Your Guide to Everyday Diamond Earrings

Your Guide to Everyday Diamond Earrings

They are one of the simplest and most classic jewelry pieces of all time. Yes, we’re talking about diamond stud earrings. Like magic, they instantly elevate any look. And the same holds true for diamond “huggie” earrings, which are small loops that hug close to the earlobe. 

Let’s look at why diamond studs and huggies are so beloved, how to style them for different occasions, and what to consider when purchasing.

Why We Love Them


There’s a reason diamond studs and huggies have been a staple in fine jewelry for decades. This classic design will never go out of style (which also makes them a smart investment). You can buy a pair and wear them for years and years. 


Because they’re so simple, you can dress them up, dress them down—and anything in between! They look just as great with an evening dress as they do with a pair of jeans and a t-shirt. No matter what you’re wearing, they bring a touch of elegance and refinement.

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Diamonds are synonymous with luxury and quality. Wearing them conveys a sense of sophistication and success. 


Diamond earrings are often chosen to mark significant life events such as anniversaries, graduations, or promotions, making them a symbol of celebration and achievement. When you wear them, you fondly remember that occasion. 

butterfly stud earrings


Diamond stud earrings are the ultimate "everyday" piece of jewelry because they are so simple, yet also stunning. They add a subtle sparkle that brightens your overall look. 


At JBJ, we like to play around with the concept of diamond stud earrings—and we offer fun ways for you to express your personal style. See more below, under “What to Consider When Buying.”  

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How to Style Diamond Stud Earrings


For a chic everyday look, pair your diamond studs or huggies with a simple necklace or a bracelet or two. Keep it minimal. The elegance of the diamond studs will complement your causal outfit and add that brightness without being overpowering. 


In a professional setting, diamond earrings are the perfect “go-to” earrings because they create a polished and sophisticated look. It’s so easy! You don’t have to overthink it; just put on those diamonds and you’re ready to go. 

Evening Glamour:

For a night out or a special occasion, think about pairing diamond studs with more elaborate jewelry pieces. A statement necklace, perhaps. Or a cuff bracelet. The diamonds allow the bolder pieces to shine, while also adding their own brilliance. 

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What to Consider When Buying Diamond Stud Earrings


The quality of the diamonds is so critical. You’ve probably heard about the “Four Cs”: Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat weight. A well-cut diamond will sparkle brilliantly, while the color and clarity will affect the stone's overall appearance. Carat weight determines the size of the diamonds, so consider your personal preference and budget.

 Metal Choice:

Diamond studs are typically set in precious metals such as white gold, yellow gold, or platinum. The metal you choose can influence the overall look of the earrings. White gold and platinum provide a modern, sleek appearance, while yellow gold offers a warm, classic look.


The setting of the diamond studs also matters. Prong settings are popular for their ability to showcase the diamond, allowing maximum light to pass through (more sparkle!). Bezel settings offer a more contemporary look. With this setting, there is a continuous band of metal surrounding and holding the stone. It looks like a sleek, protective frame around the diamond.


Diamond stud earrings come in a range of prices—and, of course, higher quality diamonds and precious metals come at a higher cost. Investing in a quality pair of diamond studs is worth it, however, because you will wear them for years and years to come.


At JBJ, we love our everyday diamond studs and huggies. But we also like to play around with the concept. Among other styles, you’ll find: 

  • Baby Evil Eye Diamond Stud Earrings
  • Baby Gold Skull With Diamonds 
  • Starfish Diamond Stud
  • Baby Butterfly Diamond Stud
  • Cora Serpent Stud 
  • Baby Peace Diamond Stud
  • Randi Stud (resembles a leaf)
  • Cross Stud
  • Diamond Bar 
JBJ diamond earrings

Find your favorite! 

Shop online or visit our fine jewelry boutique in Walnut Creek, California, to find the perfect pair of diamond studs or diamond huggies. We are happy to answer your questions and provide any information to help you find your “forever favorite” pair of earrings! 

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