32 Pearl Bridal Earrings We Love

Pearls are always a sophisticated jewelry choice, no matter your bridal style.

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When it comes time to select your wedding day accessories, we’ll be the first to admit there are a lot of options out there. From sparkling diamonds to gleaming gold, figuring out what pieces to add and which ones to leave out can get confusing. That’s why we’re always fans of pearl bridal earrings. The staple accessory is one of those timeless, romantic pieces that’ll be celebrated long after other trends have fallen away. Bonus? They make a great staple addition to any wardrobe. 

That said, pearl earrings come in lots of shapes, styles, and price ranges. Whether you want something simple like a pair of studs or small drops or a statement piece like a multi-pearl dangle or vintage motif, you have plenty of designs to choose from. That’s why we’ve searched high and low for the best pairs that’ll complement every wedding day style.

Read on to shop our favorite pearl bridal earrings that’ll elevate your bridal look. 

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For the Contemporary Bride: MATEO NY Duality Pearl Drop Earrings

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Elegant and simple, these hybrid pearl drop earrings from Mateo NY are the perfect combination of sleek and statement-making. The baroque pearls dangling from freshwater pearl studs add a lovely twist to the classic accessory. 

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For the Vintage Bride: Brooklyn Bleu Pearl Clip Earrings

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Courtesy of Brooklyn Bleu

Looking to make a bold, vintage statement? Brooklyn Bleu’s 1980s-inspired clip-on pearl earrings add a touch of old world luxe and will pair perfectly with a LBD post-wedding as well. 

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For the Edgy Bride: Humans Before Handles Topaz Earrings

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Courtesy of Humans Before Handles

We are living for this unexpected mix of pearls and chains! The fun contrast pairs well with a simple dress, jumpsuit, or sleek, deep-V gown. Rooftop or industrial space brides, you’ve found your match!

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For the Princess Bride: Olive + Piper Bordeaux Studs

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Courtesy of Olive + Piper

Calling all glam lovers! Oliver + Piper’s Bordeaux studs are here to up the “wow” factor on your wedding day look. With crystals and pearls, these must-haves will shimmer and shine all through the night. 

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Favorite Nature-Inspired Accessory: BHLDN Pearl Blooms Earrings

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Courtesy of Anthropologie

Is there anything more gorgeous than a nod to natural beauty? Hailing from a special BHLDN collection, these dainty gold leaves and freshwater pearls will make any nature-lover rejoice. 

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Favorite Ear Jacket: Blue Nile Pearl Earrings With Smile Jacket

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Courtesy of Blue Nile

Ear jackets are having their moment, and we love the way Blue Nile mixed the on-trend look with the vintage beauty of pearls. The freshwater cultured pearl studs can be worn with or without the pearl ear jacket, which means you actually get two looks in one!

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For the Feminine Bride: Olive + Piper Pearl Pave Studs

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Courtesy of Olive + Piper

Pavé pearls against shimmering gold plating are a match made in bridal heaven. This elegant pair from Olive + Piper is a wedding favorite not only for its gorgeous design but for its budget-friendly price tag as well.  

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For the Boho Bride: Kendra Scott Hilty Hoop Earrings in Pearl

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Courtesy of Kendra Scott

Who says bohemian brides can’t rock pearls? These spectacular, lightweight hoops from Kendra Scott are lined with freshwater baroque pearls and come in both bright silver and gold to match your dreamy wedding aesthetic. 

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Retro-Inspired Favorite: Serendipitous Project 'Hillary' Earrings

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Courtesy of Serendipitous Project

Fans of bold looks and statement-worthy pieces will adore these pearl cabochon-inspired motif dangles from Serendipitous Project. Wear your hair up or pulled back so the jumbo freshwater pearls and gold braiding can be proudly showcased. 

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Most Versatile: Serendipitous Project 'Baroque' Hoops

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It’d be hard to find a better “anytime” pair of earrings than these gold baroque pearl charm hoops. Not only will they seamlessly blend with most any bridal gown or jumpsuit, but they can easily be dressed up or down post-wedding.

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Favorite Classic Studs: Mikimoto Akoya Pearl Stud Earrings

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Courtesy of Nordstrom

There’s just something so alluring about a simple pair of pearl studs. Perfectly round and lustrous, Akoya pearls are ideal for special occasion accessories. From 7 to 8.5 mm, these Grade-A pearls will be treasured for a lifetime. 

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Post-Wedding Wardrobe Staple: Tai Jewelry Good as Gold Pearl Dangle Earrings

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Courtesy of Local Eclectic

If gold is your signature way to sparkle, consider these staple-worthy dangles from Tai Jewelry. The gold chain can be worn in front or behind your ear for two different looks, and the pearl accent adds a touch of elegance to the multifaceted pair. 

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For the Spunky Bride: Humans Before Handles Elevate Earrings

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Here comes the sunburst hoops! This exciting accessory from Humans Before Handles is elevated by a pearl accent, making it a compelling choice for brides who want an out-of-the-box statement pair of earrings that still have a touch of classic bridal beauty. 

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Favorite Something Blue Option: James Allen Akoya Pearl and Sapphire Drop Earrings

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Courtesy of James Allen

If you’re looking for an exquisite investment piece to be passed down for generations, these Akoya pearl and sapphire drop earrings from James Allen will be rightfully coveted for years to come. 

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Garden Wedding Favorite: Ippolita Nova Round Post Earrings

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Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

Ready to add a touch of your theme to your bridal look? A mother-of-pearl center surrounded by white, freshwater cultured pearls make up these adorable floral studs, spectacular for flower-infused celebrations.

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Best All-Over Pearls: Serendipitous Project 'Lettie' Earrings

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Courtesy of Serendipitous Project

Pearl enthusiasts: Look no further! Rice pearls, potato pearls, and baroque pearls make up these unique dangles from Serendipitous Project. 

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Traditional Meets Modern: Carrie Elizabeth Jewelry Pearl Simple Earrings

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Courtesy of Local Eclectic

Timeless with a hint of contemporary flair, these organically shaped, pearl cabochons shimmer in a gold vermeil bezel setting. If you want traditional with a bit of a modern edge, this stunning take on the classic stud will check off all the boxes. 

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For the Playful Bride: Vivian Drew Yvaine Earrings

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Courtesy of BHLDN

If you want your earrings to make a statement, consider Vivian Drew’s show-stopping infusion of white quartz stones that sway from pretty pearl flowers.

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Most Heirloom Potential: Angara Vintage-Inspired Pearl Leaf Earrings

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Courtesy of Angara

Some brides choose to select a special piece of jewelry their future children and grandchildren can wear, and this pair of pearl earrings from Angara is fit for such an honor. You can select the quality and size of the pearls as well as the type of metal used to ensure the earrings celebrate your personal style and budget.  

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Beach Wedding Favorite: Humans Before Handles Unique Creatures

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Courtesy of Humans Before Handles

Having a tropical or beach wedding? These asymmetrical pearl and shell earrings combine the playfulness of the beach with the seriousness of the day. 

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Favorite Floral Pair: Hazen & Co. Poppy Pearl Earring

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Courtesy of Hazen & Co.

If you’re leaning into the romance vibes of the day, a pair of Hazen & Co.’s bestselling Poppy earrings will make you feel all the heart eyes. The luminous mother of pearl petals with a pearl cluster center is the definition of flirty and fun. 

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For the Elegant Bride: Elsa Peretti Pearls by the Yard Chain Earrings

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Courtesy of Tiffany & Co.

Honor the special day with a little blue box from Tiffany and a pair of delicate, dangling pearl earrings. The six luminescent, freshwater pearls can be strung through sterling silver or 18K gold to suit any bride’s taste. 

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For Hoop-Lovers: MATEO NY Pearl Dot Hoops

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Courtesy of MATEO NY

Get ready to fall in love with MATEO NY’s elevated hoops. These handmade 14K yellow gold beauties are dotted with 3mm round freshwater pearls and have a snap latch closure for comfort and durability.

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For the Renaissance Bride: Serendipitous Project 'Venetian' Earrings

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Courtesy of Serendipitous Project

Ornate gold metalwork, up-cycled materials, and faux pearl beads come together to create these decadent dangles fit for a multi-faceted queen.

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Most Unique: Sandy Hyun Chaplin Earrings

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Courtesy of BHLDN

If you’re the type of bride who’s looking to create a statement on your big day, Sandy Hyun’s combination of gold, faux pearls, and feathers bring the drama. Bonus? The pale blue ostrich feather accent can double as a subtle “something blue.” 

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Best Pearl Statement: Mejuri Oversized Organic Pearl Earrings

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Courtesy of Mejuri

Pearls on pearls on pearls! If you just can’t get enough, these dangle earrings from Mejuri feature strings of four oversized freshwater pearls that are both chic and attention-grabbing. 

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Most Antique-Inspired: Nicola Bathie Matine Earrings

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Courtesy of BHLDN

Looking for an accessory that has a little bit of everything? Nicola Bathie’s Matine earrings feature faux pearls, sparkling gems, and a hint of blue on a mother-of-pearl flower. The glamorous combination is a sweet nod to antique fashion and beauty. 

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For the Trendy Bride: Kendra Scott Scarlet Linear Earrings

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Courtesy of Kendra Scott

Freshwater pearls are strung along a gold chain and subtly sparkle thanks to a few small gemstones in this delicate and dangly pair by Kendra Scott. They also come in turquoise, so if you find you love the style so much, you can snag a second pair. 

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Best Gift: Angara Pearl and Diamond Cluster Stud Earrings

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Courtesy of Angara

Whether they’re a gift to yourself or a hint to your S.O., these pearl and diamond studs from Angara are a wondrous special occasion accessory. Select your ideal gemstone quality, pearl size, and metal color to create your perfect pair. 

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Favorite Splurge: MATEO NY Half Moon Floating Pearl Hoop

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Courtesy of MATEO NY

Gold, diamonds, an ear jacket, and a floating pearl—MATEO NY pulled out all the stops for these exquisite earrings. Inspired by Kandinsky's painting entitled "Floating," these hoops are works of art themselves. Wear the diamond-laden hoops alone or add the pearl ear jacket for another astonishing look. 

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Best Budget Buy: Lulus Halo Again Pearl Rhinestone Earrings

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Courtesy of Lulus

A bridal favorite that won’t break the bank, Lulus’ Halo Again earrings give you sparkle and pearls without a hefty price tag. A halo of small rhinestones surround a gleaming faux pearl, making these simple, dainty studs adaptable to most any bridal style. 

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For the Sophisticated Bride: James Allen Bellflower Pearl Drop Earrings

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Courtesy of James Allen

Glimmering freshwater pearls are suspended by 14K yellow gold bellflowers, creating a timeless look of polished elegance. The sleek style evokes visions of vintage romance while still staying true to modern trends, making them a longtime favorite for weddings and special occasions post “I dos.” 

Shopping FAQs 

Interested in wearing pearl earrings on your wedding day? Here are a few common shopping questions, answered:

  • Are pearl bridal earrings expensive? From heirloom to faux, pearls come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and budgets. Luckily, there are stunning options for everyone whether you’re looking for a simple accessory for the day or a coveted piece that’ll be passed down the family for generations to come. 
  • Can I wear faux pearl bridal earrings? Don’t be fooled by the name or the price—many faux pearl pairs of bridal earrings look just as stunning as the real deal. We’ve pulled only the highest quality so you can feel confident in your faux pearl purchase. 
  • Will pearl bridal earrings match my dress? The great thing about pearls is they’re extremely versatile and easy to match. If you have a busy dress (or one that doesn’t include pearls), stick to a more simple pair. If, however, your gown is sleek and simple, a statement pair of pearl bridal earrings will elevate your look and add another level of sophistication and class.

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