Cannes 2014: The best red carpet jewelry

Designer frocks and glittering jewels abound at the Cannes Film Festival, where a certain level of red carpet glamour is always guaranteed.

Although there has been plenty of sparkle on the French Riviera this week, the stars were keen on adding quirky twists to their diamond-encrusted accessories – take, for example, Cate Blanchett, who paid homage to her Aussie roots by pairing her Valentino gown with pink “shrimp” Chopard earrings.

Read more: All the looks from the Cannes Film Festival 2014

Naomi Watts, meanwhile, sparked a slithery trend by sporting a glittering snake necklace for the premiere of How to Train Your Dragon, and Salma Hayek following suit with a boa-inspired bangle.

Who else dazzled with their red carpet accoutrements?

Click through the gallery to view the best red carpet gems at Cannes.

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