A diamond-encrusted $1 million hairstyle (as shown in the picture below shocked the world when it was unvield in the 70's. Now the same jeweller, Lawrence Graff, has recreated the hair and jewel style, this time to the value of $500 million to mark his 60th year in the business - oops, am having a cold sweat!
The new hairdo features 51.53-carat and 50.76-carat heart shape diamonds; a 10.47-carat vivid blue internally flawless briolette diamond pendant; a 6.51-carat intense pink internally flawless oval cut diamond ring; and a selection of jewelry crafted from the 550-carat Letšeng Star, the 14th largest white rough diamond ever discovered.
Mr Graff founder and chairman of Graff started his career aged 15 as an apprentice in Hatton Garden, London.
'I recognized the importance of establishing the Graff Diamonds brand globally,' he said at the time. 'Until this time, images showing fine jewelry were typically modeled in a more conservative style. This image broke the mold by using a younger model and created the idea of diamonds being aspirational to younger women.
He was also awarded a Most Excellent Order of the british Empire for Services in jewelry, one of the highest honors awarded by the British monarchy.
Source ; Tutu Branch.