All the best jewellery moments at the Venice Film Festival

Hollywood’s glitterati brought their jewellery A-game to the 2022 Venice Film Festival. From Greta Gerwig to Regé-Jean Page, here are the stars who sparkled the brightest in our guide to the most showstopping gems from this year’s event

By Joshua Hendren

It’s one of the most eagerly awaited events of the year in the world of film as Hollywood’s finest flock to Italy’s Palazzo del Cinema for a festival of premieres, high fashion and, of course, plenty of unforgettable jewellery moments. And so far, this year’s Venice attendees have not disappointed. We’ve experienced glamour, gold and diamonds galore as the stars donned their finest rocks to make their red carpet appearance.

From Jodie Turner Smith’s sculptural Bulgari collar to Neelam Gill’s shimmering suite of lab-grown gems by Vrai, here are the jewels from the 79th Venice Film Festival that we can’t stop thinking about.

Regé-Jean Page

Regé-Jean Page wears Chaumet

Regé-Jean Page looked exceptionally dapper in a Torsade De Chaumet brooch as he hit The Banshees of Inisherin red carpet.

Ellie Golding

Ellie Golding wears Bulgari

Ellie Golding showcased the verdant hue and exquisite shine of the emerald in a high jewellery set by Bulgari at the festival’s AmfAR event.

Neelam Gill

Neelam Gill wears Vrai

British model Neelam Gill commanded attention at the Bones And All premiere in a lustrous pair of chandelier earrings by lab-grown diamond jeweller Vrai.

Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet wears Cartier (Photo by Elisabetta A. Villa/Getty Images)

Hollywood heartthrob Timothée Chalamet chose a custom blood-red, lamé Haider Ackermann haltersuit for his red carpet moment, completing the look with a set of silver Cartier rings.

Matilde Gioli 

Matilde Gioli wears Buccellati

Italian actress Matilde Gioli opted for earrings and a fistful of chunky bands dusted with diamonds from family-run jeweller Buccellati.

Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig wears Bulgari

Greta Gerwig went for timeless elegance at the White Noise premiere in a colour-pop set by Bulgari: a striking turquoise pendant necklace, an octagonal emerald cocktail ring and a pair of fan-shaped earrings in white gold and pavé-set diamonds.

Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart wears Chopard

Lili Reinhart was iced out in a bevy of snowy jewels from Chopard – think sparkly diamond earrings, platinum bracelets and gem-set rings in 18K fairmined gold.

Jodie Turner Smith

Jodie Turner Smith wears Bulgari

Resplendent in a multicoloured gown by Christopher John Rogers, Jodie Turner Smith accessorised with a set of Bulgari jewels. The highlight, of course, being these extraordinary collars – one in yellow gold, set with pavé diamonds and three ancient coins, the other in pink gold and emerald, centred by a 8.24 carat emerald cabochon.

Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson wears Pomellato

Actress Tessa Thompson proposed high-octane glamour in an otherworldly vintage Armani Privé gown and various sculpted gems by Pomellato.

Laura Dern

Laura Dern wears Bulgari

Stealing the spotlight at the The Son premiere, Laura Dern elevated layers of tulle with glittering Bulgari treasures. The highlight? The stunning Serpenti Spiga watch that coiled around Dern’s wrist in white gold, diamond and sapphire.

Shaïn Boumedine

Shaïn Boumedine wears Chopard

Shaïn Boumedine exuded sophistication in a white gold Alpine Eagle timepiece from Chopard.

Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan wears Bulgari

Bulgari dressed American actress Rachel Brosnahan with a generous dusting of rubies and diamonds for the Dead For A Dollar premiere.

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