diamonds or pearls

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  1. Fashionista23 profile image59
    Fashionista23posted 12 years ago


    1. profile image0
      Helen Bolamposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Both, if they're being offered.

    2. Tammy Favata profile image65
      Tammy Favataposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Diamonds all the way!

  2. CMHypno profile image85
    CMHypnoposted 12 years ago

    Depends on the occasion and outfit

    1. travelespresso profile image70
      travelespressoposted 12 years agoin reply to this

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

  3. Donna Janelle profile image69
    Donna Janelleposted 12 years ago

    Diamonds for me! smile

  4. KristenGrace profile image60
    KristenGraceposted 12 years ago

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

    1. k@ri profile image86
      k@riposted 12 years agoin reply to this

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

      Guess I would prefer diamonds.

  5. MichelleArakaki profile image60
    MichelleArakakiposted 12 years ago

    I love both.

    1. Milla Mahno profile image60
      Milla Mahnoposted 12 years agoin reply to this

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

  6. Ivorwen profile image66
    Ivorwenposted 12 years ago

    I like pearls.  They have always been my favorite.

  7. Rainbow6 profile image55
    Rainbow6posted 12 years ago

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

  8. Lisa HW profile image62
    Lisa HWposted 12 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 image64
    kmackey32posted 12 years ago


  10. nicnac profile image60
    nicnacposted 12 years ago

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

  11. KarinaKate profile image59
    KarinaKateposted 12 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 image64
    luvpassionposted 12 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 image61
    Anathposted 12 years ago

    Diamonds.  Pearls are for grannies

  14. I am DB Cooper profile image65
    I am DB Cooperposted 12 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 image60
    amybradley77posted 12 years ago

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

  16. Calgarz profile image61
    Calgarzposted 12 years ago

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

  17. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 12 years ago

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

    1. Jewel Buzz profile image53
      Jewel Buzzposted 12 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 12 years ago

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

    3. charmstotreasure profile image60
      charmstotreasureposted 12 years ago

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

    4. Vala Faye profile image61
      Vala Fayeposted 12 years ago

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

    5. mysisters profile image58
      mysistersposted 12 years ago

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

    6. Iontach profile image68
      Iontachposted 12 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 image61
      Bellamieposted 12 years ago

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

    8. Loving Liberty profile image60
      Loving Libertyposted 12 years ago

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


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