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When it comes to variety in earring sizes and fashion statements that many celebrities have sported over the years, hoop earrings take the lead. They have been known to add an attractive, womanly touch to any ensemble. Available in different sizes and thicknesses hoop earrings have been around since 1500 BC. Hoop earrings are timeless and typical accessories that have never gone out of style.

Beautiful gold hoop earrings are just as appropriate today as they were those centuries ago. Diamond hoop earrings that just fit around your earlobe to silver hoop earrings that brush your shoulders are hip and stylish. The hoop has been Jennifer Lopez’s favorite earring style for over two decades and sported by other celebrities like Victoria Beckham, Sade, Clara Bow, Georges Bizet’s Carmen to Hailey Baldwin and Cardi B.

Select Hoop Earrings

Hoop earrings differ in their drop –the distance from the lowest part of your earlobe to the spot the earring ends in. The small gold hoop earrings are classy and chic, while big hoop earrings are a must-have fashion accessory today. Whether you select the inobtrusive minis, trendy midis or the eye-catching shoulder-grazers they add just the right glamor to elevate your ensemble making them the perfect foil for any outfit you sport.

Why must you select hoop earrings?

  1. Hoop earrings are a must in your jewelry options. They draw attention to your face and have the uncanny ability to compliment your cheekbones and jaw. They help you define your features. Next time you want to frame your face without make-up put on a pair of hoop earrings.
  2. Gold hoop earrings are versatile and can either be dressed up or down perfect for a casual coffee date or a fun-filled night out. From jeans and t-shirt to a sequined ball gown, hoop earrings pair well with the outfit.
  3. They are available in unique designs. Hoops were once just in the shape of a circle made from various metals; however, that has changed now where the new hoop earrings are fashioned with other gemstones, twists, chains or add-ons like rhinestones making them one-of-a-kind.
  4. They are available in different sizes, from the classy unobtrusive small hoops to the fun midi hoops to the super flamboyant shoulder grazers. Pick one that suits you the best.


How to choose the right hoop earrings?

Picking the right hoop earrings can make or break the look you aim for. Here are 3 things to remember when you decide you want a hoop earring.

Think of your routine: Medium sized silver hoop earrings work well for a casual look, while big hoop earrings with diamond accents work well with your formal event. For formal everyday work wear pick the small gold hoop earrings. Whatever the size, choose earrings that you can wear regularly without stressing your budget. 

Check your wardrobe and jewelry collection: If you prefer designer clothes, then large hoop earrings are a must. But if you love wearing sharp tailored suits in neutral colors then the small gold hoop earrings will work the best.

Pick the right width: Hoop earrings can be slender and stylish or flamboyant and thicker in width. Diamond hoop earrings or silver hoop earrings with gemstone accents may be thick to house the bling. To make the most of these hoops, consider buying both thin and thick hoop earrings.


Facts about Hoop Earrings 

  1. The first earrings archeologists found dated back to 2500 BC and belonged to the Sumerian women who also preferred the gold hoop earrings, which are considered a classic now.
  2. Hoop earrings were first made in the Nubia civilization during the 4th-century in Africa. Today that place is called Sudan.
  3. In the olden times in Egypt, both men and women wore hoop earrings. Even cats considered the most sacred animal in Egypt were decorated with gold hoop earrings as far back as 1500 BC.
  4. Julius Ceasar made hoop earrings a symbol of rank during his sovereignty in Rome.
  5. Yekaterina Barbash, associate custodian of Egyptian Art at the Brooklyn Museum believes hoop earrings were common ages ago. The hefty Minoan Bronze Age sculpture -made from gold in ancient Egypt or a Neo-Assyrian sculpture from the 8th-century B.C sported gold hoop earrings.
  6. Pirates wore hoop earrings to ensure a proper burial if they drowned or washed ashore.
  7. In the 19th-century the Ainu men and women in Japan wore brass hoop earrings.