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Small Pearl and Diamond Earrings

By Edited Oct 8, 2015 0 0

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If you are looking for information about small pearl and diamond earrings, then you have come to the right place. This article is a brief discussion on what small pearl and diamond earrings are, and where to find them.

Nowadays, people are putting various kinds of jewelries to themselves in order to look good and feel good. Generally, jewelries are in the form of necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings. These jewelries are usually made of precious materials such as metals and gemstones. Today, small pearl and diamond earrings are one of the most expensive, and are also the kinds of jewelry that nearly everyone is buying. Small pearl and diamond earrings have been the most common jewelry used as a wedding accessory for brides and bridesmaids.

Jewelry in the Form of Earrings

Lobe and Cartilage Piercings

One of the jewelry that has become popular among men and women are earrings. They are worn through a pierced earlobe or some other part of the ear. Basically, the term ‘ear piercing’ refers to an earlobe piercing, while the term ‘cartilage piercing’ refers to piercing in the upper parts of the ear. The difference between cartilage and earlobe piercings is that cartilage piercings hurt more and take longer to heal.

Earrings vary in forms, depending on the preferences of the wearer. There are three fundamental types of earrings that require a pierced earlobe. These three types of earrings are stud earrings, dangle earrings, and hoop earrings. There are also earrings that don’t require piercings like magnetic and stick-on earrings.

Diamond Earring

Small pearl and diamond earrings have been around for centuries, and are considered one of the most popular earrings worn by many since pearls and diamonds are well known for their elegance and timelessness. Small pearl and diamond earrings are commonly in the form of stud earrings. Stud earrings are the simplest kind of earrings for pierced ears. They are one of the smallest types of earrings, and are safe, comfortable and easy to wear. They contain a single material, usually a small pearl or diamond or a combination of both, attached to a straight post. Stud earrings are secured in the ear by backing it up with a screw or friction.

Small pearl and diamond earrings are also in the forms of hoop earrings and dangle earrings. Hoop earrings are known as the kind of jewelry that can be well-matched to any kind of fashion. They will look good on you no matter what types of clothes you are wearing. Hoop earrings are round or slightly oval in shape, and they are secured around the piercing in your ear. The types of hoop earrings vary from tiny hoop earrings to shoulder dusting hoop earrings. On the other hand, dangle earrings are types of earrings that hang to the earlobes. These kinds of earrings have a hook, commonly called a fish hook, which serves as an earring hanger. This hook is placed in the ear, and it doesn’t require a screw in order for it to become secure.

Diamond Jewelry

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Diamond gemstones have been the most popular stones used for jewelry since the ancient times. It is the birthstone for the people who are born in the month of April.

Fundamentally, diamond is the ultimate gemstone. It is known for its extreme hardness and durability. Even though it is the hardest substance found in nature, diamonds can still be cut into pieces because of its perfect cleavage property.

Diamond earrings are considered as one of the few kinds of jewelry that looks great on both men and women. It is important to observe the details of a certain diamond, because these details will determine how precious the diamond really is. There are four parameters, commonly called as the 4 Cs, in picking the best kind of diamond. The parameters include the clarity and color of the diamond, the diamond cut, and the carat weight.

Diamonds are known to be transparent, but the actually come in every color. Colored diamonds, commonly called as fancy diamonds, are rare and more valuable that colorless ones. Shades of yellow and brown are the most common colors for fancy diamonds.

In determining the value of a diamond, the color of the diamond is more significant than its carat weight. A carat is a unit of mass equal to 200 milligrams. The bigger the carat, the more valuable the diamond is. But even if the diamond has these valuable color and carat characteristics, the value still depends on its clarity. Some diamonds have certain impurities which may have appeared during the diamond’s formation. Other impurities include the polish and cleanliness of the diamond, which can be fixed through careful procedures.

For diamond buyers, impurities are important factors because through inclusions, they can determine whether a certain diamond is genuine or not. Then the impurities are eliminated by cutting the diamond.

The brilliance of a diamond stone is determined through its cut. Diamonds have a perfect cleavage property, and it can be cut in three different ways. Diamond stones can be cut by a sharp blow using a chisel though the cleavage points. It is also possible to cut a diamond stone using another diamond, in the form of powder. Diamonds are very hard, and cannot be cut by normal grinders and saws that are made of metal. The diamond powder is placed to a grinder or a saw, and helps in cutting the diamond stone.

If you are already familiar to the 4 Cs, then you are ready get out and buy the diamonds that are best for you.

Pearl Jewelry

Pearl

Aside from diamonds, pearls are also considered as one of the most valuable materials used for jewelry. It symbolizes purity, and it is the birthstone of the people who are born in the month of June.

Pearls are the only gem that is produced by an animal. They are made of calcium carbonate, and are formed in the shell of a mollusk. The most valuable natural pearls are only found in the wild and they are extremely rare.

Because of this, people are producing cultured pearls, and good quality cultured pearls are quite similar to natural pearls.

Today, pearl jewelry has been very popular, and they are becoming more affordable as the pearl farming business is growing.

Summary

Small pearl and diamond earrings have been one of the most common types of jewelry bought today, since these kinds of earrings are made from the most precious gems known to man.

But before buying small pearl and diamond earrings, you must know the different parameters that determine whether the diamond and pearl are genuine. You must be familiar with the four Cs of diamond jewelry and the types of pearls.

When you know this information, then you can rest assured that the small pearl and diamond earrings that you will buy are worth it.  

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