Diamond and Emerald Earrings For Expensive and Luxurious Style

Introduction to diamond and emerald earrings

Emeralds and diamonds are considered to be the world’s most precious gemstones. Therefore, emerald and diamond earrings are your perfect choice for special occasions like date nights, weddings and award functions

Moreover, earrings made from these gemstones make you look not only elegant, and minimal, but also trendy, chic and stylish.

Emerald and diamond earrings
These beautiful earrings showcase shiny diamonds and Colombian emeralds in a chandelier style. Image source: MS Rau Antiques

History of emeralds and diamonds

Emeralds are one of the most antique gemstones in the world. Legend says that their name is mentioned even in the world’s oldest book ‘Papyrus Prisse’. Moreover, emeralds were highly prized by the ancient Aztecs and Incas. This happened after the discovery of emerald mines in Colombia. Consequently, emeralds became one of the most precious and expensive gemstones.

Loose emeralds
Loose emeralds. Image source: Multi Colour

Diamonds are as old as 4th Century B.C. Firstly, they were discovered in India. These diamonds were transported from India to all over the world. After that, in the 18th century, a huge diamond mine was discovered in South Africa. This mine is known as the ‘Kimberly Mine’ at this time.

Subsequently, diamonds became popular in the whole world. Moreover, most luxury jewelry pieces include diamonds as a vital part.

Loose diamonds. Image source: Mega News
Where to buy emerald and diamond earrings?

People who like earrings made from diamonds and emeralds are always in search of places to buy them. Here are some most authentic sources of buying these earrings:

1. Online jewelry shops
Firstly, online antique jewelry shops are a very credible source of buying earrings made from emeralds and diamonds. Since these shops deal specifically with jewelry, you can find one of the best jewelry pieces at these online stores. Some examples of the best online jewelry stores are Net-a-Porter, Timeless State Jewelry, and Ross-Simons.

2. Authentic brand websites
Secondly, authentic brand websites are a good place for buying these earrings. As luxury brands deal in authentic gemstones and jewelry, these are a very credible source. Some major brand websites are Cartier, Boucheron, Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co.

3. Auctions
Thirdly, auctions are one of the most reliable sources of buying emerald earrings including diamonds. Some of the well-known auction houses in the United States and the United Kingdom are Christie’s New York, Sotheby’s New York, Bonham and Butterfield’s Los Angeles, and Susanina’s Auctions Chicago.

4. eBay
Based in the United States, eBay is a multinational e-commerce website. It provides sales on both consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer platforms. It is a good source of buying luxury earrings as it always deals with true sellers and buyers.

5. Amazon
Lastly, Amazon is also an easy source of buying gemstone earrings. Amazon provides a huge platform for buyers and sellers. You can buy fine jewelry from Amazon without any worries.

A comparison between emeralds and diamonds

Certainly, emeralds and diamonds are among the most valuable gemstones of the world. A good understanding of the two stones requires a detailed comparison of them.

Meaning

‘Emerald’ derives its meaning from many different languages. In Sanksrit, it means ‘Green of growing things’. While in Greek, the word emerald came from the word ‘Smaragdus’. it means ‘green gem’

The word ‘diamond’ is derived from the Greek language. It means ‘Unbreakable’. This symbolizes the diamond’s property of being the world’s hardest material.

Where do they come from?

Most of the emeralds in the world come from Colombia. It accounts for 60% of the world’s share of emeralds. The rest come from Zambia, Brazil, and Ethiopia.

On the other hand, diamonds are mostly mined in South Africa. Other sources of diamonds include India, Australia, Russia, Canada, and Brazil.

