How to Choose Handmade Earrings for Your Face Shape

How to choose handmade earrings for your face shape;  handmade earrings will always remain in vogue as it has been for hundreds of years. If you are looking for a handmade jewelry gift that is stylish and appealing, handmade earrings will surely be high on the list. Whether selecting handcrafted earrings for yourself or for a loved one here are some suggestions to keep in mind to create the perfect statement of style.

Colorful Butterfly Jewelry, Handcrafted Earrings
Handmade Earrings, Unique Butterfly Earrings

When you are looking for the best handmade earrings for you like art jewelry earrings, remember that you can find an endless array of shapes, styles and sizes. The larger the size of the handcrafted earrings the more noticeable and dramatic the effect will be.

Copper Wire Feather Art Dangle Earrings
Art Jewelry Earrings, Handmade Wire Jewelry Earrings

1. If you have delicate features wearing large, oversize dangle earrings may overpower you.

2.  A person with an oval-shaped face can wear basically any style and size of handmade earrings that you want.

3. People with faces that are round should avoid large hoops or stud earrings because they can make your face look wider.

4. Dangle earrings and chandelier earrings are a better choice for a round face as they will help to make your face look longer.

5. If your face is rectangular in shape, avoid dangling earrings and choose smaller stud earrings instead.

Pink Roses Rectangular Earrings
Long Rectangular Earrings, Handmade Rose Earrings

Lightweight handmade earrings are always preferable compared with heavy earrings that can stretch the ear lobes. This can be quite painful and cause head aches so avoid heavy earrings altogether.

Teardrop Iris Earrings
Handmade Teardrop Lilies Flower Earrings with Surgical Steel Ear Wires

Many people are sensitive and have allergies to metal. When choosing handmade earrings selecting hypo-allergenic or surgical steel ear wires is the safest choice if you do not know how the person reacts to other metals.

Rainbow Copper Feather Earrings
Copper Feather Earrings with Colorful Design

When choosing handmade earrings options are endless. No matter what your style, taste and budget, you will be able to find pieces that you love. You can use your handmade dangle earrings to make a statement or to complement your outfit. When deciding on artisan handcrafted earrings, purchase pieces that you love and that you feel comfortable wearing. Experiment and have fun.  It may take some trial and error to find the perfect handmade earrings, handmade bracelets, handcrafted necklaces or unique rings for you but the effort is well worth the results achieved.

SW Native American Wire Dangle Earrings
Wire Handmade Earrings in SW Native American Design

6 thoughts on “How to Choose Handmade Earrings for Your Face Shape

  1. Wolf Jewelry Handmade Earrings says:

    Love your post. In fact, I wrote about it on my blog, promoting you as the author, of course! Great information.

  2. Animal Jewelry Bracelets says:

    I loved the article! These types of resources are extremely valuable to anyone interested in making jewelry. I can’t wait to read some more of your articles!

  3. Handcrafted Jewelry Earrings says:

    Great article! I do wonder though…most people that I know who have metal allergies do the best with sterling, gold filled or gold earrings. I am a jewelry designer and you are leaving alot of choices out of the mix by not mentioning these metals. Is there a reason???

  4. Handmade Jewelry by CopperReflections.com says:

    I personally am allergic to most metals with the exception of surgical steel ear wires. I can wear sterling and gold for about 5 minutes before my earlobes begin to swell and turn red. As a handmade jewelry designer you should always provide options to your customers, but as a handmade wholesale jewelry supplier you must meet the needs of many people so surgical steel is a must.

  5. Michelle says:

    Very interesting #3. I didn’t know that. I thought they would be kind of neutral. I basically live in studs! I will have to reconsider!

  6. Unique Handmade Jewelry says:

    I have a round face and used to wear hoops all the time. Now that I look back on those pictures, I can see that you are absolutely right!

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