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Gold Reigns Supreme At The 85th Annual Academy Awards

Nicole Kidman, Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristen Stewart, and Academy Award nominee Kathryn Bigelow among others all select gold jewelry to accent their award gowns

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 2013 Oscar red carpet, gold has proven itself to be the most flexible of materials complementing both sweeping glamorous looks and defined directional fashion. Rose gold and diamond jewelry and yellow gold pieces provided hued embellishments to sensual skin toned Oscar gowns, while modern yellow gold jewelry ornamented chic metallic frocks.

Rose gold accented a refreshingly feminine look for Kristen Stewart in a Reem Acra ivory and blush gown. The actress who normally eschews necklaces chose a vintage Fred Leighton rose gold and diamond riviere necklace to adorn her along with a vintage rose gold and diamond ring.

Best Director nominee Kathryn Bigelow's gold and emerald earrings from Neil Lane and gold and emerald snake bangle from Solange Azagury-Partridge were the gilt touch to her jade column gown.

Presenter Nicole Kidman ruled the red carpet in a dazzling black and gold L'Wren Scott sequined gown, finished with statement gold earrings and bracelet from Fred Leighton.

Celebrities that wore gold jewelry to the Academy Awards this year include:

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES - Lorraine Schwartz gold earrings with earth tone colored natural diamonds.

KRISTEN STEWARTFred Leighton 19th Century rose gold and old mine cut diamond riviere necklace and rose gold and old mine diamond navette shaped ring, circa 1900.

KATHRYN BIGELOW Neil Lane gold, emerald and diamond earrings and Solange Azagury-Partridge 18k yellow gold, emerald and diamond snake cuff.

RENEE ZELLWEGERVan Cleef & Arpel "Mystery Set" bracelet with rubies and diamonds in platinum and yellow gold, 1960 "Twin Ruby" bracelets with diamonds set in platinum and yellow gold, and 1945 yellow gold Minaudiere with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires.

OLIVIA MUNNYellow gold flower stud earrings.

SALMA HAYEKCindy Chao Maple Leaves chocker in yellow gold and diamonds as hairpiece.

NICOLE KIDMANFred Leighton 19th century yellow gold and black enamel pendant earrings and yellow gold and diamond chain cuff bracelet.

GLORIA REUBENNeil Lane yellow gold and pave diamond bangle and yellow gold and diamond floral motif earrings. Yellow gold and diamond cluster ring

JANE FONDA – Chopard yellow gold earrings

JESSICA CHASTAINHarry Winston vintage 1967 diamond and yellow gold bracelet.

SAMANTHA BARKS – House of Waris for Forevermark Light Emanating from the Heart pendant in 18k yellow gold with Oval Forevermark diamond.

CATT SADLER Solange Azagury-Partridge 18k yellow gold triangle necklace.

OCTAVIA SPENCER- Lorraine Schwartz 18k rose gold and diamond mesh earrings and 18k rose gold and diamond ring.

NAOMI HARRISH.Stern Spring earrings in 18k yellow gold with clear quartz and Sunrise bracelet in 18k yellow gold with citrines and diamonds.

Photos available upon request.

LoveGold seeks out the world's most beautiful gold jewelry, the designers creating it and the people wearing it.

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