Diamonds Hit a High Note at the 2010 Grammy Awards

Feb 01, 2010, 00:31 ET from Diamond Information Center

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- DIAMONDS were the top choice of America's most talented musicians at the 52nd Grammy Awards. The artists were outfitted in diamonds across the board for the music industry's biggest night.

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Diamond jewelry made a harmonious pairing with the musical fashions at tonight's Grammy red carpet. From the always on-cue diamond studs to major show stopping diamond pendant earrings and bracelets, diamonds were the dazzling opening act. Pink showed her glamorous side in $2.5 million worth of diamonds including diamond pendant earrings, a diamond pin in her hair, stacked diamond line bracelets, a diamond pave ball ring and diamond deco ring all from Neil Lane. Multiple Grammy winner Taylor Swift's star quality was on full display in twelve carat diamond pendant earrings custom made by Lorraine Schwartz and Ofira. Katy Perry's diamond skull earrings from Dijan were the perfect marriage of rocks and rock star. Nicole Kidman in antique diamond cluster earrings from Fred Leighton was the picture of classic sophistication. And Beyonce was stunning in diamond and yellow gold pave pendant earrings and diamond and yellow gold flower rings from Lorraine Schwartz.

THE BRILLIANCE OF DIAMONDS WAS SHOWCASED IN THE EVENING'S TOP DIAMOND TRENDS featured at the 52nd Grammy Awards. The top diamond trends included:

Impressive Diamond Earrings

  • Alfre WoodardLoree Rodkin – Long Pave Diamond Earrings
  • Anthony Hamilton – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Black Diamond Stud Earrings
  • BeyonceLorraine Schwartz – Diamond and Yellow Gold Pave Pendant Earrings
  • Britney SpearsPenny Preville – Emerald-Shape Pave Earrings
  • Carrie Ann Inaba Neil Lane – Rose-Cut Diamond Pendant Earrings
  • Celine Dion Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Chantel Christie – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Chrissy Tiegan – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond "Champagne Bubbles" Earrings
  • Ciara – Cartier – Diamond and White Gold Stud Earrings
  • Colbie Caillat Martin Katz – Cognac Pave Diamond Drop Earrings in Yellow Gold
  • Flo Rida – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Heidi Klum Lorraine Schwartz – Pear-Shape Diamond Earrings
  • Jennifer Hudson – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Jennifer Nettles Kimberly McDonald – Diamond and Geode Earrings
  • Kara DioGuardi – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Kathy Griffin – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Katy Perry – Dijan – Diamond Skull Earrings
  • Keri HilsonNeil Lane – Diamond Stud Earrings, 6 carats
  • Lauren Sanchez – Diamond Hoop Earrings
  • Lea Michele Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Chandelier Earrings
  • LL Cool J – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Mary J. Blige Lorraine Schwartz – Pave Diamond Drop Earrings
  • Mya – Diamond Chandelier Earrings
  • Nicole Kidman Fred Leighton – Antique Diamond and Black Enamel Cluster Earrings
  • *Pink Neil Lane – Diamond Pendant Drop Earrings; 30 carats
  • Rihanna Neil Lane – Diamond Flower Cluster Stud Earrings
  • Shaila Durcal – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Sheryl Crow – Ofira – Diamond and Yellow Gold Pendant Earrings
  • Smokey Robinson – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Tarsha Hamilton – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond "Sodwana" Earrings, 29.98 carats
  • *Taylor Swift Lorraine Schwartz/Ofira – Custom-Made Lorraine Schwartz and Ofira Diamond Earrings, 12 carats

Sparkling Diamond Bracelets

  • Alfre WoodardLoree Rodkin – Diamond Pave Bracelet
  • Carrie Ann InabaNeil Lane – Diamond Bangle Bracelet
  • Chrissy Tiegan – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond "Sodwana" Cuff, 33.44 carats; "Orielle" Bangels, 17.52 carats
  • Fergie – Kwiat – Diamond and Yellow Gold Cuff Bracelet
  • Jennifer Lopez Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Cuff Bracelets and Diamond Bangle Bracelets
  • Jennifer Nettles Kimberly McDonald – Diamond and Geode Cuff Bracelets
  • Kaley Cuoco – Diamond Bangle Bracelets
  • Kara DioGuardi Diamond and Yellow Gold Bracelet
  • Lea Michele Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Bangle Bracelets
  • Mary J. Blige Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Cuff Bracelet
  • Mya – Diamond Mesh Bracelet
  • *Pink Neil Lane – Stacked Diamond Tennis Bracelets
  • Rihanna Neil Lane – Diamond Bracelet
  • Tarsha Hamilton – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond "Astra" Bangle Bracelets; over 54 carats

