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Diamond Stud Earrings

Diamonds entered human fascination during the 1st millennium B.C. when they first emerged from mines in India. The first documented reference to a diamond appears in the Sanskrit language and dates to the 4th century B.C., but the precious stones did not arrive in Western Europe until almost an entire century later.

First featured in jeweled designs in the 1200s, diamonds experienced an exponential rise in popularity among European audiences over the subsequent generations, particularly as the supply of the gems grew.

By the 16th century, the stones were appearing across illustrious jeweled pieces for royal and aristocratic classes, the versatility of the stone lending itself to a remarkable range of designs. Diamonds continue today to entrance those in their presence, making the investment in an antique or vintage pair of diamond stud earrings a savvy selection.


Quick Facts

  • So rare were diamonds upon their arrival in western Europe in the 13th century that French King Louis IX was said to have outlawed the use of diamonds for any commissions other than the kings
  • Though Indian diamonds cornered the market for almost one thousand years following their first mining, in the following centuries new centers for diamond mining became prominent, including South Africa and South America
  • The continents of Europe and Antarctica are the only two where diamond ore veins have yet to be discovered

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Signed Chopard 18k White Gold Floating Happy Diamond Numbered Square Stud Earrings
Mar 02, 12:00 PM EST
Signed Chopard 18k White Gold Floating Happy Diamond Numbered Square Stud Earrings
by Hess Fine Art
Est: $1,500- $2,000
$90017 Bids
Pair of 14KT WG RB Diamond Stud Earrings
Mar 02, 11:00 AM EST
Pair of 14KT WG RB Diamond Stud Earrings
by Jacksons Auction & Real Estate Company
Est: $100- $200
$16012 Bids
14K White Gold Natural Diamond Stud Earrings
Mar 02, 11:00 AM EST
14K White Gold Natural Diamond Stud Earrings
by Northgate Gallery Auctions
Est: $7,000- $9,000
$1,20010 Bids
Pair of 14K Yellow Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
Mar 03, 10:00 AM EST
Pair of 14K Yellow Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$709 Bids
Two Pairs of Sebastian & Sarah Trio, 10ct Yellow Gold Diamond Stud Earrings, Boxed
Mar 05, 6:00 PM AEDT
Two Pairs of Sebastian & Sarah Trio, 10ct Yellow Gold Diamond Stud Earrings, Boxed
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD100- AUD200
AUD1208 Bids
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1.0CTW DIAMOND 14K WHITE GOLD LADIES STUD EARRINGS
Mar 09, 1:00 PM EST
1.0CTW DIAMOND 14K WHITE GOLD LADIES STUD EARRINGS
by Florida Estate Sales Inc.
Est: $150- $10,000
$807 Bids
H. STERN - 18K GOLD PAIR OF DIAMOND STUDDED STAR EARRINGS
Mar 03, 6:00 PM IST
H. STERN - 18K GOLD PAIR OF DIAMOND STUDDED STAR EARRINGS
by Alma
Est: $700- $900
$8006 Bids
A PAIR OF 18CT GOLD DIAMOND STUD EARRINGS
Mar 07, 3:30 PM AEDT
A PAIR OF 18CT GOLD DIAMOND STUD EARRINGS
by Lawsons
Est: AUD300- AUD400
AUD1405 Bids
Pair of 18K Yellow Gold Floral Diamond Earrings
Mar 03, 10:00 AM EST
Pair of 18K Yellow Gold Floral Diamond Earrings
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$304 Bids
Pair of 14K White Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
Mar 03, 10:00 AM EST
Pair of 14K White Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$203 Bids
Pair of 14K Yellow Gold Floral Stud Earrings
Mar 03, 10:00 AM EST
Pair of 14K Yellow Gold Floral Stud Earrings
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$203 Bids
Pair of 14K White Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
Mar 03, 10:00 AM EST
Pair of 14K White Gold Diamond Stud Earrings
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$203 Bids
14k gold earrings
Mar 05, 6:00 PM CST
14k gold earrings
by Easterly Auction Company
Est: $90- $180
$451 Bid
H. STERN - A PAIR OF SNOWFLAKE EARRINGS SET WITH COGNAC DIAMONDS ON 18K GOLD
Mar 03, 6:00 PM IST
H. STERN - A PAIR OF SNOWFLAKE EARRINGS SET WITH COGNAC DIAMONDS ON 18K GOLD
by Alma
Est: $900- $1,000
$6501 Bid
Paire de boucles d'oreilles en or jaune 18 carats …
Mar 20, 6:30 PM CET
Paire de boucles d'oreilles en or jaune 18 carats …
by Vanderkindere
Est: €250- €350
€2401 Bid
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PAIR OF 14KT WHITE GOLD DIAMOND STUD EARRINGS Approx. 0.87 total dwt.
Mar 14, 9:30 AM EDT
PAIR OF 14KT WHITE GOLD DIAMOND STUD EARRINGS Approx. 0.87 total dwt.
by Eldred's
Est: $400- $800
$2001 Bid
Certified 0.7 CTW Princess Diamond Stud Earrings D/SI2
Mar 02, 8:00 AM PST
Certified 0.7 CTW Princess Diamond Stud Earrings D/SI2
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $2,380- $2,640
$301 Bid
Certified 1.01 CTW Princess Diamond Stud Earrings D/SI2
Mar 03, 8:00 AM PST
Certified 1.01 CTW Princess Diamond Stud Earrings D/SI2
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $5,850- $6,450
$301 Bid
Certified 0.84 CTW Round Diamond Stud Earrings H/SI2
Mar 03, 8:00 AM PST
Certified 0.84 CTW Round Diamond Stud Earrings H/SI2
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $3,000- $3,330
$301 Bid
APPROX. 2 CTW DIAMOND 18K WHITE GOLD STUD EARRINGS.
Mar 06, 10:00 AM EST
APPROX. 2 CTW DIAMOND 18K WHITE GOLD STUD EARRINGS.
by William Smith Auctions
Est: $3,000- $5,000
$1,5001 Bid
Ladies SYN Diamond in Gold Tone Mount Earrings
Mar 06, 9:00 PM EST
Ladies SYN Diamond in Gold Tone Mount Earrings
by Weatherham Estate Treasures
Est: $80- $100
$600 Bids
DIAMONDS HALO EARRINGS, IN PLATINUM
Mar 06, 5:00 PM CET
DIAMONDS HALO EARRINGS, IN PLATINUM
by Ansorena
Est: €4,200- €5,600
€2,8000 Bids
STUD EARRINGS IN GOLD WITH DIAMONDS
Mar 06, 5:00 PM CET
STUD EARRINGS IN GOLD WITH DIAMONDS
by Ansorena
Est: €3,000- €4,000
€2,0000 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Diamond Stud Earrings


Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

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Ansorena

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Goudwisselkantoor Veilingen

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