Celebrated as the queen of gemstones, pearls were among the first gems worn by women. Pearls personify power, wealth, and wisdom because of their radiance and natural beauty. Pearl bracelets effortlessly polish up your look and send a message that you’re a lady of good taste.
Iconic ladies known for their pearls
The mysterious beauty of pearls has long sparked fascination in the eyes of the rich and famous. As a matter of fact, pearl bracelets have never gone out of style for people in high society. They serve as a symbol of wealth, class, and good taste.
Several iconic ladies have played a part in establishing the fame and desire for pearl bracelets and pearl necklaces.
- Coco Chanel– This fashion designer was seldom seen without her many strands of pearls. She was quoted as say: “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.”
- Lady Sarah Churchill is also a lover of pearl jewelry. She shamelessly refers to pearls as her security blanket, and she says that she feels undressed without them.
- Grace Kelly– this talented actress has also chosen pearl bracelets above other pieces of jewelry. She is quoted as saying: “I favor pearl on screen and in my personal life.”
- Audrey Hepburn– This iconic actress is remembered for her impeccable fashion and humanitarian work, and she made famous the little black dress with pearl necklace.
- Marilyn Monroe– This talented Hollywood star helped make pearls popular since she famously flaunted the pearls she received as a wedding gift from her second husband.
Other Modern pearl lovers
Many modern celebrities have carried on the tradition of flaunting pearls. Here are a few of the most famous women known for wearing pearl bracelets, earrings, and necklaces:
- Angelina Jolie
- Michelle Obama
- Katherine Heigl
- Zoey Deschanel
- Grace Kelly
- Katy Perry
- Jessica Alba
- Betty White
Styles of Pearl Bracelets
Pearl bracelets are known to add the finishing touch to a classy woman’s outfit. They come in a wide assortment of designs and styles.
Here is a look at some popular styles of pearl bracelets:
Pearl bangle bracelets are available in various colors and designs, and can be coordinated to suit your outfit. Pearl bangles sometimes feature a single strand of pearls while in others have multiple stands. The pearls in most bangles are set in a solid metal such as gold, platinum or silver. Other gems are also used with the pearls.
Multi Layered Strands
These multi-layered strands are of varying designs. Some are fashioned with neatly placed individual strands in a flexible coil while others are wrapped loosely around in layers. These styles are among the most luxurious of pearl bracelets because of their elaborate demeanor. Pearls are often mixed with other gems such as diamonds to create these stylish bracelets.
Cuffs are among the most elegant of pearl bracelets. They are simple, yet sophisticated. This structured style features two or more strands of pearls held together rigidly. Cuffs are usually held closed with a metal hook. Pearl cuffs can be enhanced with decorative gemstones. Diamonds are a beautiful addition to pearl cuff bracelets.
Colored Pearl Bracelets
Pearls are available in a variety of colors. The most popular pearls are white and cream, but there are other colors of natural pearls. Grey, silver and black pearls are also popular. More exotic colors of pearls such as pink, green, purple, blue, lavender, chocolate, and yellow also exist. There are even multicolored pearls, which are much more rare. These colored pearls can be mixed and matched to make interesting and unique pearl bracelets.
5 Pearl Bracelets – Our favorite picks
Take a look at a handful (or wrist full) of our favorite picks of pearl bracelets.
Fusion Akoya and Golden South Sea Bracelet by Mikimoto
From the Akoya collection, this heavenly bracelet is fashioned with 18k yellow gold, and silver cultured pearls, and pave diamonds. It also features the Mikimoto’s signature “M” charm.
Three Row Fresh Water Pearl Bracelet with Oval Onyx
Honora offers this classic style three-row freshwater cultured pearl stretch bracelet with oval onyx detail. This pearl bracelet is simple and stunning- perfect for a black and white party!
Classic Pave Bracelet by Mikimoto
This elegant timeless piece is from the Black South Sea Collection. It features black south sea cultured pearls and rondelles. The pave diamonds nestled between the black pearls at strategic points adds significantly to the elegance of the piece.
Adjustable Chord Bracelet by Armenta
This casual pearl bracelet by Armenta is easy to wear everyday. It features Tahitian pearls with 18k gold detailing, and is strung on an adjustable chord bracelet. The ornately carved bead in the center adds character and interest.
Set of 3 Bright Peacock Pearls Stretch Bracelets
This set of 3 pearl bracelets by Honora Pearls is absolutely gorgeous. The “bright peacock pearls” offer the most beautiful display of colors. This pearl bracelet can be dressed up or down, based on the look you want to achieve.
Pearl Bracelets for Ladies
Bernie Robbins boasts a wide collection of pearl bracelets for you to choose from. Treat yourself or someone you love to a luxury pearl bracelet to effortlessly polish up your outfit. Join the ranks of the other iconic women and show off timeless your good taste.