Monthly Archives: March 2014
Aquamarine is a blue to green-blue variety of precious beryl. The beryl group of minerals is most famous for chromium-rich, green emerald, which happens to be one of the ‘Precious Four’ gems of the world (diamond, sapphire and ruby are the remaining three). Aquamarine is the official birthstone for those born in March. Continue reading
Many millions of dollars of jewelry hit the red carpet at the 2014 Oscars in Hollywood last night…and that was just on Jennifer Lawrence.
NYC Wholesale Diamonds took notice of the following magnificent designs that were priceless:
Charlize Theron 31-carat diamond cluster Harry Winston necklace popped against her black Christian Dior haute couture gown.
As if her Prada gown wasn’t stunning enough, Lupita Nyong’o showed off great taste in jewelry as well, selecting a beguiling gold and diamond headband and a gold and rose-cut diamond spiked crescent earrings which gave a little edge to the outfit. She also wore a 19th century gold and diamond snake bracelet and several vintage rings, all from Fred Leighton.
Cate Blanchett’s gown was embellished enough, but she dared to wear giant opal drops set in white gold from Chopard — gorgeous. Naomi Watts paired her winter-white Calvin Klein gown with a spiderweb-like diamond Bulgari necklace. Jennifer Lawrence‘s Neil Lane necklace weighed in at 100 carats and cost $2 million — and let’s not forget her 10-card diamond studs and diamond-and-platinum ring. And Sandra Bullock‘s platinum and diamond $1.8 million cluster earrings from Lorraine Schwartz.