47 Pieces of Modern Pearl Wedding Jewelry to Wear

Not your grandmother's pearls

Updated 04/05/18

Courtesy of Baublebar

Pearls have become increasingly trendy in the jewelry market from delicate, modern pieces fixed with pearls to sculptural, metal-worked styles with pearl accents to innovative shapes entirely worked with pearls. Even classic baubles like hoops, studs, and rings are done with a twist—they come nuanced with pearls set in a way that reads super cool and perfectly bridal.

Ear crawlers, threaders, huggies, suspenders, and ear jackets are some of the most fashion-forward takes on pearl earrings—a far but welcome cry from traditional studs. You can go full-on pearl like with Smith + Mara’s Graduated Pearl Suspender Earring (sold individually if you want to aim for asymmetry and pair with other earrings). Or, you can go for a mix of metal like with Knobbly Studio’s delicate threader earring featuring a natural-shaped pearl encapsulated in a three-pronged cage (also sold as a single...are you following that asymmetry is a big trend, too?)

For a super unique look, consider Anissa Kermiche's bar stud earring—it’s designed to loop around the ear for an effect of multiple piercings. Or, Joanna Laura Constantine’s Pearl Knot Hoop Earrings, containing pearls set amid an intertwined design. Both are made for cool-girl brides!

If you have a penchant for dainty pieces, consider a slim hoop like Loren Stewart’s Inverted Pearl style or Wwake’s Irregular Pearl Ring showcasing a tiny freshwater pearl. These pieces exude a quietly fresh elegance.

For a bit of drama, just add diamonds! Zoë Chicco’s 14-karat diamond and pearl screwback threaders are lovely for a touch of sparkle. Or, try Kenneth Cole's faux-crystal and pearl knot hoops for an affordable take.

Whether you want to wear pearls on your wedding day, for all your bridal events leading up to it, or on all occasions, a modern pearl piece will guarantee your look is at once timeless and standout. Ahead, peruse our edit of modern pearl pieces for every bridal style.

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Forever 21 Faux Pearl Ear Jackets

Courtesy of Forever 21

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Kim Rodgers Silver-Tone Pearl Polished J Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of Kim Rodgers

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J.Crew Pearl Double-Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of J.Crew

$19.50 (SHOP NOW)

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Panacea Glass Bead Wave Earrings Color

Courtesy of Panacea

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White House Black Market Pearl Circle Stud Earrings

Courtesy of White House Black Market

$25 (SHOP NOW)

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Chico's Pia Clip-On Earrings

Courtesy of Chico's

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Kenneth Cole New York Knots and Pearls Crystal and Faux Pearl Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of Kenneth Cole New York

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Baublebar Mistletoe Ear Crawlers

Courtesy of Baublebar

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Kate Spade New York Dainty Sparklers Reversible Earrings

Courtesy of Kate Spade New York

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Vince Camuto Pearl and Pave Ivory Pearl and Pavé Crystal Linear Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Vince Camuto

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Sole Society SS636 Earrings

Courtesy of Sole Society

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Banana Republic Outline Pearl Cuff

Courtesy of Banana Republic

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LAUREN Ralph Lauren Pearl Update Orbital Linear Post Earrings

Courtesy of LAUREN Ralph Lauren

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Ann Taylor Pearlized Lariat Necklace

Courtesy of Ann Taylor

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Michael Kors Fashion White Round Glass Pearls, Crystal and Stainless Steel Earrings

Courtesy of Michael Kors

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Edge of Ember Crescent Pearl Earrings

Courtesy of Edge of Ember

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Native Gem Rio Earrings

Courtesy of Native Gem

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Maison Miru Octavia Ear Jackets

Courtesy of Maison Miru

$89 (SHOP NOW)

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Adornmonde Ean Gold 925 Silver Pearl Necklace

Courtesy of Adornmonde

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Knobbly Studio Pearl Threader Earring

Courtesy of Knobbly Studio

$108 (SHOP NOW)

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Jennifer Behr Pearl Droplet Earrings

Courtesy of Jennifer Behr

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Yi Collection x Opening Ceremony Pearl Half Chain Ring

Courtesy of Yi Collection x Opening Ceremony

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Elizabeth and James Posy Earrings

Courtesy of Elizabeth and James

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Odette New York Pearl Klint Earrings

Courtesy of Odette New York

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Faris Keshi Cultured Pearl Bracelet

Courtesy of Faris

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Joanna Laura Constantine Gold-Plated And Pearl Knot Hoop Earrings

Courtesy of Joanna Laura Constantine

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Jennie Kwon Pearl Arc Necklace

Courtesy of Jennie Kwon

$220 (SHOP NOW)

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Wwake Irregular Pearl Ring

Courtesy of Wwake

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White/Space 14K Gold Pearl Earrings

Courtesy of White/Space

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Sara Robertsson Circum Bracelet with Pearl

Courtesy of Sara Robertsson

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Vita Fede Double Cubo Pearl Earrings

Courtesy of Vita Fede

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Single Diamond Short Bar with Pearl Backing Earring

Courtesy of Hirotaka

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Smith + Mara Graduated Pearl Suspender Earring

Courtesy of Smith + Mara

$430 (SHOP NOW)

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Aurate Open Pearl Ring with White Diamonds in 14K Gold

Courtesy of AUrate

$450 (SHOP NOW)

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Delfina Delettrez Double Pearls 9kt Gold Earring

Courtesy of Delfina Delettrez

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Mizuki Pearl Chain Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Mizuki

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Loren Stewart Inverted Pearl Hoops

Courtesy of Loren Stewart

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Sarah & Sebastian Lucid Diamond Necklace

Courtesy of Sarah & Sebastian

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Anita Ko Floating Pearl Earring

Courtesy of Anita Ko

$650 (SHOP NOW)

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Ileana Makri Y-D-Pearl Ring

Courtesy of Ileana Makri

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Anissa Kermiche Barre Perlée earring

Courtesy of Anissa Kermiche

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Anna Sheffield Pavé Pointe Stud Earring

Courtesy of Anna Sheffield

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KatKim Pearl and Diamond Harpe Earrings

Courtesy of Kat Kim

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Agmes Elsa Earrings

Courtesy of Agmes

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Paige Novick Mini Diamond Pave Two Part Earring with Pearl Details

Courtesy of Paige Novick

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Zoë Chicco14K Diamond and Pearl Screw Back Threaders

Courtesy of Zoe Chicco

$875 (SHOP NOW)

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Jemma Wynne Prive White Pearl and Diamond Studs

Courtesy of Jemma Wynne

$995(SHOP NOW)

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