COUNTDOWN TO THE OSCARS: Celebrities and their Stylists Previewed Jewelry from Shaftel Diamond Co. for the Academy Awards

Feb 27, 2016, 22:59 ET from StyleLab

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities and top Hollywood wardrobe stylists were invited to the StyleLab Jewelry Suite at a top secret location in Beverly Hills, for an exclusive appointment to borrow jewelry from Shaftel Diamond Co. for the Academy Awards.

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Shaftel Diamond Co. continues to raise the bar among Houston jewelers with exquisite craftsmanship, design, and stunning collections.

Oscar nominees from films including "The Revenant," "Spotlight", "Day One," "Room," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Mad Max: Fury Road," "Straight Outta Compton," "Bridge of Spies," "Anomalisa," "Stutterer," and other top stars along with wardrobe stylists got a coveted appointment to select jewelry from Shaftel Diamond Co. for the Academy Awards and related parties.

Here's a look at some of the designs favored by stars:

Katrina Bowden ("30 Rock") and Alanna Ubach ("Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce") looked chic in a pair of cluster style earrings, featuring 10-carats of blue sapphire and over 8-carats of round diamonds, set in 18k white gold. This spectacular design is priced at $100,000.

Carlease Burke ("Crowded") and Nadine Crocker ("Cabin Fever") were enamored by a pair of statement earrings that include 16-carats of natural fancy vivid yellow and colorless diamonds. This design is set in 18k white and yellow gold, and priced at $50,000.

Marisol Nichols ("Teen Wolf") was captivated by a platinum ring set with a 25-carat Burmese ruby and over 3-carats of fine diamonds, priced at $200,000.

Carly Steel ("Entertainment Tonight") gravitated towards a platinum ring with a rare 7-carat yellow diamond center, and two trillion cut diamonds, priced at $165,000.

Style expert Michael O'Connor who worked with the celebrities to coordinate their red carpet looks says, "Shaftel Diamond Co. always provides breathtaking red carpet pieces. It's no wonder that they get picked up immediately by the celebrities. Their classic styling never goes out of fashion, and their use of the most spectacular gemstones creates a real statement."

Watch the red carpet to find out who's wearing fabulous baubles from Shaftel Diamond Co. to the Academy Awards and parties.

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