Imagine your perfect pair of studs. What shape are they? How big? Dreaming about them is one thing, but finding the right pair can be harder to do. That’s where we come in! We’ve already explored carat weights for our popular engagement rings, and now we’re turning out attention to stud earrings. First up? Classic Round Cut Studs in basket or martini settings.
|DAINTY: 0.46 carats and below
Great for subtle looks, or if you wear a large statement necklace so your earrings don’t compete for attention.
|SIMPLE: 0.84 carats
Between 0.5 and 1 carat is a great size for everyday wear. Studs in this size range will complete any outfit.
|MODERATE: 1.03 carats
One carat brings a little more flash to your daily look. This is a classic size for studs that make them a staple for any wardrobe.
|BOLD: 1.67 carats
Carat weights around 1.5 and up are big and bold. They are great for pairing with a power suit or for a night out.
|FLASHY: 2.04 carats and up
Studs that are 2.04 carats or larger demand some attention. Keep any necklaces simple, or go without one.
So now that you have a visual, tell us—what carat weight are your perfect Round Cut Studs?
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