September 20, 2023

At DEMI+CO we pride ourselves on knowing everything there is to know about gold hoop earrings, from gold effect earrings, gold hoop earrings to 9ct gold earrings and medium hoop earrings. Our extensive knowledge, experience and expertise means that we have all the different types of gold hoops you can get all in one place.

Medium gold hoop earrings are one of our most popular collections as they are so versatile and universally flattering. Medium gold hoop earrings are also a style that never go out of fashion, they are timeless and classic and ideally look great on a first or second lobe piercing. They also make a good gift or a special treat for yourself, medium gold hoops are a staple and required in every jewellery collection.

We have also included 11 facts that you probably didn’t know about medium hoop earrings as well. We hope you enjoy reading all about medium hoop earrings and looking through some of our products and if you find something you like then even better. Also, if you find that you have a question that’s not been answered then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and we would be happy to help. Enjoy!


White Gold & Yellow Gold 28.3mm Twisted Hoop Earrings

Gorgeous and stunning these unique white gold and gold twisted hoop earrings are the perfect size, 2.83cm in diameter and 0.3cm in width these medium hoop earrings are perfect for daily wear and bold enough to wear into the night. Made with 9ct gold and white gold detailing.

 gold twist hoop earrings

Yellow Gold Hollow 65mm Twist Hoop Earrings

Delicate yet bold these elegant medium gold hoops are the epitome of femininity, made with 9ct gold and with a unique twist design these thin gold hoops will definitely turn heads. These gold hoops medium are slightly larger in size at 6.5cm in diameter but are extra thin in width, these hoops are a must have in every collection.

 medium hoop earrings

Facts about gold hoop earrings:

  1. Ancient Origins: Gold hoop earrings have a long history and can be traced back to ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. They were often worn as a symbol of status and wealth.
  2. Symbolism: Hoop earrings have been a symbol of strength, unity, and infinity due to their circular shape, which has no beginning or end. In some cultures, they are also associated with protection and spirituality.
  3. Variety of Sizes: Gold hoop earrings come in a wide range of sizes, from small and delicate hoops to large and statement-making ones. The size you choose can greatly impact your overall look and style.
  4. Different Gold Types:Gold hoop earrings can be made from different types of gold, including yellow gold, white gold, and rose gold. Each type has a unique colour and appearance, allowing you to choose the one that suits your personal style.
  5. Gemstone Accents: Some gold hoop earrings feature gemstone accents, such as diamonds, sapphires, or emeralds, which add a touch of sparkle and elegance to the design.
  6. Versatile Fashion: Gold hoop earrings are incredibly versatile and can be worn with a wide range of outfits, from casual to formal. They can instantly elevate your look and add a touch of sophistication.
  7. Cultural Significance: Hoop earrings hold cultural significance in various parts of the world. For example, in some Latin American cultures, large gold hoop earrings known as "argollas" are traditionally worn by women and can symbolize their marital status.
  8. Celebrity Endorsement: Many celebrities have been known to rock gold hoop earrings, making them a fashionable accessory choice. Iconic figures like Jennifer Lopez andBeyoncé are often seen wearing stylish hoop earrings.
  9. Customization: You can often customize gold hoop earrings to suit your preferences. This includes choosing the thickness of the hoop, the type of clasp, and any additional embellishments you might want.
  10. Care and Maintenance: Gold is a relatively soft metal, so it's important to take care of your gold hoop earrings to prevent scratches and damage. Regular cleaning and proper storage can help maintain their shine and lustre.
  11. Investment Value: Gold jewelry, including hoop earrings, can be considered an investment as the value of gold tends to appreciate over time. This makes them not only a fashionable accessory but also a potential store of value.


Yellow Gold 21mm Twist Hoop

Cute and bold are the perfect words to describe these chubby gold hoops, made with 9ct gold these gold twist hoops will add a bit of glam to any look. These medium gold hoops are 2.1cm in diameter making them the ideal hoops that could be worn daily or worn day to night.

 chubby gold hoops

Yellow Gold Half DC Half Plain 18.8mm Hoop Earrings

These chunky gold hoops are the ideal textured gold hoops you need in your jewellery collection. Made with 9ct gold and with a textured ridge pattern that makes these hoops shine in the light giving you that soft glam. The width of the gold earrings is 0.4cm and the diameter is 1.8cm giving you all the subtle glam without over doing it.

 medium gold hoop earrings

What size are medium hoops?

Medium hoops can be any size but usually they range from 17mm (1.7cm) to 50mm (5cm) This again depends on the thickness of the hoop and any detailing that is added to it as well. Medium hoops are universally flattering as they suit all styles and faces and are great for daily wear and also look great for special occasions too.


Which hoop earring size is best?

The best hoop earring size is several different sizes, if you create a collection of different sized and styles of hoop earrings then you have a range to choose form. We suggest a couple of small huggie hoops, a smaller but thicker chubby hoop, a couple of larger 20 to 30mm medium sized hoops in different thickness as well as some larger hoops in a thin style and some glamorous power hoops that are slightly thicker. We also recommend a range of silver, rose gold and gold hoops in these variations to offer options when getting ready.


Yellow Gold Glitter Ball 19mm Hoop Earrings

Add a bit of quirk to your look with these fun gold and glitter ball hoop earrings. A smaller size at 1.9cm diameter these medium gold hoops have an extra gold glitter ball attached to them to give them an eclectic and original look – you won’t spot anyone else with these!

 gold ball hoop earrings

Yellow Gold Small 14mm Hoop Earrings

These are the cutest and the most timeless of all gold hoop earrings, slightly smaller these small gold hoop earrings are a must have classic in all jewellery collections. Dainty enough for everyday wear and chubby enough for soft evening glam.

 small gold hoop earrings

Why do hoops not look good on me?

If you find that hoops do not look good on you then we suggest trying some oval shaped or even square or rectangular hoops. We have a range of geometric style hoops and gold drop earrings which are great alternatives to gold hoop earrings.


What type of earrings make your face look slimmer?

Longer and more angular shapes are the kind of earrings that make your face look slimmer. Oval shaped hoops are also ideal to make your face look slimmer.


Yellow Gold 18.4mm Ribbed Hoop Earrings

These ribbed gold hoops are the ultimate classic hoop with the added textured ribbed detailing. These timeless gold hoop earrings

 ribbed hoop earrings

Yellow Gold 24mm Hoop Earrings

A pair of these gold hoops are a must in all jewellery collections, simple, stunning and adding some subtle glam to any outfit. Made with 9ct gold these timeless medium gold hoops are slightly larger at 2.4cm in diameter giving all the extra big hoop power without the heaviness.

 statement hoop earrings

Why are hoop earrings so pretty?

Hoops make your face look fuller and more symmetrical, hoop earrings also draw attention to your face and your eyes which also helps. However, the geometrical symmetry helps to draw attention to your face.


What size hoop earrings are classy?

Any size of hoop earrings can be classy, up to around 50mm (5cm) size can look classy. Larger hoops can be flattering as well but again depends on the style, occasion, or the look you are going for.


Yellow Gold Faceted OVAL Hoop Earrings

If you want a pair of showstopping medium gold hoop earrings then look no further these oval hoop earrings. Made with 9ct gold with added faceted texture and detailing these gold hoops reflect the light perfectly and give you the showstopping glam you need.

 oval hoop earrings

Yellow Gold 29mm Ribbed Twist Hoop Earrings

If you are after a more feminine classic gold hoop then look no further than these. The detailing of these twist gold hoop earrings add extra depth and dimension to these medium gold hoops.

 gold twist hoops

Yellow Gold Plain Hinged Oval Hoop Huggies

These on trend geometric style medium gold oval hoops are the perfect statement hoops that you can wear daily. Made with 9ct gold and with a width of 1.1cm these gold hoops are perfect for the office, casual date or special occasion.

 gold oval hoop earrings

Different hoop types

  1. Standard Hoops: These are the classic circular-shaped earrings that loop through the earlobe. They come in various sizes, from small and delicate to large and statement-making.
  2. Hinged Hoops: Also known as huggie earrings, these have a hinged design that allows them to open and close around the earlobe. They typically have a snugger fit.
  3. Tube Hoops: These are hollow inside, which makes them lightweight. They can be quite large, but because they're hollow, they don't weigh down the earlobe as much as solid hoops.
  4. Twisted Hoops: These hoops have a twisted or braided design, which adds texture and visual interest to the earrings.
  5. Diamond-Cut Hoops: These hoops have facets or cuts on the surface, which create a sparkling effect, similar to that of diamonds.
  6. Bamboo Hoops: Inspired by the shape of bamboo, these hoops are characterized by their oval or elliptical shape, rather than a perfect circle.
  7. Creole Hoops: Originating from French culture, these are typically thicker hoops with a distinctive pattern or design on the surface.
  8. Continuous Hoops: These are seamless hoops without a visible opening. They are a continuous circle and are often worn in cartilage piercings.
  9. Latch Back Hoops: These have a latch mechanism that snaps shut, securing the earring in place. They can have a similar look to standard hoops, but the closure mechanism is different.
  10. Threader Hoops: These earrings have a thin chain that threads through the ear, allowing you to adjust the length and style of the hoop.
  11. Eternal or Infinity Hoops: These hoops have a design that forms the shape of an infinity symbol (∞), representing eternity and endless love.
  12. Floral Hoops: These hoops feature floral motifs or designs, adding a touch of nature-inspired beauty to the earrings.
  13. Tribal Hoops: These hoops are often associated with tribal or ethnic jewelry styles and can feature intricate patterns or tribal-inspired designs.
  14. Crescent Hoops: These hoops are shaped like a crescent moon, providing a unique and stylish twist on the classic hoop earring.


Yellow Gold 12mm Diamond Cut Hinged Huggies Earrings

These small gold hoop earrings or also known as gold huggies are one of our best sellers, made with 9ct gold and 1.1cm in height these gold hoops are perfect for alternative piercings like tragus, conch or any other cartilage piercing.

 huggie hoops

Yellow Gold Plain & Frosted 14mm Hoop Earrings

If you want a pair of gold hoops with extra bling then these diamante huggie hoopsare the one for you. Made with 9ct gold and frosted with diamantes these exquisite gold hoop earrings ooze subtle luxury.

 diamante huggie hoops

We hope you enjoyed reading this blog post all about gold hoop earrings and medium hoop earrings. We like to think we are experts when it comes to jewellery and we like to pass on our knowledge of gold earrings, gold hoops and gold sleeper hoops to our customers as well. Not forgetting to mention our knowledge of sterling silver and silver sleeper hoops too.


As a family run business, we pride ourselves on our quality products, our intricate details and original designs and also our service to our customers. Our demi fine collection features an array of beautiful 9ct, 18ct yellow gold, sterling silver, 9ct and 18ct white gold and 9ct and 18ct rose gold. All our demi fine jewellery comes with luxury shiny black DEMI+CO boxes lined with crushed blue velvet and a sparkly light when you open the box.









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