Uma Thurman Dazzles the Cannes Red Carpet with Mouawad
CANNES, France, May 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Hollywood A-Lister chooses Mouawad Haute joaillerie set to shine at this year’s Cannes
Hollywood glamour reigned supreme at the Cannes Film Festival this week as A-list
actor and Tarantino muse Uma Thurman stepped on to the red carpet at “2013 Pierre
Angenieux Excellens in Cinematography” event wearing a stunning diamond set worth 2.3
million USD by Mouawad. The set perfectly complimented her marvellous black dress accented
by a glistening 50 carats of diamonds by Mouawad.
Uma was the second star selecting Mouawad haute joaillerie sets to make maximum impact
in the Cannes limelight this week with her red carpet appearance; following hot on the
high-and-very-covetable-heels of Chinese superstar actress and model Zhang Ziyi wearing a
fabulous diamond set by Mouawad for the amFAR charity gala.
Fred Mouawad, Co-Guardian of the Mouawad brand, said: “At Mouawad we have more than
123 years of heritage and over that time, our jewellery has graced some of the world’s
most beautiful and influential women. We’re proud to continue in that tradition this week
at Cannes, with Uma Thurman and Zhang Ziyi both choosing to be seen and to sparkle on the
red carpet in some of our very finest diamonds; gems which have helped to make our family
name synonymous with glamour, elegance and style over four generations.”
Ms Thurman and Ms Ziyi are just the latest in a list of international celebrities who
have chosen to wear Mouawad in recent months, with Amy Adams selecting Mouawad for her
Academy Awards appearance.
For more information on Mouawad and its exquisite collections, please visit
MOUAWAD – Enchanting customers with magnificent jewels since 1890
Led by 4th generation Co-Guardians, Fred, Alain & Pascal Mouawad, and backed by more
than a century of excellence in its field, Mouawad remains a family business built upon
artistic excellence, superb craftsmanship, trust and relationships. Mouawad designs,
manufactures and sells its own exclusive jewellery and timepiece collections ranging from
boutique collections and haute joaillerie to magnificent bespoke masterpieces and objects
of art. The Mouawad brand has penetrated continents across the world, while retaining its
eminent position as jewellers to royalty, high society, celebrities and those that
appreciate the finest standards of dazzling craftsmanship. The vision at Mouawad has
always been to enchant and build lifelong relationships with customers by offering a wide
range of jewels and timepieces for all occasions.
In addition to its jewellery and timepiece design and production, Mouawad also
manufactures rough diamonds as a Diamond Trading Company(DTC)Sightholder through its joint
venture company, Premier Diamond Alliance.
Diamonds and gemmology have always been a passion for the Mouawads and besides being
renowned for fine jewellery and timepieces, over the years the Mouawad family has acquired
some of the largest and rarest diamonds in the world and many of these historic gems carry
Mouawad as part of their designated name. The family’s on-going support of the global
industry through research and education led to third generation, Robert Mouawad, receiving
a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and having
the GIA campus named in his honour.
Guinness World Records
Mouawad has been honoured by the Guinness World Records four times with their most
recent award for the Mouawad L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace-the most valuable necklace in
the world ($55M)-featuring the world’s largest internally flawless diamond, the
Incomparable diamond (407.48 carats). In 2010 Guinness awarded Mouawad for creating the
most valuable handbag in the world-the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse ($3.8M). In 2003
the Very Sexy Fantasy Bra received a Guinness for being the most luxurious and expensive
piece of lingerie ever made ($11M), and in 1990 a GWR was awarded for the Mouawad
Splendor-at the time, the most expensive single pear-shaped diamond in the world ($12.8M).
With brothers Fred Mouawad heading the diamond division, Alain, the watch division and
Pascal, the retail division, each Co-Guardian brings his unique business acumen and
creativity to the 123 year old brand with the mission of continuing the rich heritage of
creating fine jewellery and timepiece collections-while widening distribution through
contemporary and accessible price points in order to increase the reach of the brand