Pearl jewelry can be dated back to some of the most iconic women in history. Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Jackie O. are just some of the women who have donned these “queen of jewels” around their necks and wrists. Both high-fashion and old-fashion, pearl jewelry pairs with everything from the most simple of outfits to an elegant evening gown. Pearls have made their Hollywood comeback and are being featured in some of the most-well known designer collections. Here are some of our favorite pearl jewelry pieces to add to your collection.
This gorgeous Himalia necklace is set with a freshwater pearl and features 18K white gold along with 14 brilliant-cut diamonds. The Himalia Collection combines elegant pearls and diamonds to create delicate lines and feminine shapes. You can purchase this necklace directly from their website for $5,750.
Source: Anna Sheffield
Crafted with seed pearls from the Belle Epoque period, this Anna Sheffield band is set in 14K yellow gold. Both modern and elegant, the pearls fade from a grey to white ombre surrounded by diamonds. This Tiara Curve Band is made to order and can be purchased in yellow, rose or white gold starting at $1,450.
Encompassed in an 18K metalwork with luminous pearls in the center, these Luna Diamond & Pearl Earrings from LAGOS are the perfect everyday accessory for any outfit. The earrings feature freshwater pearls measuring 10 mm in size with an omega-clip closure for secure wear. You can shop this style directly from Nordstrom’s website for $2,000.
Source: John Hardy
This Kick Cuff with pearls and diamonds is a must-have statement piece for any collection. With dramatic detail and an intricate design, this cuff features 18K yellow gold with white freshwater pearls and pave white diamonds. Shop this piece today for $12,000 from John Hardy.
Inspired by the serpent dating back to ancient Greek and Roman mythology, the Serpenti Ring is crafted from an 18K rose gold band featuring Mother of Pearls and pave diamonds. Made in Italy and measuring 6mm in width, this Serpenti Ring is available for purchase at $4,400.
Tiffany & Co.
Source: Tiffany & Co.
This classic take on the pearl bracelet from Tiffany & Co. mixes the past with the present. Designed by Elsa Peretti featuring a sterling silver clasp and freshwater cultured pearls, this Sevillana Bracelet can be purchased for $1,000.
With a history as regal as the pearls themselves, this trend is here to stay. Pile them on, mix and match, or simply layer to create a modern, elegant look. As the world’s oldest gems, pearl jewelry has been prominent throughout our world’s history from Chinese royalty to Julius Caesar. Looking for more pieces to add to your collection? Mix in some animal print jewelry to bring out your wild side.