A Full Guide to the 5 Most Commonly Worn Types of Earrings

A Full Guide to the 5 Most Commonly Worn Types of Earrings

Earrings are such fun and expressive accessories. 

They come in a multitude of shapes, sizes, and colours – and they let the wearer articulate their own style and personality that no other jewelry piece can. 

Because there are so many different types of earrings out there, it’s important to know how to select the perfect pair that fits the occasion.

We’ve come up with a full guide to explore the most common 5 types of earrings. 


Hoop earrings are most women’s go-to earrings because of its versatility. Whether you are wearing them into the boardroom or the classroom, hoops add character to your look without drawing too much attention. 

They are flattering for almost all face shapes especially for people with a narrow face structure. With the help of earrings, hoops can add curvature to the face to make it look fuller.

There is an overwhelming amount of hoop styles out there. 

So, what should you choose? 

We find it’s best to stick with simpler classic designs. Our Mirielle trilogy hoops is a great day-to-day option. Its striking design complements your face without being too overpowering, which makes it perfect for the work setting or a coffee outing with friends. For a more edgy and bold look, our Sofia braided hoops might be the ones for you.

Mirielle Trilogy hoops


Studs are timeless classics, and for good reason!

They add a simple, subtle and understated glamour to your look.

Pair our Madelyn gold swivel stud or Avery Gold Knotted Stud with a casual outfit to elevate your everyday look. 

Pearls and diamonds are common motifs in stud earrings because of the rarity and exclusivity of these gemstones.

Simulated pearls and cubic zirconia are affordable high-quality counterparts to pearls and diamonds.

Our Cora petite pearl dangle studs is exactly what you are looking for if you are looking for a high-quality piece within a budget. 

The unique setting of this pearl is contrasted against the gold adds a final touch of elegance to any ensemble.

Ear Jackets

Studs aren’t fancy enough for you? Ear jackets are a trend you need to know about, if you don’t already!

Ear jackets, like the name suggests, wraps around your stud earrings to turn them into bold, eye-catching pieces.

Ear jackets are attached to the backing of your earring and you can wear them with your diamond or pearl studs to give it that extra shine!

Our Mia cubic zirconia ear jacket adds a unique flare to any everyday look!


Drop earrings are earrings that drop just below the earlobe. The ornament piece of the earring is stationary and does not move.

The “drop” part of the earring usually comes from the attachment piece that will move slightly along with the wearer’s movements. 

One of our store favourites is the Camila dainty braided gold hoops which feature a braided hoop plated in 14K gold.

They make a great everyday earring or a gift for a loved one!

If you are looking for a stud drop earring, our Cora petite pearl dangle studs are the ones for you.


Dangle earrings are similar to drop earrings, but their movement is a lot more substantial than that of drop earrings. Dangle earrings hang below the earlobe and sway to and from.

 Our Cora petite pearl dangle studs are highly loved for its versatility.  The simple design makes these earrings the perfect pairing for casual weekdays or date nights.  

Now that you have a better understanding of the 5 major earring types, come take a look at our affordable high quality jewelry collection!

Happy shopping!

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