I would like to know how the different minhagim regarding growing payos (sidelocks) developed. I see so many different styles including curled, straight, tucked behind the ear, twisted above the ear, sideburns, wild growth etc. Can each of these styles be traced back to certain countries of origin? Are there any styles that trace back to the early days of Jewish history?
closed as off-topic by mevaqesh, sabbahillel, Isaac Moses♦, Noach MiFrankfurt, Scimonster Jan 18 '17 at 16:32
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