For stars of the small screen, the Emmys are the perfect excuse to bring out their best bought (or borrowed) bling! Whether they're dripping in diamonds or sporting other jumbo jewels, television's brightest find stunning ways to shine on the red carpet year after year. In honor of the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which air on Sept. 22, 2019, Wonderwall.com rounded up some of the best, most impressive Emmy jewels of all time. First up: Jane Fonda, who donned $2.5 million Gismondi 1754 earrings and a necklace crafted of 110 carats of emeralds and approximately 100 carats of diamonds at the 2017 Emmys. The blinged-out set took 10 artisans roughly 600 hours to create! Keep reading for more…
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Thandie Newton's unique Harry Winston hoop earrings stood out on the red carpet at the 2018 Primetime Emmys. The diamonds paired perfectly with her hot pink Brandon Maxwell gown that night.
Priyanka Chopra rocked one of our favorite 2017 Emmy looks, pairing her Balmain gown with 62-carat emerald-cut diamond earrings by Lorraine Schwartz.
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Sofia Vergara dressed to impress for the 2013 Emmys and accessorized with $7 million in jewels by Lorraine Schwartz for the occasion. The sitcom superstar's bling included a pair of gorgeous ruby, sapphire and Colombian emerald earrings, which weighed in at 100 carats! Sofia also sported not one but two major statement rings that night: a 21-carat Asscher-cut diamond ring for her left hand and a 40-carat Colombian emerald and rose-cut diamond ring for her right one.
Betty White looked gorgeous while holding her award at the 1976 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The acting legend wore beautiful drop diamond earrings and a diamond pendant necklace to the ceremony.
America Ferrera channeled Old Hollywood at the 2008 Emmy Awards. The "Ugly Betty" actress donned a 19th century Fred Leighton diamond flower necklace to go with her finger-waved hair and bold red lip.
Cher proved once again why she is such a style icon at the 1975 Emmy Awards, which she attended with second husband Gregg Allman, when she arrived wearing a bold yet delicate jeweled choker.
Helen Mirren looked as flawless as ever at the 2006 Emmy Awards where she wore a diamond-and-emerald choker from Fred Leighton.
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan rocked these stunning sparklers to the 2018 Primetime Emmys. The drop diamond earrings crafted by Tiffany & Co. added some serious shimmer to her red Oscar de la Renta dress.
Janine Turner was an absolute vision at the 1992 Emmy Awards in a big, bold two-strand pearl necklace.
At the 2008 Emmys, Heidi Klum had beautiful, blinged-out butterflies hanging from her ears while she walked the red carpet. The unique, eye-catching earrings by Lorraine Schwartz featured blackened platinum, lavender jade and diamonds.
Courteney Cox was strikingly gorgeous at the 2003 Emmy Awards where she rocked huge drop diamond earrings and two sapphire-and-diamond bracelets.
Tracee Ellis Ross complemented her sequined Chanel gown with custom diamond and pearl earrings by Irene Neuwirth while attending the 2017 Emmy Awards.
Marcia Cross' earrings were the highlight of the 2007 Emmy Awards! The "Desperate Housewives" actress chose dramatic turquoise teardrop earrings from Lorraine Schwartz to go with her beautiful white gown.
Jennifer Garner rocked one of her very best jewelry looks at the 2002 Emmy Awards — a floral diamond necklace and matching delicate diamond earrings (they're clip-ons — the actress doesn't have pierced ears). So pretty!
Yara Shahidi's dainty Forevermark by Pluczenik snowflake diamond earrings truly wowed us on the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet.
Maila Nurmi, best known for her campy 1950s character Vampira, brought some royal flair to the 1955 Emmy Awards when she showed up in a diamond tiara. She completed the look with a glamorous fur.
Diahann Carroll showed that diamonds really are a girl's best friend at the 1985 Emmy Awards. The "Dynasty" star wore a large pearl and diamond ring, a diamond bangle and geometric diamond earrings to the ceremony.
Christina Applegate accessorized her conservative blue blazer with stunningly dramatic dangling diamond earrings at the 1991 Emmy Awards.
"They're rather heavy, but they're worth it," Kristin Davis said of her amethyst and gold Fred Leighton chandelier earrings, which she wore to the 2003 Emmy Awards. We couldn't agree more!
Taylor Schilling scored major points for thinking outside the box when it came to her Emmy jewelry. The "Orange Is the New Black" star rocked a gorgeous diamond ear cuff from Forevermark at the 2014 Emmys.
Ginnifer Goodwin's statement jewelry was fresh and modern at the 2009 Emmy Awards. The "Once Upon a Time" star rocked a crystal and diamond necklace with matching earrings from the Ivanka Trump Collection.
Mary Tyler Moore looked classically chic when she won a best actress Emmy at the 1964 ceremony. The Hollywood star rocked a timeless three-strand pearl necklace and bracelet for the ceremony.
Connie Sellecca looked absolutely stunning in these gorgeous sapphire and green gemstone earrings at the 1985 Emmy Awards. The "Hotel" actress paired the flawless baubles with an equally gorgeous blue sequined gown.
In a sea of diamonds, Ellie Kemper stood out wearing these multi-colored gems at 2018 Emmys. The Lorraine Schwartz drop earrings featured coral and amethyst stones.
