Without question, one of the most popular colored diamonds are the yellow diamonds. They are a unique and beautiful stone of choice for celebrities, politicians and fashion gurus. Sometimes all it takes is to see pictures of celebrities with certain jewelry styles to get inspiration for your future engagement ring or jewelry.
Jennifer Lopez – 30 Carats of Yellow Diamonds
At the fashionable charity benefit “Raise Your Right Hand Ring for Africa”, Lopez wore an astounding 30 carats of yellow diamonds. She is reported to love these yellow stones, as her husband Marc Anthony gifted her with an 8 carat canary ring at the birth of their twins. With recent news of their pending divorce, will she keep the ring?
Carrie Underwood – Blondes and Yellow Diamonds
Carrie Underwood has been sporting a gorgeous 5 carat yellow diamond since hockey star Mike Fisher proposed in 2009. Slightly darker in hue than typical canary diamonds, this is an incredibly beautiful round stone set with a halo of white diamonds. Some say her stylist suggested a yellow diamond to compliment her beautiful golden locks.
Hillary Clinton Loves Yellow Diamonds
It’s hard to forget the incredible yellow diamond Hillary Rodham Clinton wore to the inaugurations of her husband–both when he was elected as governor and President of the United States. Famously known as the Kahn Canary, it was found in Arkansas in 1977 and lent to Mrs. Clinton by Kahn Jewelers for special occasions.
Heidi Klum with 10 Carats of Yellow Diamonds
Seal gave Heidi Klum an incredible 10 carat yellow diamond when they were first engaged. Klum has often mentioned the yellow diamond being a good luck charm for their happy and long-lasting marriage.
Rebecca Romijn – Yellow Diamonds with Stacked Pave Bands
Romijn sported a light yellow fancy oval diamond with unique pave bands after marrying Jerry O’Connell.
Marilyn Monroe – The Most Famous Wearer of Yellow Diamonds
The incredible 24-carat yellow diamond (below), famously known as the Moon of Baroda, was worn by Monroe at the Hollywood premier of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. The diamond belonged to the royal dynasty Gaekwad Maharajas and Empress Maria Theresa of Austria. Reportedly to be cursed, the diamond was said to have been the source of Monroe’s misfortune and ultimately, her death.
Yellow diamonds have been synonymous with celebrities for decades. Some of the most rich and famous have opted for yellow diamond engagement rings to showcase their wealth, individuality and garner the attention of the media. For one interested in yellow diamonds, there are many options available–some even more affordable than standard colorless diamonds. Either way, this bold and beautiful stone is a delightful choice for an engagement ring for the celebrity in all of us.