Marlena Genau has a different twist on hoops. Her bio says "I savor the pleasure of pushing metal to its limits." and she does in the AC Hoop Earrings ($265). They look more like sculpted ribbons than sterling hammered into twists.
I can't mention anticlastic earrings with out showing Nancy Linkin's work. Simply named "Spiral Earrings" ($425-595) these spiral earrings are graceful, organic and the reason I think she is the queen of anticlastic metal work.
Modern Hoops started in the streets. With out a doubt DMD Metal brings us amazing hoops that is all street with no boardroom or ballroom. These Train Hoops ($195) are not for every event but they do make an statement. What wonderful art!