Middle Ages

Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages earrings are becoming less popular and is almost out of fashion. This was due to the incoming modulation difficult hairstyles and headdresses. In fact, it was considered immoral for a representative married woman is without headgear on public events. In the xvi century in Italy fashion hairstyle changed. Entered into fashion hairstyle in which hair is fit, leaving the ears open, this trend in turn has revived the fashion of earrings. Although over 100 years in England, France and Spain, the ladies wore clothes with high collars, which conceal his neck and was not allowed to dress out of fashion earrings.

In the xvii century earrings are an essential accessory for the wealthy and well-dressed lady in all Europe. One of the most popular types of earrings, those times were tough earrings, pendants. They were called 'girandoles', which literally means – earrings with a large stone in the middle, surrounded by smaller stones. These earrings were favorite decorations of Queen Victoria. For making such earrings required a large number of precious stones and so they were very heavy. Most people who wore these earrings were elongated earlobes.

Although earrings for thousands of years were the property predominantly affluent populations, they also came into vogue, and the less wealthy people. So there were quite new kinds of earrings, which were less complicated to manufacture and are made from semiprecious stones. During the xx century in the world of earrings is a true revolution. Ornaments will be improved, there are various items and styles. Appear as tiny ear-studs and clips to wear which was not necessary to pierce ears. Now, in order to wear earrings, did not have to wait for some special occasion, as it was before. During these years, earrings become a daily accessory for almost any lady. In the 60th years of xx century is revolution in the world of fashion and reassessment of values. During these years, earrings gaining popularity among men. In the unrestrained expression could see a man with two earrings, although the majority confined to a single earring in ear. Women began to collect different styles of earrings to wear appropriate jewelry for his frequently changing outfits. Nowadays, the popularity of earrings has become even more pronounced. Now hardly find a single woman who had not been pierced ears, and which would not have had a few pairs of earrings of various models and brands. Manufacture of jewelry has also been a qualitative change, such materials such as titanium and various types of plastics has gained immense popularity in the manufacturing process of earrings because of its flexibility and ease. Thanks to such materials has become possible to manufacture very sophisticated, unusual and the main light and cheap earrings. Titan also has become popular due to its hypoallergenic properties. Because of this centuries-old development, we have a huge selection of modern, fashionable, as cheap everyday earrings and the more expensive ones, made of gold, silver or platinum, encrusted in diamonds and other precious stones. What is to stop your choice, you decide.

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