Finding the perfect earrings - styles for men and women
From the late Elizabeth Taylor to David Beckham earrings are nowadays very popular for both men and women. However, they have been around for many years, in fact the first pair of earrings was discovered in Western Asia in 3000 BC. At the time we could distinguish only two types of earrings, the simple hoop and the pendant. Obviously only women from the royalty or part of a wealthy family could afford expensive jewellery, the rest of the population were also wearing ornaments but they were replicas of the ones worn by the high society.
You will find that there are several types of earrings. They can be made of precious metallic element such as gold or silver and are covered by precious stones like sapphire or emerald. What make an earring precious is its unicity created by the rarity of the gems. Also for some pieces you will have the choice to match the pair of earrings with a necklace to form a perfect set.
Over the years the fashion has developed and currently men are as interested in jewellery as women. The designers have created a whole new range of earrings for men and even for children who tend to get inspired by the stars who they adulate on television.
If you want to make a present to someone special, earrings are a perfect gift as they can be personalised by choosing different coloured gems or different designs. Also making your own beaded earrings can be the ideal gift as you will find a wide range of coloured beads with different shapes at different prices so anyone can afford them.
Whenever you are going out to party or on a business trip, choosing the right pair of earrings is an important element to define your nature. Depending on the impression you want to give, earrings are a way to uplift your personality or indeed to make it more sophisticated. There is a huge amount of choice so by scrolling down the menu on the left of this page, we will help you finding the right pair of earrings for the right occasion.