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Types of Pearl Jewellery
The pearl tin cup
necklace is the more contemporary pearl style you will find today and is named
after the necklace worn by Reno Russo’s character in the film ‘Tin Cup’.
The pearls are
typically spaced with a metal bar or silver or gold chain spacing between each
pearl and the affect is that the necklace looks as though it is floating when
worn.Our tin cup necklaces are all made
with sterling silver and it is very nice contemporary design that can be worn
with a range of clothing styles.
Classic pearls are
those designs that one typically thinks of when it comes to pearl jewellery.The most classic pearl jewellery is the white
string of pearls in a range of lengths, the classic pearl bracelet and earrings.Typically classic pearls are given to
represent milestones from birth to anniversary.For example a strand of pink or peach pearls is suitable for younger
children or as a first set of pearls.
Opera Length Pearl Necklaces
The opera length pearl
necklace typically measures between 26 and 38 inches and is a longer length
necklace which can be knotted or left loose.It will typically fall to mid chest length.
The rope pearl necklace
is extra long typically 37 inches or longer.The rope pearl necklace can be worn in a number of ways and although
tradionally worn at formal gatherings, the wear of rope pearls had been updated
and can be worn for any occasion in a number of styles.Our rope pearl necklaces are 54 inches in
A pearl pendant is a
classic design as one single pearl either round or drop shaped is hung from a
sterling silver, white gold or gold chain.The most classic designs are for a white pearl to be hung from a chain
or black Tahitian pearl.
Floating – Illusion Pearls
A pearl illusion
necklace (or floating necklace) consists of a number of strands of invisible
necklace threads that have been liberally spaced with pearls.The affect is a necklace that has the look
and wow factor of a multi strand necklace but at the same time presents a more
delicate and ethereal look.Illusion
pearls are highly suitable for weddings as they draw the eye to the bride and
are quite weightless. The give the illusion of the pearls floating around the
neck are very pretty. Pearls used can be
a mixture of freshwater pearls and keishi or nugget pearls.We sell multi strand pearl illusion pearls
using around 6 – 8 strands of pearls.
Pearl Lariat Necklaces
The pearl lariat
necklace comes ina range of designs
from multi strands of pearls that are to be pulled through a pearl hook to a
single pearl drop hung on chain which is then drawn through a round hook and
adjusted to fit.
Necklace or Bracelet
A torsade is a necklace
or bracelet made from multiple strands of pearls that have been twisted into
one style.Pearl colours range from
single colour i.e. white, pink lavender to torsades made out of a selection of
pearl strand colours typically mixing a darker colour pearl with white or
Multiple StrandPearl Jewellery
Multiple strand pearl
jewelley typically uses 2 or more strands of pearls and this design is usually
used for necklaces.The necklace can be
graduated with first strand being the shorter length and graduating in length
until the last longer strand or the multiple strands can be formed into a pearl
choker designed to lie close to the neck in a number of strands.
necklaces can use single colour pearls or a selection of colours.
Contemporary and fashion pearls
Pearl jewellery now ranges
form the classic styles to styles incorporating different edgier pearl shapes
and semi precious stones and or crystals.
Pearls come in a range
of colours such as white, pink, peach, lavender, chocolate, silver and can
match any outfit or occasion.