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White Metal is Back!
Almost all of the jewelry seen on the red carpet for this year’s Grammy Awards was white, with splashes of colored stones mixed in! We will see if this trend continues at the Oscars in about a month, stay tuned for our Oscar recap in early March.
Celine Dion in Tiffany & Co.
Celine Dion presented the Album of the Year Grammy to Taylor Swift, who won it for the fourth time. Celine featured an assortment of Tiffany & Co. jewelry. She wore diamond stud-style earrings, she also wore two standout diamond rings. These were accents to her center statement diamond necklace. The centerpiece of her incredible necklace was a round brilliant cut center diamond which was over 12 carats. The design of this piece was a dandelion shape which was built around the stunning center diamond. Attached is a link to Tiffany’s Twitter post of the necklace where you can see an upclose picture of this piece.
Taylor Swift in Lorraine Schwartz
The centerpiece of Taylor Swift’s look was her black stone Art Deco-inspired watch choker. The watch was set to midnight of course to pay homage to her new album coming out which she announced after receiving her award. Her black stone watch choker was accented with another diamond choker and a necklace that featured another large black diamond. Below is a picture of Taylor’s impressive jewelry look.
Victoria Monet in Bulgari High Jewelry
Victoria Monet was nominated for seven Grammy awards. The featured item in her outfit was a Bulgari High Jewelry Serpenti necklace in pink gold. The necklace was accented with two large pear-cut emeralds on the ends of the serpenti style which paired perfectly with the pink-gold color. Monet also wore a pink and white gold necklace that featured 55 marquise cut Paraiba tourmalines, a pair of Bulgari diamond studs, and multiple Serpenti rings to carry along the theme set by her necklace. Below is Dimepiece.co’s Instagram showing off Victoria’s impressive Grammy jewelry collection.
Lippa’s Red Carpet Worthy Choices
Finally, we want to include a couple of pieces from our inventory that we think are red-carpet-worthy.
First, is our 15 Carat Platinum Diamond Graduated Tennis Necklace. This happens to be a similar style that Taylor Swift wore in her layered look this year.
A Riviera necklace sometimes called a tennis necklace- after the tennis bracelet that Chis Evert made famous, Should be a staple in every women’s jewelry box! This necklace is made of platinum and features 110 round diamonds. six tapered baguettes and one marquise diamond used in the clasp. The necklace has an estimated weight of 15 carats of diamonds, the center diamond is estimated at just under 1 carat and graduates down in size towards the back of the necklace. The necklace is 15 3/4 inches in length, the round diamonds are all 4 prong set. The average color and clarity of the necklace are HIJ and VS.
Second, is our Platinum Van Cleef & Arpels Marquise & Round Diamond Bracelet.
One of the most exquisite diamond bracelets we have owned recently! Made by Van Cleef and Arpels in the 1960s, the platinum bracelet features 95 marquise and round brilliant cut diamonds set in a line and graduating out from the center in either direction. The platinum work is like fabric, as one would expect from one of the most important and iconic jewelry houses of the last 120 years! This true heirloom piece of jewelry will always remain chic and timeless.
Last but not least is a mid-century Platinum 26 Carat Diamond Bracelet.
An exquisite mid-century platinum round and marquise-shaped diamond bracelet featuring approximately 26 carats of natural white diamonds. The bracelet is red carpet or royalty-worthy! 78 round diamonds have an estimated weight of over 17 carats and 26 marquise-shaped diamonds with an estimated weight of almost 9 carats. The diamonds are H-J color and SI1 clarity. The bracelet is 7 inches in length and 1/2 inch wide.