Check out the best celebrity bling of 2016 — from planet-sized sparklers to diamond chokers and more — starting with Mariah Carey's massive engagement ring. In January 2016, Australian billionaire James Packer proposed to the diva with a 35-carat rock designed by Wilfredo Rosado, which she showed off during the 24th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood, California, on Feb. 28. Their love story has since run its course, but as they say, diamonds are forever! Now keep reading for more of the year's most impressive jewels!
Jennifer Lopez accessorized with 200 carats of Harry Winston diamonds during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 10. The singer-actress wore yellow diamond-drop earrings and two diamond necklaces.
On Dec. 14, Anna Faris showed off a new diamond ring that was given to her by her husband Chris Pratt. "He just got me this ring. I know. Like two days ago," she said. "I look [at it] and I'm like, 'I can't believe it either!' He's an incredibly romantic man and I'm very, very lucky."
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Charlize Theron looked red-hot in a Dior dress with a plunging neckline, which she accentuated with a stunning Harry Winston diamond drop necklace, during the 88th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, on Feb. 28.
Beyonce reportedly wore more than $12.5 million of Lorraine Schwartz jewels during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City on Aug. 28. Among her bling were these jaw-dropping Colombian emerald, intense pink diamond and paraiba earrings worth a whopping $1.8 million.
Blue Ivy Carter also made a statement with her bling during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City on Aug. 28. Beyonce's little girl topped off her look with a diamond Lorraine Schwartz tiara, natch!
Alessandra Ambrosio dripped in Boucheron diamonds during the 69th Cannes Film Festival premiere of "The Unknown Girl" on May 18. She wore shoulder-length drop earrings with a leafy cuff bracelet and a giant cocktail ring. But this wasn't her only iced-out look of the French film festival…
In March 2016, football star Russell Wilson asked Ciara to be his wife with a stunning 16-carat diamond ring, which the bride-to-be showed off while partying at Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on March 19.
Kim Kardashian West sported a Lorraine Schwartz cuff earring during the 2016 Met Gala on May 2.
We're simply green with envy over the 107-carat cushion-cut Kimberly McDonald earrings with Gemfields Zambian emeralds that Taraji P. Henson rocked during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 10.
Demi Lovato rocked an impressive $2.4 million Mouawad Jewelry diamond pendant and a $500,000 diamond-and-white-gold ring while performing during the 58th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 15. But that wasn't her only major bling moment of the year…
Duchess Kate made a diplomatic move with her jewelry during a charity gala at The Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai on April 10. She wore lapis-and-diamond drop earrings by Indian jeweler Amrapali.
Naomi Watts donned Bulgari's one-of-a-kind Italian Extravaganza jeweled choker from the design house's high jewelry collection during the 69th Cannes Film Festival premiere of "Cafe Society" on May 11.
Jennifer Lawrence wore a diamond bib necklace from Chopard's High Jewelry Collection during the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 10. The dazzling choker reportedly consists of 156.77 carats of diamonds set in 18-karat white gold.
In March 2016, Maria Menounos' longtime boyfriend, Keven Undergaro, popped the question with a knuckle-crushing Jean Dousset-designed sparkler featuring a brilliant-cut center stone and 220 smaller brilliant-cut diamonds. She showed off the impressive bling on Snapchat on March 9.
Olivia Munn thought outside the box and wore a custom Forevermark by Jade Trau Exceptional Diamond cuff, which featured a 12.06-carat Forevermark Exceptional Diamond, that snaked around her wrist during the 88th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, on Feb. 28.
Jaimie Alexander wore emerald studs and a matching emerald ring by Lorraine Schwartz during the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 10.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley's necklace featured the Heart of the South Diamond, plus 42 carats of white marquise, round and pear-shaped diamonds during the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, on Nov. 2. The 20-carat yellow diamond, which is anchored in a setting of an additional 15 carats of white diamonds and was designed by jeweler Johnathon Arndt, was then transformed into a pin that Kimberly's husband Brad Paisley wore during the show.
Heidi Klum wore a gorgeous a rose-gold link diamond choker by Lorraine Schwartz during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 11.
Saoirse Ronan rocked a colorful 18-carat white-gold Chopard necklace featuring sapphires and diamonds during the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards in London on Feb. 14.
Pink sported giant jeweled drop earrings during the premiere of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" in Los Angeles on May 24.
Paris Hilton donned a diamond necklace, a finger-crushing ring and Jacob & Co. earrings during an amfAR gala in New York City on Feb. 10.
Gemma Arterton's Chopard earrings stole the spotlight during the 73rd Venice Film Festival premiere of "La La Land" on Aug. 31.
Niecy Nash paired Hearts on Fire bracelets, a Le Vian bracelet and a royal oval cluster ring with other Lorraine Schwartz jewels during the 2016 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18.
Lady Gaga sparkled in massive diamond drop earrings during Tony Bennett's 90th birthday celebration in New York City on Aug. 3.
Call us crazy, but we kinda dig the opal-and-tourmaline Irene Neuwirth choker with a long chain down the back that Leslie Mann wore during the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 10.
Gwyneth Paltrow coordinated her jeweled Tous drop earrings with her Gucci gown during the ELLE Style Awards in Madrid on Oct. 26.