Ever since the birth of the minimalist jewelry trend several years ago, tiny bar-shaped studs have become must-haves for savvy jewelry collectors. But lately, long bar earrings are popping up more and more frequently in fashion editorials and on Pinterest.
There’s something crisp and commanding about a long, thin bar of gold or silver extending southward from the earlobe. With or without gemstones, the long bar earring is a classic look with a bit of an edge…and who doesn’t love that winning combination?
Elizabeth & James at Love & Pieces
Fashion jewelry and lifestyle brand Elizabeth & James presents Caro Earrings in Gold, the perfect combo of uptown sophistication and downtown cool. These earrings will finish off all your autumn outfits for day or night. Available in 22K gold-plated silver alloy, 2.75″ in length; $112 at loveandpieces.com
Sapphire Bars at Nordstrom
We love these rose gold and pink sapphire bars by Dana Rebecca, a dazzling linear look that celebrates September’s birthstone. The price tag is modest considering the impact these real gemstone earrings will deliver. $310 at nordstrom.com.
Pavé Line Studs at BaubleBar
Straight, metallic pavé bar studs are minimal yet edgy…and slightly unexpected. Don’t be afraid to wear just one…or mix and match them with other studs you own. $28 at baublebar.com.
Tahari Gold-Tone Straight Bar Earrings
According to the upscale website Lyst, these T by Tahari bars are sold out at more than 452 other sites — proof positive of the long bar earring trend. You can get an alert when they’re back in stock by visiting lyst.com.
Tiffany & Co. at Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry
Estate sales and online auctions are terrific resources for “gently loved” earrings like these by Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. The 2-inch sterling silver bar earrings are perfect for every day, yet just dressy enough to make a night-time statement. Available at Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry’s August 20 online auction; minimum bid is $50. Gulfcoastcoin.com.