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How much the extravagant jewellery in Netflix’s Bridgerton costs in real life

Netflix‘s seductive and scandalous Regency drama Bridgerton has taken fans by storm since its December 25 release.

While the racy period drama, set in the early 19th century, has set pulses racing, it has also intrigued viewers with its captivating fashion and jewellery. 

Daily Mail Australia can now reveal the estimated value of some of the sparklers worn on the series, including the infamous diamond necklace given to Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) by Prince Friedrich (Freddie Stroma).

REVEALED: The extravagant cost of Netflix’s Bridgerton jewellery has been estimated in real life figures. According to jewellery experts, Daphne’s pear shape diamond necklace (pictured) would likely retail for $1 million

The cast, including the ambitious Bridgerton and Featherington families, the Queen, and Lady Danbury, were all adorned with diamonds, rubies, pearls and emeralds – but how much would they fetch in the real world?

According to jewellery experts at Steven Stone in a report by OnBuy.com, some of the iconic Bridgeton jewellery would be worth up to $12.2 million in real life. 

The UK-based jeweller estimated that with at least five diamonds of approximately 10ct each used in Daphne’s large white gold necklace it would be worth $6.1million.  

While her more dainty gold pear shape diamond necklace worn in previous episodes would likely retail for $1 million. 

Fit for a princess! The UK-based jeweller estimated that with at least five diamonds of approximately 10ct each used in Daphne's large white gold necklace gifted to her by Prince Friedrich it would be worth $6.1million in the real world

Fit for a princess! The UK-based jeweller estimated that with at least five diamonds of approximately 10ct each used in Daphne’s large white gold necklace gifted to her by Prince Friedrich it would be worth $6.1million in the real world

Stunning! Marina Thompson’s (Ruby Barker) diamond necklace that she wore to one of the many balls on the show would cost $2.6 million

Stunning! Marina Thompson’s (Ruby Barker) diamond necklace that she wore to one of the many balls on the show would cost $2.6 million

Damure: A yellow gold turquoise butterfly necklace worn by Portia Featherington (Polly Walker) would likely fetch just $43,000 in the real world

Damure: A yellow gold turquoise butterfly necklace worn by Portia Featherington (Polly Walker) would likely fetch just $43,000 in the real world

According to jewellery experts, Marina Thompson’s (Ruby Barker) diamond necklace that she wore to one of the many balls on the show would cost $2.6 million, while a yellow gold turquoise butterfly necklace worn by Portia Featherington (Polly Walker) would fetch just $43,000.  

One exquisite look by Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh) in the series was estimated to be worth an incredible $13.9million 

At one ball, she accessorised her white gown with a white gold diamond tiara, estimated to be well over $8.7 million with 100ct of diamonds and a white gold marquise diamond necklace estimated to be $5.2million if using 300ct of diamonds. 

Breathtaking! One exquisite look featuring a diamond tiara and necklace by Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh) in the series was estimated to be worth an incredible $13.9million

Breathtaking! One exquisite look featuring a diamond tiara and necklace by Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh) in the series was estimated to be worth an incredible $13.9million 

However, the most pricey items according to the jewellery would have been a set of yellow gold pigeon blood ruby drop earrings worn by Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel).

As the ruby drop earrings are extremely rare, they suggested it would carry a hefty price tag of $12.2million in the real world. 

It’s unclear if any of the extravagant jewellery worn on the series were real, as the show’s costume designer Ellen Mirojnick previously told IndieWire that her team of more than 230 people consisted of ‘cutters, a corset maker, an embellishment department, shoe makers, jewelry makers, and hatters’.   

Showing her worth: The mot expensive item according to the jewellery experts would have been a set of yellow gold pigeon blood ruby drop earrings worn by Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel) - which would carry a hefty price tag of $12.2million in the real world

Showing her worth: The mot expensive item according to the jewellery experts would have been a set of yellow gold pigeon blood ruby drop earrings worn by Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuvel) – which would carry a hefty price tag of $12.2million in the real world

It would appear that no expense was spared within the wardrobe department however, as the large team made a majority of the 7,500-plus costumes used – with lead star Daphne (actress Phoebe Dynevor) wearing more than 100 outfits alone. 

Costume designer Ellen told Harper’s Bazaar: ‘[The actresses] wore a different dress to every ball, aside from the amount of dresses that would take place from morning ’til dinner.’  

Netflix hasn’t yet announced a season two for Bridgerton, but all signs point to a renewal. 

Given how many books are in the series by American romance novelist and Jane Austen superfan, Julia Quinn, the drama based could run for a total of eight seasons.

Bridgerton season one is available to stream now on Netflix

Out now: Bridgerton season one is available to stream on Netflix

Out now: Bridgerton season one is available to stream on Netflix


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