For the 2013 Emmys, "Girls" star Allison Williams decided to go vintage. Borrowing jewelry from Fred Leighton, the actress wore Etruscan Revival gold bangle bracelets from the 19th century and a massive, gorgeous pink topaz ring from the same time period.
Mindy Kaling stuck to a yellow-gold color palette during the 2015 Emmys. Her yellow Neil Lane earrings matched her mustard yellow dress perfectly, and her metallic gold Edie Parker clutch added a pop to her outfit.
Debra Messing sparkled in gorgeous teardrop Cartier diamond earrings at the 2007 Emmys. The shoulder-grazing bling helped the actress land on many best-dressed lists that year.
At the 2006 Emmys, Tyra Banks opted for dangly diamonds. The supermodel wore her hair in an updo to better display the long, cascading earrings, which featured seven stones each!
Christina Hendricks went with a Bollywood vibe for her ensemble at the 2014 Emmys, and she stayed true to that theme when it came to her accessories too. The actress sported $390,000 worth of Neil Lane jewelry, including stacked gold bangles and gold girandole chandelier earrings.
"House" star Jennifer Morrison took her jewelry inspiration from the animal kingdom for the 2008 Emmys. The actress rocked an edgy, sparkly serpent bracelet by Lorraine Schwartz for the occasion.
Emily Blunt got creative with her jewelry at the 2010 Emmys: She put diamonds in her hair instead of around her neck. The actress adorned her updo with a platinum-and-diamond floral hairpiece by Lorraine Schwartz.
Like a true red-carpet star, Mila Kunis attended the 2009 Emmys dripping in diamonds. The actress accessorized her gown with a pair of diamond pendant earrings from Fred Leighton.
Nina Dobrev hit the 2011 Emmys red carpet decked out in more than 50 carats of diamonds. Her 19th-century choker, which was made up of hundreds of the precious stones, was designed by jeweler Fred Leighton.
Everything was bigger in the '80s! Deidre Hall completed her voluminous black gown with large, dramatic black gemstone and white diamond earrings at the 1984 Emmy Awards.
What better way to layer than with diamonds? Rose Byrne did just that at the 2008 Emmys. The actress accessorized her gown with layers upon layers of delicate diamond necklaces, making a unique — yet classic — fashion statement.
Zsa Zsa Gabor was the epitome of Old Hollywood glamour while wearing a beautiful diamond necklace and drop earrings at the 1956 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
Virginia Mayol looked effortlessly beautiful at the 1955 Emmy Awards where she wore a pearl and jewel necklace with diamond earrings. Stunning!
We absolutely adore Christine Baranski's beautiful diamond and ruby necklace and earrings set, which she wore to the 1998 Emmy Awards.
Julie Andrews was a vision at the 1972 Emmy Awards! The Hollywood icon wore huge dangling diamond earrings tipped with a tear-shaped stone.
Cicely Tyson looked as beautiful as ever at the 1974 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The talented actress complemented her floral gown with drop diamond earrings and a megawatt smile.
Barbra Streisand proved less is more at the 1965 Emmy Awards. The Hollywood legend complemented her beautiful look with understated yet gorgeous drop diamond earrings.
We live for Shelley Long's flawless 1980s look! The star rocked a two-strand pearl necklace with a diamond and amethyst centerpiece and classic pearl studs at the 1983 Emmy Awards.
Classic Hollywood star Ann Sothern was a stunner at the 1955 Emmy Awards! The actress donned an extravagant diamond necklace shaped like a flower with diamond stud earrings.
Cathy Lee Crosby was a vision in gold at the 1982 Emmy Awards! The actress complemented her sequined gold dress with an intricate gold and gemstone statement necklace.
Zoe Kravitz looked impossibly chic at the 2017 Emmy Awards in a Tiffany & Co. double-strand diamond necklace and diamond stud earrings.
Cybill Shepherd was red-hot at the 1986 Emmy Awards where she rocked beautiful diamond and ruby drop earrings and a red bedazzled gown. '80s chic!
"Dallas" star Victoria Principal brought 1960s glamour to the 1991 Emmy Awards with dramatic beaded black earrings.
Loretta Young showed just how flawless pearls can be at the 1956 Emmy Awards where she donned an elaborate pearl necklace and drop pearl earrings. Full glam!
Barbra Streisand makes our list again thanks to a stunning necklace she wore at the 1995 Emmys. The lauded singer looked effortlessly beautiful in an elegant diamond necklace with an elaborate design.
Lisa Kudrow looked glamorously chic at the 1999 Emmy Awards where she rocked a diamond waterfall necklace and simple diamond strand earrings.
Meredith Baxter left us in awe at the 1994 Emmy Awards! The "Family Ties" star wore a diamond necklace featuring a large a yellow diamond center stone.
Jane Seymour looked ravishing at the 1988 Emmy Awards! The British star wore large diamond and pearl drop earrings while accepting her trophy for best supporting actress in a miniseries or movie for her work in "Onassis: The Richest Man in the World."
Molly Parker took our breath away in these enormous sapphire-and-diamond stud earrings, which she wore to the 2005 Emmy Awards.