Diamond Stud Styles

Written by Liza Hartung
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There are several ways you can go when looking for diamond stud styles. All styles are beautiful and elegant simply because they are diamonds. There is a variety of shapes, cuts, sizes and settings that you can choose from. It all comes down to personal preference. If you are looking at earrings for a gift, look for something that is similar to a person's personality and fashion style.

The Different Diamond Stud Styles

The classiest and most brilliant diamond is the round diamond. Because of its shape, it has the ability to be cut for the most shine of any diamond. In fact, 75 percent of all diamond stud styles sold are round brilliant. You can't go wrong with a timeless look. No matter how you choose to set the diamond, it will go beautifully with almost any outfit, bringing out an element of elegance.

You may be looking for diamond stud styles that are a little less mainstream but have as much brilliance as possible. For this, I suggest the princess cut diamond. It is a square diamond and the cut is the most brilliant possible for this shape. This cut has been very popular with engagement rings lately. If you choose the princess cut, make sure your setting protects the four pointed corners.

A diamond shape that we don't see very often but is spectacularly beautiful is the trilliant diamond. It is a triangle and can have sharp or rounded points. It looks magnificent on the earlobe and will seek out light in order to shine. For this cut, try a three-pronged setting. In addition, stick with I color or better and SI quality or higher.

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