At the tail end of last year, we started to see a major celebrity jewelry trend: gemstone and colored diamond jewelry. And this year, we’ve only seen this trend grow! Celebrities have been rocking colorful jewelry on red carpets across the globe to add a bit more color and classic glamour to their looks. Wondering which celebs have hopped on the colorful gemstone trend? Read on to view our celebrity jewelry watch: gemstone edition!
Charlize Theron stunned in an array of gemstone pieces as she walked the red carpet at the 2019 Oscars. Alongside her stunning diamond bracelet and necklace, Theron wore a blue sapphire and diamond ring and drop earrings that featured blue sapphires, emeralds, and white diamonds.
Though Lady Gaga is known for her more experimental fashion, she has always tended to favor classic white diamonds for her red carpet looks. However, we’ve recently seen Gaga rock a number of more colorful pieces, such as the yellow diamond jewelry she wore at the 2019 Academy Awards. In this look, pictured above, Gaga complemented her all black ensemble with chic cushion cut yellow diamond drop earrings (which also featured white baguette diamonds) and a stunning yellow and white diamond necklace from jeweler Tiffany & Co.
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Saoirse Ronan, who frequently wears gemstone jewelry when she walks the red carpet, dazzled at the 2019 Golden Globes in a pair of gemstone and diamond chandelier earrings. Her earrings feature eight sizable pear shaped emeralds and an array of white diamonds in varying shapes.
Kate Middleton has been spotted rocking emerald jewelry numerous times, including when she recently attended the BAFTAs. At the BAFTAs, the Duchess of Cambridge wore halo emerald studs and a statement emerald and diamond necklace. Kate’s emerald and diamond halo earrings are actually convertible, which we know because she wore them in their drop form in 2014.
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Legendary actress Helen Mirren wore blue sapphires to perfection when she recently walked the Academy Award red carpet. Mirren complemented her navy blue gown with over 115.27 carats of blue sapphires and diamonds.
Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio turned heads at the Cannes Film Festival when she rocked some absolutely stunning emerald jewelry. Ambrosio perfectly complemented her Zuhair Murad dress with a long beaded emerald necklace and a three tiered pair of emerald and diamond drop earrings.
Elle Fanning wore a beautiful set of gemstone earrings when she walked the red carpet for her upcoming film, Disney’s Maleficent Mistress of Evil. Elle’s earrings feature two sizable center pear shaped opals, dozens of pear shaped tourmalines, and an array of petite accent diamonds.
Gwyneth Paltrow attended the premiere of her new show The Politician while rocking a unique and incredibly beautiful gemstone and diamond necklace and a coordinating diamond and gemstone ring. Her necklace, from jeweler David Webb, features emeralds, sapphire beads, white pave diamonds, and yellow gold accents.
Zendaya wore a couple of gemstone pieces when she changed into her second 2019 Emmys look (which she wore to the afterparties). Zendaya paired her floral after party gown with elegant emerald stud earrings and a mesmerizing emerald and diamond statement ring.
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The Good Place’s Jameela Jamila complemented her pale powder blue Emmys gown with some stunning turquoise jewelry. Jamila wore a bold gold cuff bracelet featuring four oval cut turquoise gems and an array of accent diamonds. Her golden earrings feature turquoise gemstones, diamonds, and vibrant emerald accents.
Katy Perry rocked a cheerful purple and white ensemble for her recent appearance promoting her shoe line on QVC. To complement her monochromatic outfit and makeup look, the pop store wore a pair of purple amethyst and white diamond drop earrings and bold halo set white diamond and purple amethyst cocktail ring.
Game of Thrones’ Emelia Clark wore some incredible statement gemstone earrings when she attended this year’s Emmy Awards. Her beautifully designed earrings feature gold cabochon opals, diamonds, fluted cabochon sapphires, and a pop of vibrant green enamel.
Maya Rudolph is a big fan of colorful, unique jewelry. At this year’s Emmy’s, she stuck with her favorite style of jewelry and wore an eye-catching, multi-colored pair of gemstone earrings. Rudolph’s vintage earrings feature an array of sapphires in many colors, including pink, blue, lavender, yellow, and sky blue.
Kirsten Dunst recently stepped out to celebrate getting her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. During her Walk of Fame ceremony, Dunst wore a romantic and whimsical pair of earrings that featured heart shaped opals and round white diamonds.
Musical artist Halsey was pretty in pink and lavender as she walked the Emmys red carpet. To complement her airy purple gown, Halsey wore a stunning pair of kunzite drop earrings and a multi-hued sapphire necklace featuring an array of pastel-colored sapphires.
Scarlett Johansson wore a unique pair of gemstone earrings when she stepped out on the red carpet at TIFF for the premiere of her new Netflix film, Marriage Story. At the premiere, Johansson wore a pair of purple lapis flower earrings. Each of these purple blooms is adorned with a dazzling fire opal, which rests at the center of each flower.
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Priyanka Chopra Jones rocked an incredible pair of ruby chandelier earrings when she stepped out for the 2019 Vanity Fair Best Dressed party, where she was among the honorees receiving a Best Dressed award. Her richly colored, shimmering ruby earrings perfectly match her red Oscar de la Renta dress and her on-point ruby lip look.
In advance of her performance of some new songs from her album Lover, Taylor Swift walked the 2019 VMA red carpet in a colorful Versace look and equally colorful earrings. Swift’s oversized hoop earrings feature an array of square and rectangular emeralds set in titanium.
Final Thoughts on all the Celebs Adorning in Gems
This rounds out our closer look at all the celebs who have been rocking gems! We love the colorful gemstone and diamond trend, since it adds so much vibrance to the red carpet. And if you’re up to date on celebrity engagement rings, you may have also noticed that colorful engagement rings are another big celebrity trend. Some of our favorite colorful celebrity engagement rings include:
- Jessica Simpson’s ruby engagement ring by jeweler Neil Lane
- Kate Middleton’s 12-carat sapphire engagement ring (formerly worn by Prince William’s mother, Princess Diana)
- Halle Berry’s 4-carat emerald engagement ring
- Jennifer Lopez’s blue diamond engagement ring
- Jessica Biel’s diamond and aquamarine engagement ring
- Katy Perry’s 4-carat ruby engagement ring
- Carrie Underwood’s 5-carat yellow diamond engagement ring
- Blake Lively’s pink diamond and rose gold engagement ring
- Olivia Wide’s emerald and round cut diamond engagement ring
- Elizabeth Hurley’s 9-carat blue sapphire ring
- Victoria Beckham’s emerald engagement ring
Colorful gemstone and diamond jewelry is clearly having quite a moment with celebs, both on the red carpet and for celebrity engagement rings. We’re excited to see more of what this vibrant trend will bring in the coming year!