Earrings make a great accessory and some women never leave the house without wearing their favorite pair of earrings. With that being said, you'll surely hit a home run if you select a beautiful pair of earrings as a gift. If you've given her a pair of earrings in the past don't worry, she can always use another pair. Women sometimes have 5-10 different earring styles and prefer to have as many options as possible. When choosing earrings think about other necklaces that you've given her so that she'll have the ability to wear them with other jewelry.
Diamond stud earrings are a staple in any woman's jewelry wardrobe. Even if she doesn't wear a lot of jewelry, diamond studs are always a necessity. They look great with jeans or a glamorous dress, and some people choose never to take them off. Diamond studs are appropriate for any occasion and if she doesn't have diamond studs, make this your first choice.
Diamond hoop earrings make a great compliment to diamond stud earrings or they look great alone. Many women wear their studs in their first piercing and the hoops as a compliment in their second piercing. Diamond hoops are a very tasteful gift for birthdays or anniversaries.
Fancy diamond earrings can be described as any diamond earrings other than diamond hoops or diamond studs. Examples of fancy diamond earrings are drop styles, dangle, chandelier, journey, or decorative vintage styles. Fancy diamond earrings are perfect for formal occasions or business attire. Every woman deserves one nice pair of fancy diamond earrings.
Gold earrings are made in either white or yellow gold. They're wonderful just-because gifts and woman love to wear them when they feel they dressing down or as an every day item. Gold earrings also make a nice gift when budgets are a concern; gold earring prices start at just $49.00.
Gemstone earrings come in vivid and bright colors representing every birthstone month. A gemstone earring is an especially nice birthday gift because she'll possess an item as unique as the month she was born in. Be sure to choose colors that match existing jewelry so she can wear them together.
Earrings come with a variety of different backings or clasps. Choose a backing type that best matches her lifestyle so that she doesn't lose an earring. View the descriptions below to learn more about earring backings.
Earring screw backs work like a nut and bolt. The backing is an earring nut that is made to screw on to a threaded post. The post acts like a bolt and is welded to the jewelry. Once screwed on the post, the earring back holds the earring firmly in place and can't be removed without un-screwing it.
Earring friction backs are made to slide on to a post that is attached to an earring. The rounded coils on the friction back snap in to a groove carved at the end of the post. When in the locked position the coils prevent the earring from coming out of the ear.
Spring loaded latch is placed on earring using a hinged assembly. The latch opens and closes over the top of a post. Omega backings are generally used on heavier earring styles because the latch supports the earring.
Spring loaded lever is attached to a wire that is looped through the ear. The lever is connected by a hinge. Lever backs allow for the earring to hang lower and makes them easier to be seen when being worn.