Entries by Sandra Ocampo

Caught in a Loop: An Appropriation of Hoops

Gold, silver, large, small, tassels, and decorations: hoop earrings come in a variety of unique representations and colorful motifs.  Rooted in Latinx culture, hoops represent the “sazón” of minority groups that wear these accessories to signify and represent their solidarity to their cultural identity. Once seen as low-class and distasteful, hoop earrings have now surfaced […]