A Guide To The Different Types Of Earrings

With so many different types of earrings these days it's hard to keep up with the current trends and what’s in fashion. So we’ll take you through some of the most popular types of earrings, tell you what makes them special, and how to style them.

Earrings are a favourite among jewellery lovers as they’re a great way to show off your style and are always visible. We’re about to make choosing your next pair of earrings an easy task with our guide to the different types of earrings. Read on to find out more and see some of our favourite earrings.

Different Types Of Earrings:

Silver Stud Earrings

Starting off strong with the classic stud earrings, these are a staple in many people's outfits. They offer unrivalled comfort with an understated design. Stud earrings sit directly on your earlobe, without dangling or hanging down. They are the most popular earring due to their versatility and can easily be worn for both casual and formal occasions. 

What you can typically find on stud earrings is a decorative front that can feature anything from gemstones to fun imagery. The front is secured to a small metal post that goes through the earlobe and is then held in place with a clutch or screw back. 

Stud earrings offer a variety of different styles, you can go for the classic round stud which is perfect for everyday wear and offer the versatility of wearing them on both casual and formal occasions. Whether you love gemstone jewellery that is adorned with emeralds, rubies, or morganite or the classy look of pearls, a stud is all you will need. 

Hoop Earrings

Next up are hoop earrings which are a staple in most people's jewellery collections and are just so chic. Hoop earrings are quite self-explanatory; they are a hoop that has been crafted from luxurious metals like sterling silver. As the hoop connects between the earlobe it gives the illusion of an unbroken circle. Hoops can be worn in a variety of ways and it all depends on what you’re going for. You can go for classic and understated or bold and daring. They’re also very versatile and can be worn casually or saved for special occasions. They’re a regular choice from jewellery enthusiasts to add a touch of glamour or sophistication to an outfit. 



Sleeper Earrings

Sleeper earrings are quite self-explanatory as well, they have been designed to be worn continuously including during sleep. They’re typically small piercings that are lightweight and simple. Often being formed into studs or hoops that sit close to the earlobe. 

Jewellery lovers typically choose to wear these piercings when they’re going for a minimalist and low-maintenance look. They are also a great option for those with sensitive ears, as they won’t cause any irritation or discomfort. You'll love silver earrings with the selection here.

Drop Earrings

Drop earrings are normally sought after if you’re going for something with a bit of flair. They are characterised by the decorative piece that drops below the earlobe. The drop can vary in length but are typically just below the earlobe. Drop earrings are perfect for formal occasions as they create an elegant look and will compliment your formal attire perfectly. You can go for a beautiful gemstone or a cutesy love heart. The choice is up to you.



People Also Read:

You have successfully subscribed!

This email has been registered