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57 Outrageous Necklaces

— February 22, 2009 — Luxury
If rumors are true, Angelina Jolie will glitter at the Oscars in a $20 million necklace at tomorrow’s Academy Awards. Apparently, Angelina Jolie wants to ensure she outshines her husband’s ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston, on the red carpet.

A quick Google search reveals little reference to $20 million necklaces, save for the ‘Heart of the Ocean’ blue diamond necklace designed for the Titanic movie by Harry Winston.

“She’s been driving all of the high-end jewelers of New York crazy,” a source told OK! about Angelina. “She’s looking for the impossible — a drop dead gorgeous $20 million diamond necklace to wear to the Oscars.”

But is going for over the top luxury the best way to stand out? I’d like to argue, no. The cluster below highlights some of the most innovative necklaces featured on Trend Hunter, and while I can’t imagine Angelina Jolie wearing most of these, they’d sure strand out against the other 2009 Oscar jewelry.
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Inaugural Accessories
Inaugural Accessories
Obama Election Ballot Replicas as Necklace Pendants
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Necklace Tracks the Pills You Pop
Necklace Tracks the Pills You Pop
MagneTrace
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Fundraising for Creatives
Fundraising for Creatives
Skeleton-Key Necklaces by 823KEYPROJECT Feed Starving Artists
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54
Do-Gooder Celeb Design
Do-Gooder Celeb Design
Cancer Research Charm Necklace
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53
Mp3 Player Necklace
Mp3 Player Necklace
The (Ugly) Jewel-Encrusted BLINGPlayer
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52
Fashionable Ribbons
Fashionable Ribbons
From Kimora Lee Simmons' Ribboned Waists to Tied Satin Bow Necklaces
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51
Pricy Bling
Pricy Bling
$5 Million Montblanc Lumiere Necklace
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50
Necklace Shakes You Awake
Necklace Shakes You Awake
Detects When You Doze Off
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49
Ocotopi Necklaces
Ocotopi Necklaces
8 Arms That Look Hot Around Your Neck
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48
Digital Necklace TiVos Your Life
Digital Necklace TiVos Your Life
Momenta PC Concept
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47
Giant Kitschy Accessories
Giant Kitschy Accessories
Oversized Hot Dog and Camera Necklaces by Yazbukey
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46
18 Karat Citrine Necklace
18 Karat Citrine Necklace
David Yurman Luxury Jewels
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45
Chocolate Luxury Snake
Chocolate Luxury Snake
Boucheron Gold, Diamond & Chocolate Necklace
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44
Smelling Good On the Go
Smelling Good On the Go
The Perfume Bottle Necklace
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43
Satirical Jewelry
Satirical Jewelry
Crude Barrel Necklace Reveals Price of Oil
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42
Silk Man Necklaces
Silk Man Necklaces
Eric Glennie's Masculine Accessories
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41
Blown Murano Glass Baubles
Blown Murano Glass Baubles
Striped Caviale Necklace by Salviati
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40
Delicate Glass Jewelry
Delicate Glass Jewelry
‘Drop of Water' Necklaces by Karl Oskar
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39
Branded Bling Necklace
Branded Bling Necklace
Freaky Collage of Logos in Gold
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38
Stephen Dweck Four-Strand Necklace
Stephen Dweck Four-Strand Necklace
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Hush-Hush Jewelry
Hush-Hush Jewelry
‘This is a Secret' Necklaces Make Ambiguity a Public Statement
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36
Frank Gehry 7-Fish Necklace
Frank Gehry 7-Fish Necklace
So Hot It's Sparking Lawsuits
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35
Recycled Military Aircraft Jewelry
Recycled Military Aircraft Jewelry
Deploy Peace Necklaces
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34
Gold and Diamond Hatchet Necklace
Gold and Diamond Hatchet Necklace
Lizzie's Love by FettY
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33
Retro TV Show Jewelry
Retro TV Show Jewelry
Thank Someone for Being a Friend With These Necklaces
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32
Valentine USBs
Valentine USBs
Heart Necklace Flash Drive Lets You Store Digital Love Letters
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Caressing Necklaces
Caressing Necklaces
Plastique Jewelry Mimics a Lover's Tender Touch
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30
Silver Octopus Necklace
Silver Octopus Necklace
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$75,000 Cartoon Pendants
$75,000 Cartoon Pendants
Nickelodeon Offers SpongeBob SquarePants Necklace at Sundance
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Pencil Shaving Necklaces
Pencil Shaving Necklaces
Victorian Mason Jewellery
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Razorblade Necklace
Razorblade Necklace
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World Record Bling
World Record Bling
Largest Diamond Necklace Ever
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Stark Leaf Necklaces
Stark Leaf Necklaces
Brevity Jewelry Juxtaposes Nature Motifs With Cold Metal
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Wooden USB Necklace
Wooden USB Necklace
Fashion Meets Tech
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23
Over-Sized Necklaces
Over-Sized Necklaces
Crazy Supersized Baubles by Elizaveta
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Glowing Swarovski Cube
Glowing Swarovski Cube
FireJewel Necklace
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21
Origami Necklaces
Origami Necklaces
Cindy Ng Jewelry
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Fashion Flash
Fashion Flash
Louis Vuitton USB Necklace
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Fast Food Jewelry
Fast Food Jewelry
Gold Burger Necklaces
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Unjeweled Jewelry
Unjeweled Jewelry
Fabric Wrapped Bead Necklaces Are Casual Chic
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17
Geeky Fragrance Jewelry
Geeky Fragrance Jewelry
The Flash Drive Necklace and Perfume Dispenser
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Circus Clown Accessories
Circus Clown Accessories
The Nose Necklace
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Crucifix Flash Drives
Crucifix Flash Drives
Religious USB Necklaces Go From Church to Computer With Ease
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14
Mixed-Media Jewelry
Mixed-Media Jewelry
Glamoramapuss Handmade Necklaces
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13
Zipper Necklaces
Zipper Necklaces
DIY Outsapop Collars
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Molecular Structure Jewelry
Molecular Structure Jewelry
Chemistry Inspried Necklaces
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Eco Geek Necklaces
Eco Geek Necklaces
Recycled Circuit Board Pendants
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Jewelry from Fishing Gear
Jewelry from Fishing Gear
BodyFishing Necklaces Lure the Looks
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Anatomy-inspired Fashion
Anatomy-inspired Fashion
Vertebrae Spine Necklace
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Industrial Materials as Jewellery
Industrial Materials as Jewellery
Oil Filter and Electrical Cable Necklaces
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Clip on Collar
Clip on Collar
The Shirt Collar Necklace
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Organic Jewelry
Organic Jewelry
Paula Hayes' 'Living Necklaces'
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Jewelry from Recycled Vinyl Records
Jewelry from Recycled Vinyl Records
Aroha Silhouettes Necklaces
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Knitted Chains
Knitted Chains
The Oversized Chain-Link Scarf Doubles As A Giant Necklace
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Chunky Elegance in Jewelry
Chunky Elegance in Jewelry
Unique Necklaces by Rings Eclectic
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Bobby Pin Necklaces & Other Recycled Jewelry
Bobby Pin Necklaces & Other Recycled Jewelry
Mana Bernandes
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Potato Jewelry
Potato Jewelry
Spudz Necklaces
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