Apr 13, 2011

Vintage Rhinestone Jewelry, Red Carpet Looks for A LOT Less

"I can't believe it's not Cartier!" 

Award Ceremony season just finished up for all the leading ladies of the red carpet.  Diamonds, of course, classically sprinkled the necklines, ears and wrists of the celebrities. 

Anne Hathaway with 105 carats of Cartier
A dazzling rhinestone set from Antiquesnoddities on Etsy for $75

Deco bracelets stacked by the pairs and threes!
Mariska Hargitay platinum and diamond sapphire art deco bracelets
Try these on for size...
Art Deco Bracelet by GildedElegance on Etsy

Art deco bracelet by Pinguim on Etsy

Art deco bracelet by starletstyles on Etsy
Emeralds worn by esteemed actresses...

Annette Bening wearing Platinum and Emerald earrings
This Larry Vrba set is amazing (the necklace will knock your socks right off)! from AntiquingOnLine on Etsy
But Helen Mirren takes the cake with museum archive Cartier necklace and earrings set from 1907.  Platinum, Diamonds and Pearls.  Class Act!

Helen Mirren wearing Cartier at the 2011 Oscars
Here's a fabulous designer piece at a tiny fraction of the price...

Miriam Haskell necklace by AdoringVintage on Etsy

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  1. Wonderful blog. Love the photos, and ideas!

  2. Fabulous, Lexi! Most of these women borrowed these jewels and anyone can own the ones you selected at a mere fraction of the cost. They are all fantastic!

  3. Lovely..lots of glitter and bling and glam!

  4. Love it! Can't say enough about your finds. Fabulous!

  5. Super, Lexi! Some of my favorite personal pieces are Art Deco paste bracelets and earrings - they look terrific with jeans or dressed up.

  6. Gorgeous Oscar worthy pieces! Great post, Lexi!

  7. Lexi,
    Another informative post, complete with gorgeous jewels that are available to everyone.

  8. Extraordinay jewels from another era! Art deco looks and feels expensive!

  9. I know Valerie! Art deco is my favorite era for jewelry;) thank you all for stopping by to peek at my blog!

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