Sparkle Plenty: The Oscars Had No Shortage of High-Wattage Jewels

10:20 AM 3/5/2018

by Laurie Brookins

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From Helen Mirren’s sapphires to Greta Gerwig’s (important) vintage necklace, jewelry didn’t miss a chance to shine on Oscar night.

  • Gal Gadot

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    The plunging neckline of Gadot’s Givenchy haute-couture gown was the perfect frame for this necklace from Tiffany & Co.’s 2018 Blue Book collection: Crafted of platinum, the necklace features 61 carats of aquamarines, including a 27-carat aquamarine drop, and more than 1,000 diamonds. tiffany.com

  • Emma Stone

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    With her custom satin Louis Vuitton tuxedo, Emma Stone also wore high jewelry from the house, including these earrings featuring Mandarin garnets totaling more than 11 carats, accented with white diamonds and set in 18-karat white gold. They required 245 hours of work by the Louis Vuitton high-jewelry artisans. louisvuitton.com

  • Allison Williams

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    From Harry Winston’s Water collection, the Get Out star wore the house’s River Diamond earrings, featuring 16.03 carats of white diamonds set in platinum, with her nude beaded Armani Privé gown. harrywinston.com

  • Jennier Garner

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    For the perfect touch of sparkle against the electric blue of her Atelier Versace gown, Jennifer Garner chose cascading earrings crafted of diamonds and sapphires set in 18-karat white gold from Piaget’s Sunny Side of Life high-jewelry collection. piaget.com

  • Danai Gurira

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    The Black Panther actress paired her sleek Gabriela Hearst silk wool column gown with diamonds by Paris-based Messika, including a choker crafted of 676 diamonds totaling 36.21 carats from the jeweler’s 2018 Siren Song high-jewelry collection. messika.com

  • Nicole Kidman

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    With her cobalt Armani Privé gown, Nicole Kidman wore more than 84 carats of Harry Winston diamonds, including the house’s Winston Cluster diamond chandelier earrings, featuring 23.52 carats of white diamonds set in platinum. harrywinston.com

  • Ashley Judd

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    Judd accessorized her custom purple Badgley Mischka gown with white diamonds by Bulgari: high-jewelry earrings featuring 10.17 carats of white diamonds set in 18-carat white gold; a circa-1930 necklace of diamonds set in platinum; and a 1939 bracelet of diamonds set in platinum. bulgari.com

  • Zendaya

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    White diamonds by Bulgari sparkled against the deep chocolate hue of Zendaya’s Giambattista Valli spring 2018 haute-couture gown; the standout pieces were the circa-1930 Art Deco pendant earrings of diamonds set in platinum. bulgari.com

  • Emily Blunt

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    Among the night’s most beautiful color combinations was Blunt’s aqua-toned Schiaparelli haute-couture gown paired with Chopard: high-jewelry earrings featuring 30.96 carats of pear-shaped aquamarines and .67 carats of diamonds, set in titanium; a high-jewelry ring featuring a 12.92-carat aquamarine and .54 carats of diamonds set in 18-karat white gold; and a “Temptations Collection” ring featuring a 5.11-carat pear-shaped aquamarine, .59 carats of diamonds, a .34-carat amethyst, and .33 carats of pear-shaped tanzanites, all set in 18-karat white gold. chopard.com

  • Maya Rudolph

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    One-of-a-kind earrings by West Hollywood-based Irene Neuwirth, crafted of turquoise and pink opal spheres, old mine-cut diamonds and round brilliant-cut diamonds, all set in 18-karat white gold, were offset nicely by the high neck of Rudolph’s crimson Valentino gown. ireneneuwirth.com

  • Viola Davis

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    Against the sleek simplicity of her bright pink Michael Kors Collection gown, Davis’s hoop earrings, crafted of 30 carats of white diamonds set in 18-karat white gold, by Los Angeles-based Norman Silverman were the perfect graphic touch. normansilverman.com

  • Greta Gerwig

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    The best director nominee scored one of the night’s most special pieces of jewelry to wear with her golden Rodarte gown: Her vintage necklace, crafted of moonstones, diamonds and sapphires set in platinum, was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany between 1910 and 1920 and is from the Tiffany & Co. archives. tiffany.com

  • Mary J. Blige

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    A double nominee for best supporting actress and best original song, Blige paired her white asymmetrical Atelier Versace gown with Forevermark’s Large Drop earrings featuring 12.28 carats of white diamonds set in 18-karat white gold. forevermark.com

  • Allison Janney

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    Oscar-winner Allison Janney has been killing it in sleek gowns the entire awards season, and didn’t disappoint in this custom red gown by Reem Acra; she paired it with classically simple diamonds, including a Forevermark by Rahaminov diamond Riviera necklace featuring 55.26 carats of white diamonds set in platinum. forevermark.com

  • John Fonda

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    Against the jagged neckline of her white Balmain gown, Fonda opted for the delicacy of high-jewelry earrings by Chopard, featuring 18.10 carats of pear-shaped diamonds, 7.80 carats of diamonds beads, and .40 carats of rose-cut diamonds set in 18-karat white gold. chopard.com

  • Helen Mirren

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    Mirren’s blue column gown by Reem Acra was chicly simple, allowing her Harry Winston necklace to be the true wow moment: The piece is crafted of 115.27 carats of cushion-cut sapphires and diamonds set in platinum. She also wore cushion-cut sapphire and diamond earrings and a Winston Cluster diamond ring from the house. harrywinston.com

  • Octavia Spencer

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    With her custom emerald-green satin-faced organza gown by Brandon Maxwell, Spencer chose $1.8 million in Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, including these 40-carat Colombian emerald and diamond drop earrings. 

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