Drop Earrings(882 items)
There are fewer days in the year than there are earrings in NOVICA's Collection of Drop Earrings. From delicate single stone drops to elaborate gemstone cascades, you will discover traditional and contemporary designs handcrafted by artisans from around the world.
The Village Council
Your answers straight from the village experts
Absolutely! Jewelry is an art form that allows makers to express their individuality and cultural influences, and certain designs are used to represent important symbols. For example, Central American artisans incorporate traditional figures, glyphs, and pre-Hispanic folklore. In Mexico, the famous work of artists Angel Ortiz, Maria Belen Nilson, and Rosa Rojo highlight the beauty of Aztec, Mayan and Teotihuacan civilizations. In Peru, powerful symbols, like the Andean chakana, are used to represent humanitys union with the cosmos. Indian artists are extremely tied to their faith and spirituality. Earring designs include chakra gemstones, motifs of Lord Ganesha, and other spiritual imagery. In Bali, the Om symbol is prevalent, as well as the mythological panther-like Barong image, which is seen as a protector spirit. Designs pulled from the natural world, like animal figures, feathers, plants, as well as stones, are used in almost every culture, which then infuses them with their own particular meanings.
Yes! We offer a wide selection of earrings that are made from eco-friendly materials. Cow bone, water buffalo horn, fabric, recycled paper, wood, palm leaf and coconut shells, just to name a few. Product descriptions always list materials used, so be sure to read about each product to discover how artisans are working to ensure sustainability and environmental consciousness.
There is no best when it comes to handmade earrings. However, certain materials lend themselves well to jewelry. Silver and gold, for example, are frequently used to make earrings because of their luster and shine. Each region puts its own unique touch on the art of earring-making. Most use some combination of silver, gold, gemstones, wooden or glass beads, and bones. Some regions, like West Africa, have found ways to introduce up-cycling into the jewelry-making process. Recycled plastic and paper beads, as well as coconut shells are commonly integrated into beautiful works of earring art. Whatever materials used, quality and safety are always our top priorities. Each pair of earrings is tested to ensure its safety. If you do have sensitive skin, you may consider rhodium plated earrings, as rhodium is completely hypoallergenic. You can always find all relevant information about materials in the product description.
Featured Reviews on Drop Earrings
One of my new favorites!
I was super happy when these beautiful earrings showed up. The craftsmanship is fantastic and I love their uniqueness!
These earrings are even prettier than pictured online. They are lightweight, fit securely and unique. I will enjoy them for a long time!
Perfect size and weight!
Nice and light. Can hardly feel them on, which I love. Simple design. Not too showy--just right for me.
Desi Antari Handcrafted sterling silver and gemstone jewelry
"My mom and my dad have been good teachers in crafting jewelry. They taught me how to make it, to be patient... to feel the passion, feel the satisfaction, to do it with my heart."
I was born in a village known for its silverwork. Seeing... read more
Popular Drop Earrings
Modern 18k Gold Plated Sterling Silver Drop Earrings, "Urban Minimalism"$37.95
With a gently curved shape and a brushed satin finish, these modern, minimalist earrings can make a statement on their own or pair just as elegantly with more exuberant pieces in your jewelry collection. Handcrafted of 18k gold plate and sterling silver by Desi Antari in Bali.