Tradition of wearing earrings goes back to early history and exists in different cultures around the world. Back in the old times, earrings were worn mostly by men and had a symbolic meaning. For example, sailors got their ears pierced after they had sailed around the world or crossed the equator. Earrings and ear piercing among women as we know it today became common only in 1970s. And it stays unquestionably popular ever since. Lapidary Arts Custom Jewelry offers a wide range of earrings to satisfy even the most refined tastes.