Clutches, rings, and cuffs ruled the night and the multiple metallic surfaces sent our magpie-like covetous brains spinning. And scheming. From cunning little hard-case purses to mercury-shiny asymmetrical cuffs to bracelets that appeared to be made from boiled and spun sugar, there wasn't an accessory that we didn't mentally audition with our wardrobe at home. Let's take a closer look and really allow the envy to take hold and darken our hearts before dropping serious paper on some of these choice, outfit-making accent pieces.
Nicki Minaj at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards in Universal City, California on June 5, 2011.
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While we personally would've loved a simple tank paired with Nicki's amazing, ultra-'80s, black-and-gold-hardware ensemble, we're uncompromised in our love and admiration of all that gleaming metal. From the bright buckles of her waistcoat to the enormous gauntlet of bracelets, we loved the deep, inverted, dramatic V of her gold 184.108.40.206 Necklace by TomTom Jewelry that's held aloft seemingly by her impressive décolletage and set off by the badassery of her matching gold Crystal Chunk Knucklebuster Ring by Luv AJ.