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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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14K White Gold, Yellow Diamond, Halo Drop Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, Yellow Diamond, Halo Drop Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD847- AUD1,130
AUD7509 Bids
14K Yellow Gold, Blue Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Yellow Gold, Blue Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD637- AUD850
AUD5509 Bids
14K Yellow Gold and Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Yellow Gold and Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD750- AUD1,000
AUD6508 Bids
14K White Gold, Ruby and Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, Ruby and Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD600- AUD800
AUD5508 Bids
14K White Gold, Yellow Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, Yellow Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD585- AUD780
AUD5008 Bids
18K White Gold, 1.50ct TDW Diamond, Stud Earrings
Oct 24, 7:00 PM AEST
18K White Gold, 1.50ct TDW Diamond, Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD3,000- AUD4,000
AUD2,5508 Bids
14K Yellow Gold, Cognac Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Yellow Gold, Cognac Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD975- AUD1,300
AUD6507 Bids
Erte 1892-1990 Art Deco Framed Figural Serigraphs
Oct 27, 12:00 PM EDT
Erte 1892-1990 Art Deco Framed Figural Serigraphs
by Hill Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $1,000
$757 Bids
14K White Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond, Vintage Style Stud Earrings
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond, Vintage Style Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD450- AUD600
AUD4006 Bids
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
Oct 30, 12:00 PM EDT
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
by South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
Est: $6- $1,000
$755 Bids
Sterling Silver Art Deco Earrings
Oct 21, 10:00 AM EDT
Sterling Silver Art Deco Earrings
by Berner's Auction Gallery
Est: $10- $1,000
$215 Bids
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
Oct 30, 12:00 PM EDT
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
by South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
Est: $6- $1,000
$354 Bids
CAROL CHANNING SIGNED 'HELLO, DOLLY!' CAST ALBUM JACKET
Oct 21, 9:00 AM PDT
CAROL CHANNING SIGNED 'HELLO, DOLLY!' CAST ALBUM JACKET
by Abell Auction
Est: $100- $200
$1504 Bids
Erte (1892-1990) Fox Fur Signed Art Deco Serigraph
Oct 27, 12:00 PM EDT
Erte (1892-1990) Fox Fur Signed Art Deco Serigraph
by Hill Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $1,000
$1004 Bids
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
Oct 30, 12:00 PM EDT
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
by South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
Est: $6- $1,000
$503 Bids
14K Gold .75 Carat Diamond Butterfly Earrings 3.5g
Oct 27, 12:00 PM EDT
14K Gold .75 Carat Diamond Butterfly Earrings 3.5g
by Hill Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $1,000
$1003 Bids
Pair of Alex Sepkus 18K gold and diamond earrings
Oct 28, 9:00 AM EDT
Pair of Alex Sepkus 18K gold and diamond earrings
by Pook & Pook, Inc.
Est: $620- $680
$4403 Bids
14K Rose Gold and Argyle Pink Diamond, Flower Stud Earrings
Nov 01, 10:00 AM AEST
14K Rose Gold and Argyle Pink Diamond, Flower Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD750- AUD1,000
AUD903 Bids
Levian 14k Two Tone Gold and Diamond Earrings
Oct 28, 12:00 PM EDT
Levian 14k Two Tone Gold and Diamond Earrings
by Akiba Antiques
Est: $100- $1,000
$1803 Bids
A pair of diamond and platinum earring jackets with interchangeable ruby and sapphire studs
Oct 28, 12:00 PM EDT
A pair of diamond and platinum earring jackets with interchangeable ruby and sapphire studs
by Freeman's
Est: $3,000- $5,000
$2,8003 Bids
14K White Gold and Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
Oct 25, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold and Diamond, Halo Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD2,700- AUD3,600
AUD8003 Bids
14K White Gold, 1.00ct TDW Diamond, Stud Earrings
Oct 26, 7:00 PM AEST
14K White Gold, 1.00ct TDW Diamond, Stud Earrings
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD750- AUD1,000
AUD1303 Bids
PAIR OF 14K GOLD, DIAMOND AND TURQUOISE EARRINGS
Oct 23, 10:00 AM EDT
PAIR OF 14K GOLD, DIAMOND AND TURQUOISE EARRINGS
by Oakridge Auction Gallery
Est: $400- $600
$3752 Bids
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
Oct 30, 12:00 PM EDT
Signed ERTE Art Deco Limited Edition Fine Porcelain
by South Florida Auction & Estate Sale Services
Est: $6- $1,000
$352 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Diamond Stud Earrings


Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

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Estate Jewelry Auctioneers

Historia Auktionshaus

Historia Auktionshaus

Jewellery Auctions Unlimited

Jewellery Auctions Unlimited