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Princess Diana Diamante Jewelry

Princess Diana, wearing a paste diamante star as a hair clip.

Photo of Princess Diana by Jayne Fincher/Getty Images
Definition: In the jewelry world, the term diamante refers to glittering stones that mimic diamonds, but are usually made from glass or crystal rhinestones.

The word diamante is also used to describe sequin or rhinestone embellishments added to clothing and accessories.

Celebrities Wearing Diamante Jewelry

Princess Diana (larger photo of hair clip)
Julia Stiles

Ashley Tisdale

Find more definitions in the Jewelry Glossary

Pronunciation: dee-ah-mon-tay′
Also Known As: In some cases: rhinestones, sequins
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