€2 million necklace in Cannes heist

AFP-JIJI

Thieves have made off with a diamond necklace worth €2 million ($2.6 million) made by Switzerland’s De Grisogono in the second jewelry theft at the Cannes Film Festival.

The heist took place during a gala evening Tuesday organized by the jeweler and attended by, among others, Paris Hilton and Sharon Stone. The necklace has 19 white diamonds, 19 yellow diamonds, emeralds and brown diamonds.