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Diamond Stud Earrings

Choose from perfectly matched diamond stud earrings in high-quality designs. Our handcrafted diamond studs are perfect for men’s and women’s styles. We offer all sizes, from extra large to small diamond studs in gold and platinum. Both lab made and ethical natural diamond stud earrings are available. Whether you’re giving the gift of 2 carat diamond stud earrings or adding a subtle sparkle to your own collection with a ½ carat pair, you’re sure to find the perfect set from our selection of stylish stud diamond earrings.
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FAQs about Diamond Stud Earrings

What kind of diamond stud earrings are in style?

The most popular choices for diamond stud earrings are princess and round cut diamonds. These symmetrical shapes allow for maximum radiance and brilliance that compliment any style from chic minimalism to edgy drama. However, just about any size, shape and metal type you choose for your diamond stud earrings is sure to be stylish and fashionable.

What is a good carat size for diamond stud earrings?

Consider where you'll be wearing your diamond studs and what type of look you want to create. For casual everyday wear, 1 carat diamond stud earrings are a common size selection because they're small enough to stay out of the way and bright enough to accent your face. For special occasions and important events, 1.5 or even 2 carat diamond stud earrings work well for a more dramatic look.

Can I wear diamond stud earrings everyday?

Diamond studs are an excellent choice for everyday wear. Visual interest, refined versatility and just the right amount of shimmer make this popular style of diamond earrings ideal for going straight from the office to a night out with friends.

What are diamond stud earrings?

As one of the most classic jewelry styles, diamond stud earrings can be worn by anyone with an appreciation for the brilliance only offered by these gems. Stud earring settings and diamonds are the two main components of this jewelry.   

Diamond stud earrings are jewelry that sits on the ear lobe without any dangling designs. These earrings typically focus on a solitaire diamond in each ear, but many designs can also include added accent gems or intricate details.

Does this jewelry make a good gift?

When you give the gift of diamond earring studs, you don’t need to worry about your recipient's ring size or preferred necklace length. These earrings are the perfect gift for anyone with pierced ears. Celebrate a birthday, graduation, anniversary or any other event with a timeless pair of high-quality GIA diamond stud earrings.

Are men’s diamond earrings available?

Princess cut, emerald and round diamond studs are some of our most popular men’s jewelry styles. Yes, we offer a wide selection of diamond stud earrings from men. Choose from streamlined solitaire designs, pairs with halos or custom sets to fit his exact style.

What designs are popular?

Platinum and gold diamond earrings are the most popular metals, with designs to fit many budgets and styles. Choose from small diamond earrings with ¾, ½ and 1 carat classic looks. For these styles, solitaire diamond-only designs are a leading choice.  

Larger diamond earrings are also a popular choice for these classic studs. Choose from 1.5, 2, and even 3 carat diamond earrings. In these heavier larger carat weights, standalone gemstone styles are the most popular design.  

At Blue Nile, we offer a wide selection of on-trend diamond studs. Choose from classic solitaire earrings that let the diamonds do all the talking or more ornate designs with accent gems and precious metal details. GIA graded ethical natural diamonds and lab grown diamonds are the most popular choice for this jewelry.

How do you style diamond studs?

Stud earrings with diamonds are the perfect accessory because they can be styled in any direction. For a casual look, pair your earrings with your favorite jeans and T-shirt. These earrings can also be dressed up with a diamond necklace or tennis bracelet in a matching metal or diamond shape.   

For a unique look, consider wearing diamond stud earrings as the focal point of an earring stack. No matter how you wear this jewelry, it’s sure to bring effortless style.

What is the difference between earrings with lab grown and pairs with natural diamonds?

We offer high-quality diamond stud earrings with natural or lab grown diamonds. Both types offer brilliance, durability and the classic look this jewelry is known for. The only differences are the way these diamond types are made and their prices. You can learn more about how lab diamonds are made to help you choose the best kind of diamond for your stud earrings.

How much do diamond solitaire earrings cost?

At Blue Nile, we are proud to offer affordable diamond stud earrings for men and women. High-quality studs are available starting at under $500, with prices increasing for higher carat weights. We offer natural and lab grown diamond stud earrings for any style and budget.

What diamond shapes are available?

Choose from diamond studs with shapes such as round, princess, cushion, oval, emerald, pear, Asscher, heart, radiant and marquise diamonds.

Is it OK to wear diamond studs all the time?

Yes, diamond studs are durable for frequent wear. It's best to remove these earrings before sleeping, showering or engaging in strenuous activity to keep the prongs from snagging and prevent dirt from building up in the settings.

What are the 4Cs of diamonds?

When you’re shopping for diamond earring studs, it’s good to know about the 4Cs of diamonds. These are ratings used to assess the most important qualities of these gems. The 4Cs are cut, color, carat and clarity with each impacting a diamond’s light performance and beauty. For stud earrings, it’s best to choose two diamonds with similar grades.   

You can learn more about which of the 4Cs are most important for earrings by consulting with our experts at your local Blue Nile jewelry store or through our virtual jewelry shopping appointments.

What does CT TW mean?

Carat measures the weight of a diamond, with larger carat weights generally equating to larger looking diamonds. Diamond earrings are sold based on their total carat weight, which is often represented by a CT TW number. This number represents the total weight of all the diamonds in a pair of earrings, which is usually divided between each individual earring in a set.   

For example, a 1 carat pair of diamond earrings will have two individual studs equaling a ½ carat each to total to 1 carat for the pair. For 3 carat diamond stud earrings, each earring will equal 1.5 carats for a total of 3 carats in the complete pair.

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