Mon, 27 Feb 2012

Jewelry Highlights from the 2012 Academy Awards

By Erika W.

Substantial diamond jewelry took center stage at the 2012 Academy Awards. Celebrities sported luxurious jewels in tasteful combinations: Simple earrings were paired with grand necklaces, while elaborate chandeliers and drop earrings flew solo. Notable pieces include Natalie Portman’s v-shaped diamond necklace from Harry Winston, Octavia Spencer’s 20-carat diamond briolette earrings from Neil Lane, Michelle Williams’ Fred Leighton bow brooch, and an enormous cushion cut diamond ring from Jacob & Co. worn by Milla Jovovich.

Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer 2012 Academy Awards
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Octavia Spencer 2012 Academy Awards
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Octavia Spencer wore 20 carat diamond briolette chandelier earrings and a diamond cocktail ring by Neil Lane.

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams 2012 Academy Awards

Michelle Williams 2012 Academy Awards
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Michelle Williams wore 30 carats of Forevermark diamonds set in a riviere necklace and an antique ribbon brooch by Fred Leighton.

Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich 2012 Academy Awards

Milla Jovovich 2012 Academy Awards
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Milla Jovovich wore diamond jewelry by Jacob & Co.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez 2012 Academy Awards

Jennifer Lopez 2012 Academy Awards
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Jennifer Lopez wore diamond drop earrings and rings by Lorraine Schwartz.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman 2012 Academy Awards
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Natalie Portman wore a diamond cluster necklace with oval-shaped drop diamond earrings by Harry Winston.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie 2012 Academy Awards
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Angelina Jolie wore 20 carat cushion cut diamond earrings by Neil Lane.

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep 2012 Academy Awards
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Meryl Streep wore antique gold drop earrings from Fred Leighton.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis 2012 Academy Awards
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Viola Davis wore emerald and diamond jewelry by Lorraine Schwartz.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone 2012 Academy Awards
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Emma Stone 2012 Academy Awards
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Emma Stone wore ruby and diamond jewelry by Louis Vuitton.

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain 2012 Academy Awards
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Jessica Chastain 2012 Academy Awards

Jessica Chastain 2012 Academy Awards
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Jessica Chastain wore yellow diamond jewelry by Harry Winston.

Glenn Close

Glenn Close 2012 Academy Awards
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Glenn Close wore diamond chandelier earrings by BVLGARI.

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz 2012 Academy Awards
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Penelope Cruz 2012 Academy Awards
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Penelope Cruz wore a 56 carat pear-shaped diamond necklace, 15 carat diamond earrings, and a 43 carat diamond bracelet all by Chopard.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz 2012 Academy Awards
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Cameron Diaz 2012 Academy Awards
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Cameron Diaz wore an emerald cut diamond necklace, bezel diamond stud earrings, and diamond rings by Tiffany & Co.

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