People always talk about how a purse or pair of shoes is the most important accessory in a woman’s life, but true accessorization lies at your fingertips, which can be tastefully adorned using a nail design with diamonds. Nails with diamonds are the perfect way to show off your style without being obnoxiously showy with an expensive bag or noisy heels. Self-care is the most important part of any beauty routine and there’s no better way to convey the message that you take care of yourself than with diamond nails. These fifty sparkly and classy nail decoration ideas will keep you looking high maintenance during the holidays!
50 Eye-catching Diamond Nail Design Ideas for the Holidays
The idea of a nail design with diamonds may seem complicated or expensive, but these are mere fallacies of people who haven’t tried. Although the option of sticking real diamonds on your nails is available, there are plenty of cheaper options too. For example, faux diamond and other jewel stickers can easily be bought online and shipped right to you for convenience. When you go to a typical nail salon, chances are that they’ll be using the same, affordable stickers. In high-end salons, they do provide you with the option of using real gemstones at a higher cost.
Diamond nails have been increasingly growing in popularity due to the classy shine and sparkle that they add to basic nail designs. You can opt to go all out and coat entire nails in diamond stickers or go for a simpler accent look. Customization options are endless with these stickers. Don’t feel limited to a single color, shape or size of diamond either because variety can contribute create different looks. Most simple designs can be done on your own, while complex ones may require a visit to a technician to ensure best results. Check out some ideas below!
1) Maroon Mountain Peak Nails with Silver Swirls
This beautiful color palette is not only one of the best choices for the holidays but carries pure sophistication and grace. The curved swirl patterns help to elongate the nails, flattering the pointed nail tips. The diamonds that have been carefully laid upon the silver swirls help to accentuate the overall look of these lovely nails.
2) Baby Pink Almond Nails with Silver Diamonds
A playful look that can work for all occasions, these baby pink nails blend into the background and match most other colors when it comes to coordinate your outfit. The subtle sparkles from the glitter and diamonds will receive just enough attention to garner those polite compliments at that next meeting or dinner party!
3) Blush Pink Square Nails with Silver Glitter
If you prefer more low-maintenance looks, then these nails are perfect for you! Not only is the color manageable with chipping, but also the diamond accents are kept to a minimum. This means you can be a little handier around the house and kitchen without the fear of losing your studs!
4) Pink and Plum Accent Nails with Tiaras
These dreamy nails rival the Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy as you get ready for those hot chocolates and musicals that are so characteristic of the winter season! This particular design features a mix of pearl and diamond stickers across the nails, with a single glitter specked accent nail.
5) Ombre Stiletto Nails with Pearls and Diamonds
These nails are ready for the kill with their vibrant two-toned ombre hue and stiletto shape. Diamonds and pearls border every nail, ensuring that no one misses these jewel-encrusted hands. Although these nails may require some maintenance, the overall look is well worth the time and effort.
6) Marbled Ballerina Nails with Red Diamonds
You can match your fancy marble countertops with this nail design that boasts the expensive earthen material on your very own fingers! If that unique design isn’t enough to catch eyes, then the red accent nails and sparkly diamonds will do the trick. If you’re into a classic yet not basic designs, then these are the nails for you.
7) Rounded French Tipped Nails with a Jewels
Although French tipped nails are a long-loved classic in the realm of manicures and pedicures, you can keep this age-old design at the forefront of people’s attention by opting for a jewel-encrusted accent nail to finish the look. In this particular design, a pearl and diamond border is filled in with gold-bordered diamonds.
8) Matte Nude Nails with Purple Diamonds
Although every nail in this pallet features a different shade of the same color, the overall monochrome effect makes for a beautiful final look. Each shade wonderfully pairs with the next and the multitude of diamonds on the accent nail top off the design with a bold yet classy oomf factor.
9) Purple Stiletto Nails with Diamonds as Borders
These eggplant colored nails are fun and flirty for both day and night looks. The matte color gets its shine from the diamond bordered cuticles and accent nail art. Let the freely diamonds sparkle in everything from natural to fluorescent lighting!
