7 Styles of Earrings You Need to Know

Reblog: 7 Styles of Earrings You Need to Know

There is no doubt that earrings are one of the most basic jewelries for girls. But frankly speaking, there must be a lot of girls who cannot classify earrings correctly, just as I used to be. So, in order to let you have a better understanding of earrings, today I’d like to introduce you 7 types of common but stylish earrings.

Huggie earrings

huggie earrings

As you can see in the picture, huggie earrings are very simple. Usually they are made by metal and shaped into circle, sometimes decorate with beads or diamonds. They are definitely the most essential type of earrings, simple, but cute.

Post earrings

post earrings

Post earrings are also a kind of simple earrings. They just consist of a stud part and the pin. Of course there are wide ranges of materials can be used to make the stud part. And they can be various in color and shapes as well.

Dangle earrings

dangle earrings

Dangle earrings can also be called dangling earrings, dangly earrings, or long earrings, and some even named shoulder sweep earrings. So, you may have already learned about their characters from their names: they are long earrings with dangle patterns. They can be long hooks with lovely crystal glass beads like the last picture shows, or short hooks with long dangle patterns in the first picture.

Teardrop earrings

teardrop earrings

Any kinds of earrings, no matter how long they are, or what kinds of materials they’ve been made up with, as long as they contain teardrop patterns, they can be called teardrop earrings. Their special shapes make them unique, and they are quite popular among girls.

Kenneth lane earrings

kenneth earrings

When we talk about Kenneth lane earrings, it always refers to earrings that have two basic parts: the stud part and the pendant part. These kinds of earrings are normally made with rhinestone cabochons. If you want to DIY them, you can use any kinds of rhinestone beads as you like.

Leverback earrings

leverback earrings

According to the picture above, can you figure out why these kinds of earrings are called leverback earrings? Well, it is because of their special earring hooks, they shaped like levers. So next when you see earrings with such kind of hooks, don’t forget that their names are leverback earrings.

Ear cuff earrings

ear cuff earrings

Ear cuff earrings get their names from their appearance. They look like ear cuffs. This kind of earrings is my favorite. You know, they can be cool, elegant, glorious, and even punk, and that is really fascinating to me.

So after seeing all these seven types of stylish earrings, do you find your favorite one? You know, all these earrings can be made at home, if you have already got your ideal one, just go and make it. It’s not a hard job, what’s you need to prepare is to get the earring making supplies and find tutorials online, so don’t be hesitated, just go make it.

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