Is The Toussaint Necklace From 'Ocean's 8' Real? The Prop Has A Fascinating History

Is The Toussaint Necklace From 'Ocean's 8' Real? The Prop Has A Fascinating History

The Ocean's franchise is back, but this time instead of featuring George Clooney and his bros, Ocean's 8 is about an all-female crew led by Sandra Bullock's Debbie Ocean Fans of the franchise can still expect the same type of camaraderie and extravagant heist-planning in this film as in the previous franchise installments, as evidenced by the big score the gang is after: the Toussaint Necklace But is the Toussaint Necklace from Ocean's 8 real, or is it just a phony MacGuffin invented for the movie? The necklace isn't real, but it was inspired by an actual historical — and priceless — piece of jewelry from the French luxury brand Cartier.

The piece's design was taken from a 1931 necklace that Jacques Cartier made for the Maharaja of Nawanagar, according to Thomas Waller at WWD That necklace contained the "Queen of Holland" diamond; a 136.25 carat blue-white diamond The original necklace has been. More

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