Earrings are a piece of jewelry, commonly worn on the ears, but they can also be worn on different parts of the body as piercings.
Both women and men wear earrings, but they are more common among the female population. The origin of earrings as well as jewelry in general date way back in time.
Earrings can be made of different materials, such as precious metals, like gold, silver, platinum, plastic, precious stones, wood, bones, etc. The design and size of earrings also varies.
Archaeological evidence prove that the wearing of earrings dates long back in time. Evidence is found in the Greek, Persian, Egyptian, Roman, Japanese, Indian civilization. Earrings were fashionable among men during the Renaissance period. They returned to fashion during the mid-20th century.
Earrings have different meanings for different people. For some, they are a fashion statement, or a sign of their rebellious nature, and for some they represent a beauty item. Some people even wear multiple earrings.
For some cultures wearing earrings is done for religious reasons, especially in some Asian countries. Wearing earrings is mentioned in the Bible several times.
People who enjoy buying and wearing jewelry, especially wearing earrings, are also dreaming about them, and these dreams usually don’t mean anything special.
They reflect the things they daily experience. For other people, dreaming about earrings can also reflect their reality, if they experienced something that inspired the dream.
In some cases, dreams about earrings carry a message for the dreamer and they are a dream worth paying attention to.
Dreams about earrings usually indicate some quality of ours we are proud of and we want to be admired for it. This dream could also reveal your desire for attention or recognition.
Maybe you are a vain person and you enjoy listening to others saying nice things about you.
Dreams about earrings symbolize reputation, success, new opportunities, increase of income, fortunate circumstances, etc. Dreams about earrings are often a sign of unexpected gains and happiness.
Dreams about Earrings – Meaning and Symbolism
Dreaming about taking off your earrings – If you dreamed of taking your earrings off, that dream usually reveals your desire to retreat from other people’s attention or your desire to be unnoticed.
Maybe something happened that made you desire to not be in the spotlight anymore.
Dreaming of wearing earrings – If you dreamed of wearing earrings, that dream is usually a good sign, indicating peace and comfort in life. This dream can also be a good sign regarding the person’s business and indicate increase of income. A dream of wearing earrings is often a sign of some new business opportunities awaiting you in the near future.
In some interpretations, a dream about wearing earrings could indicate discovering some secrets which were not available to you before. Sometimes this dream indicates your refusal to hear about something which is hurting your ego.
Dreaming of someone familiar to you wearing earrings – If you dreamed of seeing someone you know with earrings in their ears, that dream could mean that the person you dreamed about doesn’t want to hear your advice or refuses to hear your point of view.
This dream could be a sign from your subconscious to stop trying to change that person.
Dreaming of losing an earring or earrings – If you dreamed of losing an earring or a pair of earrings, that dream could be a sign of some unpleasant events you are about to encounter.
In some cases, this dream could indicate your negativity unconsciously attracting negative events into your life and the dream is a sign from your subconscious to get rid of such a state of mind and begin looking at the brighter side of things and start expecting only the best to happen.
Dreaming of finding a pair of earrings – If you dreamed of finding a pair of earrings, that dream is a good sign, indicating happiness and joy you are about to experience soon. This dream could be a sign of increase of your income or even becoming wealthy due to an unexpected set of circumstances.
It could indicate winning a well-earned reward for your work and efforts in the past. This dream could often be interpreted as a sign of abundance coming in your life. In some cases, this dream could be a sign of receiving some important information that you have been waiting for some time.
Dreaming of putting earrings on your ears – If you dreamed you were putting earrings on your ears, that dream could be a bad sign. It could mean experiencing disappointments and failures in your love life. In some interpretations, this dream indicates loss or lower income than expected. Sometimes this dream could indicate being gossiped about by the people from your surroundings.
Dreaming of taking off your earrings – If you dreamed you were taking off your earrings, that dream could reveal your desire to remove yourself from the spotlight. Maybe for some reason you don’t want to be in the center of attention of others.
Dreaming of breaking an earring – If you dreamed that you broke an earring, that dream usually is a warning sign. It often indicates being cheated on by your current partner.
Sometimes it is a sign of participating in gossiping about someone and expecting the same in return.
Dreaming of wearing earrings with fake stones – If you dreamed of wearing earrings with imitation stones, that dream is not a good sign. It could indicate being deceived or lied to by someone.
Also, this dream could indicate someone’s attempt to manipulate you into doing something you don’t want. Fake stones in earrings in a dream could be warning you to be careful about the people you hang around with because some of them might have bad intentions towards you.
This dream is asking you to rely more on your intuition and your gut voice telling you that someone from your surroundings has bad intentions towards you.
Dreaming of wearing earrings with precious stones – If you dreamed of wearing earrings with precious stones, that dream is often a sign of receiving some additional responsibilities in your life. Your everyday life might become even busier and you might have a lot of things on your mind.
Dreaming of silver earrings – If you dreamed of wearing silver earrings, that dream is a good sign, indicating good look and fortunate opportunities following you. Sometimes this dream could indicate your desire to be noticed, admired, and recognized.
Dreaming of gold earrings – If you dreamed of golden earrings, that dream usually has a very good meaning, and it indicates increase of wealth, chances for prosperity, and joy and happiness in life. It is a sign of abundance and change of life circumstances for the better.
Dreaming of earrings made of copper – If you dreamed of earrings made of copper, that dream is not a good sign. It often indicates some things without value. It could mean worthless property or hearing some news that don’t have any value for you.
It could mean making the wrong decisions especially regarding your finances and expecting loss or not earning as much as you have expected. This dream often indicates selfish behavior and putting ones’ interests before others.
Dreaming of diamond earrings – If you dreamed of diamond earrings, whether you were wearing the earrings or you saw someone else wearing them, is usually interpreted as a good sign. It could mean being protected and supported through times of difficulty.
It could also mean being financially well-off or having the support of people who are in such a position.
This dream could also mean the rise of your status or reputation as well as the increase of your income.
Dreaming of earrings in different colors – If you dreamed of seeing a lot of earrings in different colors, that dream is usually a good sign.
This dream is usually interpreted as a sign of some fortunate news, beneficial surprises and other circumstances related to progress. It is a sign of productivity in business and financial rewards which follow such success.
Dreaming of different kinds of earrings – If you dreamed of seeing various types of earrings, that dream should be considered as a good sign, indicating some fortunate opportunities opening before you in the upcoming days. It is a sign of good business decisions, changes in your career or business, starting a new job, or finding various ways to generate income.
Dreaming of looking at earrings – If you dreamed of looking at earrings, that dream usually reveals your expectations or desires regarding some situation.
Maybe you are looking for some way to find means to finance your goals and desires. Looking at earrings in a dream usually indicates the success of your actions and the achievement of your goals and dreams. It usually indicates finding creative ways for reaching your goals and getting where you want to be.
Dreaming of giving earrings to someone – If you dreamed of giving somebody a pair of earrings, that dream usually represents a good sign.
It often symbolizes your giving and trusting nature. You are a person who probably selflessly offers their help and is even prepared to financially help others.
Dreaming of looking for a pair of earrings – If you dreamed of looking for a pair of earrings which you have possibly misplaced somewhere or a pair you have lost, that dream is usually a warning about the people from your surroundings.
Maybe you have been an object of gossip for some reason and it is possible that your reputation is being ruined by the thoughtless and insensitive words of others.
This dream warns you to be careful about who you talk to about your private matters because the chance is that someone from your surroundings would be happy to use this information against you or at least share it with people you wouldn’t.