Do you have pierced ears?

Old 12-15-2014, 03:48 PM
  #71  
Senior Member
 
Onetomatoplant's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 546
Default

I was 40 when I got my ears pierced. When I was younger, I was afraid it would hurt, but then as I got older, there seemed to be no point to it. My friend and I met for the weekend of my 40th birthday, and I had just inherited a beautiful pair of antique diamond earrings and was having them appraised. We went to the mall after and she insisted she was making me get my ears pierced for my birthday gift because it would be a sin to own the antique earrings and not be able to wear them. The irony is I still don't wear those earrings because I'm afraid I'll lose them!
Onetomatoplant is offline  
Old 12-15-2014, 04:10 PM
  #72  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Eden Valley, MN
Posts: 226
Default

Have had mine done for 46 years, added a second hole sometime along the way. Always have small stud earrings in, only thing I can wear at work. Have a screw back diamond in the second hole in the one ear. Do put 'dress-up' ones in when going somewhere.
KathyM is offline  
Old 12-15-2014, 05:43 PM
  #73  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 841
Default

Mine have been pierced since 1967, done by high school classmate with ice, darning needle and a cork. It was a big fight with my mother to get it done as she believed pierced ears were the mark of a loose woman. But I have stuck to only one piercing and look positively conservative now. Everyone calls me ma'am!
fayeberry is offline  
Old 12-15-2014, 07:51 PM
  #74  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Traverse City, MI
Posts: 405
Default

Originally Posted by grannie cheechee View Post
Got mine pierced in the late 60's when it was the rage at the time. Now don't wear them very often, unless I happen to remember. LOL People tell me that the holes will close up, but mine haven't.
Same with me. My roommate in college (1967) did mine. She used ice cubes to freeze the earlobes. Boy, was that painful! Our other roomie had to stop the procedure because of the painful freezing. I wear earrings maybe 3 times a year. I used to wear small hoops all the time, but haven't for 20 years.
Lafpeaches is offline  
Old 12-15-2014, 11:51 PM
  #75  
Super Member
 
DOTTYMO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: England Alton Towers
Posts: 6,674
Default

Mine are but idont wear earrings very often in them. People tell me they will close up never have and I go years without putting them in.
DOTTYMO is offline  
Old 12-16-2014, 07:10 AM
  #76  
Super Member
 
kydeb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,075
Default

Mine are pierced - twice in each ear. I used to wear a diamond stud in one hole and a small gold hoop in the other. I haven't worn earrings in so long, I don't remember when I did!! Actually, I'm not a jewelery person. I like the way it looks - so pretty and shiny - but I don't wear it - never have worn much. All I wear now is a watch and it comes off as soon as I get into the house in the afternoons. If I don't work, the watch doesn't go on.
kydeb is offline  
Old 12-16-2014, 07:35 AM
  #77  
Super Member
 
Latrinka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Slidell, Louisiana
Posts: 6,951
Default

Originally Posted by willferg View Post
I have three in each year...not sure what that says about me, lol. I wear gold hoops in graduated sizes, sometimes swapping out the first set for special occasions. I sleep with them all and never give them a thought.
Me too! Glad I'm not the only one! I wear small diamond stud in the top holes, small birthstone in middle holes, these two pair stay in all the time, sleep and bathe with them. Dont often put any in the bottom holes, only when dressing up, going somewhere!
Latrinka is offline  
Old 12-16-2014, 08:35 AM
  #78  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: central Ohio
Posts: 406
Default

Yes I have pierced ears. I only wear stud or small earrings.
Daleen is offline  
Old 12-16-2014, 09:02 AM
  #79  
Super Member
 
Caswews's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Quilting, crocheting, sewing and crafting in my Sewing Room...Peaceful and wonderful !!
Posts: 5,317
Default

Let's see I was 16 when I had mine pierced years ago. Found out I have a nickle allergy, so I have to wear the silver or gold earrings that have no nickle or the earrings that state they have no nickle. But its all good for me .. I usually wear earrings all the time - the ball ones usually golden.
Caswews is offline  
Old 12-16-2014, 10:37 AM
  #80  
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Eastern Long Island
Posts: 20
Default

When I was 16, I went with 2 friends who were getting their ears pierced. The 1st one got so nervous I had to call my father to come pick her up. The 2nd one (her sister) almost passed out while it was being done. My older sister had hers done and her lobe tore. My younger sister had hers done and got an infection. So...my ears remain unpierced. I wear earrings every day, even if I'm not going anywhere. (I also kept a spare pair in my car and in my desk when I was working...just in case I forgot to put them on in the morning) One advantage to not having pierced ears is that every one of my friends who pierced their ears later in life gave me their clip-on earrings (and they all had great taste!).
dragonfly15 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Quiltforme
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
29
11-20-2010 07:02 AM
MAMMY6
Main
4
11-10-2010 07:20 PM
ShirleyAnne
Main
29
05-07-2010 06:36 PM
ScubaK
Main
13
07-30-2008 08:09 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.