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Different types of Earrings that every woman should know about!

Stud Earrings

These are the types of earrings of gold you would want for everyday wear. They have a single design unit without any dangling element.

Different types of ear studs range from simple stud type earring in gold, stud earrings with diamonds to the colorful enamel on gold stud earrings. There are also various types of stud earrings in gemstones like lapis, blue topaz, and white sapphire that can add more color to your look. If you are a pearl kind of person, simple pearl stud earrings in gold can add that classy touch to your everyday outfits.

Drop Earrings

As the name suggests, this is one of the popular types of earrings that have single or multiple components dangling and the top component is connected with either a hook or a post.

Drop earrings are the ultimate style staples for your slightly dressy days when you want to stand out but not really get all eyes on you! These are minimal, lightweight designs that you can wear to your office parties, a day out with besties, or a lunch date.

Shoulder Dusters/Long Dangle Earrings

While these are similar to drops, they are longer earrings with the dangling elements! There are all types of tassel earrings, single strand long earrings, diamond-encrusted dangle earrings, and gemstone shoulder dusters that are perfect for days when you want to go a little OTT.

These long dangle earrings and shoulder dusters are your go-to for a clubbing night, a cocktail party, or even a best friend bachelorette. Pair them with your bodycon dresses, gowns, or a lacy off-shoulder number for a stunning effect.

Hoop Earrings

A lot of women look for those types of earrings in gold, and we can say just hoop it. Hoops are large circular or oval-shaped earrings that do not touch your earlobe.

Hoops go with everything – from your dungarees to your dresses. Pair them with your casual, formal and partywear because they will fit right in.

J-Hoop Earrings

These are the half hoops that form a J or a C shape when seen from the side, hence the name J Type Earrings.

These playful types of earring styles, J-Hoops are a great addition to pair with your maxi dresses and jumpsuits.

Huggie Earrings

Just the type of earrings you can sleep in! Like the name suggests, these small ring type earrings hug your ears. They are a smaller version of hoops that fit snugly around your earlobe.

Huggies make a great addition to everyday comfort, especially if you have multiple ear piercings. Huggie hoop earrings come in many styles – gold, enamel, diamonds on gemstones, and gold. These perfect pair of earrings can easily become your everyday favorite.

Pair huggie earrings with your crop top, boat neck dresses, and wrap-around skirts for a casual vibe or style them with your white shirt and pin-striped trouser look. Either way, they keep your look understated.

Front Back Earrings

One earring and two looks! These are modular earrings in which there is a front and back design. You can wear the front part as a stud separately and add on the detachable drop earrings to it when you want a dressier look.

Perfect for working women who want to go from the deadline to dinner! Pair the studs with your formal attire and add on the drops for an after hour party.

Chandelier Earrings

Chandelier earrings come up with the layered embellishments. The ultra-glamorous look of Chandelier earrings makes them perfect to be adorned on parties, festive, and wedding occasions.

Due to heavy embellishments, chandelier earrings are heavy in weight. SO, if you are not comfortable wearing heavy jewelry styles, then you should invest in subtle designs with fewer adornments and insets.


Q1: How many types of earrings are there?

Ans: There are different types of earrings you can look for. The shape, closure, and structure way of your earrings determined how they sit on your lobes. Over time, jewelers have developed creative ways to position earrings, and now there are various style options. There are six main categories of earrings styles.

Q2: Do earrings look good on everyone?

Ans: Stud earrings are the safest, they suit everyone, and all face shapes, and you can wear them anywhere.

Q3: Do hoop earrings look trashy?

Ans: With hoops earrings, you have to match it with the correct outfit, or the results are not very flattering. The style and size of the hoops have a lot to do with it as well. If you wear hoops that look bigger than your face, then that is bad. So, they can be classy if you select the right ones!

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