Skip to next element

Diamond Studs vs Moissanite Stud Earrings

Diamond Studs vs. Moissanite Stud Earrings

The earrings are great. They are simple, easy to style and stay out of your way while looking distinctly pretty. When you look into it deeper, stud earrings are the most convenient accessory of them all. 

When you need convenient yet graceful jewelry, it is natural to think of diamonds. Unfortunately, due to budgetary constraints or ethical dilemmas, most people have limited access to diamond jewelry. Diamondrensu is ready with its lab grown diamonds and moissanite earrings collection to help you find a refined pair.  

3.03 TCW Round Brilliant Cut Claw Prong Moissanite Stud Earrings3.03 TCW Round Brilliant Cut Claw Prong Moissanite Stud Earrings

Lab Grown Diamonds Are Real Diamonds

With the rise in demand for diamonds, mining them from the earth’s crust no longer remained viable. The ideas of class and splendor associated with diamonds come from their formation process that takes miles below the ground. Since synthetic diamonds don’t have a romantic history, using them in jewelry, especially engagement rings, was not popular initially. 

Thus, lab grown diamonds are often called artificial or fake diamonds. While it is true that these diamonds are produced using artificial methods, there is no difference between earth-mined and lab created diamonds in terms of chemical composition, physicality, or optical features. 

Here is a fact: Lab grown diamonds are real diamonds. Your stud earring made from lab created diamonds is no lesser than those with natural diamonds. you have better chances of finding diamonds that suit your tastes when you opt for cultured diamonds.  

Alert: Huge Savings

Diamonds have always been a symbol of luxury, and it is no secret that everyone wants a piece of that pie. When you choose alternatives to natural diamonds, such as cultured diamonds or moissanite, the most comforting part of the deal is the huge savings that come with it. 

That’s right. You can buy exquisite jewelry with lab grown diamonds and moissanite at a fraction of what the same piece would cost when studded with mined diamonds. 

If you are looking for a budget-friendly wedding or want a treat for yourself without splurging too much, moissanite and lab grown diamonds are perfect. Even though these gems come at a lower price, it does not mean that the quality is compromised. Lab grown diamonds are equally good as, if not better than, naturally occurring diamonds. Similarly, moissanite is also incredibly brilliant and beautiful, no matter what cut or color you require it in.  

Lab Created Diamonds are Eco-Friendly

One of the biggest qualms about purchasing naturally mined diamonds is their environmental impact. Mining for diamonds has always been driven by machinery fueled by diesel. Diamond mining also puts a strain on the water and energy resources in the region and often renders the earth useless for any other purpose. In some locations, unregulated mining and unethical labor practices are used to obtain diamonds from nature. Even with guidelines for ethical mining in place, diamonds that are extracted illegally occasionally make it into the market. 

On the other hand, cultured diamonds are created in labs. No ethical violations or drastic environmental effects result from these diamonds. The same goes for moissanite. You can enjoy these precious gemstones without feeling guilty or responsible for your choices. 

There Is No Difference Between an Earth Mined or a Lab Created Diamond

Diamonds harvested from the depths of earth are composed of carbon atoms that have crystallized under tremendous heat and pressure. These covalent carbon bonds are the secret behind the brilliant white radiance of your gems. After years of trial and error, scientists have perfected the technique to grow a diamond in a lab, mimicking the conditions underground. 

Be it the first HPHT technique or the CVD method used today, lab grown diamonds have the same composition as those mined from the earth. Even to an expert eye, cultured diamonds are indistinguishable from naturally occurring ones. In most cases, synthetic diamonds have more clarity and radiance, thanks to their minimal impurities and lack of inclusions. 

The Same Prestigious Institutes Certify Natural and Lab Diamonds

When synthetic diamonds were just entering the market, they were more popular in manufacturing industrial equipment instead of jewelry. Once gem-quality diamonds were replicated in labs, they were deemed fit for ornamental purposes. Now, the same prestigious lab grade lab grown diamonds and earth mined ones. The top names in diamond certification are:

  • The American Gem Society 
  • The International Gemological Institute
  • HRD Antwerp
  • The Gem Certification and Assurance Lab

The stone is graded depending on the cut, color, clarity, and carat — the 4 Cs of a diamond. For instance, round brilliant and fancy cuts have a distinction, as do colorless diamonds and those with fancy colors. When there are inclusions in the stone, based on its location, the grade of the diamond varies. Unlike natural diamonds, synthetic diamonds can be large. Diamonds ranging from 1-3 carats are trendy due to their affordability, but these precious stones can go up to even 15 carats, making a difference in their grade. 

Some Precious Stud Earrings You Might Like 

There are many designs in studs that you can explore if you are looking to expand your collection. Both moissanite and lab grown diamonds are excellent gemstones to adorn your ears. The perfect pair of studs can accompany you everywhere, from a day with your significant other to a meeting with some clients. Since earring studs do not weigh down your ear lobes, they are also incredibly comfortable. Here are a few studs from the Diamondrensu collections you can consider for the next occasion. 

Lab Grown Diamond Stud Earrings | 0.25 CT to 1.35 CT EF/VS Lab Created Diamond Stud Earrings, Screw Back StudsLab Grown Diamond Round Brilliant Cut Stud Earrings

Adding a little bit of sparkle to your day is always a welcome idea. Many people avoid accessorizing for fear of appearing ostentatious or odd. Dressing elegantly is a fine line to tread. Lab grown diamond earring studs are the simplest accessories you can use to your advantage. 

2.30 TCW Asscher Cut Colorless Moissanite - Basket Set Stud EarringsAsscher Cut Colorless Moissanite - Basket Set Stud Earrings

When it comes to fancy cut diamonds, Asscher cut rushes to mind. This moissanite earring studs 2.30 TCW colorless stones and captures light most delicately. Suitable for every occasion, these studs pair well with both vintage and modern accessories. These stones make a classy pair of earrings when put together with a matte white gold body. 

Princess Cut Colorless Moissanite 4 prong Stud Earrings - Push BackPrincess Cut Colorless Moissanite 4 Prong Stud Earrings

With a carat weight of 1.44 TCW, one might think these beauties will be too heavy. These princess cut stud earrings sit close to the ear, so they don’t droop. The unobtrusive prongs make it seem like the earrings are floating, exuding an air of sophistication. For all those who are wondering about a suitable graduation gift, these earrings are a pursuable option. 

1.75 TW Round Rensu Cut Moissanite Stud Earrings, Push/Screw Back EarringsRound Rensu Cut Moissanite Stud Earrings

Be it a birthday or mother’s day, forgetting to look for an ideal gift for your loved ones can set you off on a panicked search. Suppose you need a last minute save when it comes to gifts for occasions without coming across as uncaring. In that case, this pair of rensu cut moissanite stud earrings are the way to go. Held in place with the help of the classic four prongs, these studs are indeed eye-catching in every setting.

Lab Diamond Stud Earrings, 1.97 TCW Round Brilliant Cut E/VS Lab Created Diamond Wedding EarringsRound Brilliant Cut E/VS Lab Created Diamond Wedding Earrings

Curating the perfect bridal look takes time and effort. No bride has ever compromised on even the most minute accessories on their special day. These lab grown diamond stud earrings are perfect if you are on the hunt for a perfect bridal gift for your friend or sibling. With a large round brilliant cut diamond in the eye of a halo of smaller diamonds, these earrings are sure to be radiant fiercely and make the bride look even more ethereal.

2.81 TW Champagne Baguette Cut Semi Bezel Moissanite Stud EarringsChampagne Baguette Cut Semi Bezel Moissanite Stud Earrings

Bringing some unique color to your stud earrings can make you feel like a million bucks. These moissanite earrings studs with champagne-colored baguette cut moissanite bring an exceptional shine to your features. Set in a semi-bezel setting, this set of earrings can be an everyday wear option for you if you want to look effortlessly put together. 

In Conclusion

Diamond studs or moissanite studs? The question never leads to a concrete answer because both options are equally tempting. With lab grown diamonds making the gemstone more affordable, diamond jewelry is no longer a distant dream for many. Moissanite is a reliable stone if you need a break from the predictable diamond jewelry. 

Studs are functional accessories that everyone should possess. A personal jewelry collection is incomplete without at least two pairs of stud earrings. If you want a trendy addition to your jewelry collection, the suggestions above are definitely worth your time. In case you want something more unique, Diamondrensu also offers loose stones of moissanite and lab grown diamond

Get a pair of ultra-modern yet elegant earrings stud with your precious stone of choice today!