Women’s silver earrings
Jewelry has its roots in antiquity. For example, the first earrings date to the Bronze Age. Also one of the first metals used by man to make jewelry is silver.
Historical background on silver earrings
According to various archeological finds in ancient Persia, soldiers wore earrings. In Asia there were (and still are) customs in which at some festive events, girls and several boys made holes in their ears and wore earrings. In ancient Egypt, earrings for men showed their rank, while for women they were just an ornament. Hoop earrings were also widespread in ancient Greece, as we see in various murals from archaeological finds.
The evolution of silver earrings
During the Renaissance period, the earrings reappeared complementing the luxurious costumes of the time. Earrings made of silver with enamel and precious stones that gave them color, carved with Arabic symbols or with pearls. Silver long earrings which accentuated and highlighted the female neck and face or stud earrings that gave grace and elegance. Over the centuries many designs have been created in various shapes and sizes.
Today’s silver earrings
Earrings are a piece of jewelry that today’s women wear every day. There is a great variety of designs for all occasions and depending on the style that every woman wants to adopt. Earrings with clip for those women who do not have pierced ears. Long earrings hanging or stud earrings with stones that give color and with pearls, hoop earrings small or large, earrings with intricate designs or more discreet and simple.
Many women prefer silver in jewelry as it is cheaper. Also because it can be gilded it may look like gold. Today’s silver jewelry is made of 925 silver.
By the term “silver 925” we mean that silver is composed of 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. This gives it a hardness and makes it easier to work for jewelry making.
The shades in silver jewelry
925 silver can be found in its natural shade where it has a silver color or can be rhodium plated and to have a dark gray or black shade. By the term rhodioum plated we mean the coating of the silver object with rhodium. It can also be painted with enamel and has different shades. In this way very beautiful colored earrings can be created.
Also 925 silver can be gold plated which mean that it is covered with a thin layer of gold and have a yellow or pink color.
Discover our silver earrings collection
Women’s earrings in various shades with precious and semi-precious stones that give shine and color. Impressive or in simpler lines, for all women and occasions.