Academy Awards 2008

Oscar Night's Mega-Jewels

The diamonds (more than 1,000 carats!) shone as brightly as the stars themselves – almost. Here are some of the most gorgeous gems. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

JENNIFER HUDSON

The Best Supporting Actress winner stuck to the film's time period, shining in a 1960s-era Fred Leighton diamond necklace with 32-carat yellow diamond drop, diamond leaf earrings and a brown diamond right-hand ring.