The Cannes Film Festival, the world’s largest film festival, kicked off yesterday. At the fair that showcases world-renowned films, the red carpet portion of the festival gets more attention than that. The red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival is the stage where all the giants of the fashion scene are transformed. Bollywood stars including Aishwarya Rai come to the fair every year.
This time too, many Indian stars hit the red carpet in Cannes. Urvashi Rautela is one of them. Urvashi’s Cannes debut was last year. He got a lot of attention. This time too, the actor turned heads by coming in a different outfit. The actress arrived on the red carpet last day. The actress wore a beautiful pink dress.
But it was the star’s jewelry that drew more attention than the dress. The star wore earrings and a crocodile-shaped necklace. After her photos and videos went viral, a lot of trolls arrived. But reports say that these decorations are not something that should be limited to trolls.
This crocodile necklace was launched by the French luxury jewelry brand Cartier. It is one of your most important jewels. It is said that more than 1,000 yellow diamonds were used to create an 18-karat yellow gold crocodile. The diamonds weigh approximately 60.02 carats. It is made of 18-karat white gold and 1,060 emeralds weighing 66.86 carats have been used, according to a Forbes report.
The Mexican actress Mara Félix was the first to appear wearing a crocodile necklace. That was 48 years ago, in 1975. After that, the Cartier brand is said to have started making these necklaces again at the request of the star. In 2018, Cartier introduced four alligator necklaces studded with rare Colombian emeralds.
The cost of this crocodile necklace is said to be 200 crores. The brand is also reported to have spent around €20 million (Rs 179 crore). In addition to Urvashi Rautela and Maria Felix, Italian actress Monica Bellucci has also been seen sporting Cartier crocodile necklaces. At Cannes, Bellucci wore the necklace twice.
and the original 1975 necklace at the 2006 festival. The actress is said to have worn a different necklace at Cannes 2019. Earlier, Urvashi wore an alligator necklace when she shared a photo on Instagram to wish her a happy new year. She even then she caught the attention of the fans. After appearing in a crocodile necklace in Cannes, the actress took to Instagram to share that she has an emotional attachment to the piece. The note was after trolling went mainstream.