10 Surprising Facts About Rose Gold Earrings

Rose gold itself is a beautiful metal, it combines the warmth of yellow gold with cooler tones of white gold. Rose gold is an alloy made from a combination of pure gold, silver and copper. The blend of the two metals changes the colour of the final product and its karat, and it looks gorgeous. Rose gold is a metal that is feminine, glamourous and luxurious whilst complimenting silver, yellow and white gold. Rose gold and rose gold earrings have been around for a very long time although its popularity in jewellery is fairly recent.


Here at DEMI+CO we have a substantial collection of rose gold studs, rose gold hoops, rose gold necklaces, rose gold studs and more. We pride ourselves on creating the most beautiful pieces from simple rose gold studs to diamond and rose gold hoops to silver and rose gold drop earrings. Whatever your style or occasion we have a rose gold earring to suit it. Why not read on further to find out about the historic background of rose gold and see some of our bestselling rose gold earrings.


9ct Yellow Gold, White Gold & Rose Gold Tight Knot Stud

If you are tying the knot what better earrings to choose than these rose gold knot earrings. These studs combine the beautiful rose gold, yellow gold and white gold to create a dreamy pair of romantic bridal earrings, perfect to compliment your outfit choice on your big day.

 rose gold studs

Origin of rose gold

Rose gold was first used in the 1500s by the ancient Aztecs and the Incas, these civilizations had originally been creating the metal for jewellery. The first known record of the use of rose gold in jewellery comes from the ancient Persian empire and dates back to 2500 years ago. in the following years, it was a popular colour for Kharosthi jewellery, which was produced in a region known as the ancient east.

Rose gold was also originally known as ‘Russian Gold’ because it gained popularity in Russian during the 19th century, it became popular with legendary designer Carl Faberge. The artist used rose gold in his ornate decorative eggs which is one of the reasons why it became popular in Europe.


RG 23.6mm Ribbed Hoop Earrings

Be on trend with these feminine and glamourous rose gold hoops, chunky and small these rose gold textured hoops have so much attention to detail. These textured hoop earrings are perfect for everyday and still bold enough to take your look from day to night.

 rose gold hoops

Rose gold during the empire

Rose gold became increasingly popular with the British during the Victorian era, the gold was used with gems like sapphire taken from India during their reign. The bright sapphire blues contrasted well with the warmth of rose gold hues. During the Victorian era there were no set guidelines of the metal mix to create rose gold that is why there were different hues of rose gold colour during this period. The term used for this softer coppery tone is Hamilton gold which describes the colour of not gold but not quite rose gold as we know it today.


Rose gold post war

During the 1920s and the art deco era, rose gold became increasingly popular even though white gold was more so. It wasn’t till after the war that rose gold became what we know it as today, much pinker and shinier. New technology allowed goldsmiths to mix three metals like rose gold, silver and gold in the same piece of jewellery.


9ct Rose Gold 6mm Ball Stud

Take a look at these classic, simple rose gold stud earrings. A little fancier than your regular silver or gold studs, these would be perfect for a gift, or as bridesmaid earrings, or just to simply go with your everyday look! You can’t go wrong with a pair of studs and these beautiful 9ct rose gold earrings are sure to get you through the week.

 rose gold stud earrings

Rose gold today

The colour of rose gold today has changed again and has a pinker colour and not so much of the copper tones from previous eras. There seems to be a trend towards Russian rose gold which is much pinker in colour and tone. Have a look through some of our rose gold pieces on this blog post to get a more detailed idea.


Rose Gold Coated Silver Triangle Drop Cz Earrings

Take a look at these rose gold drop earrings, with diamonds running along the shape of a triangle. You are sure to dazzle the room when you enter wearing these! Perfect for a gift, with Christmas nearing closer, or even for you to wear on special occasions, you can’t go wrong with these rose gold diamond earrings.

 rose gold earrings

Is Rose gold Still in Style 2022?

Yes, rose gold jewellery is very much still on trend for 2022 and 2023. Rose gold is just as popular as silver jewellery, it is great for daily wear, subtle and feminine. Rose gold and diamante hoops are our best sellers and we our rose gold earrings combining gold and silver is definitely becoming more popular.


Are hoop earrings outdated?

No, hoop earrings are a classic earring shape and as with all good classics they are timeless and will never go out of style. There may be slight changes in size, texture and width but overall hoop earrings will always be in style.

What does a hoop earring symbolize?

Hoop earrings symbolise many meanings from various cultures. Hoops for one example were historically part of the ensemble of Kings and Queens to signify their social status. In the modern world they are a statement of confidence and power. The symmetry and circular shape of hoop earrings symbolises wholeness, unity and infinity.


Rose Gold 17.3mm Moondust Ribbed Edge Earrings

Take a look at these beautiful thick rose gold twist hoops with a beautiful silver strip running through the centre. These moondust ribbed edge earrings are a must-have for your rose gold jewellery collection! All eyes will be on you when you wear these and they just shine through with elegancy; no matter what you wear them with, they will be the main piece!

 rose gold drop earrings

Rose Gold Coated Circle of Life in Baguettes and Round Cz Earrings

These stunning rose gold and silver earrings evoke all the glitz and glamour of the holiday season, that will put the finishing touch to any festive outfit. While we are mentioning Christmas, these earrings would also make wonderful gifts for the special someone in your life – anybody would be happy to receive this beautiful pair of round rose gold earrings.

 rose gold small stud earrings

What hoop earrings does Hailey Bieber wear?

Hailey Bieber is always switching up her earring game, recently the style icon was spotted wearing 18ct gold plated Medium Chunky Ridge Hoop Earrings which looked amazing on her.


How often should you clean your earrings?

Ideally weekly or monthly just depends on how often you wear them. If you are wearing the same pair daily then its better to clean them every week or so. If you rotate the earrings, you wear then you can clean them monthly or as needed. If you for example have sensitive ears then we suggest you might want to try to clean them more often


What are the best earrings to wear 24 7?

Titanium or stainless steel. Titanium is often used after a piercing has just been done as it is every bit as strong as surgical steel and it is hypoallergenic. Also, titanium as a metal is very strong and titanium earrings can cope with general wear and tear. Titanium earrings are a good option if you if you have sensitive skin or have recently had a piercing.


White Gold Twist Earring

These jaw-dropping white gold and solid rose gold hoop earrings give your look a special touch. The unique design of these modern twist hoops gives them a luxe feel. If you are buying for your significant other, these would make a stunning anniversary gift for the jewellery lover or someone who loves minimalist style and design.

 rose gold and white gold hoops

Silver Rose Gold Coated Cz Rhombus Drop Earrings

These long drops rose gold earrings are elegant and bold and make the perfect pair for an evening out or a special occasion. These drop earrings have an incredibly feminine leaf design and adorn with rhinestones to amp up the glam factor. These stunning rose gold drop earrings a must have and also make the ideal gift for a special someone.

 rose gold long drop earrings

How long can you leave earrings out before the hole closes?

If you have just had your ears pierced then you also should avoid going any longer than 24 hours without wearing earrings for the first six months. However if it has been more than a year you can go a few months without the whole closing. It is best to check every so often with a small pair of stud earrings.


What skin tone goes with rose gold?

All skin tones look great with rose gold jewellery, similarly to silver and white gold which again look great on any skin tone.

Lighter skin tones or those with blue undertones tend to look in 10-karat or other very pink options. Warmer skin tones look stunning with higher karat rose gold pieces which have more copper in the alloy.


White Gold Oval Twist Hoop

These beautiful, graceful white gold twist hoops are a dreamy accessory to finish off your date night looks. The romantic rose gold adds a touch of rosy loveliness to your dressy outfits. These make for a special addition to your jewellery box that you can rely on for special occasions.  

 rose gold large hoop earrings

Rose Gold Disco Ball Screw Back Earrings

Take a look at these gorgeous simple rose gold stud earrings, with a disco ball effect. With a pair of earrings like these, you are sure to enter a room with that wow factor. Who doesn’t love a classic pair of stud earrings? They would be perfect as a Christmas gift for your friends, sister or mum! Go on, you know you want to invest in a pair of these!

 rose gold stud earrings

What is the most popular earring shape?

The most popular earrings styles tend to be studs and hoops, that is usually based on our sales and top searches. However seasonally particularly during the festive period earrings like dangles, drops, huggies and climbers are also very popular.


Is rose gold fashionable

Yes, rose gold is a classic metal and like other classic metals such as gold and silver rose gold looks great on all skin tones, it mixes well with other metals like gold and silver and it has the ability to look amazing when combined with gems like sapphire, ruby, diamante and more.


We hope you found this blog post useful, rose gold has a very long history and background and it is a beautiful and versatile metal from which stunning pieces of designs and jewellery have been made. It has had a mixture of metals formulas and colours along the way which has added to its history and although rose gold jewellery fashion has changed over the years the metal itself is still flattering and feminine to all that wear it.


As a family run jewellery brand, we pride ourselves on being experts in our field and transparently sharing our knowledge with our customers and audience. We are very proud of our collection of rose gold earrings, rose gold jewellery, rose gold bracelets and necklaces. We work with fine craftspeople who bring our designs and ideas to life and create quality and stunning pieces that our customers love, buy and wear.


We hope you do get to check out our stunning rose gold earring collection which features the most delicate hoops and studs, bold drop earrings, statement hoops and rose gold chunky hoops too. Our mixed metal or tri colour earrings are also very popular not forgetting our rose gold and diamond earrings which are magnificently divine. We hope you do add some of our rose gold pieces to your jewellery box as they are timeless and beautiful and deserve to be part of your collection.





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