Celebrity Jewelry

2015 Golden Globes Jewelry Winners

Shoulder grazing chandelier earrings and icy white diamond statement pieces were clear favorites among Hollywood’s leading ladies at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards. View the top jewelry highlights of the evening and vote below:

 

Naomi Watts radiated in a canary yellow strapless Gucci dress paired with a pavé-set diamond serpent necklace weighing 76 carats in 18k white gold. The Aussie actress seems to be creating a signature look with serpent jewelry. We’ve spotted the star on at least two other occasions wearing similar pieces.

Golden Globe winner Julianne Moore shimmered in a Givenchy Haute Couture metallic gown. The Still Alice star accessorized with over 80 carats of diamonds including a 44 carat asscher cut diamond bracelet, a diamond eternity ring 7.7ctw, an oval shaped diamond eternity ring 4.74ctw and a second diamond bracelet 24.3ctw.

Although Reese Witherspoon didn’t snag Best Actress in a Drama award, she scored big in the jewelry category. The Wild star accessorized a silver Calvin Klein gown gleaming with metallic beads with over $1 million in diamonds. The dazzling baubles included a pair of diamond platinum earrings ($600,000), a diamond bangle bracelet ($200,000) and a diamond platinum ring 6.75ctw ($695,000).

Golden Globe nominee Jessica Chastain glowed in dark bronze Atelier Versace gown. Her loose waves hairstyle inspired by vintage Hollywood glamour, revealed a pair of diamond chandelier earrings featuring 194 round brilliant cut white diamonds 12.91ctw in 18k white gold.

Orange is the New Black star Laura Prepon opted for a black Christian Siriano gown accessorized with Simon G Jewelry. The pieces include a diamond fringe necklace, a pair of diamond dangle earrings in 18k white, two diamond rings featuring white, rose and yellow gold and a two tone diamond bangle.

Jennifer Lopez donned a silver art deco inspired Zuhair Murad dress complete with cape. JLo chose a bold pair of diamond chandelier earrings and a three stone diamond ring to accent her look.

Amal Alamuddin wore a black Dior Haute Couture dress with a pair of white gloves she sewed herself. Mrs. Clooney completed her look with a pair of 26.62 carat diamond chandelier earrings in platinum.

Golden Globe nominee Viola Davis paired a crystal embroidered red strapless Donna Karan dress with a 39 carat vintage diamond and platinum bangle.

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NEW Featured Designer: Doves Jewelry

Doves Jewelry

Today, Firenze Jewels is excited to announce the addition of Doves to our line of Featured Designers! The Doves Jewelry collection features a remarkable assortment of heirloom-quality pieces Inspired by nature fashion and architectural structures.

Collections such as Ivory Sky, Bella Rose and Viola contain a striking blend of lapis lazuli, amethyst and mother of pearl combined with white topaz gemstones creating unique hues not seen anywhere else. The St. Barth’s Blue collection is comprised of turquoise jewelry enhanced with white diamonds. This line is said to be inspired by the crystal seas of the Caribbean.de

Chief Designer Doron Hakimian’s degree in architecture, along with his gift for drawing and incredible eye for design proved to be a marvelous combination for these exquisite creations.

Doves Jewelry is frequently favored by A-List celebrities including Jessica Alba, Jennifer Lopez, Catherine Zeta Jones, Helen Miren, Shakira, Shania Twain and even First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama.

 

 

Explore the full collection: http://www.firenzejewels.com/designer-jewelry/doves/

 

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Oscars 2014 Jewelry Winners

Statement earrings and necklaces showcasing large white diamonds paired against metallic and muted hues were a clear winner at the 86th Academy Awards. View our recap on fashion’s biggest night of the year and vote your favorite jewelry moments below:

Angelina Jolie glistened in a sheer metallic Ellie Saab couture gown with intricate beadwork. The actress accessorized with a pair of diamond dangle earrings weighing over 42 carats. Working with a private jeweler, the earrings are rumored to be the largest, perfectly cut flawless round diamonds Hollywood’s power couple were able to find. Brad Pitt accepted Best Picture Oscar for 12 Years a Slave.

Charlize Theron stunned in a black Christian Dior couture dress wearing the necklace of the evening. The $15 million piece showcased a flawless 31 carat square emerald cut diamond surrounded by a cluster of diamonds.

Best actress in a Leading Role Oscar winner Cate Blanchett accessorized a nude crystal embellished Armani Privé gown with a bold pair of earrings featuring 62 opal stones surrounded by diamond pavé and set in white gold.

American Hustle star Jennifer Lawrence radiated in a strapless fire orange Christian Dior dress. Making a similar jewelry statement to last year’s ceremony, the actress wore a $2 million 100 carat antique style diamond necklace draped down her back.

Oscar Performer Idina Menzel paired a deep green Vera Wang gown with a 77.12 carat diamond collar, a 34.6 carat diamond bracelet, antique style diamond earrings and a diamond ring. During her performance of the Oscar Winning song ‘Let it Go’, the songstress wore a Natalie K diamond bracelet and diamond chandelier earrings.

