It’s been said that silver jewelry makes a person look youthful and energetic, while gold makes a person look sophisticated and mature. Hence, silver is a popular choice of the young and the young at heart for their adornments.
Silver is also more practical, as it costs less than gold jewelry and is more
widely available. There are more specialty shops that sell silver earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets, for example, than those that specialize in gold jewelry.
Silver jewelry has the impressive quality of being both affordable and stylish.
Silver earrings are by no means “cheap” — in fact, it is highly recommended
as a complement to dark clothing, making for a very elegant and chic
combination. Silver sets off dark colors and plays more on contrast, which
makes for an extremely effective fashion statement. Silver jewelry and black attire is a favorite ensemble of artistes, as well as advocates of the popular “goth” movement.
All over the world, and throughout history, silver is thought
of as a complement to gold.
Silver as an element has been associated with the moon, while gold has been associated with the sun. The moon makes soft, mesmerizing silver ripples as it is reflected on a still lake. Its close relationship with moon imagery has made silver the color most commonly associated with dreams, fantasy and magic.
Folklore has also endowed silver with special powers and healing properties.
Celebrities have also been known to patronize silver earrings. Oprah Winfrey and Sandra Bullock have sported chic chandelier-type silver pieces on more than one occasion. It is always interesting and a pleasure to behold the various styles and designs of celebrities’ silver jewelry, especially if it is worn in taste and in style. A jewelry style or design that has been worn by a celebrity is often copied because it has become popular and trendy.
If you are building a collection of earrings, don’t forget to include silver. In
addition to being practical, the designs are limitless. Definitely worth the
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