I am a skilled and prolific content writer with extensive experience in the jewelry industry. With a rich background in gemology, jewelry sales and jewelry marketing, as well as an undergraduate degree in English Literature, I have the perfect combination of professional experience and know-how to write for a variety of websites and blogs. I also enjoy serving as a marketing and advertising consultant for both online and offline jewelers and portals, promoting their companies and keeping their websites and marketing-strategies current and internet-relevant.
Arguably the most popular type of earrings, the stud earring, comes in an amazing variety of styles, shapes and designs, from the classic solitaire diamond stud earrings, to stud earrings set with unconventional, colorful gemstones and birthstones. Here are the top stud earrings designs for 2011:
The most common stud earring design is plain yellow and/or white gold studs set with a solitaire diamond or precious gemstone. This particular earring design can feature any shape or size diamond or other precious gemstone, although the most popular gemstone shape used in this classic earrings design is the round brilliant. Princess, cushion and emerald cut diamonds are also used in solitaire diamond studs, however, they are more common in men’s stud earrings.
Another popular stud earrings design is the pearl stud. Known for their simple elegance and graceful appearance, pearls are perfect adornments to the classic stud earring design. Pearls come in a large assortment of types, from the Akoya to freshwater to south sea pearl, the choices are virtually endless, although, the most common type of pearl used in stud earrings is the freshwater pearl, favored for its high luster and alluring appeal. Pearl studs are a great option for customers who are interested in understated, elegant stud earrings, which exude sophistication and class. Pearls can also be paired with diamonds for a more glamorous glitzy pair of stud earrings.
Stud earrings set with natural fancy colored diamonds are all the rage in today’s jewelry market. Once thought to be inferior to colorless diamonds, fancy colored diamonds are now being recognized for their rarity and unique appearance. These vibrant gemstones add a touch of color and whimsy to classic stud earrings designs such as the solitaire diamond stud earring, and are perfect for those customers looking for more eye grabbing, glamorous stud earrings.
(About the author: David Fleegal is a marketing and advertising consultant, with extensive content writing background and years of experience in the jewelry industry)