Pendant inspiration, perfect for mothers day.
Posted on By Liesa
When it comes to jewellery, gemstone pendants are amongst some of the most classic and timeless pieces of jewellery that you can purchase. The humble pendant is available in a wide range of styles with something to every occasion from casual to formal alike.
The right gemstone pendant is a great way to showcase a daring and bold aesthetic or add a tasteful and understated dimension to any ensemble. The key to wearing a pendant necklace is to pick something that really works well with the outfit you want to wear it with. This not only means considering the gemstone but also the metal that it is made from and even the length of the chain that it hangs on.
For many brides-to-be looking for wedding jewellery, diamond pendants are an extremely popular choice and with good reason. Diamonds are a timeless classic that pair well with almost any look and can really enhance an outfit without overpowering it. A longer pendant is the ideal choice for a dress with a plunging neckline. It should sit just on your décolletage and will really accentuate your natural figure whilst show casing the style of the dress perfectly.
On the other hand, a dress with a bateau neckline, one that sits off the shoulder, works well with a shorter chain pendant that will rest just above the cleavage.
Below is one of our pearl pendants on an 18" chain. Diamonds and pearl jewellery is extremely popular at the moment. If you like the combination of diamonds and pearls you can read our blog here, or view our Seashore collection which features designs built around pearls.
Pendants can also make a great addition to any casual ensemble, especially if you are looking to lift an outfit a little and give it an extra special touch. It is worth considering that the neckline of your clothing may influence the type of pendant that you want to choose. V-neck and lower necklines are ideal for longer length pendants. For a quite simple outfit with plain blocks of colour a bright and vibrant pendant is the ideal choice, if your outfit however has more of a pattern then you may want to consider something a little simpler. Longer pendants also work well with the simple lines of a turtleneck sweater. Silver pendants can look particularly striking against a darker garment.
Just as skin tone can influence the colours that you pick, certain body types suit different pendant styles. Some body shapes, such as hourglass, are more suited to shorter pendant as these will sit better against the body. Those women who have a more athletic figure will find that a longer length pendant will really enhance the lines of their body. Shorter women may also find that a shorter pendant suits them better than something that is longer, as again, it will sit better, rather than unintentionally making them look a little shorter.
If you have ever tried pendants before but not been convinced, then you may have chosen something that was not the right length for your body type. A good jeweller will be able to help you select a pendant that will work well for you; there really is a pendant for every occasion and everybody.