50 Expensive-Looking Earrings Under $50

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Are we living in a golden age of earrings? In the last few years, it’s gotten more and more fun to wear them, as all of the rules have been broken: You don’t have to wear matching pairs; you don’t have to get extra piercings to look like you have more than one in each ear (try a “crawler”); a hoop doesn’t have to sit like you thought it did. Moreover, you don’t have to look very hard to find earrings that are much less expensive than they look — even the biggest-box clothing brands have seriously stepped up their game. And if you don’t want to bother looking at all, we’ve rounded up some of the very best options that you can buy online for under $50, from surprising studs to hoops of all shapes and sizes to big, bold, inspired statement pairs — many of which would make excellent Valentine’s Day gifts, incidentally. (For our favorite clip-on options, click here.)

Studs

Jules Smith Diaz Stud Earrings
Sphere Studs
Givenchy Stud Earrings
Gorjana Leucadia Mini Stud Earrings
Elise Ballegeer Gertie Earrings
Bing Bang Jewelry Boucles d’Orielles
Nisolo Mini Rex
Of Mercer Stud Earrings
Wolf Circus Matchstick Gold Earrings
Wolf Circus Oval Earrings
Poketo Lapis Post Earrings
Catbird Alphabet Earrings
Catbird Little Secret Earring
MJLuLu Tiny White Howlite Circle Coin Marble Stud Earrings
Neptune Crawlers
MoonliDesigns Opal Stud Earrings
MoonliDesigns Tiny Circle Earrings
MoonliDesigns Ear Climber
MoonliDesigns Double Piercing

Hoops

Gorjana Tanner Mini Hoops
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Gorjana Tanner Mini Hoops
Seoul Little X UO 18k Gold Large Hoop Earring
New England Jewelry Designs 14K Gold Flat Endless Huggie Classic Hoop Earrings
Catbird Dream Silver Earrings
L. Erickson Hoop Earrings
Jules Smith Ari Threader Drop Earrings
Natalie Joy Simple Square Hoops
Machete Margot X Earrings
WKNDLA Step Shape Earrings
Luv AJ Baby Amalfi Tube Hoops
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Luv AJ Baby Amalfi Tube Hoops
Rebecca Minkoff Bar Threader Hoop Earrings
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Rebecca Minkoff Bar Threader Hoop Earrings
Mejuri Midi Hoops
Nashelle Octagon Hoop Earrings

Hoops That Are Actually Studs

Jules Smith Imogen Hoop Earrings
Madewell Mixed Metal Front Back Earrings
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Madewell Mixed Metal Front Back Earrings
Shashi Double Circle Hoop Earrings
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Shashi Double Circle Hoop Earrings
Poketo Kinetic Earrings
Machete Clare Earrings in Tortoise
Lunai Hoop Stud Earrings

Statements and Danglers

Rebecca Minkoff Contrast Sphere Threader Earrings
Elise M. Evie Earrings
Treasure & Bond Hammered Linear Earrings
Dear Drew by Drew Barrymore Chelsea Drop Earrings
Dear Drew by Drew Barrymore Nolita Mismatch Enamel Drop Earrings
Issoria Drop Earrings
Statement Acrylic Chandelier Earrings
J.Crew Bead Forest Earrings
AK Studio Centre Earrings
Modern Weaving Thin Exclamation Earrings
Circle Stone Hanging Earrings
8 Other Reasons Eve Earrings
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8 Other Reasons Eve Earrings

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50 Expensive-Looking Earrings Under $50