Design Your Own Necklace – Popular Styles Suitable For Pearl Necklaces

Pearl necklaces are adorable jewelry and every woman keeps them as their precious belongings. In the shops and online stores, you can find several designs for pearl necklaces. Though many modern styles and designs can be found, every woman wants something unique and something special with their pearl necklaces. You can buy designer pieces, but they are certainly expensive. If you have knowledge about the design and style of pearl necklaces, you can design your own necklace and ask the retailer to design the necklace for you. This way, you can buy a unique necklace without spending a lot of money on designing the necklace.

Depending on the length of the necklace, different names are given for the pearl necklace. The number of pearl strands is another consideration for the pearl necklaces.

Collar style – This style has more than two strands of pearls and the longest strand is about 13 inches long. They fit the neck collar and look gorgeous with off shoulder gowns. If you have a low v-neck or boat neck tops, you can wear collar pieces to get the royal look.

Choker style – The choker piece has a single pearl strand that aligns with the neck. This is simple and elegant, suitable for all casual dresses. If you are in light makeup, you can wear the choker piece to get a majestic look.

Princess style – Among the various styles of pearl necklaces, the princess style is the most sought after one. As the name goes, it gives the princess look for the wearer and the necklace is a bit long, about 19 inches. This princess pearl necklace looks pretty with dresses with high neck lines.

Matinee style – This style is longer than princess and the necklace will be about 24 inches long. For professional looks, you can choose this style.

Opera style – This is the longest style of pearl necklace stretching for 34 inches. This style gives a classy look for the wearer. The opera necklace can be double looped to form a mini choker necklace.

Rope style – For a majestic look, rope style necklace, which is about 37 inches long, can be worn. This style goes well with gowns of high necklines. These longer pieces are looped to form choker or princess style to match different attire.

Pendant style – The latest fashion with pearl necklaces is the pendant style where a big pearl pendant is attached to a thin, small metal chain, which may be gold or platinum. You can choose elegant floral pendants or go wild with big dark colored pearls.

It is very important to choose the pearl necklaces according to your own body form. Girls with longer necks will look sexy with the collar and choker pieces. Young girls can try colored pearls and mature women should settle with blissful white or ivory pearls.

Spring – Adorn Yourself With Cololful Pearl Jewelry

There is no other gem jewelry can compare pearl jewelry that brings vision impact by its big size and soft luster. Among beautiful pearl jewelry, those mixing different color pearls into one piece are more noticeable and have a kind of casual style.

Multicolor pearl jewelry can also be very deceptive. We all know that making a matching pearl jewelry is a difficult thing. We need to find the exactly matching pearls in size, overtone, surface quality, and most importantly color. Since multicolor pearl jewelry is composed of different color pearls, people will think that color matching in multicolor pearl jewelry wouldnt be as important as in single color pearl jewelry. That is totally wrong!

A top grade multicolor pearl jewelry also needs to take color into account. Sometimes, it even requires more on every aspect of pearls quality. Follow steps below to choose a multicolor pearl jewelry:

1. Multicolor pearl strand
With limited budget, you can choose multicolor small pearls strand. Small pearls make multicolor pearl strand a fabulous effect. Handcraft becomes a key factor of the look of the jewelry. Top handcraft can make every pearl indispensable on the piece, just like ShecyPearls triple-strand necklace 1012T-FMF62.

If you are looking for a single stand multicolor pearl necklace, the harmony of pearl color is very important. ShecyPearls 1014S-FMR96 multicolor freshwater pearl necklace includes different colors of freshwater pearls but they are all warm color and reflect a kind of peach pink overtone. This harmony is another valuable factor which choosing a good quality necklace.

2. Multicolor pearl earrings, ring and pendant
Multicolor pearl jewelry like earrings, ring and pendant puts more value on the harmony of style, gemstone, precious metal and pearls. A good combination of design, metal, gemstone and pearls make a vivid expression for designers idea and also for your personal style.
Shecys 4067-TMR106 south sea pearl pendant carries elegance and feminine. A deep-V banquet dress will be its perfect partner.

In this 5097-KMR66 akoya pearl ring, Shecys designer mixes three colors of akoya pearls with diamond and white gold. It is a little bit lively but not as exaggerative as a cocktail ring. It can be an extension of your flower dress in spring.

You may also need a serious jewelry for your office time. Then Shecy 3063-FMF6111 could be good choice. Black and white combination is classic office color, dangling design enhance easy mood.

No matter what pearl color combination you would choose, always bear in mind that quality is rule number one. Circumstance of wearing the jewelry and outfit are all factors you should always consider.

