Earrings as the Main Course – Earrings for Earrings Sake vs Earrings as an Afterthought

A friend confided to me the other day that she was really stumped when it came to earring design. “I can’t seem to get away from the oval bead on a headpin thing,” she admitted. I thought about this for awhile – and decided that: a) earrings fall into two categories – the little coloured accents made out of leftovers from a necklace or bracelet OR earrings made for their own sake, and b) I pretty much suck at them too. Further thought brought me to the conclusion that point a is probably over-simplifying – but I think you get …