The 25 best gold earrings we could find

ByThomas J. Pawlak

Oct 12, 2022

Want to make a statement? Gold hoops are back and pair well with everyday looks.

Gold hoops may have been the “it” earrings of the 2000s, but guess what? They’re back in style, and a great way to add some pop to any ensemble.

From small huggie hoops to large chunky hoops, gold and gold plated hoop earrings are versatile enough to work with any outfit, day or night. Team them with a t-shirt and jeans or an evening look and you will be in perfect harmony with the other trendsetters.

With gold hoops once again making a statement, we’ve rounded up some of the best options available: small, medium and large sizes. Easy to put on and take off, hoops are sure to be your go-to ear jewelry this season. Take a look at some of our favorites.

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The 25 best gold earrings

The best small gold earrings

1. Delicate Collection Demi-Fine Huggie Mini Hoop Earrings, $48 at Madewell

These mini huggie earrings are 14k gold over sterling silver and are meant for layering and everyday wear. They add a little something shiny and sweet to your stack of earrings. Delicate Collection Demi-Fine Huggie Mini Hoop Earrings, $48 at Madewell

2. Colette Gold Hoop Earrings, $60 at Kendra Scott

A classic pair of lightweight hoops, the Colette Hoop Earrings are flattering and feature a bold yet subtle silhouette. The 1.26″ outside diameter makes it a year-round essential. Gold Colette Hoop Earrings, $60 at Kendra Scott

3. Small Endless Hoop Earrings, $19 at Nordstrom

These affordable faux gold hoop earrings from Nordstrom are perfect for everyday wear. A classic silhouette with an easy snap closure, they measure 3/4″ in diameter and 1/8″ wide. Tiny Endless Hoop Earrings, $19 at Nordstrom

4. Small Hoop Earrings, $44 at Alex and Ani

Alex and Ani is a beloved brand, and their hoops don’t disappoint. 14k gold over sterling silver hoop earrings add simple sophistication to any look. Small Hoop Earrings, $44 at Alex and Ani

5. 14k Gold-Plated Half-Thin Mini Hoop Earrings, $59.50 at J. Crew

J.Crew’s 14k gold plated mini hoops are a great addition to your hoop earrings. Crafted in sterling silver, they can be worn alone or mixed and matched with other pieces. 14k Gold-Plated Half-Thin Mini Hoop Earrings, $59.50 at J.Crew

6. Crew Hoops, $50 at Gorjana

Gorjana’s Crew Hoops are lightweight and versatile, and can be dressed up for a night out or dressed down for a day at the beach. The crescent style also adds flair to gold plated hinged earrings. Crew Hoops, $50 at Gorjana

7. Everyday Huggie Hoop Earrings, $39 at Nordstrom

Add a touch of shine to your everyday life with this pair of 14k gold-plated sterling silver huggie hoops. They measure 1/2″ in diameter and have a hinge with snap closure. Everyday Huggie Hoop Earrings, $39 at Nordstrom

8. Oval Hoop Earrings, $650 at Blue Nile

If you’re looking to invest in a pair of earrings that will last a lifetime, these oval hoops from Blue Nile are gorgeous. Available in 14k yellow gold or Italian-made rose gold, the hoops are effortlessly elegant and perfectly sized for everyday style. Oval Hoop Earrings, $650 at Blue Nile

Best Medium Gold Hoop Earrings

9. Lauren Ralph Lauren Medium Hoop Earrings, $35 at Bloomingdale’s

These medium hoop earrings are gold plated and go easily with many looks. Some Bloomingdale’s reviewers say they can feel a little heavy, just FYI. Lauren Ralph Lauren Medium Hoop Earrings, $35 at Bloomingdale’s

10. Thin Crescent Hoops, $78 at Mejuri

Crafted in gold vermeil, a thick layer of 18k gold over sterling silver, these medium crescent hoops from Mejuri stand out no matter what you’re wearing. Thin Crescent Hoops, $78 at Mejuri

11. Siren Muse Medium Hoop Earrings, $175 at Monica Vinader

Monica Vinader’s Siren Muse Hoop Earrings are beautifully crafted with an 18k gold vermeil finish. With nuanced facets that evoke the architecture of nature, you can stack these hoops with others or keep it simple by wearing the earrings alone. Siren Muse Medium Hoop Earrings, $175 at Monica Vinader

