONO

This jewelry house showcased some of the best and boldest designs to hit the red carpet with their use of brilliant colored stones.

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Model Hailey Baldwin wore stunning drop earrings set with white and brown diamonds, and edged with citrine briolettes.

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Model Jenaye Noah wore a pair of exquisite de Grisogono chandelier earrings that glowed with oval-cut citrines from their Melody of Colours collection. A perfect compliment to her vibrant blue gown.

BVLGARI

This iconic jewelry house showcased their classic Serpenti jewelry and picked up major press when actress and model Emily Ratajkowski was photographed wearing their pieces both on the red carpet and on her personal Instagram.

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Model Bella Hadid wore a Bulgari High Jewellery Serpenti necklace and bracelet in white gold.

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Model and Actress Emily Ratajkowski combined two Bulgari necklaces, one comprised of pearls, rubellites and diamonds from the High Jewelry Collection and the other pendant necklace made with diamonds, emerald and rubies.

BOUCHERON

The design house had some of the most striking statement-making pieces to hit the red carpet at Cannes. Actress Salma Hayek’s necklace rendered us both breathless and speechless!

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Actress Salma Hayek wore the Baïkal necklace with a 78.33-carat Santa Maria aquamarine, moonstones, Akoya pearls and diamonds from the new Hiver Impérial High Jewellery collection by Boucheron

Model Laetitia Casta paired the Lumière de Nuit diamond and pearl earrings from Boucheron’s Hiver Impérial High Jewellery collection with her gown at the premiere of The Meyerowitz Stories in Cannes

De Beers

The classic diamond jewelry house is known for their slogan “a diamond is forever” .This year, Chinese movie actress and taste maker Fan Bingbing embodies the classic elegance of Hollywood that the brand is synonymous with as she modelled a coveted collection of jewels from the house.

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Fan Bingbing wore the Arpeggia five-line earrings, bracelet and Aria ring at the ‘Amant Double’ premiere.

Piaget

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At the closing of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, actress Jessica Chastain, Piaget’s International Brand ambassador since 2015, paired her show-stopping gown with earrings in white gold set with diamonds from Piaget’s new High Jewellery collection Sunlight Journey.

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Model CoCo Rocha wore earrings in white gold set with diamonds, blue sapphires and black opal from the new High Jewellery Collection Sunlight Journey.

Another noteworthy mention is model Naomi Campbell’s earrings, necklace, ring and cuff in white gold set with emeralds and diamonds from the new High Jewellery Collection Sunlight Journey.

Harry Winston

Known as the “jeweler to the stars” and Nicole Kidman’s ‘go to’ jeweler, Harry Winston notably had Nicole Kidman wear his jewelry on the red carpet. Best bet as she had the most films to debut on the Cannes Red Carpet this year.

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Nicole Kidman wore Secret Cluster diamond earrings, Sunflower ring and diamond bracelet by Harry Winston at ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ premiere.

All above photos via Getty images.

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