|By PR Newswire||
|March 1, 2014 10:56 PM EST||
LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities and top Hollywood wardrobe stylists admired baubles from the Fashion of Diamonds collection at the StyleLab Suite, which took place during Academy Awards week. The collection includes one-of-a-kind pieces created by China's top jewelry designers and manufacturers, using Argyle diamonds from Australia.
Celebrities including Ashley Fink ("Glee"), Kate Flannery ("The Office"), Stefanie Scott ("A.N.T."), Christine Bently ("Ballers"), Dot Marie Jones ("Glee"), Melisa Wallack (Oscar nominee Writing Original Screenplay "Dallas Buyer's Club"), Kristine Belson (Oscar nominee Animated Feature Film "The Croods"), Robin Mathews (Oscar nominee Best Makeup "Dallas Buyer's Club"), Adruitha Lee (Oscar nominee Best Hair Styling "Dallas Buyer's Club"), Alan Baumgarten (Oscar nominee Film Editing "American Hustle"), Chris Munro (Double Oscar nominee Sound Mixing "Gravity" and Captain Phillips"), Peter del Vecho (Oscar nominee Producer Best Animated Feature Film "Frozen"), Maitland Ward ("Girl Meets World"), Kate Linder (The Young & the Restless"), Nick Eversman ("Get on Up"), James Anderson (Chicago Bears), and others, got a coveted private appointment to preview and borrow pieces from this special collection.
StyleLab featured the following designers and manufactures from the Fashion of Diamonds collection.
- Award-winning Chinese designer Fei Liu, whose designs often draw on nature, has created stunning floral pieces. Inspired by the Chinese tradition that flowers embody dreams and aspirations, and using 2,151 small sparkling diamonds from the Argyle Diamond Mine in Australia, his beautiful draped necklace features flowers that symbolize good fortune, crafted by Y&M Jewelry.
- Paris-based, Chinese jewelry designer Wen Wei Tong's diverse jewelry exemplifies a contemporary twist on traditional Chinese elements. Reflecting notions of romance and nature, and dramatic geometric shapes, her contemporary designs showcase the stunning versatility of Australia's Argyle Diamonds, crafted by the KGK Group.
- Beijing jewelry designer Yolanda Huang Chao Yan creates stunning pieces inspired by Chinese culture, both past and present. Her traditional double-happiness necklace, rendered intricately with Argyle diamonds from Australia, brings blessings to the wearer, while her origami inspired necklace speaks to a more edgy Asian style, both crafted by Diarough N.V.
- The Beijing-based jewelry designer and artist Zhong Hua creates captivating one-of-a-kind designs. This includes a stunning cuff inspired by the architecture of the famed Chinese town of Suzhou, known as the Venice of the East. It features an intricate lattice-work of 1,380 brilliant diamonds from the Argyle Diamond Mine in Australia, crafted by Kama Schachter.
Here's a look at some of the pieces favored by celebrities:
Maitland Ward was excited to wear the draped necklace by Fei Liu, crafted by Y&M Jewelry, priced at $85,456.
Robin Mathews gravitated towards a pair of linear drop earrings by designer Wen Wei Tong, crafted by KGK Group, priced at $4,155.
Reporter Kiyra Lynn from "The New Music Buzz" was obsessed with designer Yolanda Huang Chao Yan's geometric necklace, crafted by Diarough N.V., priced at $17,696.
Christine Bently was eager to wear designer Zhong Hua's bangle, crafted by Kama Schachter, priced at $53,102.
Watch the red carpet to find out who's wearing these fabulous baubles to the Academy Awards and parties.
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