Whether you are a woman who is looking for a great fashion statement or you are looking for a great gift for the woman in your life, take a look at what onyx and diamond earrings do! There are plenty of different gems out there, but when you are looking at jewelry, you can quickly be overwhelmed by bright flashes of green emerald or purple amethyst. Sometimes, although these bright colors are quite charming, you are looking for something much more simple and stark. Perhaps you are trying to buy a set of earrings that complements a very monochromatic outfit, or perhaps the woman you are buying a gift for gives the impression of enjoying a slightly more graceful look. Black onyx and diamond, which is known for its brilliance and clarity makes a great choice for the right person.
Onyx is February's birthstone and you'll find that many people are enchanted by its deep luster and colorful bands. Most commonly when used in jewelry, onyx comes in deep, unrelieved black and it has been polished into a cabuchon cut, where there are no edges or facets, only a smooth, circular or ovoid face. This is a stone which has been thought to have mystical properties in the past, and many people still swear that it is a great stone to use as a reminder to give up old bad habits. This a wonderful stone for use in combination with other stones and its deep color brings out the best in other gems.
Diamond is one of the most famous gemstones, and has always been prized for its brilliance. The better the cut, the better the quality of the diamond, and it is plain to see that even a small diamond can lend an enormous amount of grace and presence to the wearer. Diamonds, while they are lovely on their own, do quite well when they are combined with other stones, and the brilliance is actually enhanced rather than diminished through being accompanied.
When the dense opacity of onyx is combined with the brilliance and clarity of diamond, the effects are quite striking and lovely. The two different gems have a lot to offer each other when it comes to setting each other off, and with the right setting, they create an absolutely gorgeous effect. Many people love the look of a diamond surrounded by onyx, or even two small gems of either type clustered together. With this pairing, a setting of silver or platinum lends a wonderful frame, and while some people prefer traditional settings, others love to see the gems strung on delicate silver strands.
When you are looking for a elegant look that is both luxurious and striking, look no further than a pair of onyx and diamond earrings.
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