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

REESE WITHERSPOON

Arriving in an ombré Nina Ricci gown, last year's Best Actress winner complemented her look with Van Cleef & Arpels jewels, including an 83-carat 1937 diamond bracelet and 12.5-carat diamond earrings.