Hollywood icons and ingenues glowed in gold at this year's Oscars
Gold jewelry in both classic and innovative designs made an impact on the Oscar red carpet this year. Highlights ranged from gold and gem earrings and gold dome rings to statements like a gold and diamond headband. And in a progression of hues, rose gold cast a soft glow on Oscar beauties.
All eyes were on Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o who stole the show in her 18k yellow gold and rose cut diamond spike earrings, 18k yellow gold and diamond headband, 19th Century yellow gold and diamond coiled snake ring and multiple gold rings including a 18k yellow gold frog ring for good luck- all complementing her "Nairobi blue" Prada gown.
Standout gold earrings and rings sprinkled Oscar frocks with golden glamour. Amy Adams chose dramatic Tiffany & Co. Blue Book Collection 18k yellow gold, rodochrosite, lapis and turquoise earrings with diamonds and 18k yellow gold ring with fire opal, pink sapphire, yellow diamond and spesserite beads. Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie chose gold bezel set 42 carat round diamond drop earrings from Robert Procop Exceptional Jewels. Coco Rocha donned bold Azva 22k gold floral earrings to complement her Zac Posen gown.
Rose gold proved a flexible jewelry complement to both feminine and modern looks on the red carpet. Camilla Alves accented her blush colored gown with rose gold and pink diamond earrings and a rose gold and diamond ring from Lorraine Schwartz. Lady Gaga accessorized her Versace with rose gold 20 carat diamond studs.
Celebrities who wore gold jewelry to the 86th Academy Awards this year include:
LUPITA NYONG'O* – Fred Leighton 19th Century yellow gold and diamond coiled snake bracelet, 18k yellow gold Frog ring, 19th Century yellow gold, pearl and diamond ring, 19th Century yellow gold and opal ring, 1960's 18k gold, turquoise, and diamond ring, 18k yellow gold and rose-cut diamond spiked crescent earrings, and 18k yellow gold and diamond headband.
AMY ADAMS* – Tiffany & Co. Blue Book Collection 18k yellow gold rhodochrosite, lapis and turquoise earrings with diamonds, Blue Book Collection 18k yellow gold square modified brilliant yellow diamond bracelet, Blue Book Collection 18k yellow gold ring with fire opal, pink sapphire, yellow diamond and spessertite beads and gold Tiffany Metro diamond band rings.
ANGELINA JOLIE* – Robert Procop Exceptional Jewels Collection yellow gold round diamond drop earrings.
CAMILLA ALVES* - Lorraine Schwartz rose gold and pink diamond earrings with rose gold and diamond ring.
LADY GAGA* – Lorraine Schwartz rose gold and 20 carat diamond studs, rose gold and diamond bracelet, and a rose gold and fancy grey diamond ring surrounded by pink diamonds.
KELLY OSBOURNE* – Solange Azagury-Partridge 18k yellow gold and diamond Crinoline earrings, 18k yellow gold and diamond Spaghetti Bombe ring, 18k yellow gold Skeleton square ring, and 18k yellow gold and diamond Offering ring.
COCO ROCHA – Azva 22k yellow gold earrings and 22k yellow gold vine cuff.
BRAD PITT – Robert Procop yellow gold and diamond tuxedo buttons and cufflinks.
PHARRELL – Lorraine Schwartz gold and yellow diamond studs and Be Happy gold bracelets with Ofira Jewels gold ball bracelets with multi color diamonds.
GOLDIE HAWN – Lorraine Schwartz rose gold 14 carat rose cut diamond ring, rose gold and diamond chandelier earrings, and rose gold diamond briolette drop necklace.
SALLY HAWKINS – Fred Leighton antique diamond double drop earrings in gold and old mine diamond ring set in gold.
KRISTIN CHENOWETH – Neil Lane yellow gold and diamond pin wheel earrings, yellow gold chain bracelet, and yellow gold and diamond ring.
LOUISE ROE – Chopard 18k rose gold diamond bangle, champagne brown diamond briolette chandelier earrings set in 18k rose gold, and brown bear Animal World Collection 18k rose gold ring with brown diamonds, onyx, and blue sapphires.
JOHN LEGEND – Gentleman by David Thomas and Jason of Beverly Hills yellow gold and white diamond button cufflinks and yellow gold and white diamond lapel buttonhole.
IRELAND BALDWIN – H.Stern Iris 18k noble gold with diamond earrings and Iris 18k noble gold with diamonds ring.
RYAN SEACREST – Gentleman by David Thomas and Jason of Beverly Hills white gold with onyx button cufflinks.
MICHAEL B. JORDAN – Gentleman Collection by David Thomas and Jason of Beverly Hills white gold star collar.
Celebrities who wore gold jewelry to 2014 Oscar parties include:
ALISON BRIE – Dana Rebecca gold jewelry.
AMY POEHLER – Paolo Costagli Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/NY7517418k gold Brillante earrings with L Frank 18k diamond wrap bangles and 18k gold and aquamarine Kings ring.
HELENA CHRISTENSEN – Pamela Love Fine 18k gold and diamond Arch ring, 18k gold and diamond Arch cuff, and 18k gold and diamond five spike earrings.
JAIME KING - Shaun Leane 18k yellow gold and white diamond hook earrings.
PATRICIA CLARKSON – Lana gold Lumos drop earrings.
*Photos available upon request.
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