The Adventurine Posts Best of 2017: Jewelry on the Red Carpet

Tiffany Necklace, Jessica Chastain in Piaget, Vintage Cartier Necklace, Cate Blanchette, Chopard Earrings, Ruth Negga in Irene Neuwirth Photo Getty and courtesy

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Best of 2017: Jewelry on the Red Carpet

It was an amazing year of style

by The Adventurine Editors

It’s no secret, our favorite time of the year is Award Season. We love it (obviously) because that’s when the best jewels make their way down the red carpet for all to see. In 2017, there were any number of jaw-dropping moments at the the Oscars, Golden Globes and all the other shows in between. The imaginative and statement making looks set the tone for the year that sparkled plenty from beginning to end.

See some of our favorite stories on red carpet jewels below.

Octavia Spencer in Lorraine Schwartz, Natalie Portman in Tiffany and Emma Stone in vintage Tiffany at the 2017 Golden GlobesPhoto by Steve Granitz/WireImage, Venturelli/WireImage, Steve Granitz/WireImage

Octavia Spencer in Lorraine Schwartz, Natalie Portman in Tiffany and Emma Stone in vintage Tiffany at the 2017 Golden Globes Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage, Venturelli/WireImage, Steve Granitz/WireImage

The 10 Best Jewels at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are known as the award show where anything can happen. The same could be said of the jewelry that came down the red carpet on the stars at the 2017 Globes. There was everything from big diamond necklaces to a fresh spin on classic pearls and velvet ribbon chokers that cost just a few dollars… Read more

Kristen Bell in Harry Winston, Naomie Harris in Tiffany and Mandy Moore in Neil Lane Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage; Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images; Venturelli/WireImage

Kristen Bell in Harry Winston, Naomie Harris in Tiffany and Mandy Moore in Neil Lane Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage; Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images; Venturelli/WireImage

10 More Amazing Jewels at the Golden Globes

There was so much sparkle we did a second story… Read more

Viola Davis in a Nirav Modi necklace, Amy Adams in Cartier jewels, Kirsten Dunst in Fred Leighton necklaces Photo FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Viola Davis in a Nirav Modi necklace, Amy Adams in Cartier jewels, Kirsten Dunst in Fred Leighton necklaces Photo FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The Best Jewelry at the SAG Awards

As predicted, the SAG Awards delivered some of the most creative jewelry worn on the red carpet for the entire Award Season. There was jewelry joy in all the bold necklaces that made an appearance for the occasion. Lots of divine earrings lit up the stars’ lobes. The biggest surprise was the matching set of jewels… Read more

Kate Middleton in pendant earrings, Nicole Kidman in Harry Winston, Amy Adams in David Webb Photo Getty

Kate Middleton in pendant earrings, Nicole Kidman in Harry Winston, Amy Adams in David Webb Photo Getty

The Best Jewelry at the BAFTAs

Stars turned up the shine for the royal audience… Read more

Jay Z and Beyoncé in Lorraine Schwartz diamonds at the 2017 Grammys Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS

Jay Z and Beyoncé in Lorraine Schwartz diamonds at the 2017 Grammys Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS

Beyoncé’s $12-million Diamond Necklace at the Grammys

The Lorraine Schwartz necklace had over 400-carats of gems… Read more

Charlize Theron in Chopard, Ruth Negga in Irene Neuwirth set with Gemfields Rubies, Jessica Biel in Tiffany Photo Getty

Charlize Theron in Chopard, Ruth Negga in Irene Neuwirth set with Gemfields Rubies, Jessica Biel in Tiffany Photo Getty

The Best Jewelry at the 2017 Oscars 

The Academy Awards are known as the Super Bowl of fine jewelry. This year the show completely lived up to that reputation and then some. There were stunning necklaces, dazzling earrings, amazing bracelets and a tiara. Not only did the stars shine in jewels they also showed their support of several causes including the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, GLAAD and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation… Read more

Ruth Negga in the Gemfields x Irene Neuwirth tiara and earrings at the 2017 Oscars; (Inset) Irene's design of Ruth in the jewel Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images; Drawing courtesy of Irene Neuwirth

Ruth Negga in the Gemfields x Irene Neuwirth tiara and earrings at the 2017 Oscars; (Inset) Irene’s design of Ruth in the jewel. Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images; Drawing courtesy of Irene Neuwirth

The Backstory of Ruth Negga’s Oscar Tiara

It all started the day after the Oscar nominations were announced on January 25, 2017. Just twenty-four hours after Ruth Negga’s stylist, Karla Welch received the news that her client was nominated for an Academy Award, she called Irene Neuwirth… Read more

Jessica Biel wearing the gold, diamond and platinum Art of the Wild necklace at the 2017 Oscars and a sketch of the jewel from Tiffany Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images and Tiffany & Co.

Jessica Biel wearing the gold, diamond and platinum Art of the Wild necklace at the 2017 Oscars and a sketch of the jewel from Tiffany Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images and Tiffany & Co.

