In Russia wore earrings made of copper, wood, silver. To top of society representatives intended jewelery with precious stones. Up until the XII century, men only one ear pierced. With the passage of time on fashion earrings changed. They symbolized and high position, and belonging to serfs, slaves were an attribute or a court. During the reign of Paul I appeared feminine earrings.
Earrings as adornment come in various forms: pendants, cloves, stud, Congo. They are worn by both men and women. Openings for them pierced ears, nose, tongue, navel, intimate body parts. Earrings are made of metal, plastic, gold, silver, platinum, encrusted with precious, semi-precious and artificial stones, enamel, crystal and other materials.