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The most Amazing red carpet jewelry

By Alina

Marketing and Communications Advisor with a passion for diamonds and a nose for trends. Always happy to share the latest developments in the jewelry business with you.

December 23, 2020

The Coronavirus might have canceled every red carpet from the Met Gala to the Cannes Film Festival. But we're still lusting after celebrities' extravagant jewelry collections. From the biggest diamonds and gemstones weighing hundreds of carats to gorgeous, handcrafted necklaces with iconic designs, we’ve rounded up the world’s most expensive and impressive jewelry from the likes of Harry Winston, Lorraine Schwartz, and Tiffany & Co that the stars have dared to wear on the red carpet.

Red carpet jewelry at the Oscars

The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. It is the most famous and prestigious awards in the entertainment industry. Given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements, as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.

Kate Winslet at the 2010 Oscars image source: RFCA

The specifications of Kate Winslet’s jewelry at the 2010 Oscars:

  • Kind of jewelry: Bracelet, necklace & earrings
  • Kind of stones: Diamond
  • worth: $3 million
  • From: Tiffany en Co.

Kate Winslet looked amazing at the 2010 Oscars red carpet. With her strapless Yves Saint Laurent gown paired with some striking Tiffany and Co. jewelry pieces. The dangling diamond necklace itself is worth $2.5 million, plus the diamond earrings and bracelet, which cost around $975,000— a total of more than $3 million jewelry. This particular red carpet look became one of the most memorable (and of course, expensive!) looks in Kate’s entire career.

Angelina Jolie at the 2009 Oscars image source: PopSugar 

Angelina Jolie at the 2009 Oscars

The specifications of Angelina Jolie’s jewelry at the 209 Oscars:

  • Kind of jewelry: Earrings & ring
  • Kind of stones: Emerald
  • Worth: $ 3,5 million

During the 2009 Oscars, all eyes were set to the gorgeous emerald drop earrings worn by Angelina Jolie. The fascinating jewelry pieces looked perfect paired with her classic black gown. And with such simple yet classical fashion choices, she proved that she can rock any red carpet style. Though the main focus of her look was her dramatic earrings, her 65-carat ring is also worth mentioning. The total value for her one-day-glamorous look? Well, just $3.5 million.

Charlize Theron at the 2013 Oscars image source: RFCA

Charlize Theron at the 2013 Oscars

The specifications of Charlize Theron’s jewelry at the 2013 Oscars:

  • Kind of jewelry: Earrings, rings en bracelet
  • Kind of stones: Diamond
  • Worth: $4,5 million
  • From: Harry Winston

Charlize Theron has been noted to give credits to her styling team for the incredible, almost regal, look, as she dazzled the 2013 Oscars in a white Dior Haute Couture peplum dress, and a fabulous pixie cut. To match the look, she threw in diamond earrings, a diamond finger ring, and three diamond bracelets, in a platinum setting. Harry Winston is the designer of the together $4.5 million jewelry pieces. It is no surprise that these jewelry pieces came from him.

Nicole Kidman at the 2008 Oscars image source: Kenembijoux

Nicole Kidman at the 2008 Oscars

The specifications of Nicole Kidman’s jewelry at the 2008 Oscars:

  • Kind of jewelry: Necklace
  • Kind of stones: 7.600 diamonds
  • Worth: $7 million
  • From: L’wren Scott

At the 2008 Oscars, Nicole Kidman appeared as a flawless embodiment of beauty, as she wore a simple but glamorous LBD by Balenciaga. But what really made her ensemble stand out is her elaborate necklace by L’Wren Scott. It is studded with over 7,600 diamonds and took 6,200 long hours, which sums up to 258 straight days, to complete the piece, custom-made for Kidman. The extravagant piece cost her a whopping $7 million, and it looked the part, as well.

Sandra Bullock at the 2014 Oscars image source: Page Six 

Bullock at the 2014 Oscars

The specifications of Sandra Bullock’s jewelry at the 2014 Oscars:

  • Kind of Jewelry: Earrings & bracelet
  • Kind of stones: Diamond
  • Worth: $8,2 million

If food is the key to a man’s heart, then diamonds are for women. Diamonds are some of the world’s most stirring and expensive gemstones. And as a celebrity, Sandra Bullock never fails to glam up her red carpet look with some gorgeous embellishments. And she proofs this during her 2014 Oscars. In that particular event, she wore a sophisticated Alexander McQueen gown, ideally paired with iconic pieces from the Lorraine Schwartz jewelry collection. Her flower-designed diamond earrings are worth $1.8 million and her diamond bracelet is valued at $6.4 million, with a total price of $8.2 million. Her overall red carpet look was radiant as ever, and only a few stars could pull off such beauty even after the age of 40.

Gloria Stuart at the 1998 Oscars image source: Her beauty

Gloria Stuart at the 1998 Oscars

The specifications of Gloria Stuart’s jewelry at the 1998 Oscars:

  • Kind of Jewelry: Necklace
  • Kind of stones: Diamond & saphire
  • Worth: $20 million
  • From: Harry Winton

Gloria Stuart at the 1998 Oscars, nominated as the Best Supporting Actress for her role as the 100-year-old Rose in Titanic, dressed in teal silk, and had the honor of wearing the replica of the Heart of the Ocean necklace portrayed in the movie. The neckpiece is a creation by none other than Harry Winton and the value of the necklace is a shocking $20 million. The diamond necklace had a centerpiece of a huge sapphire, surrounded by more diamonds. She glorified the piece with her timeless charm.

