Opening and closing like a spring, tension keeps them securely fastened. The earwire will fit your traditional piercing perfectly, and so light, wear them all day long.
This pair of hoops measures 1 1/8 inches (3cm)at the widest curve of the heart, and 1 1/16 inches (2.5cm)from center of heart to bottom swirl.
The last picture in the grouping is the petite heart compared to the original sized heart hoops, with a push pin for reference. You can find more hoops and heart hoops options here:
I will happily give you quotes on this design fashioned in 14k or 18k reclaimed gold.
here's a pair in gold:
2trickpony.etsy.com is the place to find more cool hoop earrings like these, as well as other artisan made designs, all created with care in a solar powered, off grid studio in the hills of northern ca.