12. Twist Hoops Plot, Oval, $59 at Rowan

These unique twist hoop earrings from Rowan add a touch of pizzazz to any look. Crafted from 14k gold sterling silver, the hypoallergenic earrings measure 17.5mm by 16mm. Plot Twist Hoops, oval, $59 at Rowan

13. Medium Hoop Earrings, $24 at Madewell

These perfect Madewell hoops go with everything. At 1 1/2″ in diameter, the vintage gold look brass hoops have hypoallergenic titanium rods. Medium Hoop Earrings, $24 at Madewell

14. 14k Gold Hoop Earrings, $49 at Zales

Online only, these Zales hoops are delicate and comfortable – a size large between small and medium. Crafted in warm 14k gold, each hoop measures 1.0 x 10.0mm and is polished and shiny with hinged backs. 14k Gold Hoop Earrings, $49 at Zales

15. Perfect Hoops, $58 at Uncommon James

These Uncommon James hoops will go well with any outfit, day or night. Crafted from 14k gold plated brass and cubic zirconia, the hinged closure earrings measure 50mm by 35mm. Perfect Hoops, $58 at Uncommon James

16. Taner Hoops, $60 at Gorjana

These Gorjana hoop earrings are made with a classic Taner hammered texture and are ideal for everyday wear. Available in 18k gold plated brass, the hoops measure 2″ in diameter and have a post back. Taner Hoops, $60 at Gorjana

The best large gold earrings

17. Large Delicate 14k Gold Hoop Earrings, $48 at Anthropologie

Crafted in 14k, 18k, and 24k gold plating, these Anthropologie earrings are designed for everyday wear. They add a touch of luxury to a look and are a sure-fire showpiece. Delicate 14k Gold Hoop Earrings, $48 at Anthropologie

18. 65mm Hoop Earrings in 14k Gold over Sterling Silver, $374.98 at JCPenney

These 14k gold plated hoops are a showpiece and, according to reviewers, ideal for sensitive ears. They are tall, polished and perfect for any occasion. 65mm Hoop Earrings in 14k Gold over Sterling Silver, $374.98 at JCPenney

19. Aqua Hoop Earrings, $80 at Bloomingdale’s

These 18k gold plated sterling silver hoops are bold, large and beautiful. The 2″ diameter stands out with any look, and the earrings have an endless closure. Chic and polished! Aqua Hoop Earrings, $80 at Bloomingdale’s

20. Oversized Hoop Earrings, $34 at Madewell

These oversized hoop earrings from Madewell have a subtle matte finish and look great with a pretty dress. Measuring 2 3/8″ by 2 3/8″, the gold-plated brass earrings are large yet delicate. Oversized Hoop Earrings, $34 at Madewell

21. Sloane Statement Hoops, $60 at Gorjana

Turn heads in these hoops from Gorjana, which are classic gold in color and a must-have for your jewelry box. Put your hair in a sleek bun or ponytail and show off those earrings! Sloane Statement Hoops, $60 at Gorjana

22. Classic Chunky Gold Hoops, $68 at Uncommon James

Another great pair from Uncommon James, these chunky gold hoops stand out with any look. Bold and bright, the snap closure of these 14k gold-plated brass earrings makes them easy to put on and take off. Classic Chunky Gold Hoops, $68 at Uncommon James

23. 18k Isa Hoops, $65 at Ten Wilde

These 2.7 inch hoops from Ten Wilde are both on-trend and perfect for everyday. They’re big and chunky, yet comfortable — plus, they sparkle brightly in gold. 18k Isa Hoops, $65 at Ten Wilde

24. Antique Gold Hoop Earrings, $24.50 at J.Crew

The hoop is making a big comeback, and this antique-looking pair from J.Crew is classic and versatile. Two inches in diameter, the brass pipe and shiny gold pair well with dresses or more casual looks. Antique Gold Hoop Earrings, $24.50 at J.Crew

25. Chunky Hoop Earrings, $32 at Madewell

A best seller at Madewell, these chunky hoops stand out. The gold plated brass earrings are not too big and hollow, so they won’t weigh you down. Make a scene day or night! Chunky Hoop Earrings, $32 at Madewell