While we are counting the days left for the 87th Oscars, we’ve compiled a list of the most expensive Academy Awards Jewelry in history. When it comes to such an extraordinary and important ceremony as the Academy Awards, every attendee wants to look their absolute best. While men just have to choose a nice tuxedo, the ladies have the herculean task of deciding on an entire look, including gown, hair, makeup, purse, and of course, jewelry.
You’ll definitely be stunned by the pieces on our list, from earrings to necklaces and even including vintage cuffs. But you’ll not be surprised by the mastermind designers behind such pieces of jewelry. If you happen to be interested in the world of jewelry design make sure to check out our list of The 10 Most Expensive Jewelry Brands.
Are you curious about the most expensive Academy Awards Jewelry in history? Let’s take a look at the countdown and find out!
9. Gwyneth Paltrow at the 84th Academy Awards
At the 2012 Oscars Gwyneth Paltrow wore an incredibly elegant white gown, designed by Tom Ford. Such a dress needed to be paired with a stunning piece of jewelry, and what better than an amazing $1 million cuff bracelet? The breathtaking accessory, studded with over 2000 diamonds, was an Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie creation that weighed 163 carats.
8. Amy Adams at the 83rd Academy Awards
The Enchanted beauty’s jewels at the 2011 Oscars amounted to a staggering total of $1,35 million. Although Adams didn’t take the award for Best Supporting Actress that night, she managed to enter the list of the costliest jewelry ever worn at the ceremony. The Cartier ensemble of accessories included a secret watch bracelet and a matching emerald and diamond necklace.
7. Angelina Jolie at the 81st Academy Awards
Who can forget the emerald drop earrings that Angelina Jolie wore at the 2009 Oscars? Without a doubt, Brad’s wife looked her absolute best at that year’s ceremony. The amazing Lorraine Schwartz 115-carat earrings, valued in $2.5 million, along with a matching 65-carat ring were the colorful accessories to an elegant Elie Saab black gown.
6. Jennifer Garner at the 85th Academy Awards
At the 2013 Oscars, Jennifer Garner blew everyone away when she paired her bordeaux Gucci gown with a $2.5 million diamond necklace. The vintage-looking Neil Lane piece of jewelry was crafted with almost two hundred carats of diamonds.
5. Kate Winslet at the 82nd Academy Awards
One of the most expensive and unique pieces on our countdown is a Tiffany & Co. necklace that was designed especially for the Titanic star. Kate Winslet, who wore an Atelier Yves Saint Laurent dress that night, rocked the astounding yellow diamond necklace together with a matching pair of canary diamond earrings and bracelets. The price of such art-deco looking piece? $2.5 million!