The much-awaited 89th Academy Awards witnessed Forevermark diamonds as a part of exclusive jewels, which got the due recognition for the Indian jewellers behind them.
Standing amongst the likes of Chopard, Tiffany & Co., and Lorraine Schwartz, the famous names that pop up when it comes to the Oscars and the red carpet, the desi bling was not behind in attracting the global stylists and celebrities alike.
Federica Imperiali, Head of New Product Development at Forevermark visited India to launch the Spring Summer jewellery trend collection for 2017 based on which the Indian jewellers created their stunning range of statement earrings, dazzling necklaces, striking bracelets and cocktail rings.
This Spring Summer Collection of 2017 was showcased at the elite Oscar suite in Los Angeles to celebrity stylists for private viewing and selection of the appropriate pieces to embellish their respective stars. Focussing on two trends, “Now and Forever” and “Nature’s Beauty” which also encompasss the Forevermark’s brand promise of being beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced diamonds, the collection is based on an in-depth research to forecast the trends of the upcoming year.
The famous baubles created for the Oscars red carpet earlier this year was showcased at the Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai on 25th May, and was a pleasure to witness (being able to wear them was definitely the cream!). Select Forevermark Jewellers across the country viz. Diamondtree, Hazoorilal Legacy, Mahabir Danwar Jewellers Pvt. Ltd, ORRA, Anmol Jewellers, Sawansukha Jewellers, Vummudi Bangaru Jewellers (VBJ), Narayan Jewellers, NAC Jewellers, Manek Gems, Vaibhav Jewellers came up with glamorous options to don the stars.
Coming to the celebs who graced the beautiful designs by our Indian jewellers, the renowned Die Another Day star Halle Berry sported a magnificent cuff bracelet by Vaibhav Jewellers from Vishakhapatnam. Designed in shades of gold, this delicate cuff was set in 18k white, yellow and rose gold crafted to bring out the beauty of the rare diamonds.
Halle Berry also chose the trillium shine ring designed like a tri-petal flower from Hazoorilal Legacy. Round sparkling diamonds in the centre spruced up this two-finger ring linked by a chain in between. Edgy diamond earrings, fashion rings and a stack of bangle bracelets highlighted her Atelier Versace gown.
Sparkling like elaborate chandeliers and redefining graceful elegance, the Rain Drop earrings by ORRA Jewellers were another eye-catching design to be chosen for the esteemed award function. Worn by the American model and actress Molly Sims at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscars Afster Party, these free falling diamond earrings are a classic interpretation of radiant beauty. The centre piece solitaire set to sparkle with mere movement complements the gradient design.
Exclusively designed for the Oscar’s Red Carpet, the hand cuff crafted in white gold by Anmol Jewellers with its celestial inspiration was just perfect to adorn the star it was meant for! The tear-drop diamonds arranged gradually to form sensual curves and buckle the wrist enhanced the bold piece making it a statement to pair effortlessly.
Another resplendent cocktail piece designed to grace the red carpet were the crescent earrings by C. Krishniah Chetty and Sons, Bengaluru. Interweaving diamonds formed the crescent while a stunning solitaire lies at the heart of these earrings to add to the sparkle. Designed to team well with be it a strapless piece or a high-necked one, these baubles were truly worthy of praise and fit for the celebrities.
Showing that more is more when it comes to diamond rings on the red carpet, striking diamond statement pieces in the form of swooping diamond earrings, stacked bracelets, and multiple rings were top choices for Hollywood’s leading ladies. Forevermark diamonds lit up the red carpet at the 89th Annual Academy Awards on Halle Berry, Molly Sims, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.