Emmy Elegance: Bling.
Probably on equal par with the actual dresses and tuxes, jewelry is a critical piece of the Emmy pie. Celebrities and their stylist ponder over millions of dollars of jewels to decide what to wear, sign a contract to say their borrowing and returning the following day and glitter on the show and party red carpets.
WHO: Chandra Wilson, Greys Anatomy
WHAT: Matching Kwiat Queen Anne Platinum bracelet and earrings
WHERE: Red Carpet
WHO: Kristen Veitch, E! On-Air Talent
WHAT: Slated to wear Kwiat Gold earrings and tennis bracelet
WHERE: Red Carpet Pre-Show
WHO: Brooke Anderson, CNN
WHAT: Slated to wear a matching Kwiat American Beauty Platinum necklace
and earrings, worth over $400,000
WHERE: Red Carpet Pre-Show
WHO: Kelly Wolf, MTV's show, The Real World and Scott Wolf's wife
WHAT: Slated to wear Kwiat diamonds and gold necklace!
WHERE: Red Carpet
WHO: Annie Morris, Hugh Dancy's (HBO/Elizabeth I) leading lady
WHAT: Slated to wear over $15,000 worth of platinum and Kwiat diamonds
WHERE: Red Carpet, Entertainment Weekly Party, Governors
Ball, HBO Party,
TV Guide Party
Our friend Ann Whatu sent us over the information that the following stars are wearing her Rafinity jewelry:
Celebrities including Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), Debra Messing (Will & Grace), Judy Reyes (Scrubs), Angela Kinsey (The Office), Phyllis Smith (The Office), Daphne Zuniga (Beautiful People), Michael Moloney (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), and Kate Linder (The Young & The Restless) attended Platinum Guild International USA’s Emmy Awards Red Carpet Jewelry Preview at the Luxe Hotel on Rodeo Drive where they indulged in a complete Platinum experience that included…
-more than $14 million dollars worth of Platinum jewelry to wear on the red carpet.
- more than $1,400 worth of goodies from companies including Bliss Spa, Ogo, Stella Page, Pure Mist, T3 Tourmaline, Artichokes & Co., Westside Medical Spa, Paul Mitchell Hair Care, The Container Store, HoMedics, ALDO, Dr. Joseph Goodman (celebrity dentist), and Chris Ojakian (tennis professional).
-Limited-edition Platinum Guild-engraved iPod Nanos. Valued at $150, celebrities autographed Nanos that will be available through the Clothes Off Our Back award shows web site auction to support Children’s charities.
-Spa services provided by Bliss Spa.
-Premium water by AquaBar.
-Gourmet gelato and sorbet provided by Ciao Bella.
In addition to Red Carpet jewels, celebrities also left with new Platinum trinkets perfect for everyday wear. Jane Kaczmarek left wearing her new Platinum and diamond pendant by OGI (valued at $3,000), Debra Messing was in awe of her Platinum and pink sapphire studs by Dreamz Design (valued at $4,500), Judy Reyes and Daphne Zuniga sparkled in their new Platinum toe rings by Superfit (valued at $2,800) and Phyllis Smith and Angela Kinsey were excited over their new pairs of super-chic Platinum hoop earrings.
Following is a list of Platinum baubles that celebrities wore on the red carpet tonight (retail prices are provided when available):
Jaime Pressley: Platinum cocktail ring by Fred Leighton.
Ellen Pompeo: Platinum and diamond drop necklaces, studs, and a flower cocktail ring by
Evangeline Lilly: Platinum earrings and a Platinum, diamond and emerald ring by
Jamie-Lynn Sigler: Platinum, kunzite and diamond drop earrings (priced at $40,000) and a Platinum and diamond cocktail ring (priced at $450,000) by Stephen Russell.
Geena Davis: Platinum and 16-carat diamond cocktail ring, Platinum and diamond “Scroll” cocktail ring, and a Platinum and diamond “Aire Traveler” watch by Chris Aire (total price $3 million!).
Allison Janney: Multiple Platinum and diamond chains, a Platinum and diamond ring, bracelet and stud earrings by
Lisa Kudrow: Platinum bracelet by Chopard.
Kim Raver: Platinum cocktail ring, earrings, and bracelet by Lorraine Schwartz.