Properties

The most common properties linked to emeralds are:

  • Increases love
  • Promotes trust and honesty
  • Restores hope
  • Increases luck
  • Calms the mind

Similarly, the most common properties associated with diamonds are:

  • Brings good fortune
  • Strengthens love between partners
  • Gives courage
  • Calms the spirit
  • Soothes the soul

Types of diamond and emerald earrings

Emerald and diamonds are used in very different forms and types to make earrings. For instance, some of the most common types of these earrings are given here:

Flower earrings

Stud-style flower earrings
Stud-style flower earrings. Image source: Luxsly
emerald and diamond flower earrings
Flower earrings in a drop style. Image source: Vintage Creators

Star earrings

emerald and diamond star earrings
Drop style earrings in the form of a star. Image source: Matthew Ely
emerald and diamond star earrings
Unique star-shaped earrings with emeralds and diamonds. Image source: Moda Operandi

Heart earrings

emerald and diamond heart earrings
Heart earrings containing emeralds and diamonds in yellow gold. Image source: Lianne Jewelry
Emerald and diamond heart earrings
Stud earrings with emerald and diamond hearts. Image source: Gordon’s jewelers

Cluster earrings

Emerald and diamond cluster earrings
Cluster earrings with one emerald and a cluster of diamonds. Image source: Shreve, Crump & Low
Emerald and diamond cluster earrings
Cluster stud earrings. Image source: The Diamond Store

Diamond and emerald earrings in different cuts

Meanwhile, emerald and diamond are used to make earrings in different styles, these gemstones are also used in different cuts. For example, here are different forms of earrings showcasing emeralds and diamonds in various cuts.

Pear cut

emerald and diamond pear cut earrings
Drop earrings with pear-cut emeralds and marquise-cut diamonds. Image source: HN Jewelry
emerald and diamond pear cut earrings
Drop earrings with pear-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds. Image source: American Gem Society

Marquise cut

emerald and diamond marquise cut earrings
Dangle earrings with Marquise-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds. Image source: The Jewelry Editor
emerald and diamond marquise cut earrings
Stud earrings with Marquise-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds. Image source: Brilliant Earth

Square cut

emerald and diamond square cut earrings
Square-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds in stud earrings. Image source: Blue Nile
emerald and diamond square cut earrings
Triple-drop earrings showcasing square-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds. Image source: Blue Nile

Round cut

emerald and diamond round cut earrings
Stud earrings with round-cut emeralds and diamonds. Image source: Gilan Jewelers
emerald and diamond round cut earrings
Halo earrings with round-cut emeralds and diamonds. Image source: Jomashop

Diamond and emerald earrings with combinations of different gemstones

In order to increase variety and colors in earrings, designers are now using other gemstones along with emeralds and diamonds to make earrings. The most common gemstones used in such earrings are pearls, sapphires, rubies, and opals.

Emeralds, diamonds, and pearls

emerald diamond and pearl earrings
Minimal drop earrings showcasing emeralds, diamonds, and pearls. Image source: Pinterest
emerald diamond and pearl earrings
Dangle drop earrings with emeralds, diamonds, and pearls. Image source: Allurez

Emeralds, diamonds, and sapphires

emerald diamond and sapphire earrings
Peacock earrings including emeralds, diamonds, and sapphires. Image source: Beo London
emerald diamond and sapphire earrings
Dangle earrings with intricate emeralds, diamonds, and sapphires. Image source: Pinterest

Emeralds, diamonds, and rubies

emerald diamond and ruby earrings
Antique style chandelier earrings containing emeralds, diamonds, and rubies. Image source: 1stdibs
emerald diamond and ruby earrings
Yellow gold stud earrings containing emeralds, diamonds, and rubies. Image source: Etsy

Emeralds, diamonds, and opals

emerald diamond and opal earrings
Drop earrings containing emeralds, diamonds, and opals. Image source: Kaufmann de Suisse
emerald diamond and opal earrings
Emeralds, diamonds, and opals in dangle drop earrings. Image source: Zadok Jewelers

Emerald and diamond earrings in different styles

Emeralds being very trendy gemstones are used to make emerald stud earrings, emerald drop earrings, and other such types. Diamond is such as stone that it is essentially used in making all types of emerald earrings. For instance here are the examples of different earring styles including emeralds diamonds.

Hoop earrings

Emeralds and diamonds set in hoop earrings. Image source: Sandler’s Jewelry
Hoop earrings showcasing emeralds and diamonds. Image source: Fascinating Diamonds

Stud earrings

Stud earrings featuring emeralds and diamonds in different cuts. Image source: Fascinating Diamonds
Double -halo studs showcasing emeralds and diamonds in round cuts. Image source: Fascinating Diamonds

Drop earrings

Drop style earrings with emeralds and diamonds in various cuts. Image source: Blue Nile
Drop earrings with pear-shaped emerald drops and clusters of diamonds. Image source: Raymond Lee Jewelers

Huggie earrings

Round-cut emeralds and diamonds in 18K yellow gold huggie earrings. Image source: Gray & Sons Jewelers
Emerald and diamond huggie earrings in sterling silver. Image source: Amazon

Chandelier earrings

Emerald and diamond chandelier earrings. Image source: Moda Operandi
Chandelier earrings featuring pear-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds. Image source: Stefan Diamonds

Brands and designers who make emerald diamond earrings

For the reason that emerald and diamond earrings are one of the most trendy and elegant jewelry pieces, many luxury jewelry makers create these earrings in different varieties and styles.

Cartier

Founded in 1847 in Paris, France, Cartier is one of the most renowned luxury jewelry makers in the world. Being a very old and archaic brand, it is considered to be among the most credible sources of buying fine gemstone earrings.

Cartier drop earrings showcasing various diamond cuts and cabochon-cut emeralds. Image source: Pinterest
PANTHÈRE DE CARTIER earrings featuring emeralds and diamonds. Image source: Cartier

Boucheron

Based in Paris, France, Boucheron is a luxury jewelry making brand that was founded in 1858. Being more than a century old, Boucheron is considered to be one of the most credible and authentic jewelry makers in the world. The very rich and fashion-conscious people always consider Boucheron as one of the first choices while buying diamond and emerald earrings.

Boucheron platinum drop earrings featuring emeralds and diamonds. Image source: 1stdibs
Emerald and diamond chandelier earrings made by Boucheron. Image source: Betteridge

Gucci

Founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921 in Florence, Italy, Gucci is considered today as one of the top-most luxury jewelry brands. It makes fine gemstone jewelry for some of the richest people in the world.

Statement Gucci drop earrings with emeralds, diamonds, and pearls. Image source: Pinterest
18K white gold serpent earrings with emeralds and diamonds made by Gucci. Image source: The Hollywood Reporter

Louis Vuitton

In contrast t Gucci, Louis Vuitton is an older brand. It was founded in 1854 in Paris. This French brand is well known for its luxury watched and gemstone jewelry. Fine jewelry pieces made by Louis Vuitton attract the attention of highly rich people.

Louis Vuitton emerald and diamond statement dangle drop earrings. Image source: Pinterest
Pear-cut emeralds and round-cut diamonds in dangle earrings made by Louis Vuitton. Image source: Pinterest

Famous celebrities and women of royal families wearing diamond and emerald earrings

The type of earrings under discussion is such a luxurious, expensive and glamorous style of jewelry that it is mostly worn by famous actresses or members of royal families. It is a style made for the elites, royals, rich and fashion-forward people who like to wear intricate and modern designs with an antique touch.

Czech supermodel Petra Nemcova wearing emerald and diamond-studded drop earrings by Chopard at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

Image source: The Telegraph

Superstar singer Beyonce wearing Lorraine Schwartz earrings in emeralds and diamonds at the VMAs in 2016

Image source: Elle

Queen Elizabeth II wearing a royal emerald and diamond necklace with matching earrings at a royal event

Image source: Getty Images

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wearing emerald and diamond earrings at the 2018 BAFTAs

Image source: Diamond Studs

Conclusion

In short, emerald and diamond jewelry is considered to be among the most elegant and luxurious pieces of jewelry in the world and is often worn in the form of earrings by rich and royal people.

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