Diamond earrings can come in both. Gold tends to have trends and the current trend is towards white gold. White goldresembles platinum and has more of a sparkle, especially when used to set an icy, sparkling diamond. Diamond earrings come in pairs and usually have a variety of different designs. In some cases, the earrings may be set with other precious stones. You can choose diamond earrings that are solitaires or are in a cluster with other diamonds. The size of the diamonds is usually measured in karat weight. The total of all of the diamonds will usually be the karat of the earrings. A large sized diamond is one karat. In many cases, the total weight of all the diamonds will be one karat. When you are you need to understand the weight factor of the diamonds so that you understand what .