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Diamond Stud Earrings

If you don't have diamond stud earrings, what are you waiting for? Diamond stud earrings are a classic choice that is perfect for any occasion. Ritani offers both lab-grown diamond stud earrings and earth-grown diamond stud earrings. Design your own custom earrings, or choose a preset pair.

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Not sure where to start? Don't stress - whether you are buying 1-carat diamond earrings or 3-carat diamond earrings, finding the right pair is easy. Get tips from the experts on how to buy the perfect diamond studs.

Need guidance? Our gemologists are ready to help you choose the right diamonds for your custom earrings, or get assistance choosing a stunning pair of preset studs.

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Platinum is the best choice for those with sensitive ears. White gold and yellow gold are classic choices. Or choose rose gold if you're looking for something romantic and trendy.

Before you choose a pair of diamond studs, learn everything you need to know about them.

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What size diamond studs are too big?

There’s no such thing as “too big” for diamond stud earrings. However, for everyday wear you may want to stick with diamond studs that are 1.50 CTW or smaller. 

Where to buy diamond stud earrings

Shopping online for diamond stud earrings can save you hundreds of dollars – this is because brick-and-mortar jewelers have larger markups to make up for their overhead. Ritani is the best place to buy diamond stud earrings – if you don’t believe us, read our reviews ;)   

How much are diamond stud earrings?

The price of diamond earrings really depends on the size of the diamonds, the quality of the stones, and their origin (lab-grown diamonds are less expensive than mined diamonds). The precious metal used to set the diamonds is another determining factor. Diamond earrings can run anywhere between $300 to $10,000 or more.  

How big are 1/2 carat diamond stud earrings?

For 1/2 carat diamond earrings, each stud will be 0.25 carats. For round-cut diamonds, which are the most popular choice for earrings, each stud will be about 4mm in diameter. 

Can you buy one diamond stud earring?

Yes! If you would like to buy just one stud earring, contact our customer service team.  

How much do 1/2 carat diamond studs cost?

The cost of ½ carat diamond studs depends on many different factors such as the precious metal used to set the diamonds, the cut quality, clarity grade, and color grade. ½ carat studs can run anywhere from $600 to $1,000 or more. 

How to clean diamond earrings

It’s important to regularly clean diamond earrings to restore their sparkle and shine. You can clean diamond earrings with common household products. Use a soft toothbrush to gently scrub earrings in a bowl of warm water mixed with either dish soap or baking soda. Never wash earrings directly above a sink as you can easily lose them down the drain. 

How to pick diamond stud earrings

The diamond shape you choose for your studs is all about preference. The most common shape for earrings is round-cut diamonds, followed by princess-cut diamonds, which are a square shape. For everyday wear, you may want to choose diamonds that are 1.50 CTW or smaller. Those with sensitive ears should opt for platinum since it is a hypoallergenic metal. Otherwise, white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold are all beautiful choices for your studs.  

What is a diamond stud?

A diamond stud is an earring that uses small prongs to secure a diamond. Studs rest on your earlobe and do not dangle. 

When is the best time to buy diamond stud earrings?

There really is no “best time” to buy diamond stud earrings. When you buy diamond jewelry online, you’ll always get great, low prices since online jewelers don’t have the same overhead costs as brick-and-mortar jewelers.  

How much should I pay for diamond stud earrings?

This is a personal choice - it really depends on your budget and the CTW of your earrings.

What is a good carat size for diamond stud earrings?

For everyday wear, you may want to opt for studs that are 0.25 CTW – 1.50 CTW.  

How much do 2 carat diamond stud earrings cost?

For 2-carat stud earrings, each stud will be 1-carat. For quality 2-carat diamond stud earrings, expect to spend $8,000 or more. Of course, the price of your earrings will depend on the quality of the diamonds. 

What is a good quality diamond for stud earrings?

Since stud earrings aren’t examined very closely, you can go lower on the color and clarity scale to save money. Choose clarity grades like SI1 or SI2 and color grades like H, I, or J. Always choose the best cut grade possible for your studs (an Ideal cut for round-cut diamonds or a Very Good cut for fancy shapes) to ensure a stunning, sparkling set of earrings.