Yellow Diamonds have long been the object of desire for royalty, celebrities and high society women. The 'Tiffany' Yellow Diamond was made even more famous when worn by Audrey Hepburn in the legendary film, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's”. One of the most famous colored diamonds, 'The Sancy Diamond', an amazing gemstone at 55 carats, was originally loaned to French Kings Henry III and Henry IV. Ultimately, this jewel was fashioned into the wedding tiara worn by Lady Astor in 1978.
On the red carpets of Hollywood and Europe, yellow diamonds are the gemstone of choice. A bevy of beauties such as Penelope Cruz and Julianne Moore have chosen vivid yellow diamonds to wear at the Oscars. Cate Blanchett has twice worn yellow diamonds to the Academy Awards, creatively matching the color of the gems to her designer attire. At this year's 2007 Cannes Film Festival, Angelina Jolie dazzled the crowd in an intense yellow dress with dangling fancy yellow colored diamond earrings.
Whether at a movie premiere or walking down the aisle, celebrities are being seen adorned in the most beautiful fancy diamonds. Acknowledged 'it couple', Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, chose a yellow engagement ring in a pretty Edwardian setting. Seal surprised supermodel Heidi Klum with a stunning 10 carat yellow diamond when they were engaged in 2005. Yellow diamonds continue to be the favorite jewel for trend setting celebrities to express their affection. Eddie Murphy chose an 8 carat yellow diamond ring when he proposed to music mogul Tracey Edmonds. When Charlie Sheen popped the question to Hollywood real estate agent Brooke Mueller, he did so with an amazing 11 carat yellow diamond ring. For these stars, Forever Love... Forever Color...™
Fine jewelry with fancy colored diamonds is also the rage. Yellow diamonds were selected by superstar Beyonce Knowles to create her custom made ring with 5 carats of yellow diamonds designed around an unusual 'Hear No Evil' monkey motif. Elton John, known for his love of luxury, wears a 25 carat yellow diamond ring. Usher, the pop star sensation, sports a million dollar watch with his portrait emblazoned with 1,000 individual yellow diamonds. Yellow diamonds are amongst the rarest and most beautiful jewels and are coveted by royalty, celebrities and high society to show their personal style and as an expression of endless love.
Stars who love and wear yellow fancy diamonds:
Mary J. Blige
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