Jessica Biel’s Oscar Necklace By Tiffany

We answered all your questions. How much does it cost? How much does it weigh? Read more

Charlize Theron wearing the long Garden of Kalahari diamond pendant earrings (at right) on the red carpet at the 2017 Oscars Photo Steve Granitz/WireImage and courtesy

Charlize Theron wearing the long Garden of Kalahari diamond pendant earrings (at right) on the red carpet at the 2017 Oscars Photo Steve Granitz/WireImage and courtesy

The Story of Charlize Theron’s Oscar Earrings

Charlize Theron is known for wearing jaw-dropping jewels on the red carpet, but she has never worn anything quite like the Chopard earrings she put on for the 2017 Oscars. The eye-popping earrings became the first question from every reporter and caused a sensation on social media. We needed to know more—much more about the jewels… Read more

Dakota Johnson in vintage Cartier Collection jewels at the 2017 Oscars Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Dakota Johnson in vintage Cartier Collection jewels at the 2017 Oscars Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Dakota Johnson’s Oscar Jewels Were Priceless

They came from the Cartier Collection of historic jewels… Read more

Jessica Alba in Niwaka at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscars partyPhoto by Matt Winkelmeyer/VF17/WireImage

Jessica Alba in Niwaka at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscars partyPhoto by Matt Winkelmeyer/VF17/WireImage

The Best Jewels at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

There were amazing earrings in every silhouette imaginable… Read more

Sarah Paulson in Forevermark diamond earrings designed by Karla Welch at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party; (Inset) Karla's design of Sarah in the jewel Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images and courtesy

Sarah Paulson in Forevermark diamond earrings designed by Karla Welch at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party; (Inset) Karla’s design of Sarah in the jewel Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images and courtesy

Sarah Paulson’s Stylist Designed Her Earrings

“Most of all, I don’t want the jewelry to be nothing,” explained super stylist Karla Welch when I asked her about her approach to jewelry on the red carpet. “It should be something.” The earrings Karla designed for her client Sarah Paulson to wear to the Vanity Fair Oscar party lived up to that promise… Read more

Rihanna at the 2017 MET Gala wearing earrings from her collab with Chopard and a Comme des Garçons dress Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images

Rihanna at the 2017 MET Gala wearing earrings from her collab with Chopard and a Comme des Garçons dress Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images

The Best Jewels at the MET Gala

Before the 2017 MET Gala, celebrating exhibition Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between, people joked there would be no jewelry because the spirit of the party was such an avant-garde designer there would be no room in the ensembles for gems. In reality the opposite was true. There were lots of eye catching styles on the blue carpet including trends we have been tracking at The Adventurine: shoulder dusters, chokers and suites… Read more 

Jessica Chastain in Piaget's ruby and diamond Sun on Fire necklace at the Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony Photo Alberto Pizzoli/Getty Images

Jessica Chastain in Piaget’s ruby and diamond Sun on Fire necklace at the Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony Photo Alberto Pizzoli/Getty Images

The Best Jewels at the Cannes Film Festival

I have said it before, there is as much, possibly more, extraordinary jewelry at the Cannes Film Festival than the entire two-month long Awards Season. Following is all the best and brightest designs spotted at the 2017 festivities… Read more

At the 2017 Tony Awards, Sarah Paulson in Irene Neuwirth earrings and Anna Kendrick in Cartier earrings Photo Getty

At the 2017 Tony Awards, Sarah Paulson in Irene Neuwirth earrings and Anna Kendrick in Cartier earrings Photo Getty

The Best Jewelry at the Tony Awards

The Tony Awards honoring Broadway’s talent may not have the megawatt sparkle of the Oscars or Cannes, but there are lots of beautiful jewels that are more, well, New York. They are chic but understated compared to the over-the-top bling seen during Awards Season in Los Angeles. And for that reason, they are worth a review…. Read more

At the 2017 Venice Film Festival screening of 'Suburbicon,' George Clooney with Amal Clooney who is wearing pendant earrings by Lorraine Schwartz Photo Franco Origlia/Getty Images

At the 2017 Venice Film Festival screening of ‘Suburbicon,’ George Clooney with Amal Clooney who is wearing pendant earrings by Lorraine Schwartz Photo Franco Origlia/Getty Images

The Best Jewelry at the Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival not only has a red carpet, it has a boat ride to the red carpet. This water landing makes for some of the most glamorous entrances to a movie premiere anywhere on the planet… Read more

Jessica Biel in Forevermark diamond earrings, Zoe Kravitz in Tiffany diamond and platinum chokers and Priyanka Chopra in Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings Photo Getty

Jessica Biel in Forevermark diamond earrings, Zoe Kravitz in Tiffany diamond and platinum chokers and Priyanka Chopra in Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings Photo Getty

The Best Jewelry at the Emmy Awards

There were great expectations for glamour at the 2017 Emmy Awards. And the red carpet delivered. Any number of stunning earring styles appeared on the stars. As we predicted, diamond chokers had a moment or two and lots of gorgeous diamond and platinum jewels were worn at television’s big night… Read more

Jane Fonda wearing the Gismondi 1754 emerald, diamond and platinum necklace and earrings at the 2017 Emmys and drawing of the necklace Photo Dan MacMedan/Getty Images and Gismondi 1754

Jane Fonda wearing the Gismondi 1754 emerald, diamond and platinum necklace and earrings at the 2017 Emmys and drawing of the necklace Photo Dan MacMedan/Getty Images and Gismondi 1754

Jane Fonda’s $2.5 Million Emmy Awards Jewel

Jane Fonda didn’t make every Best Dressed List for the Emmy Awards because she is a Hollywood legend. She didn’t land on those lists because she looks sensational for 79. She got the kudos because she straight up deserved them… Read more

Cate Blanchett wearing three Fred Leighton necklaces and a Gucci dress at premiere of "Thor: Ragnarok" at the El Capitan Theatre on October 10, 2017. Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Disney

Cate Blanchett wearing three Fred Leighton necklaces and a Gucci dress at premiere of “Thor: Ragnarok” at the El Capitan Theatre on October 10, 2017. Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Disney

Cate Blanchett Layered 3 Necklaces From Fred Leighton

Cate Blanchett sparkled as brightly as the KiraKira+ app that’s taking over Instagram, when she hit the red carpet for the premiere of Thor: Ragnarok in Los Angeles. We were thrilled to see the jewels as we wait for the 2018 Awards Season to begin… Read more