What Could You Buy With the Money Spent on Oscars Jewelry?

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The Oscars are an excellent chance for celebrities to pull out their finest gems and parade around in a way which would flagrantly unacceptable for any occasion. And there is something about a diamond wreath necklace or sparkling tennis bracelet that makes us dream of the finer things in life. Which brings up an important philosophical question: What could (or would) you buy with the monetary worth of one piece of Oscars jewelry?

We looked at the price tags of a few of the more lavish designer gems on display at the Oscars and dreamt up the fabulous things we could purchase. The comparisons will shock you... and maybe depress you a little bit. Sorry about that in advance, but there's bling on the other side of this slide, so just keep on clicking.

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