The Big List: Who Wore What Jewelry to the Golden Globes

The Jan. 15 Golden Globe Awards may have been about celebrating the best in motion pictures and television, but for those of us in the industry, the affair means jewels—big and pricey ones in abundance on some of America’s highest-profile celebs.

Here, JCK breaks down the looks by trend and by designer name.

Black and White

The classic color combination was favored in gowns as well as jewelry combinations by many at the Globes.

Who Wore Them:

• Best Original Song winner Madonna (“Masterpiece,” from W.E.) in a blackened platinum diamond and pearl cross necklace by Neil Lane

• Michelle Pfeiffer, presenter, in 18th-century rose-cut diamond Girandole earrings by Neil Lane

• Shaun Robinson in blackened gold and colorless diamonds from Dena Kemp

Bridesmaids nominee Kristen Wiig in Fred Leighton jewelry

Color Play

Yellow and peacock blue dresses dazzled on the red carpet, and so did a multitude of rainbow hues of jewels.

Who Wore Them:

• Jenna Dewan-Tatum in oversize colorful blue-green earrings by Irene Neuwirth

Project Runway host Heidi Klum in a turquoise bib necklace and matching cocktail ring by Lorraine Schwartz

• Elle Macpherson in colored bangles by Lorraine Schwartz as well as oversize yellow stone sideways-set hoop earrings

The Good Wife nominee Julianna Margulies in oversize jade drop earrings by Lorraine Schwartz

Smash star Debra Messing in green and purple earrings by Lorraine Schwartz

• Julianne Moore in emerald tassel drop earrings by Fred Leighton

• Octavia Spencer, best supporting actress winner for The Help, in lavender jewels by Irene Neuwirth

• Freida Pinto in a yellow diamond bib necklace by Chopard

• Kathleen Robertson in turquoise, diamond, and platinum chandelier earrings, diamond bangles, and rings by Neil Lane

Hot Heads

Jeweled headbands topped off a few ensembles.

Who Wore Them:

• Busy Philipps in Forevermark diamonds

• Charlize Theron, best actress nominee Young Adult, in Cartier

• Michelle Williams, best actress winner for My Week With Marilyn, in Fred Leighton for Forevermark

In Great Shapes

There were mermaid gowns and frilly frocks. But the jewelry (earrings, in particular) had some great shapes as well.

Who Wore Them:

• Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis in rough diamond flower earrings by Sutra

How I Met Your Mother‘s Jennifer Morrison in blackened gold flower earrings with diamonds by Amrapali

Sutra diamond and sapphire earrings worn by Laura Linney at 2012 
Golden Globes

• Laura Linney, best actress nominee for her starring role in The Big C, in blackened Gothic blue sapphire star earrings with diamonds by Sutra

• Presenter Michelle Pfeiffer in 18th-century rose-cut diamond Girandole earrings from the Neil Lane Archival Collection

Just Drop It

Pear-shape and cabochon-cut drop-shape stones dangled off the ears of many a star on Sunday night. 

Who Wore Them:

• Turkish actress/presenter Meltem Cumbul in Erica Courtney

• Dancer/actress Julianne Hough (Footloose, Rock of Ages) in onyx and diamonds from Sutra

American Idol alum/Smash star Katharine McPhee in Amrapali

• Brittany Snow in chrysoprase cabochons from Adeler

• Hannah Simone in rose-cut diamonds from Amrapali

• Miss Golden Globes Rainey Qualley in Trésor Collection

Designer and Jewelry Brand Names

Wearing Adeler

• Brittany Snow 

Wearing Amrapali

• Katharine McPhee

• Jennifer Morrison

• Hannah Simone

Wearing Bulgari


Bulgari diamond earrings worn by Jessica Alba at 2012 Golden 
Globes

• Jessica Alba in platinum earrings with diamonds, an 18k white gold bracelet with diamonds, and an 18k white gold ring with diamonds

Bulgari diamond Snake bangles worn by Claire Danes at 2012 Golden 
Globes

• Claire Danes, best actress for her starring role in the Showtime drama series Homeland, in platinum earrings with princess-cut diamonds and a Spiga bracelet in 18k white gold with diamonds

Bulgari diamond and emerald earrings worn by Emily Deschanel at at
 2012 Golden Globes

Bones star Emily Deschanel in 18k white gold earrings with emeralds and diamonds, a platinum ring with tsavorite and diamonds, and a platinum ring with diamonds and an emerald, and a white gold and diamond Parentesi Openworks bracelet

