Hoop Earring Size Chart With Helpful Images Comparison

It is sometimes difficult to visualize how big a loop earring is. Therefore, the hoop earring size chart is a visual representation of the different sizes of hoops. It is also a converter between millimeters and inches to give you a complete overview. So discover the comparison below to measure the perfect loop.

Size chart of Hoop Earrings in MM and Inches

In this post you will find:

loop hoop earring sizes chart 30 130 mm comparison

Size table of hoop earrings converter in MM and Inches

Always measure the space between the hole in your ear and the bottom of your ear, if you are looking for a small size.

Hoop earring size in MM Hoop earring size in Inches Measurement type Advice
10 mm 0.39 inch XXS For kids
12 mm 0.47 inch XXS With diamonds
15 mm 0.59 inch XS Kids and teens
20 mm 0.79 inch S Small faces
25 mm 0.98 inch S Everyday wear
30 mm 1.18 inch M Mid-size
35 mm 1.38 inch M Average hoop size
40 mm 1.57 inch M More striking
45 mm 1.77 inch M Medium for tall person
50 mm 1.97 inch L Classic large loop
55 mm 2.17 inch L Striking large
60 mm 2.36 inch L Large for tall person
65 mm 2.56 inch L Oversized hoop
70 mm 2.76 inch L Outstanding
75 mm 2.95 inch L Still chic
80 mm 3.15 inch XL Classic XL Hoop
85 mm 3.35 inch XL Striking XL
90 mm 3.54 inch XL XL for long neck
95 mm 3.74 inch XL Casual look
100 mm 1.81 inch XL  
110 mm 1.89 inch XXL  
120 mm 3.94 inch XXL Touches shoulder
130 mm 5.12 inch XXL  
140 mm 5.51 inch XXL Touches collarbone

Comparison of hoop earring measurements on the ear

To give you a better idea of the hoop earring size chart, you will find a photo of each diameter below. Because millimeters are usually used, we choose this representation. However, please pay attention to this when buying. Because it could also be displayed in centimeters or inches.

Guide for different types from XXS to XXL

Finally, we can distinguish various types. For example, when do you wear large or small ring earrings? We would like to answer the most frequently asked questions to help you make the right choice.

Tinny ring earrings: XS up to 15 mm (0.59 inch)

The small ring earrings are a big trend in jewelry. These models have a diameter of up to 15 millimeters (1 inch). Usually they are slightly thicker and, for example, provided with diamonds.

Of course, the size till 12 mm (0.47 inch) is also often worn by children. In that case there is more space between the earlobe and the ring. Nevertheless, there are plenty of great options for adults.

The 15 mm hoop ring is most often worn by men.

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2 XXS types and 1 slightly bigger.

Small hoops: S from 20 – 25 mm (0.79 – 0.98 inch)

The small hoop is an ideal size for everyday wear. The dimensions are modest, but also easy to expand with hangers. You can also see that in the photo below. Usually S is also a bit thicker than the L and XL. In this way it gives narrow faces more volume and it stands out more.

Small design of 20 mm

Medium size hoops: M from 30 – 45 mm (1.18 – 1.77 inch)

The average hoop earring size for women is 35 mm (1.38 inch). It’s the classic design you see a lot. You can also expand this with charms and pendants. Furthermore, it’s also an easy size that fits different clothing styles.

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Small design of 35 mm

Large hoop earrings: L from 50 – 75 mm (1.97 – 2.95 inch)

The L design is often thin, but striking. In all its simplicity, it draws attention to the wearer’s face. The size varies from 50mm to 75mm. In addition, this model also fits well with a free neck in combination with, for example, a shirt. Furthermore, the special thing about this design is that it also gives the wearer extra spice.

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60 mm

XXL Loops: 80 – 140 mm (3.15 – 5.51 inch)

Finally, we have the XL and XXL loops for people who like the bigger the better. For example, the 80 mm is the classic XL Hoop. Forget the other earrings and jewelry in this case. The best thing is when the attention is fully focused on these earrings.

Keep in mind that this circumference is mainly for a casual look and is less suitable for a meeting or business occasion. As you can see in the photo, for this one it is also beautiful in combination with bare shoulders.

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120 mm

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