Jennifer Love Hewitt: Platinum jewelry by Harry Winston.
Steve Carell: Platinum cufflinks by Durnell.
Michael Imperioli: Platinum and diamond cufflinks (priced at $55,000) and a Platinum and diamond watch by Jacob & Co.
Chandra Wilson: Platinum jewelry by Harry Winston.
Lisa Rinna: Platinum and 5-carat diamond earrings by Jacques Mouw or Platinum and diamond hoop earrings by
Samantha Harris: Platinum and 35-carat diamond necklace (priced at $216,000) by Ritani, and a Platinum and diamond ring (priced at $16,160) by Peter Storm.
Mary Lynn Rajskub: Platinum and diamond earrings with white pearl drops (priced at $3,960),
Judy Reyes: Platinum and 12-carat earrings by Jacques Mouw, or Platinum and diamond chandelier earrings, multiple bracelets and a cocktail ring by
Tina Fey: Platinum, diamond and green tourmaline necklace, ring and earrings by Cathy Waterman.
Daphne Zuniga: Platinum, diamond and aquamarine drop earrings – over 25 carats! – (priced at $38,000) by Ganjam, and a Platinum and diamond bracelet (priced at $147,084) by Sol Rafael.
Daphne Zuniga (Pre-Emmy parties): Platinum and diamond earrings priced at ($88,440) by Erica Courtney, Platinum and diamond cocktail ring (priced at $4,750) by Kirk Kara, and a Platinum toe ring (priced at $2,800) by Superfit.
Cloris Leachman: Platinum and diamond earrings (priced at $17,580) by Erica Courtney.
Angela Kinsey: Platinum and 23-carat diamond necklace (priced at $108,500) by Peter Norman, Platinum bangle (priced at $28,800) by Erica Courtney, and Platinum and diamond studs by
Phyllis Smith: Platinum and 12-carat diamond earrings (priced at $74,000) by Hearts on Fire, and Platinum and 6-carat diamond bracelet by Jacques Mouw.
Cara Buono: Platinum and 5-carat diamond earrings and bracelet by Hearts on Fire.
Sofia Milos: Platinum and 16-carat heart necklace by Uneek for Rafinity.
Irene Bedard: Platinum and 23-carat diamond “Opera” length necklace (priced at $115,000) and a Platinum and 5-carat diamond “Intoxicating” pendant (priced at $150,000) by Hearts on Fire, Platinum earrings with 154 diamonds by Jacques Mouw, and a Platinum and diamond cuff bracelet (priced at $104,442) by Sol Rafael.
Rosemarie DeWitt: Platinum and diamond “Gypsy” earrings (priced at $5,710) and a Platinum and diamond cocktail ring (priced at $14,400) by Erica Courtney.
Kimberly Caldwell: Platinum and 16-carat “X” necklace, and Platinum and diamond “Endless Love” earrings by Ritani (total price $99,700).
Kathy Griffin: Platinum, diamond and green sapphire bracelet, Platinum, diamond and green beryl cocktail ring and earrings, and a Platinum and diamond chain with an aqua cross by Erica Courtney (total price $138,480)
Kate Linder: Platinum and diamond drop earrings (priced at $182,250), and a Platinum and diamond bracelet (priced at $330,750) by Damiani.
Maria Menounos: Platinum and 22-carat diamond earrings by Jacob & Co. (priced at $450,000), Platinum and 7-carat diamond earrings by Jacques Mouw, Platinum and 89-carat diamond bracelet and Platinum and 31-carat diamond earrings by Sol Rafael, Platinum and diamond toe ring (priced at $5,395) by Superfit, and a Platinum and yellow diamond ring (priced at $79,250) by Tycoon.
Joan Rivers (wearing on Fashion Wraps): Platinum and Tahitian pearl necklace (priced at $116,077) by Ernesto Moreira, and Platinum and pearl earrings (priced at ($27,500) by Mikimoto.
Melissa Rivers (wearing on Fashion Wraps): Platinum and diamond earrings by Durnell ($22,000), Platinum and canary diamond ring (priced at $120,000) by Erica Courtney, and a Platinum and diamond necklace by Kirk Kara.