• Jodie Foster, nominee for her role in Roman Polanski’s Carnage, in platinum earrings with two emerald-cut diamonds, six pear-shape and baguette and round brilliant-cut diamonds, a platinum bracelet with diamonds, and an 18k white gold ring with a round brilliant-cut diamond, a pear-shape diamond, and melee

Bulgari diamond and sapphire earrings worn by Sarah Michelle 
Gellar at at 2012 Golden Globes

• Sarah Michelle Gellar in 18k white gold earrings with chalcedony, sapphires, and diamonds, a platinum ring with three round brilliant-cut diamonds and melee, and an 18k white gold and Elisia Diamond and Parentesi Openworks bracelet

• Mila Kunis in an 18k white gold and diamond ring

Wearing Cartier

• Mila Kunis in diamond ring and earrings

• Charlize Theron

Wearing Chopard

• Stacey Keibler in platinum and diamond cluster earrings

• Andie MacDowell in a platinum and diamond line bracelet

• Queen Latifah in platinum and diamond chandelier earrings and a platinum and Asscher-cut diamond bracelet

• Penelope Ann Miller in a platinum and diamond bib necklace, platinum earrings with heart- and pear-shaped diamond drops, a platinum and heart-shaped diamond line bracelet

• Freida Pinto

Wearing Erica Courtney

• Meltem Cumbul

Wearing Fred Leighton for Forevermark Diamonds

My Week With Marilyn winner Michelle Williams, in a diamond Garland headband, diamond stud earrings, and a diamond snake ring

Wearing Fred Leighton

• Glee star Dianna Agron in a platinum bow bracelet with onyx and diamonds and a platinum line bracelet with diamonds and onyx (both from the 1920s), and a ring

• Viola Davis, best actress nominee for The Help

Nicole Kidman (earrings)

• Rooney Mara, best actress nominee for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

• Helen Mirren in platinum pendant earrings with sapphires and diamonds circa 1950, a platinum barrel link bracelet with sapphires and diamonds circa 1930

• Amanda Peet in platinum and diamond snake hoop earrings and a platinum and diamond fan bracelet

American Horror Story‘s Sarah Paulson in a platinum ring with a 1920’s cushion-cut diamond and sapphires

• Meryl Streep, best actress in a drama winner for The Iron Lady

• Tilda Swinton, best actress nominee for We Need to Talk About Kevin (bracelets and brooch)

Mildred Pierce winner Kate Winslet, also a nominee for her role in Carnage

• Reese Witherspoon in platinum and European cut diamond drop earrings, a pair of vintage platinum and diamond bracelets, and a platinum and diamond bracelet from the 1920s

• Evan Rachel Wood, best supporting actress nominee for Mildred Pierce

• Kristen Wiig

• Julianne Moore

Wearing Forevermark Diamonds

• Aasha Davis

• Jessica Joffe

• Julia Jones

• Azita Ghanizada

• Julianne Hough

• Rainey Qualley

• Leven Rambin

• Rebecca Romijn

• Jessica Szohr

Wearing Jacob & Co.

• Maria Menounos, Extra TV host, in a five-row diamond flower bracelet

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ Kyle Richards in palladium and diamond earrings

Necessary Roughness nominee Callie Thorne, in an emerald-cut diamond and palladium ring

Wearing Dominic Jones for Gemfields

• Sharon Osbourne in diamond and emerald earrings

Wearing Dena Kemp

• Maria Menounos in palladium and yellow diamond earrings

• Giuliana Rancic in palladium and diamond Sculpture ring

• Shaun Robinson in black and white diamond drop earrings and a diamond cocktail ring

Wearing Martin Katz

Modern Family nominee Julie Bowen

Desperate HousewivesFelicity Huffman

Wearing Harry Kotlar

• Maria Menounos in a palladium and yellow diamond ring

Wearing Kwiat

Kwiat diamond and sapphire earrings worn by Tina Fey at at 2012 
Golden Globes

• Tina Fey, best actress nominee for 30 Rock, sapphire and diamond jewels

• Judy Greer in platinum and diamond earrings and platinum and diamond bracelets

Mission: Impossible–Ghost Protocol star Paula Patton in platinum and diamond Firecracker earrings and platinum and diamond bracelets

Wearing Neil Lane

• Mireille Enos, best actress nominee for the AMC TV series The Killing, in diamond tier drop chandelier earrings, two diamond and platinum bracelets, and a diamond ring

• Diane Lane, nominee for the HBO film Cinema Verite, in platinum chandelier earrings with yellow and colorless diamonds, a platinum cocktail ring with yellow and colorless diamonds, and platinum bangle bracelets with yellow and colorless diamonds

• Kelly MacDonald, nominee for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, in emerald and gold stud earrings and an emerald and diamond and platinum cocktail ring?

