LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This past week, celebrities including Sherri Saum ("The Fosters"), Sufe Bradshaw ("Veep"), Retta ("Parks & Recreation"), Rich Sommer ("Mad Men"), Emily Bergl ("Blue Jasmine"), Lorna Scott ("True Blood"), Mayra Veronica (Latin pop star), Rebecca Pidgeon ("Phil Spector", and wife of Emmy nominee David Mamet), Tenille Houston ("The Canyons"), Kate Linder ("The Young & the Restless"), Sadie Katz ("Chavez Cage of Glory"), Leslie David Baker ("The Office"), Adrian Bustamante ("Sharknado"), Mason Vale Cotton ("Mad Men"), Daniel Nguyen ("Tori & Dean"), Lesli Linka Glatter (Emmy Award nominee – Directing for a Drama "Homeland") and others as well as top wardrobe stylists/costume designers such as Janie Bryant ("Mad Men"), got a coveted appointment at StyleLab's Jewelry Preview for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Guests had the opportunity to borrow from over $30 million worth of jewelry for the Primetime Emmy Awards and related parties.
Michael O'Connor, leading style expert and television personality, curated a selection of dazzling and unique pieces from world-renowned brands such as A. Jaffe, Abellan New York, Bellarri, Gabriel & Co., Gumuchian, Jane Berg Jewelry, Jewelry By Gail, Mark Lash, Mastoloni, Perrelet, Seah Watches & Jewelry, Takat, The American Gem Trade Association, The Diamonds With A Story Collection™, and Yael Sonia, among others.
Here's the scoop on what celebrities and their stylists were eyeing for the Primetime Emmy Awards, and surrounding red carpet parties.
Lorna Scott was a big fan of the 38.61-carat amethyst, ruby, blue sapphire, and pearl earrings from Abellan New York as well as a "signature" cuff by Cassandra Erin Studio.
Tenille Houston gravitated towards the 9.11-carat Madeira citrine and diamond ring from Frankie Caballero for the American Gem Trade Association, priced at $9,000. Many top celebrity stylists were talking about the rare gem quality diamond and deep purple amethyst earrings (43.34 carat) from Janet Deleuse for the American Gem Trade Association, priced at $14,450.
Sherri Saum couldn't wait to try on the 42.28-carat morganite ring from Bellarri, featuring sapphires and diamonds, priced at $24,630. She was also drawn to the hairpins once owned by Marilyn Monroe, part of the Jewelry by Gail collection, priced at $48,000. And, Sherri beamed the moment she tried on the "Candlelight" cushion cut diamond necklace by Chester Industries for The Diamonds With A Story™ Collection, priced at over $1 million.
Janie Bryant looked chic in a pair of 13-carat champagne diamond earrings from Interjewel for The Diamonds With A Story™ Collection, priced at $25,000.
A bangle from Gabriel & Co. with over 5 carats of diamonds enamored Lesli Linka Glatter.
Retta was captivated by the Jane Berg Jewelry "Double Vision" diamond and emerald earrings with multiple charm drops, priced at $20,000.
Rebecca Pidgeon was obsessed with the glamorous drop earrings from Yael Sonia, featuring 14.52 carats of lemon quartz and diamonds, priced at $8,950.
Rich Sommer favored a mother of pearl tie bar from Canadian designer Mark Lash, priced at $600.
Emily Bergl looked stunning in the "Cognac Ice" earrings from Mastoloni, featuring golden south sea pearls, priced at $17,000.
Adrian Bustamante is excited to wear the Perrelet "Turbine" timepiece, with automatic movement, in-house caliber and a double-rotor on a black rubber strap, priced at $5,800.
Mayra Veronica couldn't take her eyes off the African emerald earrings by Takat, featuring 47.81 carats of emeralds and 7.99 carats of diamonds, priced at $245,000.
Many other designs featured in StyleLab's Jewelry Event for the 65th Annual Academy Awards were selected by Hollywood's biggest stars for the red carpet and parties. Final jewelry confirmations will be disclosed following the red carpet today.