Diamond Stud Earrings

Written by Jill Morrison
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Diamond stud earrings are an important element for any woman's jewelry collection. They are appropriate for a variety of outfits and occasions, though most women will wear them for more dressy occasions than casual occasions. Stud earrings are small earrings with one simple diamond or a few small diamonds attached to an earring post. They usually have screw backs with a threaded post to ensure that your earrings won't fall off.

Options of Diamond Stud Earrings

The most popular diamond stud earrings have diamonds that range between .25 carats and two carats for each diamond. These diamonds typically have a four prong settings in 14k or 18k gold. Some other popular styles include a round cut with a bezel setting and a princess cut with a V-shaped prong setting. Round cut diamonds are less expensive than the same size of princess cut diamonds.

Earring jackets are an interesting accessory for diamond stud earrings. They are interchangeable designs that can be worn with your stud earrings. You can purchase many different styles, shapes, sizes, and designs of earring jackets. Sometimes they are accented with colorful gems in addition to diamonds. Earring jackets can be used to give your earrings a new look or design, without spending a fortune on a new pair of earrings.

Women's stud earrings are the most common types of earrings sold in jewelry stores. However, most jewelry stores will also sell men's stud earrings. Men's diamond earrings are the most popular, aside from plain gold or silver earrings. The most popular type of diamond stud earring for a male is the round cut.

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