7 of the Most Expensive Jewelry Worn to the Oscars
Posted on 13 January 2016
The 88th Academy Awards ceremony or Oscars will be held this February 28, and the media is as much as excited as those celebrities who were nominated. But Oscars is more than just an ordinary award, this event also showcases the most extravagant fashion gowns, extravagant necklaces and fashion rings worn by celebrities. You could say it is also one of the biggest fashion runways in the industry.
And since we’re talking about jewelry, we decided to name 7 of the most expensive jewelry worn to the Oscars by our favorite celebrities, their prices, and their designs.
● Angelina Jolie's Colombian Emerald Drop Earrings and Ring
It was in 2009 when Angelina Jolie’s stunned the crowd and the media with her elegant Ellie Saab black dress and that Colombian emerald jewelry she wore. The 115 carats Colombian emerald drop earrings she wore were valued at $2.5 million. While the emerald earring in her finger, weighing 65-carat, was worth over $1 million.
● Gwyneth Paltrow’s “Hearts of Winter” Cuff Bracelet
On 2012, Gwyneth Paltrow walked into the red carpet donning a stunning Tom Ford gown and her Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie “Hearts of Winter” cuff bracelet which was worth $1 million. The cuff bracelet was adorned with 2,368 diamonds and weighs 163 carats.
● Charlize Theron's Diamond Cluster Pendant Necklace
Charlize Theron is already a sight to behold so just imagine when she walked into the red carpet while wearing a diamond cluster necklace which has a value of $15.3 million with a 31-carat D flawless emerald-cut diamond as a pendant.
● Cate Blanchett's Chopard Opal Earrings, Brown Diamond Bracelet, and Pear-Shaped Diamond Ring
Aside from winning an award on 2014, Cate Blanchett perhaps also won an award called “The Wearer of the Most Expensive Earrings”. She donned a pair of earrings adorned with 62 opals in white gold. And she hadn’t had enough of that, for she also wore a brown diamond bracelet and a pear-shaped diamond ring. All the jewelry she wore that night costs around $18 million.
● Nicole Kidman’s L’Wren Scott Designed Diamond Necklace
When you say extravagant, the necklace worn by Nicole Kidman at the 2008 Academy Awards will probably come to your mind. It’s a $ 7 million diamond necklace that features 7,500 diamonds that took more than 6,200 hours to be made.
● Anne Hathaway's Tiffany Lucida Star Diamond Necklace
Anne Hathaway was our favorite girl from Princess Diaries, but the way she wore her gown and her jewelry on 2011’s Oscars made her look like a queen. Her Tiffany Lucida Star Diamond Necklace, weighs a total of 94 carats, which was paired with diamond earrings and a diamond ring that were all valued at $10 million.
● Gloria Stuart's $20 Million Harry Winston Heart of the Ocean Necklace
Remember the “Heart of the Ocean” necklace in the movie Titanic, it was worth $20 million. And yes, it was worn to the Oscars by Gloria Stuart in the year 1998 when she won the Best Supporting Actress Award. The brilliant 15-carat blue diamond necklace by Harry Winston is also considered as the most expensive jewelry worn in the Oscars up to date.