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Articles From The Experts – This Week’s Jewellery Pick

Season 1, Ep. 61

A red carpet is always a good opportunity to see some of the most beautiful haute couture and jewellery which are inaccessible to most of us. In this episode jewellery specialist Aurélia Turrall, looks at some beautiful pieces of Tiffany & Co jewellery, worn by the Mistress of Ceremony of the 77th Cannes Festival, Camille Cottin.

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