Top 7 diamond jewellery pieces of the Oscars 2017 red carpet

The 2017 Oscars was most certainly one of the most eventful Academy Awards of the year. Not only was La La Land accidentally announced as the Best Picture of the year instead of Moonlight, but the diamond jewellery on the red carpet was simply breathtakingly beautiful. Hollywood’s most beloved actresses debuted big and bold diamond jewellery pieces such as necklaces, big drop earrings and tasteful colour gemstones. Here are a few of our favourite diamond jewellery pieces that brightened up the red carpet at the 2017 Oscars:

Charlize Theron

Charlize’s drop earrings left everyone speechless on the red carpet

Charlize’s drop earrings left everyone speechless on the red carpet

Charlize Theron arrived on the red carpet looking absolutely stunning. The South African beauty stepped out in a gold lamé dress taking everyone’s breathe away. But the real show-stopper was the diamond jewellery Charlize was wearing. The actress wore a beautiful pair of statement diamond earrings comprising of a 25 carat pear shape, D-flawless diamond, a 26 carat heart shape, D-flawless diamond, 4.55 carats of pear shape diamonds and 4.35 carats of brilliant cut diamonds set in 18k white gold. But that’s not all, Charlize also debuted two gorgeous diamond rings; the one was a 7.11 carat pear shape diamond and 1.14 carats of diamonds set in 18k white gold, while the other ring was a 4.04 carat diamond set in 18k white gold. There’s no denying she left everyone speechless.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone went for gold during the 2017 Oscars

Emma Stone went for gold during the 2017 Oscars

Emma Stone was the star of the night in more ways than one. The La La Land actress went for gold while wearing a 20’s style beaded golden dress along with a unique pair of platinum and yellow gold diamond drop earrings. On the night, Emma walked away with the Oscar for the Best Actress for her role in La La Land. “I still have a lot of growing and learning to do and this guy is a symbol on that journey,” she said holding her golden trophy. We couldn’t be more proud of her achievements on the night.

Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae jewellery pieces were worth R19 million

Janelle Monae jewellery pieces were worth R19 million

The American singer, songwriter and actress went all out at the 2017 Oscars, bedazzling everyone on the red carpet. Janelle Monae was seen wearing gorgeous diamond jewellery pieces worth a whopping R19 million. She wore a cluster stud pair of earrings set in 18k yellow gold, a two stone ring with round and pear shape diamonds set in 18k white gold, a two stone diamond ring with a 5.03 carat radiant cut diamond and a two stone fancy yellow diamond ring set in 18k white and yellow gold. Janelle also featured an exceptional radiant intense fancy yellow diamond with side trillions set in platinum. She was simply shining from head to toe at the 2017 Oscars.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman added a bit of colour to her one of a kind pair of earrings

Nicole Kidman added a bit of colour to her one of a kind pair of earrings

Nicole Kidman, who was nominated for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role was looking rather exceptional on the red carpet during the 2017 Oscars. But, of course, there’s a good reason for that since she wore an estimated 119 carats of diamond jewellery; this included a vintage 1963 cluster diamond bracelet in platinum, a red cluster diamond and spinel drop earrings, a splash diamond bracelet in platinum and a cluster pear shape diamond ring also set in platinum. The actress made sure she looked elegant and classy on the night of the awards.

Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel’s necklace was the real show-stopper at the Oscars 2017

Jessica Biel’s necklace was the real show-stopper at the Oscars 2017

Jessica Biel’s husband, Justin Timberlake may have been the one nominated for an Oscar, but it’s the actress who ended up stealing the show. She looked flawless in a designer gold dress on the red carpet, but what really made the outfit was a platinum and 18k gold diamond necklace she wore around her neck. Presenter, Ryan Seacrest called the look, “perfection” and we couldn’t agree more.

Dakota Johnson

The 50 Shades of Grey actress looked timeless and elegant at the awards

The 50 Shades of Grey actress looked timeless and elegant at the awards

The 50 Shades of Grey actress stunned everyone on the red carpet when she appeared in a beautiful high-neck and long-sleeve dress, featuring a 1958 vintage statement necklace. The look was completed with a 1946 vintage yellow gold, 2.95 carat ruby and diamond ring. Dakota also wore a 1945 yellow gold, emerald and ruby vintage ring. The actress looked absolutely timeless on the red carpet at the 2017 Oscars.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett’s earrings sure made a statement at the Oscars

Scarlett’s earrings sure made a statement at the Oscars

Scarlett Johansson, who brought her agent Joe Machota as her date to the 2017 Oscars, was seen wearing a gorgeous gauzy pink-and-purple printed gown, completed with beautiful, statement jewellery pieces. The actress wore a pair of mid-Century diamond 3-row cuffs set in platinum and palladium, a 1930’s pear shape pair of earrings and an Art Deco Old European cut diamond ring to finish the look.

Award season is more than just a night of recognition for some of Hollywood’s most talented actors and actresses; it’s also a night for Hollywood’s elite to come out and debut some of their best jewellery pieces of 2017 on the red carpet. This year, the Oscars was simply a night for celebrities to shine in more ways than one.