Monday, December 23, 2013

Extra Large Hoop Earrings - Tips for Buying

Earrings come in all sorts of styles and sizes. However, the ones that are the most fun to wear are the extra large hoop earrings. They make such a statement that it is difficult for people not to notice them on you. Most everyone loves to wear these types of earrings for that specific reason. They are so fashionable that celebrities, models, and even your next door neighbor spend hours at the mall looking for the right pair to buy. But before you part with your hard earned money, here are a few tips for buying hoop earring that look good on you and are comfortable to wear.

XL Hoop Earrings

Earrings are made with a variety of materials including gold, silver, platinum, plastic, and even wood. You want to be careful when purchasing extra large hoop earrings because the bigger they are, the more materials are used to make them and the heavier they can be on the ears. The last thing you want is to have to take them off in the middle of your day because your ears are sore. Another bad thing that can happen is that your ear lobes get stretched from the weight of the earrings. Typically you want to go for lightweight materials.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Gold Bamboo Hoop Earrings for Every Woman

Back in the eighties, gold bamboo hoop earrings were all the rage. They were most especially popular in urban areas. Despite their name, these earrings are not actually made out of bamboo. They are made from gold but have a bamboo pattern in them that is very elegant. They came in a range of sizes and styles and it was not unusually to see some as small as a nose ring or large enough to caress the shoulders. However, as the eighties faded away so did the trend and these earrings could only be found in places like second hand stores and swap meets.

Bamboo Hoop Earrings

Fashion is funny, however, and we are seeing a resurgence of these earrings in the mainstream again. This time around they are even fancier than they have been before. You can still get gold bamboo hoop earrings as small or as large as you want them. However, you can also get them in elaborate styles. For example, there are some earrings that have words worked into the design.

Silver Bamboo Hoop Earrings

You can even have these earring custom designed so that your name is stretches across the center of the hoop earring. This makes a special gift for that person who loves to be the center of attention because these earrings will certainly get them noticed.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Diamond Hoop Earrings Will Heighten Your Grace

In the contemporary age, among the earrings of repute the diamond hoop earrings have already earned a good fame, for the sake of its elegance. In this regard, it should be said most equivalently that the hoop diamond earrings are popular in these days in the most perfect manner, and for this amplified recognition the credit goes to none other than the young pop divas like Jennifer Lopez or J-Lo, hip-hop diva extraordinaire. It is due to the contribution of J-Lo that this trend has extended to far and wide. It is also to be noted, that she has also been responsible for making the concepts of chandelier earring, and other cascading-style ear ornaments highly admired.

Diamond Hoop Earrings

However, it should be taken into consideration that the diamond hoop earrings is not only confined to the likings of the actresses of the contemporary age, but even in the past they used to be the favorites of internationally acclaimed actresses. Who can ever forget actress Elizabeth Taylor and her special fondness for diamonds? Her fondness for diamond is such that she has often been termed the lady with diamond. Even her fascination for diamond is known in the four corners of the earth. For instance, at the time when she was dubbed a Dame of the British Empire, the nation held a "black tie and diamonds" event, to commemorate her love for that specific precious stone. It should be known, that the diamond hoop earrings happen to be one of the finest treasures in the jewelry collection of this legendary actress.

Take hoop earrings up another level and what do you get? Precious stones set into the hoops. What precious stone is considered the most popular, the most prestigious, and the most in-demand throughout the ages? Of course, it is the diamond. Now, what is the specialty of diamonds and how are these precious stones formed? From various spheres of scientific experiments it has been learnt that diamonds happen to be the result and are formed for over a period of a billion or more years deep within the crust of the Earth. It has been learnt from an assortment of experiments, that the crust of the Earth is about 90 miles deep and is found to be pushed to the surface by volcanoes. It is during this period of tremendous movement the earliest formation of diamonds do take place. To some schools of thought, most diamonds are found in volcanic rock called kimberlitic or in the sea after having been carried away by rivers when they were pushed to the surface. It has been found that the diamond earrings do appear in a variety of thicknesses and sizes. At sometimes they do appear in very brittle conditions which appear to be the most perfect for the creation of cascading earring designs. But at other times they appear to be so thick that the stones and other materials can be set into them.

It seems that these secrets of formation were even known among the ancient tribes of Central and South America. The diamond hoop earrings were very famous among them as a favorite jewelry style, and to be very precise, at a time when gold flowed freely and primarily held only decorative value! From that time on till date this specified jewelry has been depicted as one of the most precious ones, and are considered more glamorous. The diamond hoop earrings are sometimes worn with other jewels that do heighten its elegance to a new height.