10) Dazzling Aquamarine Holo Nails with Diamond Studs
This pretty aquamarine color is elevated with the holo effect that seems to be so popular these days. The overall look is reminiscent of sea foam at the edge of the salted oceans, which is perfect for anyone planning a trip to the beach or simply admires marine life of all kinds.
11) Simple Baby Pink Almond Nails with Tiaras
These no-frills nails would be approved by the new age royals due to its sheer simplicity. Not every princess needs the flamboyant dress or crown to be identified and appreciated as one. For those who prefer to be low profile but also enjoy taking care of themselves, this subtle diamond tiara design perfectly suits your lifestyle.
12) Grey Mountain Peak Nails with Feather Art
This nail art more heavily emphasizes painted designs over jewels, as seen by the modest single cuticle diamond border and the feathered art design that adorns the remaining two nails. If you prefer traditional nail art over three-dimensional nail stickers or jewels, then this is the perfect compromise for you to experiment with.
13) French Tipped Almond Nails with Diamond Thumbs
If you’re intrigued by the idea of nail decoration or diamond nails, but don’t want to make a full commitment, then something like this is a great way to start. By having just one fully bejeweled nail, you can enjoy the cute look without the same level of maintenance that comes with a full on treatment.
14) Metallic Pink Nails with Gold and Diamonds
Gold and pink make the perfect girly color combination for anyone that prefers preppy styles. These nails have a lot going on, both from a nail art standpoint and jewel stickers. The intricate combination of shades of pink and gold lattice designs will leave anyone mesmerized by your nails.
15) Black and White Nails with Pearls and Diamonds
This classic color pairing goes wonderfully with more formal looks, such as a black-tie event. Forget about the perfect pair of heels because you’ll be sure to impress with these pretty nails and their inherently classy design. The jewels and pearls are kept to a neat minimum and serve to enhance rather than distract.
16) Simple Nude Toned with Silver Diamond Accent
A look that suits those who prefer low maintenance styles, these nude nails will go with pretty much anything and are office appropriate. Just a hint of dazzle is added to these nails with a glitter accent finger per each hand. Maintenance and care for this casual look will be seamless.
17) Blue Tipped Square Nails with Diamonds Borders
This unconventional take on a white French tip substitutes the usual color with something more vibrant. This contrast from the natural color of the nail bed is emphasized with a single row of diamonds that line the colored nail tip. Overall, this design is a fun twist on a basic and established look.
18) Glittered Ombre and Silver Jewel Encrusted Nails
These sharp nails have looks that could kill – literally. The demure design of the ombre pattern relaxes the rocky, jeweled tips of the other fingers. A single gold nail is embellished with a large diamond. The details in this look will entice everyone who notices them. Literally, everyone, because how could these go unnoticed?
19) White and Sky Blue Ombre Square Nails
This beautiful ombre pattern is reminiscent of the summer sky at the break of dawn. This modest look is made ornate with the help of two diamonds that line the cuticle beds of the two accent nails on each hand. This style is best for those who prefer to be low key but enjoy colors and a little bling in their lives.
20) Simple and Natural Nails with Glitter Embellishments
These square nails rely entirely on the natural color of the nails. This makes for easy maintenance, as you won’t have to worry about chipping as the diamonds naturally fall off with wear and tear over time. The overall look still ends up being cool due to the all the possibilities and patterns that can be created with various nail jewels.
21) Diamond Tipped Round Nails with Gold
This unconventional nail decoration idea alternates the pattern by finger. The first finger is white-tipped, followed by a glitter tip and then repeated. This interesting use of geometric patterns and design is sure to grab attention effortlessly!
22) Light Pink Oval Nails with Simple Diamonds
These easy nails sport a natural shade of pink that is widely accepted for professional and formal events. Subtle diamond stripes adorn the accent nails on each hand, giving a barely there but classy sparkle. These pretty nails can be achieved best with small diamond nail stickers, while larger ones will defeat the purpose of delicacy.
23) Metallic Pink and Matte Black Rounded Nails
Black and pink are a modern yet trendy color combination that is here to stay. The matte finishing only emphasizes the chic nature of this look. Keeping with its modern look, these nails display an asymmetrical accent nail pattern with the use of white and black nail diamonds.
24) Grey and Glittered Ballerina Nails with Diamonds
People typically pair grey with silver, but this unconventional take on mixing solids with glitters is sure to raise positive interest from anyone who sets eyes on it. A single gold diamond sits at the bottom of each accent nail, allowing for a dainty final look.
25) Black and Gold Jewel Studded Nails
No other metallic color contrasts better with a black background than gold. The way the yellow sheens against the darkness give off an awesome radiance that is rarely achieved otherwise. The gold diamonds contribute to the overall contrast as they line the nail beds.
26) Matte Royal Blue and White Studded Nails
Nothing screams elegance louder than royal blue, which is made even more dashing with its matte finish in these beautiful nails that simply grab attention. The use of gold diamonds against this background accentuates the rich finish of this look. The white accent nails provide a stark contrast to this otherwise dripping in money design.
27) Pink and White Pearl Diamond Encrusted Nails
This white and pink look is perfect for any princess or ballerina looking for that effeminate touch. Nothing could look more girly and pampered than these baby pink nails trimmed with pearls and diamonds. The intricate lace patterns only add to this sophisticated look.
28) White Almond Nails with Diamonds Embedded
White is as plain as you can get when it comes to nail colors, but this basic wash pairs surprisingly well with white diamonds. The diamond embellishments really make this look and prevent your nails from looking washed out.
29) Metallic Pink Ballerina Nails with Sparkly Accents
These nails reflect light in more ways than one with their metallic pink finish and diamond coated accent nails. Your nails will be dripping in reflections, which is best for those who typically opt for eye-catching looks. Also, how often do you see metallic finishes in normal colors like pink?
30) White Tipped Square Nails with Diamonds Encrusted
These nails display an ombre take on the classic French nail. Diamond encrusted cuticles are a must for these natural, subtle looks that get their fair share of attention with ease. The maintenance for these styles will be easy as chipping will not as noticeable and the diamonds can be replaced as they fall off.
31) White and Pink Ombre Nails with Multicolors
These pink ombre nails spare no frills when it came to stone selections. Mixing and matching diamonds is completely acceptable and should be experimented without hesitation. Colors, shapes, and sizes can be used to create three-dimensional depth and texture. You can’t have too much sparkle in your life!
32) Shiny Nude Toned Mountain Peak Nails
These sharp, shiny nails are eye-catching in their own right. The color blends in naturally with most skin tones, making it office appropriate without a doubt. The single accent nail is dripping in diamonds, effectively making up for the rest of the barely-there nails.
33) Winter Inspired Icy Blue Nails with Diamonds
The whimsical and awesome colors in this pallet are reminiscent of a winter blizzard and the reflections that are caused by snowflakes. The silver glitter and stones further add to the cool and icy look of these pretty nails.
34) Baby Blue Round Nails with Diamonds
If you’re looking for simple diamond nails, then this is the best look for you. Not only would they be easy to do on your own with a nail sticker kit, but they also speak for your modest yet fun nature. The blue and pink color combination also works wonderfully to create a contrasting look.
35) Multicolor Nails with Diamond Encrusted Cuticles
These cute nails pull all the stops when it comes to nail decoration. Not only do these nails exhibit complicated nail art with its marbled and matte coatings, but also nail stickers are used to embroider the cuticles.
36) Gold Glitter and Art with Jewel Embellishments
This beautiful nail design with diamonds uses both glitter and diamonds to finish off a classy and elegant final look. This use of gold against a nude color keeps things simple but noticeable for a party or other formal event.
37) White Ombre Nails with Single Diamond Nails
These white ombre nails melt into your natural nail bed color. However, you don’t have to worry about this look fizzling out into nothing because the diamond studs that sit at the top of the cuticles add the perfect amount of glimmer to an otherwise plain look.
38) French Tipped Nails with Diamond Nail Art
Yet another one of those nail designs that takes a classic look and adds a fun twist, these cute nails are sure to catch eyes with their detailed, tiara accent nails complete with crown jewels. This look is the best fitting for any princess that wants an elegant manicure!
