An earring is a piece of jewelry attached to the ear via a piercing in the earlobe or another external part of the ear. Earrings have been one of the oldest forms of adornments. Back in the early days, they were very simple and were worn to depict one’s social status. Over the years, earrings have evolved to be an essential fashion accessory for both women and men. A pair of earrings can enhance your appearance instantly. Whether it’s just simple studs or elaborate drops, earrings in any shape or size will add to your look. At Devon's Diamonds & Decor, we carry a large selection of earrings in Boca Raton. From simple to statement earrings, we have something for every style and occasion.
STYLES OF EARRINGS
A stud earring is a classic and stylish type of earring that comes in many different shapes, sizes, and designs. What sets the stud apart from other earrings is that it does not dangle down. The pin that sticks through the ear is hidden by the diamond (or whatever outward facing jewel). A removable back secures the earring on the back side of the ear. ( Read more about stud earrings in our previous blog. )Earring Jackets A fantastic option for a more glamorous look for your
diamond stud earrings in Boca Raton is an earring jacket. A Jacket is a piece of jewelry that wraps around other jewelry. All you do is push the earring post through the hole and you have a whole new earring. The beauty of an earring jacket is its versatility and how it provides a cost effective and easy way to spice up the look of traditional diamond studs.
A drop earring will connect at the earlobe, but instead of resting against the ear, the drop earring will hang down or drop below the ear. Some of them are short and sit just below the ear, while others hang considerably low. Diamond drop earrings in Boca Raton are always a popular choice for someone who is attending a fancy event. At our jewelry store in Boca Raton, you will find a beautiful selection of diamond drop earrings.
Tear Drop Earrings
Types of Earring Backs
It's just as important to have the right option for fastening your earrings as to find the right style. Different types of earrings require different types of posts and backs. The backs keep the earrings in place and prevent them from falling out or getting lost. These are the five common earring backs in Boca Raton:
The pushback is the most common backing style and typically used for studs. It’s a small piece with a small hole that slides onto the post of the earring. It’s often called a butterfly backing because of its curved shape.
Screw backs are almost exactly the same as push backs. They are the same shape, but instead of pushing one, they screw on, which can make the earring more secure and less likely to fall off.
The latch back works with a hinge that opens and closes, and they are most commonly used for hoop earrings and huggies. The latch will open so that you can slide the post through your ear, and once it’s in, you simply close the latch.
The fish hook gets its name from its appearance, which is reminiscent of an actual fish hook. It’s a small, thin piece of metal that curves around and hooks onto the ear. The fish hook is different from other back types because it doesn’t actually have backing at all. Rather, this earring connects to a stone or decorative piece and hooks through the ear. Its shape prevents the earring from falling out and doesn’t require any additional clamps.
Levers are more similar to the fish hook, as they slide through your ear, and their shape is almost enough to keep the earring in place. However, for added security, the lever backing creates a full loop, and the lever closes after being placed in the ear, so there is no risk of the thing falling out.
Earrings in Boca Raton
Like any exceptional piece of jewelry, earrings can transform how you look and feel about yourself. At Devon's Diamonds & Decor, we carry a large selection of different styles of earrings. If you are looking for a very particular style or want to redesign an outdated pair, we also specialize in custom jewelry design. What makes it exciting is that you can have your favorite design customized to meet your own personal style. Visit our jewelry store in Boca Raton to find the perfect earrings for you or a loved one.