In various tribal cultures, the ears were adorned with precious metals to ward off evil, for many believed negative energy entered the body through the ears. This traditional, opulent décor indicated an individual’s status in this world, and accompanied the wearer into the afterlife. The Perfect Hoop is created with Argentium Silver and 14kt gold filled metals. Secure, lightweight, and easy to take on and off - each hoop retains its shape due to its extreme durability. Embrace the sacred energy of these 1.5" Perfect Hoops to channel the confidence and spirit of the ancients.