Oh, my darlings. Is there anything like a luscious pair of diamond drop earrings? They’re so juicy and sparkly and swing-ey.
We’re going to keep in simple today and just look at two pretty, pretty pairs of diamond earrings.
This first matched pair of beauties is antique, dating to the early 20th century.
As lovely as the diamonds are, they’re actually not my favorite part of these. I love love love the way the large diamonds at the end are suspended by a sort of split-setting. I think that bit of negative space above the generous stones makes these into something really special. And there’s millegraining! You know how I feel about millegraining.
These babies are a show-stopper of a pair, aren’t they? They’re vintage-style, but they’re actually all modern.
At 6.87 cts, they’re also very similar in carat weight to the first pair; but they have the majority of that weight concentrated in just two stones instead of spread over four. They’re pretty straightforward and just as remarkable.
Which of these pairs of diamond drop earrings would you choose if you could only have one? It’s the first pair for me, but it’s not like I’d turn down #2 if they showed up at my door.
These two pairs of diamond drop earrings are for sale via 1stdibs. Please see individual descriptions for source links. All images and info are thanks to the seller of each item.