I have never been a big wearer of jewellery. Necklaces get tangled, bracelets are uncomfortable and rings often get in the way. But ever since getting my ears pierced at 12 I have loved earrings! At 17, as a mild act of rebellion upon graduating from my very strict school which allowed girls to have only one hole per ear and wear only plain stud or sleeper earrings, I got a second hole in each ear and began building my earring collection.
I love exploring the globe and adorning my lobes by purchasing a new pair of earrings in each country or place I visit. To me they are much nicer souvenirs than fridge magnets or other knick knacks, and ones that I will continue to use frequently on returning home.
Below is my collection to date: