19 Different Types of Earrings Every Woman Needs Right NOW

Dangle earring with French hook
Considered as the most basic and essential jewelry wardrobe piece, earrings are an accessory that majority of women can't live without. This Buzzle post gives a compilation of 19 different types of fashion and piercing earrings for women, along with 6 commonly used closures.
"Women should never go without earrings. Passing on them is an opportunity missed."
― Jennifer Lopez
When it comes to wearing certain earrings, every woman has her own preference. On a daily basis, we take pride in matching them on a variety of outfits and occasions. And many times, we seek as much details as we can get our hands on about which earrings―style, design, pattern, material, length―will suit our face shape.

Keeping all these basic, yet vital information in mind, we purchase and create a wide range of earring collection. But that's not all. Many women like to get their ears pierced, and want to prove that not just men, but women too can push the boundaries. However, when you get right down to it, there are a ton of earring styles out there. And, as a woman, it's our birthright to know all about them. So, to help you prepare for (perhaps) a romantic date or an upcoming business merger, the following info will definitely come in handy.
10 Types of Fashion Earrings
Whether you want the clothing or the accessories to stand out, there's nothing more charming than a pair of gorgeous earrings to complete an outfit. Plus, with 10 beautiful and complementing earring styles to choose from, which woman will resist the allure?!
Stud Earrings
Stud Wearing Earrings
Hoop Earrings
Hoop Earrings
Dangle Earrings
Dangle Earrings
Chandelier Earrings
Black Earrings Wears
Drop Earrings
Diamond Drop Rings
Huggie Earrings
Hugines Earrings Wearing
Ear Cuffs
Ear Cuffs Rings
Bajoran Earrings
Bajoran Earrings
Advertisement
Threader Earrings
Woman wearing threader earrings
Cluster Earrings
Cluster Earrings
9 Types of Piercing Earrings
Wearing praiseworthy earrings for your pierced ears is something not many can boast about. Even though it includes a considerable amount of pain (depending on where and what the piercing is), it is an adventurous ride for some women. So, if you're new to this world (and we don't mean Earth, but the piercing world), here are 9 major pieces of jewelry you need to be aware of.
Straight Barbells
Straight Bareballs
Circular Barbell or Closer Ring
Circular Bareball Earrings
Horseshoe Hoop or Circular Conebell
Horseshoe Hoop Earrings
Ear Spikes
Ear Spikes Earrings
Plugs
Plug Earrings
Black Earrings Plug Types
Flesh Tunnels or Skin Plugs
Flesh Tunnels Earrings
Tapers
Earrings Tapers
Pinchers
Pinchers Earrings
Labret Studs
Labret Studs in Ears
7 Types of Earring Closures
Did you know that the earring backings, fastenings, closures, clasps, or whatever else you wish to call them, have specific names? Bet you didn't give it much thought till now! Well, to help you flaunt this piece of knowledge with friends and family, here are 7 different closures.
Kidney Wires
Kidney Wires Earrings
French Clips
French Clips Earrings
Hinged Hoops
Hinged Hoops Earrings
Screw Fastenings
Screw Fastening Earrings
Butterfly Fastenings
Butterfly Fastenings Earrings
French Hoops
French Hoops
Lever Backs
Lever Backs Earrings
Apart from the above-mentioned closures, there are other types of jewelry clasps used to fasten certain types of earrings. If there are any earring fastenings that feel loose upon wearing, you can place small transparent silicone discs. These discs assist earrings to stay straight and fit perfectly to your ears.

Now that you're aware of the different types of earrings and the closures (fastenings), you can share some of that knowledge with your family and friends. Plus, do let us know which earring style(s) is your favorite! We'd love to receive your feedback.
Advertisement