What You Need to know about Pearl Etiquette

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Did you know that there is a traditional Etiquette for Pearls ?

This traditional etiquette is still nowadays the base for jewellry offers in pearl manufacturing. Wearing pearl jewelry the correct way will help you look sophisticated and fashionable, Though silently we all fear that wearing pearls may give off a grandmother-like vibe, there is nothing farther from the truth. Their simple, yet elegant appearance make pearls great accessories at the office, at night and even when running daily errands.

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The Right Time for a Pearl Necklace

There are so many designs, shapes and colors, that pearl necklaces can be both understated and statement pieces. As such, you should carefully choose the occasions befitting each individual item. Simple pearl necklaces, earrings or bracelets can be worn virtually anywhere if paired correctly. Pearls are both sincere and romantic.

Pearls can be worn at any age, and still look contemporary, when using these simple rules.

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If you are wearing your pearls for a Matinee  the length should be 50-70 cm.

If you are wearing your wedding or princess dress the length should only reach your collarbone it is.measuring up to 51 cm in length.

If you are visting the Opera the length of your pearl necklace should be between 76 -92 cm.

Elegant business and evening wear you will choose strands longer than 92 cm which are known as ropes and used for pearl belts or body pearls. Or simply wrapped to sit on or just below the center of the bust.

Open-neck or Off-the-shoulder clothing require a collar , which fits directly against the throat and has an average length of 34 cm

For your every day street fashion you will choose a choker, tightly against the base of throat or  at the base of the neck with a length of 15 cm.

For your office outfit, choose understated pearl necklaces consisting of only one strand. Ideally, such necklaces should never fall past your bust line. You wish for the necklace to accentuate, not overpower your look. If your office jacket is too casual to be paired with pearls, consider a pearl bracelet. Choosing the Correct Item Statement pieces, multi-layered necklaces or oversized pearls should only be worn on special occasions and accompany outfits that are elegant but understated. A princess pearl necklace measuring more than 51 cm in length can work with either high or low necklines as long as it is paired correctly. Chiffon blouses, an elegant jumpsuit or a simple, high-neckline black gown can be paired perfectly with such a jewelry piece.

In modern day designs  you can add a bit of sophistication to each outfit with the correct pearl necklace. 

La Mia Cara Jewelry - Malaika - Bohemian Summer MutiLayer Bead BraceletMix in colored strands of irregular beads or stones in different lengths with your pearls and accessorize both casual and dressy outfits with these.

La Mia Cara Jewelry - Perla Clea - White Pearls Sterling Silver Drop EarringsAdd elongated, graduated pearl earrings to your pearl wardrobe. These will add an extra flare to your jewelry wardrobe and move you away from the traditional pearl stud earrings.

La Mia Cara Jewelry - Perla Orologio - Steel Pearl Bracelet Wristwatch LadiesTwist your pearl necklaces into a pretty bracelets that you can wear layered with a fashionable watch.

Dress up your pearls.



La Mia Cara Jewelry Pearl EtiquetteWear them with high heels and a beautiful dress or even jeans on a dressy night out. Be creative- uniique and assertive.


La Mia Cara Jewelry - Perla Nelly - 15 Rows of Freshwater Pearls Leather NecklaceIf you wear modern accessories, you will be able to incorporate simple pearl necklaces into every day looks and wear pearls fashionably.

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