Nancy O’Dell: Platinum and diamond pendant/chain with rubelite and tourmaline (priced at $22,120) by Gurhan, Platinum and diamond “Silhouette” bracelet (priced at $107,000), and Platinum and diamond “Endless Love” earrings (priced at $12,400) by Ritani.
Jann Carl: Platinum and diamond drop earrings (priced at $34,900) by Peter Norman.
Lara Spencer: Platinum and diamond ball drop earrings by
Billy Bush: Platinum and diamond cufflinks by Nikos.
Kristin Veitch: Platinum and 9-carat yellow/brown diamond earrings by Jacques Mouw.
Madison Michelle: Platinum and diamond earrings and necklace by Whiteflash (total price $620,000).
Jason Kennedy: Platinum “Pegasus” ring by Nikos, and a Platinum watch by A. Lange & Sohne (priced at $37,100).
Debbie Matenopoulos: Platinum and 88-carat drop necklace with matching earrings and a cocktail ring by Chris Aire (total price $5 million!).
Catt Sandler: Platinum and diamond drop earrings (priced at $75,000) by Chris Aire.
Samantha Daniels: Platinum and diamond earrings (priced at $28,000) by Raymond C. Yard, a Platinum and diamond “Open Pillow” necklace (priced at $39,500) by Peter Norman, and a Platinum and diamond bracelet by Sol Rafael.
Dana Sessen: Platinum and diamond necklace, cocktail ring, and dangling earrings by Damiani (total price $245,890).
Lisa Kudrow Nominee
Nominated for her outstanding performance on the HBO comedy - The Comeback. Kudrow wore Chopard’s spectacular yellow and white diamond chandelier earrings (10 carats), emerald cut white diamond bracelet set in micro pave (27 carats) and a radiant-cut yellow diamond ring set in a yellow diamond pave and 18k yellow gold setting (7 carats).
Kelly MacDonald Nominee
Winner for her outstanding supporting performance on the HBO movie The Girl in The Café, Kelly has chosen to accent her cocktail dress with Chopard’s amazing 45 carat green beryl cocktail ring and exquisite rose-cut white diamond drop earrings (8 carats).
Chandra Wilson Nominee
Chandra is nominated for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey on the Emmy nominated hit- drama Grey’s Anatomy. She will accentuate her evening gown with Chopard’s star- shaped white diamond necklace (47 carats) paired with white diamond stud earrings set in micro pave (6 carats) and a white diamond square-shaped Happy Diamond ring.
Tyra Banks Presenter
Banks wore more than $3 million dollars worth of Chopard jewelry including a magnificent round brilliant-cut white diamond drop earrings (30 carats) paired with a matching white diamond bracelet (60 carats) and an elegant oval-shaped white diamond ring (6.82 carats)
Edie Falco Presenter
Attending in support of her Emmy nominated drama The Soprano’s, Falco chose Chopard’s emerald and oval-cut white diamond drop earrings (10 carats) and three incredible emerald-cut white diamond bracelets (116 carats).
Lisa Edelstein House
She was there to support her Emmy nominated drama – House. Edelstein (whose mom was at the Showtime Emmy Suites and had hair extensions put in to make her hair appear fuller) wore Chopard’s white pear-shaped and yellow cushion-cut diamond drop earrings (13 carats) along with a fancy colored diamond bracelet containing yellow, cognac and orange diamonds (11 carats).
Melora Hardin The Office
Hardin wore Chopard’s beautiful brilliant-cut white diamond hoop earrings (21 carats) with matching brilliant-cut white diamond bracelet (17 carats). Melora will also accent her dress with a white gold flower brooch with diamond pave center.
Aida Turturro The Sopranos
Star of the Emmy nominated drama – The Sopranos. She has selected to wear Chopard’s Magic Carpet champagne and white diamond bracelet and matching drop earrings.
Mary Hart Entertainment Tonight
She wore Chopard’s multi-colored sapphire chandelier earrings topped off with 6 carats of rubelites, a pink sapphire (10 carat) heart-shaped ring encrusted with white diamonds and a stunning cuff composed of marquise, pear and round white diamonds (66 carats).
Robert Iler The Sopranos
The Sopranos star wore Chopard’s Elton John Aids Foundation watch featuring a white diamond bezel set in 18k white gold with a black alligator strap.
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