From Studs to Stunners, These Pearl Earrings are Wedding-Day Perfection

Pearl earrings that are perfect for your big day and beyond.
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Julie Ryan Evans - The Knot Contributor.
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Julie Ryan Evans
Julie Ryan Evans - The Knot Contributor.
Julie Ryan Evans
The Knot Contributor
  • Julie writes wedding content for The Knot, covering a wide range of topics.
  • She’s written and edited for many top lifestyle publications.
  • Julie has a master’s degree in nonfiction writing from The Johns Hopkins University.
Updated Jan 22, 2022
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There's just something special about pearls. Elegant, stylish and timeless, it's no wonder pearl earrings are a wedding jewelry standard.

Today, there are more choices than ever when it comes to pearl earrings style. While you can never go wrong with a pair of white pearl studs, there are lots of less traditional options (think: chandelier earrings, pearl hoops and cluster earrings) out there as well. Thanks to marvelous mollusks, today you can choose from natural or cultured pearls that come in nearly every color of the rainbow and in all shapes and sizes. From those that quietly complement your wedding dress to pearl statement earrings that bring the wow factor, there's a pair to please any bride.

Below, find editor-approved pearl bridal earrings you can add to your cart right now.

Belle de Marre Freshwater Pearl Stud Earrings

White pearl studs

These pearl stud earrings in white are a classic wedding day accessory that go with a variety of wedding dresses. They also come in pink and grey if you're looking to mix it up a bit. And if you're looking for ideas, they also make great gifts for bridesmaids.

Heide & O Art Deco Bridal Earrings

Pearls with dangling baguette CZ stones

If you want to make a statement with your bridal jewelry, you'll love these Art Deco earrings. Tiers of baguette-shaped cubic zirconia cascade from simple pearl studs for a look that's equal parts flapper and fabulous.

Nadri Camila Imitation Pearl Sparkle J Hoop Earrings

CZ hoops with dangling pearls

Light up your face with these sparklers. A row of cubic zirconia makes up the hoop, while a pretty Swarovski crystal white pearl accentuates the end.

BHLDN Pearl Blooms Earrings

Two dangling pearls on gold vine style earrings

Fresh and fun, we love the floral design of this pair of pearl earrings. These stunners would look fantastic with a boho wedding dress and updo for a spring or summer ceremony.

Eliou Maggie Freshwater Pearl Mismatch Cluster Earrings

Pearl clusters on gold huggies

Your grandma's pearl earrings, these are not. Mismatched on purpose, these cluster earrings will make people do a double take. One gold hoop holds three dangling pearls, while the other holds a whole cluster.

Gorjana Reese Pearl Huggies

Pearls on gold huggie hoops

Not all pearl wedding earrings have to feel traditional. A large coin pearl gives these gold huggies a modern update.

Mikimoto Akoya Pearl & Diamond Linear Earrings

Dangling pearls on white gold wire

If you want a pair of pearl wedding earrings with a minimalist look, these are a fabulous choice. Striking in their simplicity, a single pearl topped with a diamond dangle from a white gold wire.

Bloomingdale's Cultured Pearl "X" Earrings with Diamonds

Diamond criss cross hoops with pearls

This pair of earrings would look great with vintage style wedding attire. Pearls nestle inside the criss-cross of a diamond X, which is set in silver.

BaubleBar Teagan Pearl Earrings

Double drop pearl earrings

Planning an effortlessly glam wedding day look? Consider these gorgeous pearl drop wedding earrings with an oblong pearl and a round pearl.

Pacharee Valentines Pearl Earrings

Gold heart shaped dangling earrings with pearls

How romantic are these freshwater pearl wedding earrings? Gold hearts give classic pearl drops a fashion-forward—and wedding-worthy—update.

Fantasia by Deserio TCW Flower Top CZ & Simulated Pearl Drop Earrings

Dangling CZ pear shaped stones with tear shaped pearls

You'll reach for this pair of pearl bridal earrings on special occasions for years to come. Made of 18-karat gold-plated sterling silver with a rhodium finish, they pop with 10 carats of dazzling cubic zirconia, finished off by teardrop-shaped pearls.

Fantasy Crystals Sapphire Bridal Earrings

Dangling round sapphire and pearl earrings

If you need something blue, these sapphire and pearl bridal earrings are a beautiful way to bring it on your wedding day. Made of cubic zirconia, rhodium-plated Brass and Swarovski pearls, they'll be an elegant edition to your ensemble.

Mikimoto Morning Dew Black South Sea Cultured Pearl & Diamond Drop Earrings

Dangling pave diamond and round black pearls

Designed to mimic sparkling drops of morning dew, these drop earrings are seriously gorgeous. Black pearls are set off by almost a half carat of pavé diamonds. This is a special pair fit for your special day.

Bloomingdale's Freshwater Pearl Sand Dollar Drop Earrings in 14K Yellow Gold

Pearls and dangling gold sand dollars

These pearl drop earrings are hard to beat for a beach wedding. They each feature a freshwater pearl that hangs just above a gold sand dollar for an excellent ocean vibe.

Ruth Tomlinson Pearl & Diamond Encrusted Hoop Earrings

Gold hoops with small pearls

Sometimes less is more. Understated freshwater pearls and diamonds give these dainty hoop earrings subtle sparkle.

Éliou Anafi Gold Pearl Earrings

Dangling pearls in swirl design with gold chain

Calling all maximalists. Pair these spiral-shaped pearl drop earrings with an undone updo to keep them in focus.

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