Posts Tagged ‘diamond enagement rings’
It seems when it comes to jewels, diamonds and celebrities go hand in hand. It is on celebrities that we see many stunning pieces of jaw-dropping designs in the form of diamond earrings, diamond rings, diamond necklaces and exquisite diamond pendants. No matter who wears it or where we happen to see it, beautiful jewelry that adorn the rich and famous are often admired and envied by everyone.
Regular folk such as us also keep an eye on celebrities for their unique choice of round diamond engagement rings. From modern actresses to past starlets, beautiful diamonds get as much notice as the person wearing them.
If you’re a fan of celebrities wild for jewelry you’re probably aware of some of the more well-known collectors who have an eye, and bank account, for the finer things in life. Take for example, leading ladies such as Jackie Onassis, Ivanka Trump, Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly. To this list you can also add Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Catherine Zeta Jones, Gloria Swanson, Katie Holms and Gwyneth Paltrow, to name a few of the more notorious diamond-loving celebrities.
You may already know that it was Marilyn Monroe who sang the famous song, Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend. Oddly enough, this stunning Hollywood actress did not own many jewels herself but she most certainly knew how to add an extra sparkle to them when she wore them. One of her most memorable pieces was a 24-carat pear shaped yellow diamond in her photo, The Moon of Baroda.
Other famous faces with a taste for sparkling glamour include the late Brittney Murphy. She too was a fan of yellow diamonds, which was to be the first of two engagement rings from her fiancé. This 5-carat diamond was adorned by a ring of smaller diamonds for an extra touch. Her second engagement ring was a stunning 6.5-carats. This beautiful cushion cut stone was cut to rest on a diamond-studded band.
Another famous engagement ring included that of Selita Ebanks who was presented with a gorgeous cushion cut 15-carat diamond. Although the engagement didn’t last, the diamond sure has.
How could anyone forget the incredible 19th century, 150-carat choker diamond necklace worn by Nicole Kidman to the Oscars? No wonder she too, sang the famous song, Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend!
Of course Elizabeth Taylor was as known for her passion of diamonds as much as she was known for her movies. She made no attempt to hide her obsession for the beautiful stones but instead, became rather famous for owning some of the most spectacular stones on earth.
The starlet actress and her adorning husbands kept her draped in diamonds, so much so, that several of the most famous diamonds were known to belong to her. One of these magnificent stones was the 33.19-carat Asscher cut Krupp Diamond that she received as a gift from Richard Burton in 1968. She wore this magnificent diamond ring everywhere she went. Elizabeth Taylor was also gifted with the Taj Mahal diamond for her 40th birthday as well as, what became known as the Taylor / Burton diamond. This monster 69.42-carat was cut pear shaped rated as D-color; flawless!
Mrs Britney Spears displayed what seemed to be a brand new diamond engagement ring from boyfriend (and perhaps soon to be husband), Jason Trawick. The pair recently return
ed from a romantic Hawaiian vacation, and while on lunch at Johnny rockets with son Jayden James this past Friday the megastar flashed a fancy diamond engagement ring on t
hat very important finger. Spears have been known to wear jewelry of this kind before without having any matrimonial plans, and yet the timing and the extraordinary diamond accessory lead us to think otherwise. it seems as though Mrs. Spears has done it again.
Presidents come and go, but there is only one Carla Bruni. The first lady of France is currently on a state visit to Israel with her husband President Nicolas Sarkozy.
The Bruni effect was felt on the couple’s arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport. Carla Bruni looked effortlessly chic in a tan colored safari dress, sandals with curious looking beetle-shaped precious stones that might have been diamonds, and a matching handbag.
As the first lady of France walked from the aircraft down the red carpet and her hair tossed in the gentle summary breeze, the glitter of a pair of stud diamond earrings could clearly be seen under her brunette hair.
Carla Bruni has apparently disappointed Tel Aviv residents who were hoping to catch a glimpse of the first lady, model and heiress. Ms. Bruni will be shopping for a new outfit in Jerusalem. While in Israel she would be well advised to shop for accessories, in a country that is regarded as a world center for diamond jewelry and diamond engagement rings.
Read about more about the Carla effect.
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