The Complete Guide To Buying Diamond Stud Earrings
April 14, 2022, Alyssa Bruni
Womens love earrings! And now-a-days even mens are getting into the trend. Diamond stud earrings offer a simple yet striking addition to any outfit and are suitable for a wide variety of occasions.
If you’re on a hunt to buy stud earrings or looking for a shopping guide, we at Fascinating Diamonds are here to help you. Here’s the way to pick out a couple of diamond studs you’ll love.
Set Your Budget
Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for your loved one, stud earrings are a once-in-a-lifetime purchase, so you ought to set a good budget. Diamond stud earring can be more or less expensive depending upon metal type, diamond shape, carat weight, and the design which at the end depends upon your budget. At Fascinating Diamonds you can find a variety of affordable stud earrings without making a hole in your wallet.
The quality of diamond and its prices depend upon 4Cs (Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat) and when you buy diamond earring, it is no exception.
● Diamond Cut:
It is the cut of a diamond that decides how much light is reflected back to the wearer, directly influencing its brilliance and fire.
● Diamond Color:
Diamonds naturally come in every color of the rainbow. They are graded based on how flawless or colorless it is. Hence grading is done under restricted lighting and it takes a skilled eye many years of practice for color grading diamonds.
Colorless Comprising Of Grades D, E, AND F
Near Colorless Comprising Of Grades G, H, I, And J
Faint Color Comprising Of Grades K To M
Very Light Color Comprising Of N To Z
● Diamond Clarity:
Diamond’s clarity is ascertained by the nature, number, position, dimension, and color of its inner attributes called “inclusions” and surface features called “blemishes”. Clarity is graded by the GIA on the following scale :
Flawless or FL
Internally Flawless or IF
Very Very Slightly Included or VVS1/ VVS2
Very Slightly Included or VS1/ VS2
Slightly Included or SI1/SI2
Included or I1/I2/I3
Tip: If you are tight on budget you can choose VVS1 to VS2 and save your bucks!
● Diamond Carat :
A top-notch cutting is what brings blaze to the ice. One of the most important characteristics of a diamond is its cut. They refer to its proportions, evenness and polish. The carat size of a diamond increases, its price also increases at a growing rate.
Style The Setting:
The setting you choose for your diamond stud earrings depends on your style and what diamond shape and cut you choose. Here are some diamond settings to consider.
● Prong Setting :
A prong setting offers elegance & timeless appeal. It is one of the most loved styles. We have a diamond setting with three prongs to six prongs and everything in between. A double-prong setting adds a sophisticated style to a simple solitaire
● Bezel Setting :
Bezel Setting gives a stylish and modern look. In this setting a diamond is not only secured but holds the stone in place & offers an opportunity to showcase a lustrous metal of choice as well
● Halo Setting :
Halo settings are one of the most popular styles for diamond stud earring settings. Smaller diamonds encircling the center gemstone which helps to add more brilliance to the center diamond because it reflects off of the smaller halo stones.
Back It Up:
There are three types of earring backing for stud earrings: push backs, screw backs, and secure lock backs. These clasps help you to secure your studs.
● Friction, Push-Back, or Butterfly Earring Back: These are one of the most popular styles of clasp as they are simple to take on and off, as well as being secure.
● Threaded or Screw Back: This clasp is more secure compared to push backs.
Hope our guide to diamond stud earrings was helpful. Do share your shopping experience with us in the comments section below.
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