39) Grey Ballerina Tipped Nails with Diamonds
A rather drab nail color is elevated with diamond-encrusted cuticles in this simple and easy look. The low maintenance look is perfect for those who enjoy modest designs that don’t take much effort to keep for a long time. Best of all, this neutral color will match everything with ease!
40) White Ombre Almond Nails with Pearls
These cute nails lower and blur the lines of the French tip, ending up with a modern and chic look that’s ready to take on the world – both in the streets and in the office. White diamonds are used to embellish the nail bed and border the tip of the two accent nails as shown.
41) Nude Toned Almond Nails with Multicolor Diamonds
This use of nail decoration is atypical as an entire nail is coated in multicolor diamonds so evenly that the polish below is completely covered. If you enjoy lots of flash and sparkle, then this is the perfect technique for you to try out. Be wary of replacing the diamonds though!
42) Beige Square Nails with Diamond-Coated Accent
These nude toned nails can come off as rather drab and boring after having worn them plain many a times to adhere to the office dress code. However, you can always add a subtle and appropriate sparkle to this plain look with the beautiful incorporation of different sized diamonds. This allows for a subtle coating that still lets the natural nail color seep through.
43) Lilac Mountain Tipped Nails with Diamonds
These nails are found in an atypical but cute color that screams class with its matte finish. This fresh look is elevated to the next level with this incorporation of large diamonds into the nail beds of the accent nails on each hand. The nails almost look like the petals of a lily ready to bloom!
44) White Ballerina Nails with Pearl and Diamonds
Although white is a rather bland color, it was the perfect choice to pair with pearl nail art. The use of contrasting pink diamonds on the pinky finger is a perfect example of how a nail design with diamonds can add texture and depth to an otherwise flat look.
45) Natural Glossed Nails with Gold Diamond Art
Nothing has coated these nails other than a simple gloss polish to add that evanescent sheen. The use of gold stones and glitter provides perfect contrast between the soft pinks of the natural nail beds and the warm sparkles of the warm metallic tone.
46) Gold and Blue-Green Nails with Diamonds
This lovely mix of metallic gold with a deep blue-green makes for a classy combination. The nude pink nails do well by merging into the background and letting the center two take the stage. The uses of large diamonds set against the blue-green will definitely stand out in a good way!
47) Nude Toned Ballerina Nails with Diamonds
These nude toned nails are elevated to the next level with their chic matte finish. A single accent nail from each hand is completely encrusted in white diamonds, adding a tasteful flash to this otherwise modest look. Although the complete diamond nails look fantastic, maintenance must be considered when picking such a look.
48) Beige and Orange Ombre Nails with Diamonds
With its pretty warm pallet of colors, these nails will suit any skin tone that has equally warm undertones. Although these colors themselves will add a subtle glow to your fingers, the incorporation of a line of diamonds along the accent nail adds that perfect finishing touch.
49) Jeweled Metallic Pink and White Ombre Nails
This unique, metallic ombre pattern is sure to earn its fair share of compliments with its unconventional shine. A single accent nail is seen flaunting large diamonds, drawing just the right amount of attention without being over the top.
50) Pink and White Chevron Nails with Diamonds
These cute nails mix traditional nail art, as seen by the chevron design, with stone art seamlessly. These nails are girly and flirty, which make it the perfect manicure for those who want a more youthful look. The varying pink tints of the diamonds play off the overall color scheme wonderfully.
50 Sparkly Nail Design with Diamonds to Show Off
Diamonds have always been thought to be a girl’s best friend, so why not celebrate this friendship with nails with diamonds? Pamper healthily with one of this unique nail design with diamonds manicure today and impress all your friends! Remember that maintaining proper nail health is what results in these flawless finishes. Eat healthily and invest in special vitamins that protect your nails and help them grow strong and long. Keep in mind that the shape of the nail you choose can greatly impact the overall look of the manicure. The pointier the nail, the edgier the manicure looks. The rounder the nail, the more demure the manicure looks. Pre-care is just as important as post-care for manicures. This can be as simple as buffing and filing your nails before the manicure or have a professional take these steps for you! Which nail design do you find the most attractive?