Briefs: $94,000 diamond earrings top Amazon's list

December 23, 2005

Amazon.com said Friday its most expensive holiday gift purchased so far this season is a pair of $94,000 diamond earrings.

Combined, the pair have a weight of 8.34 carats, with 2.5-carat yellow diamonds and two 1-carat white diamonds in a platinum-and-18-karat-yellow-gold setting.

"We're delighted that more and more customers are turning to Amazon.com for luxury jewelry shopping," said Steven Goldsmith, the online retailer's vice president for jewelry.

The company said luxury items for men are popular too, including the Rolex Daytona Oyster Perpetual Men's Watch and the Omega Men's Seamaster 300 M Chrono Diver Watch.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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