2010 MTV Video Music Awards Jewelry Highlights

Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles continued the bold jewelry trends we saw at the Primetime Emmy Awards – statement earrings paired well with right hand rings and stacked bangle bracelets. Dark metals such as black rhodium and blackened platinum encrusted in black diamonds were a prominent theme in jewelry. Some of our favorite on-trend fashionistas who rocked the event sported fresh and edgy blackened metal earrings with bracelets or right hand rings encrusted in yellow diamonds, black diamonds, smokey topaz or blue hued stones.

MTV reality series The Hills stars Audrina Patridge, Lo Bosworth and Stephanie Pratt all glittered on the VMAs white carpet. Patridge accessorized a shimmering silver dress with stacked diamond bracelets and diamond bangles on both wrists and Bosworth glammed up her California luxe look with a pair of diamond and yellow gold dangle earrings. Going for understated elegance, Stephanie Pratt wore a pair diamond studs, bangles and stackable rings by none other than Le Vian. Singer Taylor swift (who was on the receiving end of Kanye West’s antics at last year’s event) followed suit with fine pair of Le Vian earrings.

Although the New York Times described Chelsea Handler as being one of the “worst hosts in the show’s history”, the comedian did not disappoint in the fashion and accessories department. The jewelry pieces she wore throughout the event consisted of a black diamond and platinum cuff bracelet with a set of platinum diamond white and black dangle earrings, and a white, black and yellow diamond right hand ring.

She also wore diamond, gold and coral bracelets and bangles. Katy Perry and Twilight actress Ashley Greene also rocked in black. Perry paired her eyebrow-raising ensemble with a black diamond and blackened sterling silver right hand ring encrusted with black pave diamonds and a set of rose cut diamond earrings. Meanwhile, Greene adorned herself in an exquisite set of platinum black diamond earrings and a platinum black diamond and black sapphire bracelet.

Another highlight at the event was Selena Gomez who stood out in cool blue hues wearing short drop crystal earrings and a matching bold right hand ring. Sofia Vergara whom we loved at the Emmy’s also shimmered at the VMAs in a blackened diamond platinum cuff bracelet and diamond platinum earrings, both featuring white and black stones, paired with a platinum diamond ring all totaling over 500 carats.