History Of The Hoop Earring. Early History Earrings were wildly popular in the ancient world. In 1500 BCE Egyptian men and women both flaunted gorgeous hoops on their ears.
Hoop earrings have a very long history dating all the way back to the ancient Sumerians from modern-day Iraq in 2600 BC. The ear jewelry was created in gold silver and bronze. Over time hoop earrings began to make their way to other parts of the world.
In 1000 BCE tapered hoop earrings spread to other cultures around the world.
The style dates to the late 18th century but became so popular during the Georgian era that the term top and drop was synonymous with earring in the early 1800s. In 1500 BCE Egyptian men and women both flaunted gorgeous hoops on their ears. Over time hoops were ingrained into culture and tradition. Just made jewellery grew in the 18th as well as very early 19th centuries as well as.