US YouTuber Emma Chamberlain at the 2022 Met Gala in New York on May 2. Photo: Reuters
US YouTuber Emma Chamberlain at the 2022 Met Gala in New York on May 2. Photo: Reuters
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Furore over Emma Chamberlain’s Met Gala diamond necklace puts India’s ‘stolen jewels’ in spotlight

  • The US YouTuber drew flak for wearing the Cartier-designed jewellery, which originally belonged to an Indian king, at the New York event’s red carpet
  • Experts say the incident has shone a light on other rare Indian diamonds hidden in vaults overseas and the need for laws to tackle the illicit trafficking of antiques

US YouTuber Emma Chamberlain at the 2022 Met Gala in New York on May 2. Photo: Reuters
US YouTuber Emma Chamberlain at the 2022 Met Gala in New York on May 2. Photo: Reuters
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