A Guide On How To Wear Pearls

A Guide On How To Wear Pearls

Emily Schinella Emily Schinella
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The epitome of sophistication, timelessness and class, for the longest time, pearl jewellery has been delegated to the accessories collections of elderly women. However, in recent years more and more younger women have been embracing this unique gemstone for its elegance and versatility. Whether they are appearing on the runways of Paris, New York and Milan, on the pages of fashion magazines or on the endless tiles of your Instagram feed, it is clear the fashion world is pretty gaga for pearls at the moment. 

From classic pearl stands to edgy drop earrings, there are countless ways that you can incorporate jewellery adorned with pearls in your look. Not to mention, their pale hue makes them somewhat of a neutral accessory that will pretty much go with everything in your wardrobe. And with nostalgic fashion having a bit of a moment, now is the perfect time to experiment by adding a few pearls to your look.

Read on as we unpack how to wear pearls and how you can adapt them to fit your everyday style.

A Guide On How To Wear Pearls | Overview

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Pearl Earrings

A Guide On How To Wear Pearls | Freshwater Pearl Earrings

A subtler way to try out the pearl trend is by rocking a pair of timeless pearl earrings. Whether it's a pair of drop earrings, stud earrings or even a pair of hoops, earrings adorned with pearls are a great way to add some playfulness to your everyday style. For the days when you’re eager to add some subtle glamour to your look, you cannot go wrong with a simple pair of pearl stud earrings. Pearl stud earrings are an excellent everyday piece as they rarely get caught or get in the way of your other accessories and they are also an ideal style for putting together an earring stack if you have multiple ear piercings. For days at the office when you are eager to add some elegance to your look but don’t want to overdo it as you are at your place at work, drop earrings will add a huge element of chicness to your look. For something a bit more dressed up for formal occasions, look for pearl drop earrings adorned with cubic zirconia or diamonds. Alternatively, jazz up your look with pearl hoop earrings.

Sterling Silver Freshwater Pearl Drop Earrings

Sterling Silver Freshwater Pearl Drop Earrings

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These Sterling Silver Freshwater Pearl Drop Earrings are the perfect size to accent any outfit. The design is feminine and graceful, while the simple shape of the earrings makes this pair easy to pair with other jewellery pieces. Add a… read more

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9ct Yellow Gold Cubic Zirconia and Freshwater Pearl Drop Earrings

9ct Yellow Gold Cubic Zirconia and Freshwater Pearl Drop Earrings

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Pearl Pendants

A Guide On How To Wear Pearls | Pearl Pendants

While they may be reminiscent of acting royalty Audrey Hepburn in the iconic Hollywood film, ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s, many women find strands of pearls a little overbearing and over-the-top for their style. There is a part of you that probably see pearl necklaces and think of your grandmother.  If you fall into that category, a simple yet stylish pearl pendant may just be the way to go this season. Sitting effortlessly in the middle of your decolletage, pearl pendants are a fantastic everyday piece that will instantly bring sophistication to your look. Whether you opt for a simple silver or gold pendant, something adorned with diamonds, or a striking Tahitian pearl, there are myriad ways you can coordinate a pearl pendant. Treat it like the centrepiece of your outfit and rock it with a simple camisole, go fashion forward by stacking with multiple pendants, or add a little edge by layering your pearl pendant with chains.  For a more nighttime look, you can opt for a shorter chain for your pearl pendant and a rock a 90’s-esque choker style necklace.

South Sea Pearl & Diamond Pendant

South Sea Pearl & Diamond Pendant

$399.00

Nothing says classy quite like a south sea pearl pendant that has been topped with diamonds. This stunning necklace has been crafted from luxurious sterling silver that will feel comfortable around your neck and have a slight shimmer. A versatile… read more

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Tahitian South Sea Pearl & Diamond Pendant on 45cm Sterling Silver Chain

Tahitian South Sea Pearl & Diamond Pendant on 45cm Sterling Silver Chain

$199.50 $399.00

If you’re a lover of pearls this Tahitian Pearl & Diamond Pendant is for you! Sporting a rare and elegant black shimmer, Tahitian pearls were first cultivated in French Polynesia during the 1960s. Most famously, a black pearl was gifted… read more

Pearl Rings

A Guide On How To Wear Pearls | Pearl Rings

When it comes to pearl jewellery, the one type that seemingly comes across as underrated is pearl rings. Whether it's because they are subtler or come across as a more traditional piece,  it can’t be said for sure, but they have been gaining momentum in recent years-particularly among the rich and famous. Most recently, actress Sarah Jessica Parker was seen sporting the pearl ring trend in a handful of episodes of the Sex and the City reboot, …And Just Like That. Then there was Oscar winner, Emma Stone who received a pearl engagement ring from Dave McCary after he got down on one knee and proposed to the star. From timeless gold rings and ones with intricate floral patterns to contemporary pieces adorned with zirconia, there is a lot to love about the subtly of pearls. Regardless if they are worn on their own or layered and stacked with other rings in your collection, you cannot deny that pearl rings are an exceptional dress piece and a great alternative to diamonds or gemstones. 

9ct Tahitian Pearl & Diamond Ring

9ct Tahitian Pearl & Diamond Ring

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Tahitian pearls were once the rarest and most valuable cultured pearls in the world and are still much more valuable than freshwater or Akoya pearls. Their shiny and reflective surface has a unique lustre that makes this ring a unique,… read more

9ct Yellow Gold Magnificent Diamond + Pearl Ring

9ct Yellow Gold Magnificent Diamond + Pearl Ring

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The perfect twist of timeless and modern appeal, this stunning ring oozes glamour. Featuring a stunning freshwater pearl and luscious diamonds, the 9ct yellow gold ring is sure to please. Please contact us regarding special order enquiries for this ring.… read more

Pearl Bracelets

A Guide On How To Wear Pearls | Pearl Bracelets

A great way to add some playfulness to your look with pearls is by investing in pearl bracelets. Coming in all styles, colours, shapes and sizes, pearl bracelets are an easy and versatile piece to incorporate into your everyday style. This is because bracelets rarely overwhelm your outfit or look out of place. There is a myriad of styles to choose from when it comes to pearl bracelets such as classic stretch bracelets which look extremely fashionable when worn individually or stacked together. There are chain bracelets that are adorned with pearls and often a handful of other charms and then there are adjustable bracelets that are often daintier in style and feature only a few pearls, these types of bracelets tend to pair well with other dainty bracelets in your collection that which are crafted from the same metals. If you prefer wrist accessories that a less fiddly, you can always opt for a pearl bangle or two in lieu of a traditional bracelet.

Sterling Silver Pearls On 19cm Bracelet

Sterling Silver Pearls On 19cm Bracelet

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Elevate your style with our exquisite Sterling Silver Long Pendant on a 45cm Chain. Crafted with precision and care, this stunning piece combines timeless elegance with modern design. The pendant's elongated silhouette gracefully dangles from a delicate 45cm chain, creating… read more

Thomas Sabo Sterling Silver Rose Gold Plated Charm Club F/W Pearl 15cm Bracelet

Thomas Sabo Sterling Silver Rose Gold Plated Charm Club F/W Pearl 15cm Bracelet

$139.00

If you like pearls then you’re going to love this bracelet from Thomas Sabo. This piece is almost completely made from classy freshwater pearls, with just one link being crafted from luxurious rose gold plated sterling silver. With a length… read more

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