Dear ladies, do you have any pearl accessories? Pearls, as the most precious and expensive gems on earth in ancient times, are still the beloved pieces for almost everyone. Let’s review together how pearl lovers wear them with elegance!
Pearl necklace can elevate the elegance of a lady’s presence, maybe that’s why ladies, especially from the royal court, all love pearls.
Grace Kelly, known as the icon of elegance, is also a pearl lover. She said once “I favour pearls on screen and in my private life”. In this photo, the single strand necklace and several strands bracelet help her gain a simple, delicate but refined personal image.
You could find pearl jewelleries everywhere in almost every photo of Queen Mary（wife of King George V）. One of the most famous one is the Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara and the necklace, which consist of dozens bubble-shaped pearls. Later, the Tiara is also shown on the public image of Queen Elizabeth II, Lady Diana and Kate Middleton.
Queen Elizabeth II
The favourite piece of Queen Elizabeth II seems to be this three strands pearl necklace, she wears it every time when she attends the Epsom Derby Festival.
“If a woman could only own a piece of jewelry, it must be pearl jewelry.” Lady Diana developed her creation to wearing pearls to a pole and she had a special favour for wearing the chocker style.
This Chocker is one of Diana’s favourites
The Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara and ear rings
Kate Middleton follows the tradition of wearing pearls. When she visited Paris with Prince William in 2017, the pearl pieces she was wearing were extremely eye-catching. Actually, Kate often wears pearls in public such as ear rings, necklaces and bracelets, and she even use pearls as decoration for her hair.
Visit to Paris in 2017
The four strands pearl necklace passes from Queen Elizabeth II to Diana, and then to Kate
The most popular photo of Coco Chanel is the one on which she wears several rows of pearls, which would always remind us of her confident and fashionable persona. Mrs. Chanel once said “The pearl is always right“, and so was her.
If there is only one word that you could use to describe Hepburn, which one would it be? I am sure is“elegant”. Hepburn is elegant indeed, but Hepburn with pearls also shows a sense of uniqueness. The image of her wearing big pearl necklace paired with black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s is impressive; besides we could also find lots of pearl jewelleries in other released photos.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Pearl necklace with a different length
According to the length of your necklace, we divide them into: the Collar Necklace(30cm), the Chocker(45cm), the Princess Necklace(a single strand, 42-50cm), the Matinée Necklace(50-62cm), the Opera Necklace(75-90cm), the Rope Necklace(≥90cm), and the Bib Necklace(several rows of pearl strands of different lengths). Want to know more about the pearl necklaces length etiquette?
The pearl is always right
Pearls are appropriate for many occasions and can go well with many styles of clothing.
The Chocker style, the Princess Necklace and the Matinée Necklace go well with business suits. Clothes with small V-collar are recommended. Compared with other jewelleries (such as diamonds), pearls are the most suitable ones for business occasions.
Letizia, Queen of Spain
You could choose the length you want for social occasions. For necklaces within 50cm, you could choose a dress with décolleté or deep V-collar; for those longer than 50cm, better wear them when you have small collar dresses.
Other advice about pearls
– The older you are, the larger the pearls could be.
– Small and delicate pieces are preferred when you are in business or professional occasions.
Margaret Thatcher, she always wore a pearl necklace and pearl earrings
Dear ladies, what is your favourite piece with pearls? What else do you want to know about jewellery? Please leave us a message!