Paris Hilton, left, and her sister Nikki pose for photographers as they arrives on the white carpet of the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
Diamonds Sparkle at
Paris Hilton, who arrived on the arm of record producer Scott Storch and later boasted of wearing “about 250 carats” of diamonds when she presented an award with Bow Wow, was still wearing her 24-carat emerald cut engagement ring – even though "fiance"
Additionally, Hilton wore a diamond rose cut fringe bracelet totaling 42 carats, set in 18k white gold, valued at $52,000; a 50 carat diamond necklace and 20 carat round linear diamond earrings set in 18k white gold (necklace and earrings each valued at $360,000); all by Jacob the Jeweler.
Not to be outdone, the dapper Storch was sporting a $2.5 million diamond necklace by Sol Rafael, which
Host Diddy gave away a diamond watch during the show to one lucky audience member – a GC1 5 time zone watch, 11 carats total, valued at $50,000, by Jacob the Jeweler.
Alicia Keys – Layered diamond chains, diamond hoop earrings, and stacked diamond bangles.
Ashlee Simspon – Vintage inspired diamond linear earrings.
Diddy – The evening’s host changed into numerous diamonds throughout the night, including four different diamond watches by Jacob the Jeweler – one of which, valued at $50,000, he gave away to an audience member. He also wore a 35-carat green diamond ring valued at $1 million, and diamond studs by Jacob The Jeweler. A 6.5 rose cut diamond pinky ring and 1940s gold and diamond cuff buttons by Fred Leighton.
Ciara – Yellow diamond bracelet, set in platinum, featuring 65 carats, valued at $225,500; a multi-colored diamond chain with a diamond cross, valued at $125,000; and yellow diamond earrings, set in platinum, totaling 25 carats, valued at $85,000; all by Sol Rafael.
Beyoncé – Diamond and wood stacked bangle bracelets and large diamond and wood hoop earrings by Lorraine Schwartz.
Pharrell – 30 carat “The world is yours” multi-colored diamond watch by Jacob the Jeweler. Necklace, also by Jacob the Jeweler: featuring pink, blue, yellow, white and green diamonds: 125 carats total, value $400,000.
Gwen Stefani – Diamond studs, Diamond Right Hand Ring and a diamond bracelet.
Paris Hilton – 50- carat diamond necklace, 20 carat round linear diamond earrings set in 18k white gold (both necklace and earrings valued at $360,000 each) and a diamond rose cut fringe bracelet totaling 42 carats, set in 18k white gold, valued at $52,000, all by Jacob the Jeweler.
Nicky Hilton – Round cut diamond bracelet set in white gold, 22 carats, $28,000 and diamond chandelier earrings, totaling 7 carats, by Jacob the Jeweler.
Jay-Z – Sported a 25 carat flawless yellow diamond ring, valued at $2 million, by Lorraine Schwartz. 30 carat “The world is yours” multi-colored diamond watch by Jacob the Jeweler.
Jamie Foxx – Diamond six time zone watch by Jacob the Jeweler totaling 10 carats, valued at $38,000.
Lindsay Lohan – Diamond chandelier earrings and Diamond Right Hand Ring by Loree Rodkin.
Missy Elliott – 30-carat fancy intense yellow diamond asscher cut ring, valued at $1.5 million, by Sol Rafael, as well as a 26 carat round cut diamond necklace valued at $28,000, by Jacob the Jeweler.
Usher – Yellow diamond studs and a yellow diamond ring.
Omarion – Diamond studs, diamond bracelet, diamond ring, diamond crown pendant and a diamond watch.
Jessica Alba – Round diamond drop earrings, totaling 16 carats, valued at $500,000, and the “Angel” watch, 15 carats of diamonds, valued at $45,000, by Jacob the Jeweler.
Kirsten Dunst – Diamond chandelier star earrings valued at $95,000 and a diamond cluster ring valued at $12,500, by Fred Leighton.
Kelly Rowland – Rose-shaped diamond cuff by Lorraine Schwartz.
Bow Wow – Diamond cross necklace Jacob the Jeweler.
Eva Longoria – Diamond cross pendant and diamond hoop earrings.
Vanessa Minillo (MTV VJ) – Vintage diamond earrings totaling 50 carats valued at $125,000, a diamond bracelet and a diamond pin by Sol Rafael.
Nelly – Diamond studs, diamond cuffs, and an oversized diamond necklace.
Lil' Kim – Wore a Diamond Right Hand Ring, a diamond cuff, two diamond bangles and diamond hoops.
Kanye West – A 2.5 carat yellow vivid square-emerald cut diamond cross set in platinum, valued at $80,000, and a white diamond cross, set in platinum, valued at $40,000, both by Jacob the Jeweler.
R. Kelly – Square cut diamond studs.
Ludacris – Studs, bracelet, diamond chain and a diamond ring.
Kim Porter – 11-carat fancy yellow radiant cut diamond ring, set in platinum, valued at $140,000, by Jacob the Jeweler.