Diamonds, Platinum Through History: Iconic Celeb Weddings Inspire Red Carpet Jewels Today

Posted by Azure on April 8th, 2010
We get our bridal style inspiration from today's biggest celebs. But did you ever wonder which past icons inspire those celebs who inspire you?
Diamonds, Platinum Through History: Iconic Celeb Weddings Inspire Red Carpet Jewels Today

Here's a look at today's favorite stars who have taken cues on their red carpet jewelry from iconic platinum weddings throughout history!

Before their 1953 wedding, JFK gifted Jackie Kennedy with a platinum and diamond "engagement bracelet" from Van Cleef & Arpels. Jackie wore the bracelet on her wedding day. Penelope Cruz wore a similar platinum and diamond bracelet by Chopard to the 2010 Golden Globes.

In 1962, Richard Burton proposed to Elizabeth Taylor with a platinum, emerald and diamond brooch from Bulgari. This was the only piece of jewelry she wore to their 1964 wedding. Actress Rose Byrne wore a platinum and diamond brooch from Neil Lane in her hair to the 2010 Golden Globes.

In 1956, Prince Rainer III of Monaco proposed to Grace Kelly with a Cartier platinum engagement ring with a 12-carat emerald cut center stone. In 2008, Beyoncé got engaged to Jay-Z with a Lorraine Schwartz platinum engagement ring. It’s the one piece of jewelry she’ll always wear on the red carpet.

Before their 1954 wedding, Joe DiMaggio gave Marilyn Monroe a platinum and diamond eternity ring featuring 35 baguette diamonds. In 2009, Natalie Portman wore a platinum and diamond eternity band from Kwiat to the 2009 Academy Awards.

And speaking of Platinum, tomorrow is the final day to enter JIC's Ultimate Proposal Contest!!! Don't miss your chance to win a getaway to beautiful Santorini, Greece, and dazzling platinum bling! Just create your Wedding Pre-Party, and share your engagement proposal story with JIC!

Special thanks to PGI for this fab look into platinum bridal and red carpet jewelry, past and present.
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