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Not sure I am being helpful when I say that my diamond studs are actually white sapphires and bought in Sri Lanka. They have however been valued at at least double the price we paid, and it would take a gemologist to tell the difference. Brilliant cut, like diamonds, just only 90% as hard. Ten years ago, we paid about £90 IIRC.
My husband got me some, I think they were about £600. They are set in platinum which would be a good option if your sister likes silver and white gold. Can t remember where he got them, possibly Ernest Jones (as that's near his office )
See if you can get the stems threaded so that they screw in. I lost a diamond stud several years ago which was very upsetting. I now have a very expensive pair from Boodles which I bought with money from my late Mother's house sale. I wear them daily and love them. I had the stems threaded and it keeps them secure.
An independent jeweller will be able to get pairs of earrings in, in various sizes for you to see. You'll get much more for your money than if you go to one of the big chains as they have much higher mark ups.