You should take time to know about pearl earrings and their features first before buying them.
Pearl stud earrings are the most classical style and the most affordable one. In this type of earring, the pearl is floating on your ear and a screw at the back holds it securely in place. The affordable pearl stud earring is freshwater pearl in 18k gold. When Tahitian and south sea pearls and diamonds are used in the earrings, be sure that they are most expensive. Pearl stud earrings are a must for every woman.
Threader pearl earrings are the more fashionable ones. Adjusting the length according to your needs will give your earring a more personal touch. Pearls dangle best with a chain below the ear. The thin chains are able to hold the pearl firmly. Chains can come in 18k gold, 14k gold, or solid silver.
If there is one large gemstone, geometric shape or charm hanging from the earring base and facing forward, you have a drop earring. Drop earrings hang in straight lines from the base to the end.
Screw on pearl earrings are unique because it can be worn by anybody, even those without piercings. The earring is held in place by a piece that screws up against the back of the ear. These types are eight studs or dangle types. Now, these pieces have become rare because some could not wear it for several hours because it is not very comfortable to the ears.
An earring with many branches that hang down from an earring base is called a chandelier earring. Hanging at the end of the branches are gemstones which are tear or drop shaped.
Pearl earrings come in different types.
An earring that has a part that looks like a fish hook with the pearl dangling under your earlobe is called a fish hook pearl earring.
French Hoop Pearl earrings have round hangers open at the bottom so that other parts can pass through your earrings. This looks like a ring on the ear and the pearl is below the ear.
Lever back pearl earring have back flips to secure the earring by a lever-like piece at the back.
You earring should make you stand out in a crowd. Pearls come in different sizes. It is enough for a stud earring to have a 12 mm size pearl. Bigger pearl sizes required a big earlobe. Exquisite and small pearls are 6mm size.
18k gold, 14 k gold, solid silver or cheap materials can make up your pearl earring. You can choose according to your preference. Choose gold earrings if you are allergic to metals. Matching pearls with other gemstones us really wonderful. A pearl and diamond earring is luxurious and elegant.
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