Hoop

Hoop

Hoop Hoop earrings are composed of a decorative circle that has a post or wire at the top that passes through the ear lobe. This results in the illusion that the hoop is passing through the ear lobe. Some hoop earrings have a hinge that makes them easier to put on....
Omega Back

Omega Back

Omega Back Omega backs take their name from their uncanny resemblance to the Greek letter omega – Ω. The ends of this looped finding attach to an earring via a hinge. When closed the rounded end of the omega back holds to the ear via pressure for a non-pierced...
Pendeloque

Pendeloque

Pendeloque Pendeloque Diamond Earrings c.1870.Photo Courtesy of Sotheby’s. Pendeloque earrings, c. 1770’s were designed with a round or marquise-shaped top suspending a bow motif from which dangles a drop with a design complementary to the top. These...