The Oscars' most dazzling red carpet jewels

A couture gown may be quite continental, but diamonds are an Oscar nominee's best friend!

The stars pulled out all the stops for Hollywood's biggest night, dazzling the red carpet crowd with spectacular jewels and glittering accessories.

From Charlize Theron's $15-million bauble to Jennifer Lawrence's backwards necklace, HELLO! Online takes a look at the best accessories from the Oscars 2014 — click on the photo below to see all the pictures.

Jennifer had taken inspiration from her Oscars appearance last year, stepping out in a Neil Lane necklace worn backwards. Boasting carved rock crystal and 100 carats of diamonds, the bling is priced at a staggering $2 million dollars.

Jennifer also wore 10-carat diamond stud earrings and a platinum and diamond ring set worth $1 million.

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Charlize was dazzling, wearing $15 million worth of Harry Winston jewellery. Her necklace, called the Cluster Diamond Pendant from the Incredibles Collection, is set with a 31-carat colourless, flawless square emerald-cut diamond centre stone.

Angelina Jolie, meanwhile, chose oversized drop diamond earrings by Robert Procop, which weighed in at more than 42 carats.

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