There’s an argument to be made that diamond stud earrings are the most versatile and timeless pair of earrings a woman can wear — and one that every woman should own.
Brides wear this style of diamond earrings on their wedding day to accentuate their wedding dressing without feeling overly distracting or bold, mothers wear it to do school pickup when they want some simple bling to spice up their mommy wardrobe, parents give it to their daughters for their birthday and celebrity most definitely wear them often, on the red carpet, to gala events and more. Use diamond stud earrings to dress up your LBD, pair them with jeans and a T-shirt, or take them to a black-tie event. There’s very little room for error when it comes to diamond stud earrings.
“Sleek, timeless, and enduringly elegant, the stylish simplicity of a dazzling pair of studs can’t be overstated,” said Brides.com. Harper’s Bazaar said, “unfussy studs are so timeless in their own right that they might as well serve as part of your seasonal capsule wardrobe.
Page Six added, “Gleaming hoops and dramatic drops have their time and place — but when it comes to classic everyday earrings, you can’t beat a pair of diamond studs.”
Meghan Markle wore minimalist diamond studs at her royal wedding to Prince Harry in 2018. Zendaya, Taylor Swift, Hailey Bieber, Zendaya and Ariana Grande are among the many celebrities who have worn similar diamond stud earrings for major appearances over the years. Even wardrobe risk-takers like Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez are fans of the studs.
Angelina Jolie recently wore them walking around the streets of Rome and there are also so many different designs to choose from, such as solitaire diamonds, multi-diamonds and diamonds in many different cuts and shapes.
For the 2022 Oscars, actress Zoë Kravitz wore a pale pink Saint Laurent gown with a 36-carat (!!!) oval diamond and fancy pink diamond necklace from Kwiat. She then kept things simple on her ears with 3-carat oval diamond stud earrings.
At the Time 100 Gala at New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center on Wednesday, June 8, Zendaya paired a vintage Bob Mackie gown with a necklace that had over 49 carats of step cut diamonds, along with multiple diamond rings and a pair of diamond stud earrings. That same night, singer Mary J. Blige and former Olympic athlete Aly Raisman also wore diamond stud earrings.
For her recent wedding, actress Nicola Peltz stunned in a Valentino couture wedding gown and dramatic lace-trimmed veil, and completed the look with diamond stud earrings. Jewelry expert and designer Susannah Lovis commented on the bling by telling Elle magazine, “Most notable were the very impressive single solitaire round brilliant cut diamond stud earrings which are firm favorites of Nicola’s. I would estimate them to be at least around the 7-carat mark – each of course! Diamonds are incredibly rare in this size and they could be anywhere from $250,000 up to several million dollars depending on the cut and clarity.”
Here are some options to consider whether you’re looking to buy your first pair of diamond stud earrings, or just looking to add to your collection.