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27 february 2019

For the first time in a 141-year history the cushion-cut Tiffany Diamond weighing 128.52 carats shined at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony, prettying up the neck of Lady Gaga, says the press-note from the company. The diamond has over 80 facets.

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                             Image credit: Tiffany/Instagram

“Lady Gaga is the ultimate creator, innovator and rule breaker, and I’m thrilled that she will be wearing the legendary Tiffany Diamond on the awards show red carpet for the first time since it was discovered 141 years ago,” said Reed Krakoff, Tiffany & Co. chief artistic officer.
The yellow diamond was recovered in 1877 in the Kimberley Mines of South Africa and was bought by Tiffany the following year.
Last time the necklace was worn by Audrey Hepburn for the Breakfast at Tiffany’s publicity photo shoot.
Lady Gaga was nominated for Best Actress and Best Original Song for her work in A Star Is Born. 

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg