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I live for a good jewelry flash sale, and today’s Amazon Deal of the Day, 35 percent off the most classic and versatile diamond earrings, is a shining example. When I look at these minimalist beauties—handcrafted in New York City, by the way—one thing comes to mind: self-care.
Hear me out.
You’re about to go buck wild this Black Friday buying gifts for everyone you know and love, so you have every right to treat yourself to a pair of Vir Jewels’ ¼ CT diamond studs in 14K gold today, while they’re on sale for just $104—a stunning $56 off the usual price. And you can feel extra good about this gift-to-self because Vir Jewels uses only ethically mined, conflict-free diamonds and metals.
Those aren’t the only gems on sale today, though. Amazon has slashed prices on Vir Jewels’ handcrafted diamond studs in a total of five sizes—all the way up to 1 CT diamonds for a brilliant 43% off. Come to think of it, these earrings are kind of a no-brainer holiday gift for just about anyone on your list: they’re universally adored, one-size-fits-all, and instantly upgrade literally any look.
Shop it: $104 (was $160), amazon.com
Plus, they’re lab-grade, and each set is certified by the American Gem Society Laboratories or the International Gemological Institute, so you know they’re the real deal.
“I can wear them every day with any outfit without looking overdone, and I think they look nice on my lobes,” wrote one person. “The screw-on backs stay in place and the stems are just the right length; they don't stab my skull behind my ears like other screw-ons have. If you're looking for inexpensive, genuine diamond earrings, I highly recommend these.”
Another reviewer said his wife raved about the studs’ safe and comfortable screw-on backs too, calling them “special” and “rare.” “She’s comfortable sleeping with them because of that,” he added.
Several reviewers noted that the ⅓ CT studs, which are on salef or $127.50 are “great for a second hole piercing,” with one reviewer noting “We purchased these for our daughter for her wedding day. They looked beautiful in her second holes.” Some reviewers brag about never having to taking them off. Others give them five stars because “I love the size...not big, not tiny.”
Some say they’re perfect for diamond-earring novices. “I was looking for some real diamonds with a price range in mind. I bought these and wanted to see what they looked like,” one reviewer wrote. “I got these out of the box and saw how small they were. I put them on went to the bathroom to look in the mirror and...was surprised. The clarity is good for such a small diamond. Yes, I would recommend very much. I have a goal, larger diamonds when I can afford them. This pair is the starter.”
But more experienced jewelry buyers love them, too. “These are absolutely stunning...bought them for my mom for Christmas,” wrote one. “They come with certification cards....they have screw on backs. The diamonds are beautiful. I'm no professional but I do know jewelry and these are definitely worth every penny!! I definitely give them 10 stars.”
Basically, these earrings are the Goldilcks of diamond studs.
If you’ve never ordered jewelry online, diamond studs are actually the perfect place to start. What you see is pretty much what you get—and considering these are basically artisan-quality baubles at department store prices, what you get is best in class.
“I was highly skeptical regardless of reviews,” said one very honest customer who has “never bought jewelry without seeing it in person.” This purchase changed everything, though. “[I] refuse to go to the mall...anymore, but these arrived in a nice box, earring posts were solid and screw ons, diamonds were great, they looked great and really refract light. Very satisfied...I will order again.”
Go ahead, get your sparkle on!
Shop it: Vir Jewels Certified Diamond Stud Earrings 14K Gold, starting at $104 (was $160), amazon.com.
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