Pear earrings are one of the most feminine, classic and elegant shaped earrings in the history of earrings. Pear earrings are called that for the shape of the stone itself. Usually cut into a pear shape, many pear earrings will have the same basic shape, but they look dramatically different, allowing a person to have many different pairs of pear earrings without looking like they are suffering from that disorder that has you buying 50 shirts of a certain brand all in a different color, simply because you like the shirt. Pear earrings may be fashioned as a string of small pears that are stacked on top of each other, or dangling from each other. Pear earrings may also be design or gemstone glued directly to a post style earring that sits close to your ear. When designed in different materials and stones, pear earrings may serve formal or informal purposes; they can be fun or serious. Precious and gemstones are the most common materials used in pear earrings. Pear earrings are very adaptable. If you are considering buying a pair of earrings for someone special, consider the pear earrings. Simple, elegant and adaptable, you can't go wrong with this timeless piece. Pear earrings go with everything. From a business suit, to a sweater and jeans, pear earrings are a great accent to any type of wardrobe. With the many styles available, pear earrings can go from formal to casual easily and their feminine shape makes even the staunchest of women feel soft and feminine.