15 Modern Ways To Wear Pearls

It's spring's freshest jewelry trend

Fact: Pearls are everywhere. The gemstone-of-the-moment has been making appearances on just about every It Girl's Instagram as well as making waves on the runways—particularly at the Spring 2019 shows, from Oscar de la Renta to Prabal Gurung.

Once reserved for grandma's jewelry box, today's pearl pieces are a far cry from the classic, preppy—and, often, perfectly spherical—pearls of the past. Rather, all eyes are on baroque pearls, which are often oddly shaped and unique in color and luster. Stacked, bejeweled dangler earrings and misshapen stringed anklets and rings are more like wearable pieces of modern art than the stuffy status jewelry.

Bonus? Due to their "imperfect" nature, baroque pearls tend to be much easier on our wallets. (And that's always a trend we can get behind.)

Below, we rounded up 15 perfectly-imperfect baroque pearl pieces to rock this spring.

Photo courtesy of Above Average Studio

Above Average Studio, Coral Pearl Hoops, $60, available at Above Average Studio.

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Mounser, Breaker Combo Mismatched Earrings, $185, available at Mounser.

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Wolf Circus, Sofia Anklet in Sterling Silver, $71, available at Wolf Circus.

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SafSafu, Blue Eden Love Earrings, $216.19, available at SafSafu.

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Faris, Keshi Ring, $245, available at Faris.

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Stone And Strand, Tiny Solitaire Pearl Bracelet, $115, available at Stone And Strand.

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Lizzie Fortunato, Gentlewoman Earrings, $298, available at Lizzie Fortunato.

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SVNR, Marquesas Single Earring, $250, available at SVNR.

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Slate And Stone, Oyster Pearl Earrings, $188, available at Local Eclectic.

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Emily Levine Milan, Pearl Buffet Ring, $35, available at Catbird.

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Mondo Mondo, Sirena Earrings, $290, available at Mondo Mondo.

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Beatriz Palacios, Single Triangle Hops Earring With Pearl, $185, available at Need Supply Co.

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Vayü, baroque Pearl Necklace, $80, available at Vayü.

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Farra, Flat Freshwater Pearls Wit Pineapple Charm Choker Necklace, $220, available at Wolf & Badger.

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