Guidelines On How To Pick Out Quality Pearl Necklace Jewelry

Luster- the Substance of Pearl Beauty
The luster is the reflection, pearls get their unique beauty from the light reflecting through layers of fine crystalline nacre slowly but surely deposited by an oyster. Just about transparent nacre gives the deepest luster and the largest reflection. A high-quality pearl will have a brilliant even reflection with a fine warm glow or radiance. Lower quality Pear Necklace Jewelry have a dull sheen.

High quality Akoya saltwater pearls have a higher luster than South Sea or Tahitian pearls, which have a tendency to have a softer, more diffuse reflection.

Color and Overtones
The dominating color of a pearl comes from the main reflection from the pearl surface. The deeper reflected light draws the inner color from the pearl, known as the overtone.

Light colored pearls are on the market in shades of white, cream, and golden. White with pink or silver overtones are typically the most usually. The most attractive dark colored pearls are black with green or blue overtones.
Color coordinating is also crucial when acquiring pearl jewelry. Perfectly matched pearl jewelry in color and size are more precious than poorly matched pearl jewelry.
The highest level of quality pearls are perfectly round with smooth surface, very few surface imperfections, and even coloration. Lower quality pearls may be nearly round, or show more surface blemishes, such as wrinkles or large pits on the surface.

The pearls in a strand are measured in a range, such as 7-7.5mm. They are strung with the largest pearls at the middle of the necklace and gradually smaller towards the clasp. Larger pearls are more beneficial and they create a more dramatic look. High-quality pearls larger than 9 mm are scarce and very high priced.

There are four sorts of pearls:
1.Classic Akoya Pearls
2.Large Exotic Black Tahitian Pearls
3.Large Golden or White South Sea Pearls
4.Freshwater Pearls tend to be the least costly.
The above four types of pearls are all cultured pearls. Akoya, Tahitian and South Sea pearls grow in sea saltwater so they are also called saltwater pearls. Akoya pearls are the most popular type for their pleasing high luster, luxury and affordability.

Pearls usually have four grades: A, AA, AAA, and AAA+ quality. AAA and AAA+ level of quality are the highest quality. AAA and AAA+ quality pearls are the most sought after pearls for gifts. They have high luster and very clean surface skins. AA quality pearls have medium luster and slight to medium surface area imperfection. They are ideal presents for another person who will be delighted to own a piece of fine pearl jewelry. A top quality pearls have low luster and medium to heavy blemishes. They are not well-liked for gifts due to their reduced quality.

You can buy pearl jewelry from retail stores, online shops or online auctions. When go shopping for pearls, it is proposed to buy pearls from these places: stores that grade pearls very carefully stores that give certificate and offer money back warranties.

Reviewing Debi Pearl’s, Listen To My Dream

A few men in history arise and call to others to be numbered among the ones that serve a greater cause. These men dispense hope and call on their fellows to pursue a nobler purpose. These inspire others to dream of more, to dare to reach for the possibilities.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived his life in this way. His life and work look much different than those that chased the spotlight and loved fame. He didn’t just push for change in the laws that governed access and opportunity; he pressed for hearts to be moved to do the right thing. He encouraged others to live their lives in pursuit of excellence.

What changed King from being an average preacher to an international figure calling for change? It started when Martin Luther King met Coretta Scott. Coretta and Martin Luther both loved opera. That was what brought them together for their first date. The following spring, King proposed to Scott and she accepted while agreeing to support his calling as a preacher. After the incident where Rosa Parks was arrested in 1955 for not giving up her bus seat to a white man, King was called and with Coretta’s permission, accepted the position of leading the boycott against the bus system that propelled him to a more prominent stage in life. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went on to inspire change amongst his followers by taking action to gain certain civil rights such as the right to vote, the right to gather to talk and the right to march.

Not surprisingly, Dr. King’s life has served as inspiration for a tribute written by a grandmother from Tennessee entitled, Listen To My Dream.

To find out more about Listen To My Dream, please visit the book’s website. For more about the author, visit

The Correct Diameter Measure Of Pearls

As the popular saying goes, those pearls with a diameter less that 7mm are just beads, while those with more than 8mm are the right precious treasures. 7mm to 9mm pearls are the most popular ones, it is hard to abtain 10mm-pearl, not to mention those South Sea pearl and the Black pearl with a 11mm diameter.

It is hard and unscientific to define a pearl’s diameter just by our eyes. The precise figuure should be measured by a professional measure tool — Disc Vernier caliper. Measure three times and write down the average maximum diameter and the average minimum diameter.

There are different ways to show the diameter of the different pearls. Use the minimum diameter for those perfectly round, round and off-round pearls, and both maximum and minimum diameter for other shape pearls, like oval, drop and baroque pearls. E.g. A round pearl’s diameter is 6.0mm, and a oval pearl’s is 6.0 – 7.5mm.