The Oscars red carpet has long been a showcase of extravagant (and expensive) fashion lore for decades — with each celebrity look being the product of an entire team’s painstaking work. And, the fine pieces of jewels worn by stars add a key element of luxury as well as panache to the award ceremony. From Best Actress winner Vivien Leigh wearing French luxury maison Van Cleef & Arpels’ aquamarine pendant for the 12th Academy Awards in 1940 to Lady Gaga flaunting her exquisite Tiffany yellow diamond necklace during its 83rd year in 2019, these expensive pieces of jewellery worn by celebrities have truly taken the Oscars a notch higher in glitz and glamour.
Boasting intricate craftsmanship and glittering gemstones, these gorgeous jewels have no doubt made their mark over the ninety-five-year history of the Oscars. The prestigious award ceremony has played host to some of the world’s most prominent jewellery