Beyoncé’s best jewellery moments of all time

With her record breaking Renaissance world tour under way, we take a look back at the many incredible jewels worn by Beyoncé over the years, including sensational gems by Tiffany & Co, Lorraine Schwartz, Messika and more

By Kim Parker

Hear ye, hear ye. Beyoncé is back on dazzling form and she’s got the rocks to prove it. Now that Queen Bey’s Renaissance world tour is officially under way, with incredible custom jewels by Tiffany & Co no less, it’s the perfect excuse for us to take another look at the many, many sensational pieces she has worn over the years. Known for her exacting eye as well as her taste for spectacular accessories, Mrs. Carter pulls exactly zero punches when it comes to heavyweight high jewellery. Here are some of our favourites…

2023 Renaissance Tour

Beyoncé in Brussels
Beyoncé performed recently in Brussels wearing a custom Tiffany necklace. Image courtesy of Parkwood

Beyoncé wore a bespoke necklace with crystals by Tiffany & Co for a performance in Brussels.

2018 Grammy Awards

Beyonce at the 2018 Grammy Awards
At the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2018 wearing Lorraine Schwartz jewels (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS)

Crafted from titanium to keep their weight down, Beyoncé’s oversized earrings were by Hollywood jeweller Lorraine Schwartz – a longstanding Queen Bey collaborator – and were adorned with over 70 carats of diamonds.

2017 Grammy Awards

Beyonce at the Grammy Awards 2017
Beyonce also wore Lorraine Schwartz to the 59th GRAMMY Awards in 2017 (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Lorraine Schwartz also created the eye-popping diamond necklace worn by Beyoncé to the 2017 Grammys. The piece was composed of over 400 carats of diamonds and was worth over US$12 million.

2013 Mrs. Carter world tour

Beyonce's poster for her Mrs. Carter tour
Beyoncé wore a necklace by Garrard to promote her Mrs. Carter world tour in 2013

British jeweller Garrard provided Beyoncé with the dramatic Marguerite sapphire, pearl and diamond necklace for the promotional imagery for her Mrs. Carter world tour back in 2013.

2020 Golden Globe Awards

Beyonce at the 2020 Golden Globes
Beyonce wore Lorraine Schwartz again to 2020 Golden Globe Awards (Photo by Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)

Beyoncé’s chandelier diamond earrings were by Lorraine Schwartz – each featured a triple row of large diamonds, weighing in at more than 250 carats in total.

2021 Grammy Awards

Beyonce at the 2021 Grammys
Beyoncé accepts the Best Rap Performance award for ‘Savage’ at the 2021 Grammy Awards (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Beyoncé added several other Grammys to her bulging awards cabinet back in 2021 and did so wearing a surrealist Schiaparelli gown complete with sculptural jewellery.

2015 Grammy Awards performance

Grammy awards 2015
Beyonce Knowles performs onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2015 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

To match her angelic sequinned gown, Queen Bey chose a delicate ‘silk tie’ necklace by Messika, which held over 40 carats of white diamonds.

2019 Premiere of The Lion King

Beyonce Knowles at the Premiere of The Lion King
At the premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” in 2019 wearing McQueen (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

An ornately beaded custom Alexander McQueen ensemble was paired with an equally ornate suite of accessories, including the house’s crystal Creole earrings and Riviera necklace with pearls and beads.

2023 opening of Atlantis The Royal in Dubai

At the opening of the Atlantis The Royal hotel in Dubai
Beyoncé attends the launch of Atlantis The Royal in Dubai wearing custom Messika (Photo by Mason Poole/Parkwood Media/Getty Images for Atlantis The Royal)

At a private concert to mark the opening of the ultra luxe Atlantis The Royal Hotel in Dubai, Queen Bey donned a pair of one-of-a-kind earrings by Messika with over 57 carats of diamonds.

2019 Shawn Carter Foundation Gala

Shawn Carter Foundation Gala
Beyonce attends the Shawn Carter Foundation Gala at the 2019 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Shawn Carter Foundation)

It was Lorraine Schwartz jewellery once again at the 2019 gala for her husband Shawn Carter’s foundation. Her interlocking diamond and emerald mesh earrings were matched by emerald and diamond rings.

2017 Grammy Award Performance

Beyonce 2017 Grammy Award performance
Performing at the Grammy Awards in 2017 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Hot on the heels of her successful Lemonade album, Beyoncé put in a stellar performance at the 2017 Grammys dressed in a gilded gown by Peter Dundas at Roberto Cavalli. Her dramatic sun ray headpiece was inspired by the African goddess Oshun.

2017 TIDAL X Brooklyn Benefit Concert

At the Tidal x Brooklyn benefit concert
Beyonce attends TIDAL X Brooklyn concert in 2017 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDAL)

Mrs Carter channelled old-school Silver Screen glamour in an emerald gown by Walter Mendez embellished with over US$5 million worth of jewels – including a pair of shoulder-dusting Lorraine Schwartz and Ofira Jewels bespoke gold and emerald earrings.

Like this? Take a closer look at the custom Tiffany & Co earpiece on Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour.