Most of us, when we bring to mind hoop earrings, think immediately of a single smooth round loop, but there are numerous other equally appealing hoop earring styles that are challenging what most people think of as the standard circular silver earring.
So you may be thinking “What are these recent and intriguing offshoots of the traditional circular hoop earrings?”
Traditional Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings
These earrings (sometimes called sleepers) might be chunky, slim, large, extra large, huge, medium, small, or just teeny, but all of them are created from one circular piece of silver. Silver hoop earrings made with a base of nickel free metals have an attractive, jaunty and youthful vibe. They typically draw the awareness of the eye towards the wearer and the larger the loop, the more adventurous the wearer appears to be. Hoops can pretty much be worn with just about anything within your wardrobe – jeans, tee-shirts, dresses, skirts, etc, but seem to go particularly well with more relaxed casual attire such as jeans and plain or patterned tops.
Square Hoop Silver Earrings
Square hoop earrings are probably my favourite. They are hoops, but they are also square – How good is that? They offer more variety to the world of earrings than you thought was possible. When you think you’ve seen it all, along come square hoop earrings! As well as being made from many different materials, they might be wide or thicker square hoops or oblong shaped (should that be rectangular?) and thin, or any one of a million other designs dreamed up within the brains of modern designers. Sometimes they can be smooth, hammered or silver. Some earrings feature circular strands of silver that can be combined with other forms of metal or crystal as well as semi-precious stones or gems.
Dangly Silver Hoop Earrings
This type of hoop earrings are usually made by attaching the hoop to a short chain or another hoop. Dangling hoops can be made using traditional designs, but more often than not are designed to be as trendy as possible and can feature hearts or even heart shaped loops, a French hook type of loop, as well as other styles and designs for example daisies.
Double And Triple Silver Hoop Earrings
These are possibly the most original and different style of hoop earrings you will encounter, in fact one might say they are anything but ordinary! They will be manufactured from every size and form of hoop and are usually constructed from 2-3 different sizes of hoop gradually changing the diameter to ensure that one hoop fits within the other. They could have a variety of finishes including polished, satin, hammered, or vintage. As well as having different finishes they are available with many different textures to match your tastes and personality.
If you love jewellery as much as I do, then you will have more than one pair of favourite silver hoop earrings in your jewellry box and why not? We all need different earrings to match our mood as well as our outfits, which is why we stock an exiciting range of earrings from designers such as Danon, Hultquist and Tutti & Co, including some of our favourite Silver Hoop Earrings.
Have you got a pair of silver earrings you simply adore? Why not tell us about them?