The Best Diamond Jewellery Looks at the Emmy Awards 2019

The 71st Prime Time Emmy Awards kicked off the awards season at the Los Angeles’s Microsoft Theatre on Sunday 22 September 2019. Hollywood’s biggest stars stepped out in dazzling ensembles and magnificent gowns, paired with the latest diamond jewellery trends. This year, Hollywood’s elite graced the red carpet in a variety of statement diamond earrings, layered diamond necklaces and timeless diamond rings. Here are a few of the best celebrity diamond jewellery looks from the Emmys 2019:

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Sophie Turner’s Dazzling Diamond Collar

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Sophie Turner

Game of Thrones star, Sophie Turner graced the red carpet in a floor-length, powder-pink satin gown, accessorised by a dazzling statement diamond collar necklace. The unique diamond design was inspired by medieval armor and is a flexible necklace that moves with the body. Made with white gold, 640 diamonds and 305 baguette-cut diamonds, it took over 1,175 hours of work to complete. The Game of Thrones actress completed the look with a designer ring consisting of white gold, 64 diamonds, and 25 baguette-cut diamonds.

Zendaya’s Diamond Bracelet & Earrings

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Spiderman actress Zendaya Coleman was a green goddess in a one-shoulder, asymmetric dark green silk charmeuse gown by Vera Wang. She paired the show-stopping dress with matching heels, sparkling diamond drop earrings and a statement diamond bracelet on her left wrist.

Brittany Snow’s Cinderella Jewels

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Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow was a real-life Cinderella in a stunning Disneyesque, pale blue chiffon ball gown. She added a dramatic element to her elegant ensemble with diamond drop triplet full pavé 18k gold earrings and a beautiful diamond ring.

Viola Davis’ Layered Diamond Necklaces

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Viola Davis

For her 2019 Emmys red carpet look, actress and style icon, Viola Davis was undeniably classy in a black and white gown which she dressed up with dazzling diamonds graduated necklaces, and timeless princess-cut diamond studs for a look totalling nearly 100 carats. To add even more shine to her look, Viola sported silver platform sneakers with her gown.

Naomi Watts’ Diamond Sautoir

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Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts embodied old Hollywood Glamour in her magnificent black strapless gown, velvet belt and platinum and diamond sautoir worn draped down her back for added effect. She accessorised her look with elegant diamond earrings and a diamond ring.

Mandy Moore’s Waterfall Diamond Earrings

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Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore scored her first acting nomination at the 2019 Emmys for her performance in This Is Us.  She lit up the red carpet in a mix of diamond rings and diamond earrings. Mandy wore an off-the-shoulder pink and red colour-blocked gown, which she accessorised with $225,000 (R3 380 782) worth of diamonds. Her waterfall diamond earrings were a focal point, which were centred by a stunning emerald cut stone that sits on the ear.

Rachel Brosnahan’s Diamond Earrings

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Rachel Brosnahan

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star, Rachel Brosnahan dressed to impress in a jaw-dropping blue sequined Ellie Saab gown. Her glamorous metallic eye makeup and gorgeous diamond earrings added even more sparkle to her look.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Diamond & Sapphire Hoops

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Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow wore a statement black and white gown with sheer black upper and floor-length chiffon sleeves. To complement her stunning dress, she wore a pair of 1968 vintage sapphire and diamond hoop earrings.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Gold & Diamond Drop Earrings

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Veep actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus returned to the Emmys red carpet this year after her battle with cancer. She sparkled from every angle in a glittery gold, Oscar de la Renta embellished high shine gown. She teamed the look with a pair of gold, diamond and gemstone multi-floral drop earrings.

Billy Porter’s $72K Diamond-studded Crystal Suit

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Billy Porter

Actor and singer, Billy Porter stepped out in a show-stopping Michael Kors Couture flare-pant suit encrusted with $72,000 (R1 082 836) of diamonds and 130,000 crystals. The suit took over 170 hours to hand-embroider, using 51,510 mini crystals for the jacket and 79,200 for the pants. His statement top hat was inspired by the lead dancer hat from My Fair Lady and was covered with chain crystals. Porter wore checkerboard diamond cufflinks valued at $20,000 (R300 730) and a $35,000 (R526 277) gardenia ring with over three carats of white and yellow diamonds that dates back to the 1920s as a brooch.

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