Lady Gaga at the 2019 Oscars image source: Style nine 

Lady Gaga at the 2019 Oscars

The specifications of Lady Gaga’s jewelry at the 2019 Oscars:

  • Kind of jewelry: Necklace
  • Kind of stones: Yellow and white diamonds
  • Worth: $30 million

Gaga channeled Audrey Hepburn in this yellow diamond for her 2019 Oscars glory. Audrey Hepburn wore this gigantic 128-carat yellow diamond worth $ 30 million. When she promoted Breakfast at Tiffany’s but Lady Gaga gave this iconic Tiffany diamond a new lease of life when she turned up wearing it at the 2019 Oscars.

Red carpet jewelry at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film, both American and international, and American television.

Reese Witherspoon at the 2014 Golden Globes image source: Pop sugar 

Reese Witherspoon at the 2014 Golden Globes

The specifications of Reese Witherspoon’s jewelry at the 2014 Golden Globes:

  • Kind of jewelry: Ring & earrings
  • Kind of stones: Diamond
  • Worth: $3,7 million
  • From: Harry Winston

Reese Witherspoon opted for a sleek, turquoise dress in the 2014 Golden Globes, which was rather simple. But, the bling factor of her look was the jewelry she wore. She had three stacked diamond bracelets, an emerald-cut 10-carat diamond ring, and a pair of 4-carat diamond earrings on. All together valued at $3.7 million. These are the works of Harry Winston, the revolutionary jeweler based in New York since 1932. And he is actually the first jeweler whose designs appeared on the red carpet.

Jennifer Lopez at the 2011 Golden Globes image source: Pop sugar 

Jennifer Lopez at the 2011 Golden Globes

The specifications of Jennifer Lopez’s jewelry at the 2011 Golden Globes:

  • Kind of jewelry: Earrings, ring & bracelet
  • Kind of stones: Diamonds
  • Worth: $5 million

At the 2011 Golden Globe, Jennifer Lopez stole the thunder with the classic combination of white and diamonds. Her sharp, white dress and embellished shrug are from the Zuhair Murad collection. But, the gorgeousness of the dress was taken over by the diamond galore she wore that night. She had a pair of diamond cluster earrings, a 7-carat diamond ring, and a bracelet that dazzled with over 600 diamonds. Together, these were over $5 million. But, like a true diva, Lopez made no big deal out of it.

Amy Adams at the 2014 Golden globes image source: RCFA

Amy Adams at the 2014 Golden globes

The specifications of Amy Adams’s jewelry at the 2014 Golden Globes:

  • Kind of jewelry: pendant, ring & earrings
  • Kind of stones: Diamonds
  • Worth: $8 million

As always, there’s something about jewelry that makes every woman giggle in happiness. And it appears that Amy Adams is one of those typical girls, who love to wear these extravagant red carpet jewelry pieces. During her 2014 Golden Globes, she proofs this as she pulls off a red Valentino Haute Couture gown with some gripping jewelry pieces. But take note, it’s not just your normal jewelry. She dripped herself with a 30-carat diamond pendant, 12-carat rose-cut diamond ring, and 10-carat yellow gold diamond earrings— a whopping total of $8 million. The glamorous look is apparently lucky because she got the award for best actress in her film, ‘American Hustle’.

Red carpet jewelry at the Grammy’s

The Grammy Award or just Grammy is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. The Grammys are the first and biggest award of the Big Three networks’ major music awards held annually.

Beyoncé at the 2017 Grammys image source: Fortune

Beyoncé at the 2017 Grammys

The specifications of Beyoncé’s jewelry at the 2017 Grammys:

  • Kind of jewelry: Necklace
  • Kind of stones: Diamond 400 Carat
  • Worth: $12 million
  • From: Lorraine Schwartz

Known for her love of anything bling, Beyonce was always going to feature in this blog. The singer’s most expensive piece of jewelry (to date) is the Lorraine Schwartz. The 400-carat diamond necklace that she wore with several of the designer’s rings to the 2017 Grammy Awards. The value is over $12 million.

Carrie Underwood at the 2013 Grammys image source: Extravaganzi

Carrie Underwood at the 2013 Grammys

The specifications of Carrie Underwood’s jewelry at the 2013 Grammys

  • Kind of Jewelry: Necklace
  • Kind of stones: Diamond 381 Carat
  • Worth: $31 million
  • From: Jonathan Arndt

At the 2013 Grammys, won herself a Grammy and a mention in this blog. She showed up in a black strapless mermaid Roberto Cavalli dress with glittery undertones. This went perfectly with the Jonathan Arndt diamond necklace. The piece that shows off her millions of dollars has 381-carats of diamonds. And it costs about $31 million. When asked its price, she said, “It’s worth more than me!”

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