Style Spotlight: 5 Pairs of Must-Have Diamond-Studded Earrings and Jackets

New styles of earring jackets are whimsical—some look like skirts hanging down behind the lobe—and modern (think spiked effects and starbursts), allowing shoppers to ditch conventional numbers that simply halo the studs.

Kismet by Milka gold earring and jacket with diamonds

Star earring with jacket in 14k gold with 0.45 ct. t.w. champagne diamonds, $1,298 for a single; Kismet by Milka

Stud earring and jacket in 18k gold with baguette-cut champagne-color diamonds by Suzanne Kalan

Studs and jackets in 18k rose gold with 0.86 ct. t.w. champagne-color diamonds, $2,000 for one; Suzanne Kalan

Earring with jacket in 18k gold with diamonds by Penny Preville

Earring with jacket in 18k gold with 0.52 ct. t.w. diamonds, $3,280; Penny Preville

Earrings and jacket in 18k gold wtih Tahitian pearls and color-enhanced blue diamonds by Nikos Koulis

Earrings and jackets from the Spectrum collection in 18k gold with black rhodium and 0.9 ct. t.w. color-enhanced blue diamonds and Tahitian pearls, $5,750; Nikos Koulis

Earrings and jackets in 18k gold with diamonds and white South Sea pearls by Yoko London

Earrings and jackets in 18k white gold with 12 mm–13 mm South Sea pearls and 1.59 cts. t.w. diamonds, $8,400; Yoko London

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