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Article: The Perfect Earrings for Every Occasion

The Perfect Earrings for Every Occasion

The Perfect Earrings for Every Occasion

Earrings History

One of the oldest forms of adornment, they are worn by both men and women for a variety of reasons, from religious ceremonies to fashion statements. Earrings are often made of metals such as silver, gold, and platinum, and may also contain precious stones such as diamonds, rubies, and sapphires.

Earrings have been worn in many different cultures and have always been a sign of wealth and status. In ancient Egypt, the wealthiest classes wore large, ornate earrings made of precious stones and metals. In ancient Rome, earrings were a sign of wealth and power, and wealthy citizens would show off their wealth by wearing large earrings set with gems. In medieval Europe, earrings were a sign of nobility and were often made of gold or silver.

Earrings have been around since ancient times, and are among the oldest forms of jewellery. The oldest known earrings were discovered in the form of fossilized shells that were strung on a string and worn as ornaments. These earrings were believed to have been worn as a sign of status or a symbol of beauty.

In ancient Egypt, earrings were considered a symbol of wealth and power. Both men and women often wore large, ornate earrings made of gold, silver, and precious stones. Ear-rings for women were also seen as a sign of health and fertility, and were sometimes given as gifts to brides on their wedding day.

In the Middle Ages, earrings became a symbol of devotion and loyalty to a particular religion. Large and ornate earrings were worn by both men and women to show their faith. In the Renaissance era, earrings were seen as a sign of fashion and elegance. They were often set with jewels and precious stones and were given as gifts to royalty and the wealthy.


Earring Types


  1. Hoop Earrings: These earrings are circular or semi-circular in shape and have a continuous loop. They come in a variety of sizes and designs, and are studded a variety of stone colours, from a row of clear diamonds to rainbow design shading. Lynora's Hoop collection features studded hoops in many sizes and in a variety of coloured designs!


  1. Stud Earrings: These earrings usually feature a single gemstone or pearl set in a metal base. They are often small and simple in design, but go a long way in style, looking dainty and delicate on the ear.


  1. Drop Earrings: These earrings hang from the earlobe and contain a larger gemstone or a cluster of stones. They are can be quite ornate, featuring intricate designs studded with sparkling diamonds and precious stones. This category of earrings also cover Teardrop Earrings, a popular design where the drop of the earring is shaped like a teardrop, creating an extremely elegant and charming effect.


  1. Chandelier Earrings: These earrings feature multiple stones or beads hanging from a single point at the top. They are often elaborately designed can be quite long and flowing, giving the wearer an extravagant look.


  1. Cluster Earrings: These earrings feature multiple stones or beads clustered together in a single design. They come in a variety of designs, can be shaped as flowers, and look elegant and beautiful on the ear.


  1. Huggie Earrings: These earrings are similar to hoop earrings, but they are smaller and hug the earlobe. They are often decorated with small stones or pearls, just like hoops, and have a petite and graceful effect.


  1. Threader Earrings: These earrings feature a single thread of metal or beads that hangs from the earlobe. They are very delicate and come in a variety of designs.


  1. Dangle Earrings: These earrings feature a larger stone or a cluster of stones that hang from the earlobe. They come in a large variety of shapes and designs, can be long or short and feature anything from a small and simple design to an expensive and ornately studded pattern.


  1. Ear Climbers: Climber earrings, sometimes also called ‘ear crawlers’, are essentially earrings that look like they “climb" up the ear when worn, like a long stud earring, sometimes allowing you to seem to have multiple piercings.

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