Brilliant Diamond Rings

  • Alfre WoodardLoree Rodkin – Pave Diamond Webb Ring
  • Beyonce Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond and Yellow Gold Flower Rings
  • Carrie Ann InabaNeil Lane – Pave Diamond Ring in Yellow Gold
  • Celine Dion Lorraine SchwartzDiamond Leaf Ring
  • Ciara – Cartier – Diamond and White Gold Scroll Cocktail Ring
  • Coco Rocha – Everlon Diamond Knot Collection – Everlon Diamond Knot Rings in Yellow Gold
  • Heidi Klum Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Butterfly Ring; Diamond Briolette Ring
  • Kaley Cuoco – Diamond Cocktail Ring
  • Kara DioGuardi – Diamond Cocktail Ring
  • Keri HilsonNeil LaneDiamond Cluster Ring
  • Lea Michele Lorraine Schwartz – Two Diamond Cocktail Rings
  • Marisa Miller Neil Lane – Pave Diamond Ring
  • *Pink Neil Lane – Diamond Pave Ball Ring, Diamond Deco Ring
  • Rihanna – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond Rings

The following celebrities wore DIAMONDS to the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards:

  • Alfre WoodardLoree Rodkin – Diamond Pave Bracelet, Long Pave Diamond Earrings, Pave Diamond Webb Ring
  • Anthony Hamilton – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Black Diamond Stud Earrings, Rough Black and White Diamond Cufflinks, 7.62 carats
  • Beyonce Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond and Yellow Gold Pave Pendant Earrings, Diamond and Yellow Gold Flower Rings
  • Britney Spears Penny Preville – Emerald-Shape Pave Earrings  
  • Carrie Ann InabaNeil Lane – Diamond Bangle Bracelet, Rose-Cut Diamond Pendant Earrings, Pave Diamond Ring in Yellow Gold
  • Celine DionLorraine Schwartz – Diamond Pendant Necklace, Diamond Stud Earrings, Diamond Leaf Ring
  • Chantel Christie – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Chrissy Tiegan – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond "Sodwana" Cuff, 33.44 carats, Rough Diamond "Orielle" Bangels, 17.52 carats, Rough Diamond "Champagne Bubbles" Earrings
  • Ciara – Cartier – Diamond and White Gold Scroll Cocktail Ring and Diamond and White Gold Stud Earrings
  • Coco RochaNeil Lane/Everlon – Rose-Cut Diamond Bibb Necklace in Yellow Gold (Neil Lane), Everlon Diamond Knot Rings in Yellow Gold
  • Colbie CaillatMartin Katz – Cognac Pave Diamond Drop Earrings in Yellow Gold
  • Fergie – Kwiat – Diamond and Yellow Gold Cuff Bracelet
  • Flo Rida – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Heidi Klum Lorraine Schwartz – Pear-Shape Diamond Earrings, Diamond Butterfly Ring; Diamond Briolette Ring
  • Jennifer Hudson – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Jennifer Lopez Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Cuff Bracelets and Diamond Bangle Bracelets
  • Jennifer Nettles Kimberly McDonald – Diamond and Geode Cuff Bracelets, Diamond and Geode Earrings
  • Kaley Cuoco – Diamond Bangle Bracelets, Diamond Cocktail Ring
  • Kara DioGuardi Diamond and Yellow Gold Bracelet, Diamond Stud Earrings, Diamond Cocktail Ring
  • Kathy Griffin – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Katy Perry – Dijan – Diamond Skull Earrings
  • Keri HilsonNeil Lane – Diamond Stud Earrings, 6 carats, Diamond Cluster Ring
  • Lauren Sanchez – Diamond Hoop Earrings, Diamond Flower Brooch
  • Lea Michele Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Bangle Bracelets, Diamond Chandelier Earrings, Two Diamond Cocktail Rings
  • LL Cool J – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Marisa Miller Neil Lane – Pave Diamond Bibb Necklace, Pave Diamond Ring
  • Mary J. Blige Lorraine Schwartz – Diamond Cuff Bracelet, Pave Diamond Drop Earrings
  • Mya – Diamond Mesh Bracelet, Diamond Chandelier Earrings
  • Nicole Kidman Fred Leighton – Antique Diamond and Black Enamel Cluster Earrings
  • *Pink Neil Lane – Stacked Diamond Tennis Bracelets, Diamond Pendant Drop Earrings, 30 carats; Diamond Pave Ball Ring, Diamond Deco Ring, Diamond Starburst Hair Pin
  • Rihanna Neil Lane/Diamond in the Rough – Diamond Bracelet (Neil Lane), Diamond Flower Cluster Stud Earrings (Neil Lane), Rough Diamond Rings (Diamond in the Rough)
  • Shaila Durcal – Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Sheryl Crow – Ofira – Diamond and Yellow Gold Pendant Earrings
  • Smokey Robinson – Diamond Cross Pendant, Diamond Stud Earrings, Diamond Shirt Studs
  • Tarsha Hamilton – Diamond in the Rough – Rough Diamond "Astra" Bangle Bracelets, over 54 carats; Rough Diamond "Sodwana" Earrings, 29.98 carats
  • *Taylor Swift Lorraine Schwartz/Ofira – Custom-Made Lorraine Schwartz and Ofira Diamond Earrings, 12 carats

*The Diamond Information Center (DIC) has purchased the rights to red carpet diamond photos to be used for editorial purposes.  

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