Valentine’s Day is coming and you are yet to find the perfect gift for your sweetheart?
Don’t panic, there’s still plenty to choose from especially for women. If you’re looking for something simple and sweet, something she could wear everyday and remind her of you, then you could never go wrong with giving your loved on a pair of earrings.
Yes, there are still a lot of things you have to consider, given her tastes or personality. Is she the confident type of girl who likes to dress up and have fun? Or is she the type who always looks put together when you go out or the type who likes to have simple things and values sentimentality than anything else?
You should also consider the state of your relationship, jewelleries as gifts are huge indicators of where you are in a relationship. You don’t want to overwhelm your partner by splashing her with this over-the-top bejewelled, 3-carat diamond earring when you’ve only been dating for like a month. So you may want to go with something more simple and subdued but you could buy one in a heart-shape or in something red, just as a commemoration of the day.
You also have to consider whether or not you want to give her a more personalized type of earring where it’s probably one of a kind or something in the shape or color that’s significant to your partner, such as birthstones or favourite colors etc.
There are different types of earrings
available in the market and there are types of earrings that matches specifically to certain types of faces, for different occasions, and evoke specific types of moods.
So there are three major types of earrings: the studs, hoop, and drop earrings or hanging earrings. The studs are the safest option you’ll have if you don’t have any knowledge on face types and matching them with specific earrings because studs go with every face type. Studs are classic earrings that goes straight through your earlobes, they may be set with different types of gemstones or a different types of metalwork design. There’s a lot of movement for you here, you can choose a simple earring with a high-quality jewel as the center piece that says elegance, and it shows that the relationship is serious and you’re willing to invest your resources towards making this girl happy. Or you could buy stud earrings with an intricate metalwork but no expensive gemstone or such that says we’ve been dating and I really like her so here’s a gift with a design that has significant meaning for you. So, studs are very versatile and classy, that there’s very little room for error.
Next, are the hoop earrings, they are circular earrings that connect in your earlobes. Hoops could just be a simple gold or silver band but it could also be thicker in size with little gemstones surrounding it, there are variations in the circumference as well. As a Valentine’s Day gift, it is advisable to buy a hoop earring that’s simple with little gems around. But it all depends on the tastes of your partner. Fashion analysts say that hoop earrings are best for square faces, the circular hoops help soften the face and not make it look too angular.
Lastly, the dangling earrings, basically these are the earrings that dangle from your ears. There are more types of dangling earrings than there are studs and hoops. Some dangling earrings are called chandeliers because like literal chandeliers, these earrings have several layers hanging from your ears. Chandelier earrings are best for special occasions or for night-outs in clubs. It also brings out the eyes, cheekbones, and jawlines of women with heart-shaped face. There are also drop earrings which are like studs – simple and elegant – only that they’re hanging from your earlobe instead of attached. They say that it brings out the symmetry in a face. Like the studs, there are cheaper and more expensive variations of these earrings, and each could have different meanings depending on your partner and your relationship.
So this Valentine’s Day, choose wisely and try as much as possible to harness what you know about your partner to be able to choose the perfect gift for her.