2010's Best Bling
Beyoncé already had 5 million reasons to love Lorraine Schwartz – that's the reported value of the star's 18-carat engagement ring designed by the jeweler – but while hosting a bash for Schwartz in November, the singer got to sport a few more, including a round diamond bracelet worth more than $1 million and 50-carat black and white diamond earrings.
To ensure that Kate's engagement ring was fit for a princess, Prince William gave her an 18-carat blue sapphire and white diamond stunner already owned by one: his mother, Diana. "This is my way of making sure my mother didn't miss out on today," the prince said at the couple's engagement announcement.
It's hard to draw attention away from Halle's gorgeous face, but this mega-watt combo of Harry Winston diamonds totaling more than 160 carats just might do the trick! The jewels, which included 17-carat earrings and a 10-carat ring, perfectly complemented her striking black column dress at a November Harry Winston event to unveil the Hope Diamond.
How to make others green with envy? Try sporting more than $4 million in emeralds and diamonds, like Kim Kardashian. Kim's 18-carat blackened gold necklace had 120 carats of diamonds and 150 carats of emeralds, coordinating perfectly with her 70-carat emerald-and-diamond earrings – all by Lorraine Schwartz.
The Gossip Girl star got tongues wagging when she sported three of Lorraine Schwartz's eye-popping rings – with over 40 carats of diamonds and 100 carats of rubies between them – to the premiere of The Town in September.
Looks like Nicole figured out The Truth About Diamonds: they're a lot of fun to wear on your ring finger! She displayed her four-carat Neil Lane sparkler from fiancé Joel Madden while signing her second book, Priceless, in June.
All eyes were on the An Education actress when she made her Academy Awards debut, and she didn't disappoint in a pair of shoulder-grazing 19th-century Fred Leighton pendant earrings, which popped against her trend-setting pixie cut.
It would be tough for any jeweler to compete with Katy's light-up gown at the Met Gala in May, but Lorraine Schwartz managed with her sparkling geometric diamond collar.
The British beauty dazzled at the Academy Awards in a $2.5 million diamond drop necklace designed just for her by Tiffany & Co. The piece featured a 13-carat yellow diamond and two 6-carat yellow diamonds, surrounded by 642 white diamonds to create a truly one-of-a-kind piece.
For Glee's big night at the Emmys (the show had an astounding 19 nominations!), the resident diva shined in a 300-carat platinum multi-color diamond Lorraine Schwartz necklace and 10-carat coordinating diamond studs from the celeb jeweler.
Project Runway diva Heidi added some dazzle to her Marchesa minidress by pairing it with a high-drama, $3 million Lorraine Schwartz diamond-and-ruby choker, which matched her 22-carat ruby-and-diamond ring.
Never one to shy away from serious sparkle, the new American Idol host showed off nearly $164,000 in Cartier diamonds at the L.A. premiere of The Back-up Plan.