Apr 27, 2015

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How to Pick Out Diamond Hoop Earrings for Any Occasion

Hoop earrings never go out of style and, although diamond stud earrings are considered a must have accessory, many women prefer diamond hoop earrings instead. Hoop style earrings come in several sizes, from small hoops to extremely large ones. These earrings usually have more size choices than other pieces of jewelry.

Choosing Hoop Size

Hoop earrings can be used with both casual clothing and your best formal wear. There are many ways to choose the correct size hoops for yourself.

Consider Your Activities

If you plan to wear your hoop earrings to work, you should choose a small to medium size hoop. Hoops from 1 1/2 inches in diameter or smaller are the most versatile and you can wear them with a professional wardrobe or casual clothing on the weekend.

Large diameter hoops are a good choice if you are going out clubbing with your friends. If you’re a mom or if you like more physical activities, choose an earlobe hugging pair of hoops to keep them from being pulled by small fingers or getting caught when you’re enjoying the great outdoors.

Consider Your Wardrobe and Style

If your clothing consists mainly of professional suits or designer clothing, you probably have smaller to medium sized hoops in your jewelry collection. However, you can break up the monotony with a larger size hoop to wear on occasion.

For women who have more casual clothing, they may prefer their hoops to be larger, but they could add smaller hoops for a little variety. You should have a variety of diamond hoop earrings in your collection so you are ready for any occasion.

Sizing Hoop Earrings at a Glance

There is an easy way to tell the exact size of a pair of hoop earrings when you’re in a jewelry store. Jewelry sizes are often expressed in millimeters, which can be confusing for American women as they may not be familiar with the metric system. When a jeweler asks which size hoops you are looking for, you can compare the size to another object, such as a coin.

For smaller hoops, which are generally 18 to 20 millimeters, the hoop is about the size of a penny. The next size up is 25 to 27 mm, which about the same as a quarter’s diameter. For a 30 to 32 mm hoop, ask for a pair of earrings that have the same diameter has a half-dollar. For hoops that are about 2 1/2 to 3-inches in diameter, which are 63 to 75 mm, they are about the same diameter as a soda can or baseball.

By using these suggestions, you can find the perfect pair of diamond hoop earrings for your jewelry collection and have them available for any occasion.

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