HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- DAMIANI, the leading Italian fine jewelry house, was present, once again, at the Academy Awards yesterday as Scottish actress Tilda Swinton accepted her Oscar as Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Ms. Swinton, whose impressive theatre and film career has been recognized the world over with many important awards, wore one-of-a-kind jewels from the famed house.
· Tilda Swinton Dazzled Everyone Wearing Damiani Jewels · Click Here to Download Image Ms. Swinton''s career has made her the recipient of international recognition; other than tonight''s great honor -- the greatest for a film star, she has been nominated for and received best actress awards at film festivals around the world and most recently accepted the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) for her role in Michael Clayton, the movie for which she won the Oscar. Damiani has had the honor of receiving an unprecedented eighteen Diamonds International Awards -- the "Oscars of the Diamond Jewelry World." The extraordinarily talented Ms. Swinton wore two one-of-a-kind pieces that have received this award, the Sahara bracelet and the Mimosa Ring. Evoking the dunes of the desert, this bracelet is crafted by hand in 18 Kt. white gold and has 1865 diamonds totaling 47.41 carats; the Mimosa ring has 4.21 carats of flawless Diamonds set in white gold.
Founded in 1924, Damiani is known for its exquisite designs, quality and long tradition of craftsmanship. One of the foremost examples of Made-in-Italy, the Damiani name has become synonymous with spectacular jewelry designs and is favored by international film stars. Damiani was particularly honored by Ms. Swinton''s choosing to wear their jewels at this most special of occasions.
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