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diamonds or pearls

  1. Fashionista23 profile image59
    Fashionista23posted 5 years ago


    1. Helen Bolam profile image80
      Helen Bolamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Both, if they're being offered.

    2. Tammy Favata profile image84
      Tammy Favataposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Diamonds all the way!

  2. CMHypno profile image88
    CMHypnoposted 5 years ago

    Depends on the occasion and outfit

    1. travelespresso profile image83
      travelespressoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I agree.  I love em both.  But you've some great hubs on pearls CMH!

  3. Donna Janelle profile image83
    Donna Janelleposted 5 years ago

    Diamonds for me! smile

  4. KristenGrace profile image59
    KristenGraceposted 5 years ago

    Diamonds, but I very rarely wear jewelry.  I'm quite the plain Jane when it comes to that!

    1. k@ri profile image82
      k@riposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      LOL...this question brings a ZZ Top song to mind...  big_smile

      Guess I would prefer diamonds.

  5. MichelleArakaki profile image61
    MichelleArakakiposted 5 years ago

    I love both.

    1. Milla Mahno profile image57
      Milla Mahnoposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Ditto. Especially when I don't have to pay for them wink

  6. Ivorwen profile image82
    Ivorwenposted 5 years ago

    I like pearls.  They have always been my favorite.

  7. Rainbow6 profile image75
    Rainbow6posted 5 years ago

    I prefer both. Pearls accentuated with diamonds are strikingly contrasting and elegant.

  8. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    diamonds.  I hate pearls.  (There's a good chance the following remark will mean nothing to anyone on here except for SomeWayOuttaHere, but...)    I wonder where SomeWayOuttaHere is.  She has a thing for pearls, as far as I know.    smile

  9. kmackey32 profile image81
    kmackey32posted 5 years ago


  10. nicnac profile image61
    nicnacposted 5 years ago

    diamonds all the way... sparkly and glamorous... eye catching.. whats not to love about them smile

  11. KarinaKate profile image60
    KarinaKateposted 5 years ago

    Comparing diamonds and pearls is like comparing apples and oranges. In regards to wealth and status, they have each had important roles to play for thousands of years in many diverse cultures.

    But personally, I prefer pearls.

  12. luvpassion profile image60
    luvpassionposted 5 years ago

    I like both also, my pearls shimmer up close next to my skin...while my diamonds sparkle across the room. big_smile

  13. Anath profile image73
    Anathposted 5 years ago

    Diamonds.  Pearls are for grannies

  14. I am DB Cooper profile image66
    I am DB Cooperposted 5 years ago

    As a guy, I wouldn't wear either. But if you're asking which I'd prefer to look at, it would be pearls. They are so much classier than diamonds. I think we're going to see a backlash against diamonds in the coming decades. Part of it is ethics, as human rights seem to be a big problem at many diamond mines, and part of it is the fact that diamonds are just too "glitzy". It's like wearing clothing with flashing lights on it. There's a reason why diamonds are so popular in hip hop videos alongside Lamborghinis, strippers, and guys holding huge wads of hundred dollar bills. They just aren't classy anymore.

    Another reason diamonds could lose popularity is they are going to become more and more common. With advances in technology, people are now able to make real diamonds (they're made of carbon, just like us). As that technology develops further, there will come a day when people are able to "print" a diamond bigger and more perfect in color than anything that can be found naturally.

  15. amybradley77 profile image59
    amybradley77posted 5 years ago

    I agree depends on the place you are going, and what you are doing there.

  16. Calgarz profile image59
    Calgarzposted 5 years ago

    A lady should have one of each. They are incomparable.

  17. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 5 years ago

    Diamonds... pearls make me feel like somebody's old Aunt Martha.

    1. Jewel Buzz profile image74
      Jewel Buzzposted 5 years ago

      Diamond or pearl earrings are the two most classic pieces for a woman to have in her jewelry collection.  They compliment everything you wear, you can wear them everday and they are the building blocks for future jewelery, i.e. pearl necklace, pearl bracelet, etc.

    2. Ellarose92 profile image61
      Ellarose92posted 5 years ago

      I'd say both, it all depends on the outfit and time

    3. charmstotreasure profile image60
      charmstotreasureposted 5 years ago

      I prefer pearl...Simple and elegant^^ But I started collecting diamonds...

    4. Vala Faye profile image60
      Vala Fayeposted 5 years ago

      I'll take diamonds..I *love* sparkly things big_smile

    5. mysisters profile image61
      mysistersposted 5 years ago

      I really love both but if I had to choose I would say diamonds.

    6. Iontach profile image87
      Iontachposted 5 years ago

      Diamonds...they're worth more! Pearls look nice as well so maybe mostly diamonds with a few pearls thrown in...tongue

    7. Bellamie profile image60
      Bellamieposted 5 years ago

      I love diamonds, but pearls are awesome.  Love wearing black pearl necklace with nice blouse and comfy jeans.

    8. Loving Liberty profile image61
      Loving Libertyposted 5 years ago

      Both...but I wear them seperatley. I don't combine them