Aside from its subtle beauty and refined elegance, earrings are the unsung solution to the personal style of the wearer, spicing things up without a whole new wardrobe revamp. Throughout recorded history, earrings have been decorating the ears, though, in the late twentieth century, its meaning expanded from being worn attached to the earlobes to include ornaments adorning other parts of the ear as well, such as ear cuffs. Explore a stunning collection of vintage and antique earrings for sale online at Bidsquare jewelry auction. From classic shapes to creative twists, our impeccably crafted collection with a huge variety of designs invites you to find the perfect piece and become the next chapter of its sparkling history.
Antique and Vintage Earrings
Earrings have a history that stretches back to a variety of ancient civilizations, enduring all kinds of rebellions and hard-fought legitimacy to move into mainstream society. Sitting prominently near the face, earrings have been particularly reflecting fashion changes more than any other wearable jewelry; hairstyles, hedonism, economics, and the media together have been instrumental in the evolution and popularity of this stylish accessory.
With its romantic, mystical beauty and unexplainable allure, vintage and antique earrings will always be collectible that justify them as sound investments. Crafted by skilled artisans with keen attention to detail, the subtle sparkle, and fine craftsmanship of these hand-made or at the very least hand-finished (the newer, vintage earrings) pieces of jewelry are unmatched by modern design.
Besides paying less than an equivalent new piece, you are buying antique and vintage earrings of the same quality gemstones and materials without any seller’s overheads on the Bidsquare online auction. And for the fact that these old-world jewelry were not mass-produced lessen the chances of finding a duplicate piece of vintage or antique earrings. Many of these antique earrings were created as a one-off for a member of the upper classes by skilled craftsmen, making it difficult to find the level of quality and workmanship of these bespoke pieces of the bygone era. Tracking down a beautiful piece with timeless appeal from the carefully curated collection of antique or vintage earrings on sale at Bidsquare is a rich and exciting experience in itself.
Quick Facts about Earrings
- Centuries ago, men wore earrings more than women as the trend was.
- According to technique, earrings can be worn in 9 parts of the ear. These are Helix/Cartilage, Rook, Daith, Industrial, Targus, Snug, Anti-Targus, Conch, and lobe.