Many celebrities or historical people have immortalized many pieces of jewelry, and the earrings are no exception.
- The earrings of Pocahontas, the Indian woman who befriended Captain John Smith at the early first permanent settlement in the eastern United States of Jamestown Virginia in the early 1600's inspired this painting.
- Tennis star Serena Williams, has auctioned off a pair of her earrings for the Hurricane Katrina survivors.
- The world-famous gold dangle earrings of Theodosia, of Greece and those diamond drops from Elizabeth Taylor
- Celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow and her chandelier earrings