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Vintage Antique Earrings

Earrings are some of the oldest pieces of jewelry known to humankind. They were en vogue when Moses went up Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments. During the 1500s, they were worn by some men as well as women. Sailors have famously been associated with the practice of wearing at least one earring. Maritime lore suggests that a gold earring was a prepayment on a proper burial if the wearer was unable to make such arrangements himself. Changing societal norms ascribed the wear of earrings as either being a daring or a highly fashionable practice.

At Peter Suchy Jewelers, we know that you are looking for vintage antique earrings when you want to own wearable art that you are not likely to see on someone else’s ears. Whether you opt for 1.78cts green emeralds in complex settings or carved pink coral in antique Victorian revival settings, the choices are as unique as the aficionados' tastes. Since earrings are truly one of the most versatile examples of wearable art, they are the perfect accessories for a jewelry ensemble. Supporting the look of either formal wear or casual elegance, these jewels combine the old traditions of jewelry making with the modern penchant for wearing beautiful things. Check out the dangles and studs that are currently vying for your attention.