In the past few years, multiple ear piercings have become wildly popular amongst the fashion crowd — getting pierced up is no longer the punk-rock aesthetic it used to be. In the wellness world, pros are finding that strategically placed piercings may actually help with chronic conditions from migraine headaches to anxiety — read up on the fascinating connection between stylish gold piercings and acupuncture points in the ear here — it’s called auriculotherapy.
We love the look of tiny gold studs and hoops strewn up and down the ear. And, aesthetics aside, gold earrings might actually be the healthier choice for your piercings. Gold is the metal least likely to cause adverse skin reactions, can easily be melted down and turned into something new (hello sustainability!), and could actually help balance out your energy — learn all about it here.
Want to perfect your own ear party? Mix and match these selections from brands we adore…
8 Modern Gold Earrings To Wear Every Day
MARIA TASH Diamond hoop earring | Lately, we’re all about the huggies with charms. It adds yet another layer of complexity to your ear if you’re looking to vary your look and dress it up and down. Maria Tash’s hoop with diamond charm is destined to be a classic. CHECK OUT
MARIA TASH 18k Lightening BOlt | Maria Tash is a jeweler and professional body piercer whose high-end earrings are some of our favorites. Her Instagram feed is a fantastic place to get inspiration for your ear party. Some of her pieces might be considered an investment, but she also has tons of stylish gold studs that look cute and are affordable. CHECK OUT
Zoe Chicco 14K DIAMOND THICK diamond WIRE EAR CUFF | A cuff is a great way to build an ear party without an additional piercing. L.A. designer, Zoe Chicco makes this double stone version we love. SHOP NOW
CATBIRD Triple Stone Stud | Brooklyn-based jewelry brand, Catbird, makes beautiful, sparkling, responsibly made jewelry that is dainty in all the right ways. If you’re not looking to get pierced up, this triple stone stud gives the look of a full-blown ear party without adding extra holes. CHECK OUT
STONE & STRAND Chained Topaz Double Earring | Stone & Strand makes minimalist, stylish gold studs among other dainty, layer-able jewelry. Their chained earring adds detail that makes a statement — click through to see it in action. CHECK OUT
starling mini baguette studs | Don’t neglect the simplicity of a great pair of gold or diamond studs. We love the modern baguette angles of this pair by Starling made of responsibly-sourced stones and reclaimed metals here in DTLA. CHECK OUT
VRAI & ORO Huggie Hoops | What’s an earring collection without a classic pair of huggies? We love these from Vrai & Oro, a jewelry company whose focus on sustainability and responsible sourcing makes them a brand we’ll always check in on. CHECK OUT
THE LAST LINE Rainbow Line Earring | This little geometric stud adds a spash of color to a solid gold set of earrings. It can be work vertically or horizontally — either way it looks wildly cool layered in with other piercings. CHECK OUT
ETSY tiny line earrings | If you’re looking for something unique, and want to support small scale artisans, Etsy is an incredible place to shop for earrings. A quick search will spin out endless options so you can find the perfect set of stylish gold studs to complete your look. CHECK OUT