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Hoop Earring Size Chart

As one of the most recognizable types of earrings available today, hoops are widely considered to be a staple in every jewelry lover’s jewelry box. These versatile earrings are fun and fresh yet sophisticated and classic, making them the perfect earring to transition from day to night, casual to dressy. And while hoop earrings are available in various materials and colors, size is the biggest challenge when shopping for the right pair of hoops. Anticipating size can be especially challenging when shopping for hoop earrings online. To help you find what you’re looking for, we created this handy hoop earring size chart that contains everything you need to know about choosing a hoop size, along with an on-ear size chart to help you visualize different hoop sizes. 

Hoop Earring Sizes

Hoop earrings are available in a wide range of sizes—as small as 15mm or less to as big as 70mm or larger. The hoop size you prefer is a personal choice, whether you prefer a smaller hoop that will hug your earlobe or a larger, chunkier hoop that coincides with the latest earring trends. While 20-30mm hoops are a good size for everyday wear, smaller and larger hoops are also popular. Smaller, huggie style hoops are a practical yet chic choice while larger hoops make a major statement. Keep scrolling for a list of popular hoop earring sizes accompanied by on-ear photo references. 

15mm Hoops

15 mm hoop earrings

20mm Hoops

20 mm hoop earrings

25mm Hoops

25mm hoop earrings

30mm Hoops

30mm hoop earrings

35mm Hoops

35mm hoop earrings

40mm Hoops

40mm hoop earrings

45mm Hoops

45mm hoop earrings

50mm Hoops

50mm hoop earrings

60mm Hoops

60mm hoop earrings

70mm Hoops

70mm hoop earrings

Hoop Earring Size Reference Chart

The diameter of hoop earrings is typically measured in millimeters, or mm. For ease, the size chart below includes millimeters converted to inches as well as comparably sized everyday objects for an additional reference point.

Millimeters Approx. Inches Comparable Objects
15mm ½ inch Dime
20mm ¾ inch Penny
25mm 1 inch Quarter
30mm 1 ¼ inches Half Dollar
40mm 1 ½ inches Ping Pong Ball
50mm 2 inches Golf Ball
60mm 2 ⅓ inches Billiard (Pool) Ball
70mm 2 ¾ inches Baseball


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