Traditionally pearl strands have different lengths, thus they require various outfits and occasions to be worn.
Collar Pearl Necklace – available in three or more pearl strands which are 12-13 inches in length. A collar pearl necklace fits the middle of the neck. This gives the impression of the very royal and luxurious look which goes best with off shoulder dresses, or V-neck and boat neck tops.
Choker Pearl Necklace – the most classic design among the variants of pearl necklaces. It is almost always 14-16 inches in length and comes in one strand. It’s also the most versatile design because it matches any clothing design, from the casual outfit towards the most formal wardrobe like a bridal gown.
Princess Pearl Necklace – considerably longer than a collar and a choker. It usually comes in a strand 17-19 inches in length. The princess is best with crew and high necklines. In addition , it compliments any sort of bridal gown that’s why plenty of jewelry designers choose a princess pearl necklace in colors that will compliment the design of the wedding gown.
Opera Pearl Necklace – 28-34 inches, the opera necklace is one of the longest types of pearl necklaces. It has a very classy look which can be often paired with high neckline gowns. It may also be double-looped to produce a choker effect.
Rope Pearl Necklace – minimum of 45 inches. This design exudes an extremely sensual aura though it might be heavy in appearance. Some designers ensure it is adjustable for you to quickly ensure it is into an opera or princess pearl necklace. The bridal pearl necklace may vary in price according to its length and the quality of pearls used. It is cheaper though if weighed against precious metal jewelry.