The Most Memorable Diamonds in Film from “Pretty Woman” to “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”

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Movie: "Pretty Woman" starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere (1990) The Diamonds: In one of the most famous movie scenes in American cinema, Edward Lewis (Gere) ... more 
Photo by: Stylecaster Pictures
 
Movie: "Pretty Woman" starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere (1990) The Diamonds: In one of the most famous movie scenes in American cinema, Edward Lewis (Gere) surprises Vivian Ward (Roberts) with a lavish ruby and diamond necklace, to which she responds with an animated laugh. The necklace is worth an estimated $250,000, and was custom designed for the film by French jeweler Fred Joaillier. less 
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Mon, Mar 25, 2013 7:00 AM EDT
By Victoria Barton, The Vivant



Glitz and glamour go hand in hand with Hollywood movies. Naturally, diamonds have always played a central role in wardrobes and plot-lines throughout the history of film. From Marilyn Monroe's iconic star turn in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," where she famously crooned "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" while clad in a hot pink gown and dripping in diamonds, to modern heist flicks like "Ocean's Thirteen," that centers around stealing a diamond necklace here are the stunning diamond moments from movies that stole the show.


In honor of #DiamondMonth on The Vivant, click through the slideshow above for a look at the most memorable diamonds in film!


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