ABS-CBN stars came dripping in diamonds to the ABS-CBN Ball, the pioneer edition of the Kapamilya network's annual event, which was formerly known as the Star Magic Ball.
But for all its grandiosity, the ABS-CBN Ball held last Saturday, September 29, at the Makati Shangri-la was all for charity.
With that in mind, here once again were the Kapamilya celebrities as they made their star turns at the ball, dressed to the nines and decked in the finest jewelry, their hearts in the right place.
Maymay Entrata wore a pair of angel wings-inspired earrings, which perfectly matched her Furne One Amato gown at the ball.
They were designed by gemologist/jeweller JJ Jiao.
In a short chat via Instagram, JJ said Maymay's earrings were made of "18k white gold with close to 3 carats of diamonds (total weight)."
JJ said she had actress/former Miss Universe titleholder Gloria Diaz in mind when she was designing this pair of earrings.
Price is available upon request, but PEP.ph estimates this pair of earrings are worth around PHP550,000.
Anne Curtis had the stars on her head wearing the Celestial Coronet from Jennifer Behr.
The brand's website describes the head piece as "a show-stopping constellation of hand set Swarovski crystal stars."
Its pre-order price is $1,125 or around PHP61,000.
Erich Gonzalez, wearing a pair of chandelier earrings and a ring from Love Rocks Jewelry, was hailed Best Dressed Female at the ball.
PEP.ph made an inquiry and learned from the jeweler that both pieces were made of 18K white gold and encrusted with diamonds.
Our price estimate: over PHP700,000.
Former beauty queen Ruffa Gutierrez also wore a necklace, a ring, and a pair of earrings—all in 18K white gold and encrusted with high-grade diamonds—from Love Rocks Jewelry.
In total, these jewelry pieces cost at least PHP1 million.
Aside from Ruffa, Sarah Lahbati and Raymond Gutierrez also wore jewelry pieces from Love Rocks Jewelry.
Araw Gabi actress Barbie Imperial wore diamond-studded jewelry by Viera Jewelry Philippines.
Barbie wore a pair of 5.30 carat heart-shaped diamond drop earrings in 18 karat rose gold, a 1.18 carat double finger tri-color pave ring in 18 karat gold, and a 2.80 carat tennis diamond bracelet in 18 karat rose gold.
The total cost is PHP1.030 million.
It's Showtime host Mariel Padilla also wore pieces from Viera Jewelry Philippines.
Her earrings were made of 4.50 carat heart-shaped diamond in 18 karat white gold.
On her right finger was a 2.20 carat heart-shaped diamond ring in 18 karat white gold.
Meanwhile, her wrists dazzled with 1.20 carat diamond bracelet and 1.50 carat stackable diamond bracelets.
In total, all the jewelry she wore at the ball cost around PHP900,000.
MOIRA DELA TORRE
Moria's earrings were made of 4 carat marquise-cut diamond in 18 karat white gold.
She also wore 1.80 carat stackable diamond rings in 18 karat white and rose gold from Viera Jewelry Philippines.
PEP.ph estimates these to cost around PHP600,000.
Julia Barretto wore three layers of diamond choker with a total of 97 carats. Her three-diamond drop pendant has a total diamond weight of 6 carats.
She also wore a 4-carat diamond stud earrings plus solitaire and cocktail rings with a total diamond weight of 3.3 carats.
All her jewelry were from Tessera Jewelry Philippines.
Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray arrived at the red carpet wearing a pair of diamond drop earrings with a total of 16 carats.
The earrings were also from Tessera Jewelry Philippines.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano star Yassi Pressman had on a 7-carat solitaire Emerald Cut Ring and a pair of dangling Emerald cut earrings with a total of 14 carats.
Her blings were from Tessera Jewelry Philippines.
Arci Muñoz glittered wearing a pair of diamond-stud round earrings with a total of 20 carats and solitaire rings on her fingers with a total of 10 carats.
The jewelry pieces she wore were from Tessera Jewelry Philippines.
Bela Padilla's jewelry was fit for a princess.
Her accessories included a 6-carat Emerald cut ring in solitaire setting and a pair of 12-carat Emerald cut stud earrings.
These were also from Tessera Jewelry Philippines.
The price of each jewelry is available upon inquiry.
They probably costs in the millions of pesos.
One of our Best Dressed picks, Kim Chiu, wore diamond jewelry from Miladay.
The Star Magic talent wore a dazzling pair of diamond earrings with round cut diamonds and baguette cut diamonds set in 18 karat white gold.
A sparkling cocktail ring with round cut diamonds set in 18 karat white gold is spotted on her hands.
Both pieces are from Miladay's Classics collection and the prices of each are available upon inquiry.