WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF EARRING BACKS?
There are many different types of earring backs out there, and it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. In this article, we will take a look at the different types of earring backs and their benefits so that you can make an informed decision about which type of back is right for your needs.
EARRING BACK TYPES:
■ PUSH-BACK EARRINGS BACKS
■ JUMBO BACKS
-They provide good support.
- Jumbo earring backs are comfortable.
-Jumbo back earrings can feel a bit bulky.
■ SCREW-BACK EARRING BACKS
Next, are screw-back earring backs. As the name suggests, screw-back earring backs are held in place by a small screw that is tightened or loosened to adjust the fit. Screw back earring backs provide a very secure hold and are great for people with active lifestyles. However, many people find them difficult to remove.
French back earrings, also called butterfly back earrings or self-locking back earrings, are the most popular type of screw back earrings. They are easy to use and can be adjusted to fit snugly against the earlobe.
-They keep your earrings securely in place.
-Screw-back earring backs ensure that your earrings sit flush against your ears.
-Can be a little uncomfortable if you're not used to wearing them.
■ LEVER-BACK EARRING BACKS
Lever-back earring backs are similar to push-back earring backs, but instead of a small disc, they have a lever that wraps around the earlobe and secures the earring in place. Lever-back earring backs are slightly more secure than push-back earring backs and are a good option for those who have active lifestyles.
■ LATCH-BACK EARRING BACKS
■ FRENCH WIRE BACKS
- French wire backs are very easy to put on and take off.
- They are very comfortable to wear.
- French wire backs don't require a lot of maintenance.
- The wire can break if it's not handled carefully.
Snap-back earring backs are a type of earring that snaps onto the back of the earlobe. They are usually made of metal and have a small hook that snaps into place. Some people find them more comfortable to wear than traditional pierced earrings.
- Snap-back earring backs are easy to use. Just snap them on and off!
- They're not as secure as other types of earring backs.
La pousette earring backs are incredibly safe and comfortable, but because of their sophistication, they are also some of the most expensive. They are popular for pricey jewelry because of this.
- La pousette earring backs stay on well.
- You don't have to worry about losing your earrings.
- La pousette earring backs may need to adjust them occasionally.