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When Actors Wore the Real Thing

  Marlene Dietrich adjusts her ruby & diamond cuff in Hitchcock's "Stage Fright" thriller, 1950   Films today rely on special effects, animation, and AI to accomplish their spectacular appeal. But there was a time in mid-20th century that actors wore their own jaw-dropping jewels in films to thrill the audience. It worked because everyone knew they were getting a peek into the private collections of the stars. The Star Cuff Makes is Debut---Again We recall this today as one of these historically important jewels goes to auction. It's got provenance like nobody's bidnez. A fabulous ruby and diamond cuff bracelet that once belonged to Marlene Dietrich will find its way to the auction block this summer (2023) as part of the fabulous jewelry collection of socialite Anne Eisenhower. She was an astute collector acquiring some superb jewels. The cuff bracelet was made in 1937 by jeweler to the stars Louis Arpels.     Referred to as a modernist platinum cuff featuring

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