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

CATE BLANCHETT

The Best Actress nominee set off her pale skin and blonde hair with striking Lorraine Schwartz, including a black-and-white diamond earrings set in blackened metal, a diamond cuff and a blackened diamond right-hand ring.