: June 25 2014
Bali (earring in English) is the most common piece of jewellery worn by both men and women. It is one ornament which can complete your look and you wouldn’t feel the need to load yourself with any other accessory.
When it comes to designing an earring, a jeweller’s creativity knows no limitations.
Do you know the types of earrings that you can find in the market? Are you always able to tell which earring is of what type? Read on and brush your knowledge !
Studs - Small and simple. They generally comprise of a diamond, gemstone, pearl or metal that sticks perfectly on the front of the earlobe. This is attached to a post that goes through the ear with a back to hold it in place.Versatile and classic is what describes them best.
Drops – Regal and feminine. They dangle from the ear and can be inch long to shoulder length. They are elegant and dramatic.
Hoops – They give a retro appeal. Hoops are made with solid metals or set with diamonds or gem stones. Large, thin earrings exude a young and playful look. While smaller hoops are subtle and elegant pieces.
Jhumkis – The famous traditional Indian earrings. They add a charm to ethnic Indian wear. Amazing thing is that they are ageless and can be worn by anyone regardless of face type. They can be designed for women of any age group.
Chand bali – The latest fad in the Indian market is the chand bali. Ever since Deepika Padukone adorned these beauties in Ram Leela, everyone wants to own a pair. Without a doubt they look elegant and regal, so why would anybody not want one for themselves.
Written by : Anushree Acharya