Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Article from "Love To Know"

Little Girl's Clip On Earrings

Girl's clip on earrings
By
Jewelry Designer
Little girl's clip on earrings are a great earring option for a child without pierced ears. When your little girl wants to wear earrings but she is not quite ready for the responsibility of pierced ears, she can practice with clip on earrings. There are many fashionable clip on earrings for little girls of all ages.
Is Your Daughter Ready for Earrings?
Getting your daughter's ears pierced is a big decision. It takes months for pierced ears to heal and the piercing requires a regular cleaning and posts rotating for proper healing. Your daughter must be responsible enough to keep her ears clean, rotate the posts, not remove the earrings and tell you if there is any sign of infection. Due to this big responsibility, many parents wait until a little girl is at least eight years old or older to get her ears pierced. The great news is that your daughter can enjoy the look of pierced earrings with clip on earrings even if she isn't ready for pierced ears.

Benefits of Clip On Earrings

The most obvious benefit of clip on earrings is that piercing is not required. Clip on earrings are available in costume and fashion jewelry for children as young as three-years-old. Children's jewelry features many earring styles in clip on. Many clip on earrings are quite comfortable for children to wear. Little girls with or without pierced ears can find many cute clip on earring designs for casual or dressy occasions.

Little Girl's Clip On Earring Styles

Little girl's clip on earrings come a many adorable styles suitable for many different ages. Clip on earrings that resemble post earrings and dangle earrings come in a variety of designs. Children's clip on earrings come in a variety of materials such as yellow gold, sterling silver, pewter, resin or plastic. Some clip on backings include a cushion for comfort, while others are all metal or plastic.
Be careful if daughter has a nickel allergy because many of the whimsical children's fashion metal clip on earrings may contain nickel. Look for clip on earrings that say nickel-free on the packaging.
Designs include the following:
  • Hearts
  • Animal designs
  • Teddy bears
  • Apples
  • Ballerina
  • Music notes
  • Sport team themes
  • Dolls
  • Dress-up princess earrings
  • Flower designs
  • American Flag
  • Cross
  • Cartoon characters
  • Famous music group or movie designs such as Hannah Montana and High School Musical
There are clip on earrings to fit just about any little girl's interest and personality.

Where to Buy Clip On Earrings

Clip on earrings are not as popular as pierced earrings. However, you can still find clip on earrings for your daughter at a number of local jewelers and the children's jewelry section of department stores in many cities. The costume clip on earrings for dress-up play are even widely available at dollar stores.
The Internet is the best place to find a larger selection of children's clip on earrings. The following online retailers sell clip on earrings for little girls:
  • Cliptomania: The Cliptomania site sells clip on earrings exclusively. They have a number of children's clip on earrings in styles such as pearls, holiday themes, daisies, crosses, angels, hearts and animals.
  • Jewel Basket: The Jewel Basket site has a number of children's clip on earrings.
  • Crazy4Clipons: Crazy4Clipons sells a selection of sterling silver clip on earrings in traditional designs such as dangling pearls and animals designs such as ladybugs.

Source:
http://jewelry.lovetoknow.com/Little_Girl's_Clip_On_Earrings