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How to Choose the Best Earrings

Since every woman has different taste, you might be stumped as to which type of earrings she will want. It also depends on how serious the relationship is as well as how much you are willing to spend and her personal style. There are many different types of earrings including studs, hoops and drops. In this article we will discuss the different types of earrings and some ideas for gifts for your special someone.

Stud Earrings:
Stud earrings do not hang down; they are normally a small or large gem or design attached to a straight post. There are many different types of stud earrings including gold, white gold, platinum, sterling silver and many more. If you are purchasing earrings for someone who has sensitive skin you will want to make sure that the earrings you buy are real, many women can have a reaction or have their earlobes turn green from a fake set of earrings.

Antique Butterfly Diamond Stud Earrings

Antique Butterfly Diamond Stud Earrings

You can find stud earrings in just about any color, size, shape or design. You can find diamond studs, plain gold or silver studs, pearl studs, birthstone studs and many more. Depending on your loved ones style or personality, you are sure to find the perfect earrings for her.

Hoop Earrings:
Hoop earrings are just as they sound, they start just like a stud would, but the metal keeps on going around making a hoop or circular shape around the earlobe. There are large hoops (some might go as far as halfway down her neck) and tiny hoops that will just barely clear her earlobe. You can find hoop earrings in plain sterling silver, gold, white gold, platinum and more; and with gems, plain or with beautiful designs on them.

Gold Hoop Earrings

Gold Hoop Earrings

They also vary in thickness as well as the super thin ones will likely have no design and the thicker ones might have diamonds or other gems placed inside. Some of them have a stud post for attachment and others will close into themselves and be a full hoop rather than a half or ¾ hoop.

Drop Earrings:
Drop earrings are those that hang down. There are many different styles and lengths of drop earrings. Some drop earrings are very elaborate with many designs and jewels attached to them, while others are simple and elegant. Depending on the occasion and the personality of the receiver, you should be able to find a great pair of drop earrings that match her perfectly. You will find a variety of drop earrings in gold, silver, and platinum with many different gems and designs. Some will have a stud post closure while others will have a hook-like backing that doesn’t close with a clasp and just hangs on the earlobe.

Diamond Drop Earrings

Diamond Drop Earrings

If you notice that your loved one likes to wear earrings and has some drop earrings or has shown interest in them this would be a great gift for her .Some women don’t like to wear earrings so if you are planning on purchasing earrings for her, you might want to ask her if she likes them or ask one of her friends or family.

Earrings are the perfect gift for the person you love for an anniversary, birthday, holiday or any other special occasion. Many men will purchase earrings for their long-term girlfriend to get a feel for an answer to a proposal, this can also be a fun way to make her wait for a proposal of marriage as she will get excited and think you are going to ask but finds earrings instead! Jewelry, including earrings can be such a great gift for the person you love, finding the ones that she will cherish forever is up to you!

Jewelry Advice by Jewelrista.

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