Best supporting actress Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o evoked Cinderella with a powder blue Prada gown and numerous intriguing jewelry pieces including a diamond frog ring, a diamond serpent bracelet, rose cut diamond cluster earrings in a foliate motif and a diamond encrusted headband.

Oscar nominee Sandra Bullock wore a midnight blue Alexander McQueen gown with a set of diamond cluster earrings in a foliate motif and a diamond cuff bracelet set in platinum.

Naomi Watts was a vision in white. The actress who plays Princess Di in the movie Diana accessorized an embroidered Calvin Klein dress with a web-like diamond necklace and diamond serpent bracelet.

Jessica Biel shimmered in a nude metallic Chanel couture gown paired with a marquise cut diamond necklace and diamond and aquamarine dangle earrings.

Julia Roberts donned a lacy black Givenchy couture dress accented with a bold pair of antique style diamond earrings and stacked diamond bracelets.


 

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Emmy Awards 2013 Jewelry Winners

Large diamond and gemstone rings, classic studs, emerald jewels and colorful dangle earrings rocked the 2013 Emmy Awards. Here’s who we thought were Sunday night’s winners in the jewelry category:
Carrie Underwood stole the show in over in over $25 million worth of diamonds.  The singer, who performed one of the Beatles’ hits Yesterday, paired a deep purple Romona Keveza gown with an $18 million diamond necklace, a $3.2 million pair of diamond studs and a $4 million pear shaped right hand diamond ring.

Sofia Vergara stunned in over $7 million in diamonds and gemstones. Television’s highest paid actress, accessorized a scarlet lace Vera Wang gown with an elaborate pair of platinum dangle earrings set with Colombian emeralds, rubies and sapphires, a 40 carat Colombian emerald and rose cut diamond ring and 21 carat asscher cut white diamond ring.

 
Best supporting actress Emmy winner Anna Gunn accessorized a cream pink and black lace Romona Keveza gown with a pair opal and pink opal dangle earrings.

Sarah Hyland looked gorgeous in green. The Modern Family star donned a CH Carolina Herrera emerald and black lace gown with a pair of dangle earrings dripping in emeralds, a diamond and emerald ring and matching emerald bangle.

 

New Girl star Zooey Deschanel matched a large diamond and light blue tourmaline right hand ring with an ice blue J. Mendel gown.

TV host Maria Menounos paired a midnight blue Zac Posen gown with a statement diamond emerald necklace and a set of emerald studs.

 

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Oscars 2013 Jewelry Winners

Vintage style jewelry and classic white diamonds ruled the red carpet at the 2013 Academy Awards. View the highlights of the evening and vote below:

Jennifer Garner stunned in a 200 carat vintage diamond necklace set in darkened platinum worth $2.5 million. Garner has attended almost every ceremony throughout the award show season supporting husband Ben Affleck who accepted the Best Movie Oscar for Argo.

Silver Linings Playbook and best leading actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence paired a gorgeous faint blush hued Dior Haute Couture gown with a set of 12 carat pear shaped diamond dangle earrings set in round brilliant cut and rose-cut diamonds, an 8 carat diamond ring a 5 carat diamond band topped off by a 74 carat opera length diamond necklace draped down her back.

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway accessorized a pale pink silk Prada gown with a platinum vintage style floral diamond necklace. The Les Miserables actress added an interesting twist by wearing the $485,000 piece backwards.

Oscar award presenter Charlize Theron looked stunning in a strapless snow white Dior Haute Couture gown and sporting a fearless pixie cut. Theron accessorized with a pair of asscher cut diamond studs and stacks of antique style diamond platinum bracelets each weighing between 57 and 58 carats.

Jessica Chastain paired a strapless sequined Armani Privé gown with a set of 10 carat antique style diamond cluster earrings and a 24 carat white diamond and yellow gold bracelet.

Sandra Bullock accented her sparkling sheer black Elie Saab Couture gown with a pair of diamond studs, 3 diamond rings and diamond brooch used as a hair pin.

Jennifer Hudson paired her midnight blue shimmering mermaid-like Roberto Cavalli dress with a set of bold diamond and blue green opal earrings $13,250.

Jane Fonda radiated on the red carpet in a canary yellow Versace gown paired with a set of 28 carat yellow diamond chandelier earrings, crafted in yellow gold and a 10 carat emerald cut yellow diamond ring surrounded by pavé set white diamonds in white and yellow gold.

Oscar award presenter and previous Best Actress winner Reese Witherspoon donned a vivid blue and black Louis Vuitton gown accessorized with a diamond and onyx ring, an antique style diamond and platinum bracelet and a pair of diamond cluster earrings.

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2012 Primetime Emmys Jewelry Winners

Classic white diamonds in dramatic settings paired with metallic fabrics was a a notable trend at the 64th Primetime Emmys on Sunday. Here’s who we thought were the biggest jewelry winners of the evening:

Sofia Vergara dazzled in a shimmering mermaid inspired Zuhair Murad gown with over 175 carats of white diamonds. Vergara’s jewels included a set of dramatic pear shaped drop diamond earrings (45 carats), a diamond ring with two center stones (20 carats), a marquise cut diamond and platinum bracelet (25 carats), an intriguing diamond serpent bracelet (10 carats) and a 75 carat diamond cuff bracelet.

Lucy Liu arrived wearing one of the most interesting ensembles of the evening, a silver strapless Versace gown composed entirely of metal. The ‘Elementary’ actress paired her bold, contemporary look with classic style jewelry, including a set of 30 carat diamond studs and a diamond platinum right hand ring.

Sarah Hyland worked with Georgina Chapman of Marchesa in designing her dove-grey gown. Hyland embellished her look with a pair of diamond and ruby cluster earrings, a diamond and ruby right hand ring and a diamond and platinum bracelet.

Presented just a week ago during London Fashion Week, Nicole Kidman donned a striking Antonio Berardi Spring 2013 gown with Christian Louboutin Vampanodo sandals. The Australian actress completed her look with a bold set of diamond and carved lavender jade drop earrings.

Christina Hendricks paired her custom metallic Siriano with a set of diamond and ruby dangle earrings and stacked cuffs and bangles embellished with diamonds, rubies and jade stones.

Jessica Paré radiated on the red carpet in a custom white Grecian gown by Jason Wu. She complimented her simple yet classic look with a right hand ring featuring a cushion cut emerald weighing 15 carats and two sapphires 6.59ctw.

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Brooke Astor Jewels to Auction in New York

 

Five years after her death, an auction of famed socialite and philanthropist Brooke Astor’s personal items, including $5 million worth of jewels, will be held at Sotheby’s New York on Sept 24-25.

Among the numerous works of art to be highlighted in the 800 piece collection are a 22.84 carat emerald and diamond ring valued at $150,000, an emerald and diamond necklace valued at $350,000 and a fancy color diamond, ruby and coral lion brooch pin set in 18k gold valued at $30,000.

Following her husband’s death in 1959, Brooke Astor took charge of his philanthropic endeavors and served as the trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While some of us may recall the scandal that surrounded her name during her final years, throughout her life, Astor distributed tens of millions of her fortune to various charitable causes, most notably The New York Public Library, the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan and MoMA.

Other auction highlights to be offered at Astor’s Park Avenue duplex and Westchester County mansion include Chinese lacquer furniture dating to the Qing dynasty and a variety of canine themed master paintings.

The collection will be showcased at Sotheby’s York Avenue Galleries on September 17 prior to auction.

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2012 Golden Globes Jewelry Winners

Classic white diamonds and bright emerald greens often mixed with blues and purples ruled the red carpet at yesterday’s 69th annual Golden Globes Awards. Here’s who we thought were the jewelry winners of the evening:

Julianne Moore accented her black strapless Chanel gown with a pair of eye popping dangle emerald earrings and a matching emerald right hand ring.

Debra Messing accessorized a beautiful black one-shouldered Monique Lhuillier gown with a bold and exotic pair of emerald and purple gemstone drop earrings.

Jenna Dewan-Tatum paired a beautiful green Maria Lucia Hohan gown with a set of uniquely crafted diamond and opal drop earrings.

Angelina Jolie wore a mesmerizing ivory colored Atelier Versace gown with scarlet red detailing that matched both her clutch as well as her famed pout. She paired the gown with a set of exquisite 25 carat diamond studs and 12 carat platinum and diamond ring.

Combining old Hollywood glamor with a touch of fairytale princess, Charlize Theron arrived in a breathtaking blush-hued Christian Dior gown with a vintage style diamond and platinum headband.

Project Runway hostess Heidi Klum wore a custom Calvin Klein Collection bisque silk crepe sheath dress with a plunging back. She paired her gown with a statement turquoise bib necklace and turquoise right hand ring.

Kate Beckinsale donned a strapless Roberto Cavalli gown paired with over 300 carats of diamonds, including a set of beautiful over-sized diamond earrings and two stacked antique style bangle bracelets.

Having a second child only five months ago, Jessica Alba looked spectacular in a dark pink Gucci strapless gown which she paired with a set of diamond dangle earrings, a diamond ring and diamond and platinum bangle bracelet.

Sofia Vergara looked stunning in a dark blue Vera Wang gown. However, it paled in comparison to the exquisite set of 31.58 carat diamond earrings, two stacked intricately designed 62.72 carat vintage style diamond bangles and two rings she wore all rumored to be worth at least $5 million.

Freida Pinto radiated a peacock blue strapless silk cloque gown by Prada accessorized with a marvelous mesh Chopard bib necklace featuring 1,705 micro-pave white diamonds and 145 carats of yellow diamonds all of which enhanced her natural glow.

Emily Deschanel chose an interesting play of colors by pairing a set of diamond and emerald drop earrings with a a royal blue Grecian gown.

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