• Madonna in a diamond, pearl and gold cross necklace, five diamond and platinum cuff bracelets, and a diamond and platinum cocktail ring

• Michelle Pfeiffer

• Nicole Richie in diamond, ruby, and gold bracelets, diamond pearl and gold chandelier earrings, and diamond and ruby and gold cocktail rings

?• W.E. star Andrea Riseborough in a platinum and diamond solitaire diamond necklace

• Callie Thorne in a diamond and platinum bracelet, diamond cocktail ring, and diamond earrings

Wearing M.C.L by Matthew Campbell Laurenza

Bridesmaids‘ Maya Rudolph in silver and enamel bangles  

Wearing Noelle Leone

• Callie Thorne in a diamond and palladium ring

Wearing Andrew Meyer

• Maria Menounos in a palladium and diamond Asscher-cut eternity and a palladium and Asscher- and round-cut eternity band

Wearing Irene Neuwirth

Octavia Spencer

• Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Wearing Alberto Parada

Alberto Parado diamond and topaz ring worn by Livia Firth at 2012 
Golden Globes

• Livia Firth, Vogue UK blogger and Colin Firth’s wife, in an 18k rose gold, diamond, and white topaz ring

Wearing Lorraine Schwartz

• Kate Beckinsale

• Actress/director (In the Land of Blood and Honey) Angelina Jolie (diamond earrings)

Glee star Jane Lynch

• Elle Macpherson (bangles)

• Julianna Margulies

Glee‘s Lea Michele

Wearing Simon G

Simon G. diamond and palladium earrings worn by Elizabeth McGovern
 at 2012 Golden Globes

• Elizabeth McGovern, best actress nominee for Downton Abbey, in emerald-cut diamond and palladium earrings

Simon G. diamond and palladium earrings worn by Guiliana Rancic at
 2012 Golden Globes

• Giuliana Rancic in palladium and diamond stud earrings

Wearing Sutra

• Julianne Hough in onyx and diamonds

• Giada De Laurentiis

• Laura Linney

Wearing Tiffany & Co.

• Jessica Biel in a platinum and round diamond opera length necklace worn down her back and platinum and round solitaire diamond stud earrings

• Piper Perabo in a platinum and diamond cuff and platinum and diamond stud earrings

Glee‘s Naya Rivera in a platinum ring with an oval cabochon moonstone, and platinum and round solitaire diamond stud earrings

Wearing Trésor Collection

• Rainey Qualley

Wearing Van Cleef & Arpels

• Zooey Deschanel, best actress nominee for the sitcom New Girl, in diamond and 18k white gold Fleurette stud earrings and a ring with diamonds, a pearl, and platinum, circa 1970

• Alice Eve in 18k yellow gold and diamond earrings, an 18k yellow gold Jackie O cuff, and an 18k yellow and white gold ring with diamonds circa 1974

• Jaime King in Palmyre three-row diamond necklace in 18k yellow gold, an 18k yellow gold bangle circa 1970, and an 18k yellow gold Snowflake diamond ring

Van Cleef & Arpels diamond ring worn by Amy Poehler at 2012 
Golden Globes

• Amy Poehler, best actress nominee for Parks and Recreation, in diamond and 18k white gold Volute earrings and a diamond and 18k white gold Volute ring 

Van Cleef & Arpels diamond earrings worn by Madeline Stowe at 
2012 Golden Globes

Revenge nominee Madeleine Stowe in diamond and 18k white gold Petillante earrings and a sapphire and diamond ring

Wearing Harry Winston

• Jessica Chastain, supporting-actress nominee for The Help, in platinum cluster earrings with pearls and diamonds, a platinum and diamond feather ring, and a vintage platinum and diamond bracelet

• Natalie Portman in platinum and diamond drop earrings, three platinum and diamond bracelets, and a platinum and pear-shaped diamond cluster ring

Modern Family nominee Sofia Vergara in platinum and diamond earrings, two platinum and diamond bracelets, and a platinum and diamond ring