If the botched Best Picture announcement in the final moments of the 89th Academy Awards proved anything last Sunday, it’s that even in Hollywood, there are unscripted and unpredictable moments. Luckily, red carpet season does provide one constant: unparalleled glamour and stunning jewels.
This year, the Oscars were all about statement necklaces, from Jessica Biel’s unique gold Tiffany & Co. creation to Karlie Kloss’s dramatic Nirav Modi choker. Award-show mainstays, such as Harry Winston and Cartier, made notable appearances, while several contemporary makers like Irene Neuwirth had breathtaking moments. Click ahead to discover Sotheby’s jewellery specialists’ fourteen favourite Oscars jewels and look out for our Magnificent Jewels sale on 25 April in New York for more glittering pieces.