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How to Wear a Long Pearl Necklace?

How to Wear a Long Pearl Necklace?

Pearls…just the word alone makes you feel wonderful, classic, and sophisticated. For centuries, pearls have been associated with wealth, status, and power with aristocrats dripping in them while sitting on their thrones. Today, pearls are worn by everyone, young and old, wealthy and not too wealthy, guys and gals, and everyone in-between. Right now, pearls are having an exciting moment and are showing up on celebrities parading down the red carpet, supermodels strutting down the catwalk, and everyone who loves the way these beauties make them look and feel.

Pearls add the perfect touch to any outfit and any occasion, especially beautiful long strands of pearls. As our first lady, Jacquie Kennedy once said, “pearls are always appropriate,” and we agree with her 100 percent. The creative sky is the limit to style a long strand of pearls, making them a go-to for just about any look you can imagine. And since pearls are classics and will never go out of style adding a new strand or two to your jewelry wardrobe is an investment that will return the favor with endless pleasure and classic style.

Our creative team at Occasions Fine Jewelry shares the following ideas to inspire you to put your very own personal swing on wearing a long, beautiful strand of pearls.

One Simple Stunning Strand: If you’re looking for a classic, always perfect look to dress up a simple outfit, wear one strand of long pearls for a simply stunning and seamless look. This look is as appropriate at a black-tie event as it is at work or date night. As you walk and move, your pearl necklace will gracefully move with you adding a touch of expression to your look.

Delightful Double or Triple Strands: Twist your pearl strand two or three times to create either a double or triple strand necklace. Experiment with the length of each strand to find the perfect style for you. You can either go for equal layers or play around with different lengths for different outfits.

Charming Choker: If your pearls are long enough, wrap them around two or more times to create a pearl choker. This is ideal for an outfit with a plunging neckline or V-neck creating a vision of pearl beauty. This look is perfect to dress up an everyday white t-shirt and jeans or complement a lovely little black dress.

Ropes And Ropes: The beautiful sky is the limit with his dramatic look. Like Coco Chanel said so perfectly, "A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls." We doubt she understood what her statement would mean for women so many years later, but it is a wonderful way to flaunt your pearl wardrobe. It's simple and so spectacular for both special occasions and everyday affairs. Wear different sizes, shapes, and lengths of pearl necklaces at the same time. It's a more is more look, and it works just like Ms. Chanel stated. Celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Ann Hathaway, Rihanna, and Sandra Bullock have led the charge for these multiple ropes of pearls worn at once trend.

Lovely Old with New: There's a chance that you have a family heirloom collection of pearls in your jewelry box that you treasure. Get them out and combine them with a long strand of new pearls. There's something special about sentimental jewelry that once belonged to someone special in your life. When you wear vintage pearls with a brand-new stand, it's a symbol of not only continuing a family tradition but starting a beautiful new one for future generations of pearl lovers.

Mix And Match with Other Jewelry: Whoever said you had to wear pearls with pearls, silver with silver, and gold with gold. Make your own rules and combine your long strand of pearls with other necklaces and pearls that you love. Ease your way into this idea by wearing your pearls with one or two necklaces of different lengths Then go for it and mix and match them with a multitude of different necklaces to create an exclusively you fashion statement.

Tie A Knot or Two: Change up the look of your pearl necklace by carefully tying a loose knot or two with your pearls about halfway down the strand. Each decorative knot can be created at totally different lengths on the necklace or right on top of one another. This will instantly create an eye-catching throwback 1920s flapper-inspired focal point.

Add A Vintage Brooch: If you want to add a touch of bling to your look, attach a vintage brooch to your long strand of pearls. Whether the brooch is attached at the neckline or further down the strand, the result will be a beautiful everything old is new again look. A fabric flower or seasonal accessory pin also creates a showstopper.

Embellish With Elegant Ribbon: This idea elevates your long pearl strands to a totally new level of style. Weave or wrap your pearl necklace with a ribbon. Consider satin, silk, or lace. Tie the look together with a simple shoelace bow for a feminine, chic look. If wrapping the entire strand with ribbon is too much color and dimension for your taste, a bow tied around the side of your pearls adds a perfect touch of color.

Double As a Brilliant Bracelet: A long pearl strand can be wrapped around your wrist to create the most beautiful and unique pearl bracelet. Leave it as is, layer it with other bracelet styles, or attach a colorful bow or elegant brooch for added dimension and drama to your wrist. It's perfectly fine if there is a part of the pearl strand that dangles delightfully down your hand.

Drape Down the Back: This idea looks especially chic when your top has a lower back exposing your beautiful skin. Instead of allowing the necklace to drape down the front, wear your pearls, so most of the strand flows down your back creating a choker-style look in the front. This unexpected turnaround gives new meaning to looking amazing coming and going.

Your friends at Occasions Fine Jewelry are available to assist you in selecting the perfect pearl necklaces and other beautiful jewelry to help you create memories that will last a lifetime. We hope you'll stop by our Midland, TX shop or contact us today!

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