Whether a romantic gift or a little treat for yourself, diamond earrings are a classic staple in every woman’s jewellery box. So what is it about diamond earrings that makes them so appealing? Quite simply, diamonds offer a timeless elegance, beauty and sophistication that no other stone can offer. And when it comes to diamond earrings there are so many styles to choose from that no matter what your lifestyle, budget or look- finding the perfect little sparkle for your ears is simple!
The versatility of diamond earrings
Diamond earrings are such a classic item that they can be worn almost anywhere with almost any outfit and look absolutely fabulous. Diamond earrings can simply compliment your attire (eg. subtle diamond ear studs or diamond cluster earrings) or be the centerpiece of your outfit (large diamond hoop earrings or diamond drop earrings)- so whether you buy them off the shelf, buy your earrings online or have them especially designed, their versatility is endless and so is your choice.
Selecting the perfect diamond earrings
While many people turn to classic round diamond stud earrings or diamond heart earrings for gifts, there are now many magnificent designs to choose from and consider. Most women choose their diamond earrings based on the occasion or purpose of their purchase.
For everyday wear most women will prefer elegant and tasteful gold diamond stud earrings, dainty and subtle diamond drop earrings, small to medium sized diamond hoop earrings and classic diamond cluster earrings. Pearl diamond earrings are also a popular choice for day wear and work wear.
For special occasions something more dramatic and bold is essential. Popular styles for special events and dressy occasions include diamond chandelier earrings, large diamond drop earrings and diamond hoop earrings, elegant diamond flower earrings and bold and beautiful 1 or 2 carat diamond stud earrings – these being either brilliant cut or princess cut diamond earrings. For something very unique and different black diamond earrings would be the envy of every onlooker!
Popular styles of diamond earrings
Because diamond earrings are a timeless piece of jewellery, it is hard to go wrong when considering specific styles. Yellow gold, white gold and platinum all make stunning settings for diamonds and these metals can be used in all earring styles- allowing you to compliment and enhance your other jewelry and attire.
Contemporary styles: For a more modern and edgy look you can’t go past princess cut diamond earrings, otherwise referred to as square diamond earrings. These can be made as a diamond drop earring or as bold diamond earring studs. When the princess cut is used simply and elegantly in 1 or 2 carat diamond stud earrings the effect is absolutely head turning!
Classic Styles: Pave diamond earrings, brilliant cut (round) diamond stud earrings in all sizes, and traditional diamond hoop earrings can be found in almost every woman’s jewellery box. These classic styles are truly timeless and elegant, making them a wise investment that can be passed down through the generations.
Mixed stone styles: Being a colorless yet brilliant stone, diamonds can be coupled with almost any other stone, gem or pearl to make a classic or contemporary pair of diamond earrings. Some popular combinations include- diamonds with pearls, diamonds with sapphires and diamonds with rubies.
However, a word of caution when buying diamond earrings online, from a retailer or from a jeweler- be sure to do your research and buy only from reputable sources such as Diamond Jewellery Studio. Ask questions as to the quality of diamonds being used and be sure to get a certificate to certify your purchase.