Nowadays earrings - are popular decoration among women and even some men. A lot of people tend to have silver earrings in their ears. One can say with confidence that the female earrings will never go out of fashion. Today’s huge variety of this jewellery is made from a variety of materials. It depends on price. You can buy online a very expensive earrings made of precious stones and metals and also simple jewellery, accessible to all.
Correctly matched earrings can emphasize not just any dress, but also the natural beauty of every woman.
There are many types of earrings: cloves, stud, pendants, earrings, piercing, etc.
Earrings were not originally feminine but masculine adornment. They started to be made about 7 thousand years ago already in ancient Asia. For the ancient Egyptians and Assyrians an earring was a symbol of belonging to the high society. The rich Greek and Roman chose earrings with pearls, indicating their wealth and high position. The representatives of the highest nobility wore mostly earrings with topaz, garnet and sapphire.
In medieval Europe the Catholic Church imposed a ban on ear piercing. This was due to the fact that people were not allowed to change their bodies, created “in the image and likeness”.
A lot has changed since those times but earrings are still in fashion. To pierce ears is possible at any age, but usually it is accepted to do in childhood, mainly in beauty salons, using a special gun. Ear piercing process is virtually painless. At the time of piercing you feel only a slight prick. Normally puncture scars over 6 - 8 weeks. During this time, you can change the earrings, but they cannot be completely removed. Otherwise the hole at the puncture site will just heal and you will have to repeat the procedure again. It is recommended to wear earrings first six months. It is the best decision to start with gold or silver earrings. Cheap jewellery in the first six months after the ear piercing can cause irritation and even lead to infections.
Earrings can completely change your image. With their help, you can accentuate your outfit, color or shape of the face. In addition, they make the image more visible and expressive. Earrings can give a woman hotness and extravagance. Long earrings visually lengthen the face and the neck. They would be perfect variant for chubby women with not enough long neck. Angular earrings flat features and endow more serious look. Sharp lined earrings tend to make traits more sharp. Too angular face can be “softened” with round or oval-shaped earrings.
Round earrings will suit for stretch formed face making look more harmonious. Owners of square face should choose elongated discreet earrings. Large earrings draw attention to the face. They can safely put on women with small features. It gives more expressive image. A simple but important rule to remember – large earrings don’t fit with necklaces; otherwise it will be too much.
Brunettes fit earrings with bright stones, blondes - with light. Young girls can safely afford any jewellery: long earrings in oriental style or large earrings made of bright plastic. Older ladies should choose earrings made of precious metal with precious stones. The most reliable fastener on earrings is considered to be “English Castle” (Earwire jewellery).
According to the type of jewellery techniques, earrings could be divided into the next seven groups: