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A pearl necklace
is something that adds style to every womans outfit. It
is the only piece of jewellery that has always been in fashion and can be worn
by women of all ages at all occasions. When looking for a pearl necklace
there are many lengths of pearl necklace: collar, choker, princess, matinee,
opera and rope. Collar pearl necklaces are 10 to 13 inches in length and good
for casual wear. The 14-16 inch choker is an incomparable classic, and probably
the most versatile of all pearl lengths. At 18-20 inches, the princess-length
pearl necklace makes a perfect chain for a pendant or pearl enhancer. Matinee
pearl necklaces are 20 to 24 inches and are great with a business suit or a
dress. Opera pearl necklaces are 28 to 34 inches and are perfect for a dress-up
It is not easy to differentiate between natural pearls and
high end cultured pearls with the naked eye. Pearls are believed to be composed
of 84% calcium carbonate and 14% organic binder and about 2% water. The usual
color of a pearl is white or cream but is also available in pink, grey and
Choose a pearl necklace which will match your lifestyle and
personality. Choosing the right pearl necklace depends on many factors including
age, skin color and occasion. Take a
woman’s age and body type into account when helping her find the right
necklace. After considering age, overall body composition, especially of the
neck and the face, is important in choosing the right necklace.
Short neck: Wear chains starting two inches below the collarbone.
Heavy or thick neck: Wear larger chains and necklaces,
especially graduated and 18 inches and longer.
Long thin neck: Have this customer try a triple strand
of pearls, with the shortest strand hugging the base of the throat. The pearls
should taper up with the curve of the throat. Avoid V-shaped chains. Softer,
rounder necklaces are good, such as an 8mm-10mm omega.
Bony neck: Medium to large necklaces. Avoid the base of the neck, the necklace
should fall at least one inch below the collarbone.
When buying pearl
necklace it’s a good idea to base your choice of color on the skin
tone of the person they are intended for. In general, pink pearls look best on
fairer skin tones, while yellow or golden pearls look best on darker skin
tones. An elegant pearl necklace is a great gift idea for special days like
marriages, anniversaries, birthdays, valentines, mother’s day etc. When buying
a pearl necklace, there are a few things to keep in mind including surface,
color, size, luster, and shape. A pearl necklace is strung in many fashions.
The center pearl being bigger and the remaining tapering down the size, is a
style in fashion too. The pearl could be bigger or smaller depending on the
design, if you prefer big sized pearls then a one strand pearl necklace would
look beautiful. Browse our collection of elegant pearl necklaces.
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