Luxury Jewels at Cannes

Hollywood has graced the Riviera for the Cannes Film Festival. The luxurious fashion is a sparkle parade of jewels. In Cannes the luxury jewelers are as important as the designer's dresses. The world's leading jewellery houses are keen for Hollywood actresses to be seen dripping in their diamonds. Statement earrings were a big trend on opening night, and so was chic simplicity. We've gathered a few of our absolute favorite jewels from the red carpet, starting with the ever so glamorous, Cate Blanchett.

Cate Blanchett championed shellfish, as she wore shrimp earrings from Chopard's Animal World collection.

Cate Blanchett championed shellfish, as she wore shrimp earrings from Chopard's Animal World collection.

Could Blake Lively be any more perfect? The ‘Gossip Girl’ completed her look with jewellery by Lorraine Schwartz.

Could Blake Lively be any more perfect? The ‘Gossip Girl’ completed her look with jewellery by Lorraine Schwartz.

With a smile like that, Blake shines on the red carpet.

With a smile like that, Blake shines on the red carpet.

Blake Lively wore a Bordeaux pleated silk chiffon gown from the Premiere collection, with Lorraine Schwartz climbing vine earrings.

Blake Lively wore a Bordeaux pleated silk chiffon gown from the Premiere collection, with Lorraine Schwartz climbing vine earrings.

Blake Lively's earrings made the perfect statement.

Blake Lively's earrings made the perfect statement.

Paz Vega took the jewelry theme in a different direction, wearing a pearl-embellished Elie Saab Couture column gown in a modern-looking shorter length (and Chopard diamond drop earrings).

Paz Vega took the jewelry theme in a different direction, wearing a pearl-embellished Elie Saab Couture column gown in a modern-looking shorter length (and Chopard diamond drop earrings).

Zoe Saldana is glowing in Di Grisogono jewelry.

Zoe Saldana is glowing in Di Grisogono jewelry.

Kendall Jenner in marquise cut white diamond cluster earrings (38-carats) set in 18-carat white gold.

Kendall Jenner in marquise cut white diamond cluster earrings (38-carats) set in 18-carat white gold.

Nicole Kidman's diamond earrings stole the shine at this years Cannes Film Festival.

Nicole Kidman's diamond earrings stole the shine at this years Cannes Film Festival.

Nicole Kidman wore an Armani Prive gown with a bustier encrusted in crystal baguettes and pearls (and Harry Winston diamond line earrings).

Nicole Kidman wore an Armani Prive gown with a bustier encrusted in crystal baguettes and pearls (and Harry Winston diamond line earrings).

Karlie Kloss chose 18 carat diamond and white gold earrings, fair-mined Chopard's ethical diamond mines in South Africa.

Karlie Kloss chose 18 carat diamond and white gold earrings, fair-mined Chopard's ethical diamond mines in South Africa.

We're not big on calling out the worst dressed, but Elina Lenina left us no choice when she strutted down the red carpet in these two get-ups. The over-sized pearls and enormous crown were definitely show stoppers at this years Cannes Film Festival.