Resplendent in diamonds, pearls and coloured gemstones, celebrities paraded their sparkling interpretations of the Met Gala 2022’s theme “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” and its dress code Gilded Glamour. This year’s fundraiser for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City was particularly significant for jewellery aficionados, given its theme evoking glittering American opulence and allure. So for their ultimate red carpet fashion moment, celebrities accessorised their over-the-top ensembles with equally extravagant high jewellery from some of the world’s most revered brands as well as upcoming exclusive designers. Here are a few highlights of some of the scene-stealing jewellery designs from this year’s Met Gala . 1. Michelle Yeoh The celebrated Asian actress made her show-stopping appearance on the red carpet wearing a breathtakingly sumptuous necklace named Forest Valley, in the Atelier collection from the Tasaki brand. The creative director of the collection is renowned fashion designer Prabal Gurung, who is also the creator of Yeoh’s upcycled gown. The handcrafted Forest Valley necklace is a poetic, stylish vision of foliage featuring a myriad of cascading pearls and gemstones in cool blue and silvery hues, including white Akoya pearls, black South Sea pearls, sapphires, tourmaline, beryl and aquamarine, and shimmering diamonds. As a finishing touch to her look of contemporary luxury, Yeoh chose to wear a Richard Mille jewelled watch as well. The Oscars slap aftermath: what will happen to Will Smith’s career? 2. Vanessa Hudgens The American actress and singer was one of Vogue ’s co-hosts for this year’s gala. Highlighted by her all-black lace and chiffon Moschino gown were the exquisite white diamond pieces from Messika High Jewelry. With a distinctively intricate look, the designs featured a mixture of diamonds in various shapes and sizes, mounted onto extremely delicate precious metal filigree and lacework settings. The pieces were from several signature high jewellery lines from the brand, including the Desert Bloom chandelier earrings, a bracelet in the Exotic Charm Messika by Kate Moss and rings from Miss Milla and Diamond Catcher lines. 3. Gigi Hadid The supermodel contrasted her ultra futuristic outfit with opulent jewellery pieces in classic styling. Her necklace, from Chopard’s Haute Joaillerie Collection, featured large black pearls in perfectly matched rose-coloured overtone and alluring lustre. Who is the richest Pink Floyd member? The band’s net worths, ranked The greyish-pink pearls were complemented with rubellite tourmaline stones in dark fuchsia with diamond accents. All the deep pinkish and red colours in the pearls and gemstones were further highlighted by the 18-karat rose-coloured gold setting. 4. Simone Ashley The actress starring in the popular Netflix Bridgerton series interpreted an English Regency vibe with a twist. She picked diamond designs with a distinctively antique jewellery feel for the gala. The pieces from De Beers’ High Jewellery collection, The Alchemist of Light – Light Rays, featured earrings with white and yellow diamonds and a spectacular choker in black rhodium-plated gold, set with a 4.22-carat fancy brownish yellow radiant-cut diamond, juxtaposed by rows of white diamonds. 5. Emma Chamberlain The American YouTuber, influencer and newest Cartier brand ambassador wowed the red carpet crowd with a vintage Cartier platinum and diamond tiara, made in 1911. The traditional Kokoshnik tiara belongs to the Cartier Collection. 20 celebrities who haven’t seemed to age since 2000 The equally magnificent diamond choker was also a vintage piece made by Cartier and belonging to the brand’s collection. It has a storied provenance: the diamond choker used to belong to the Maharaja of Patiala, Punjab in India, the late Sir Maharaja Yadavindra Singh. The wealthy ruler commissioned many spectacular pieces from Cartier. 6. Amber Valletta For her red carpet jewellery, the supermodel chose the iconic designs from the Italian brand Buccellati’s high jewellery collection. The brand’s signature styles, including its intricate filigree designs inspired by Venetian lace and exquisite textured metalwork of superb finish, were showcased to perfection by Valletta. The pieces included a South Sea pearl and diamond necklace and diamond bangles, bracelet and rings from the brand. Princess Mako’s new life in NYC, from an unpaid internship to one-bedroom flat 7. Maggie Rogers The American singer and songwriter accessorised her minimalist evening outfit with a pair of diamond and pearl earrings from Chanel’s high jewellery collection. The diamond-encrusted sculptural lion heads in gold dangled strands of white pearls, juxtaposed with pieces pave-set with small diamonds. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .