Ear studs are relatively small and e.g. made of silver, gold or metal trinkets that are stuck in the pierced ear hole in the earlobe or on the auricle. Studs are worn by both women and some men.
Ear studs are a form of ear jewelry that is attached by inserting a plug through the earlobe and then closing it. One differentiates
- wing fasteners
- Plug closures and
- Screw caps.
The plug is to be compared with a small, thin needle, which is either closed with a proper closure, such as a clip, or simply a kind of hook can be that no longer slides out of the earlobe due to its curvature.
Plug for the ear can have different motives in various sizes, which lie directly on the earlobe. For decades, women of all ages have been particularly popular
which consist of one bead per plug in any size. These are often worn in classic white, but all other colors from rather simple to colorful are available. Likewise, however, are also motives
- Squares or
as stud earrings in fashion. In addition, ear studs can be longer and hang down a few inches.
Studs can be made of different materials; among the most common are
- Surgical steel
- Precious metals such as gold, silver and titanium
- Natural materials as well