Red Carpet to Reality: 4 Alternatives to $160,000 Norman Silverman Diamond Cluster Earrings

Actress Lea Michele has good taste: She wore a $160,000 pair of Norman Silverman diamond cluster earrings to this week’s 17th Annual Taste for a Cure Gala benefitting UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, held at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Fans of the cluster earring look can wear a similar pair, still made in precious materials, for a lot less. Here are four options.
 

Under $500

Mizuki diamond earrings

Eight-Pointed Star earrings in sterling with 14k gold posts and diamond accents; $480; Mizuki at Fragments  

 

Under $2,500

Inverted diamond earrings by TAP by Todd Pownell

Earrings in 18k yellow and 14k blackened white gold have 1.40 cts. t.w. inverted diamonds; $1,920; Tap by Tod Pownell

 

Under $5,000

Diamond cluster earrings by China Art & Jewelry

Earrings in 14k white gold with 1.45 cts. t.w. diamonds; $3,900; China Art & Jewelry

 

Under $7,500

Suzanne Kalan white topaz and white sapphire earrings

Earrings in 18k white gold from Vitrine Starburst collection with white topaz and 8.80 cts. t.w. white sapphires; $6,600; Suzanne Kalan at Fragments