15 Holiday Gifts for Pearl Lovers You Love in 2017

November 8, 2017 by Charles Omedo

A pearl is a so much more than a smooth lustrous round gem inside the shell of an oyster. It is much valued as a jewel for beauty and to show love. Both men and women love pearls, and they have largely become an accessory for personal beauty. Plus, they make great holiday gifts for pearl lovers!

Do you have a pearl lover in your life? Well, these precious gemstones are gifts that last a lifetime. If you need inspiration to help you choose holiday gifts for pearl lovers, we’re here to help.

15 Holiday Gifts for Pearl Lovers for Christmas 2017

If your budget allows, real cultured pearls make the most awesome gifts for people who really love the gems. However, if you’re on a much tighter budget, the following 15 pearl-themed gifts would perfect for this 2017 holiday season.

1. Chain and Bunched Pearl Necklaces

Chain and Bunched Pearl Necklace
Chain and Bunched Pearl Necklace. Image Source: Wonderful DIY

Almost a hundred pearls could be bunched up into one large cluster and stringed on a chain to form a perfect pearl holiday gift. When the gems are stringed together into a cluster to form a necklace, and then perfectly attached to a chain, this custom pearl necklace becomes a beauty accessory that could be gifted to others.

2. Do-It-Yourself Pearl Bracelets

Do-It-Yourself Pearl Bracelets
Do-It-Yourself Pearl Bracelets. Image Source: YouTube

Have you seen a designer pearl bracelet that you’d love to buy as a gift, but simply can’t afford? Well, you can recreate it for yourself using faux pearls and pretty little beads. Many pearl accessories you see out there are not originals. Yet, they look perfect for most occasions because they are custom-designed DIY pearl bracelet creations. These custom creations make very unique holiday gifts for pearl lovers.

3. Framed Pearl Sunglasses

Rihanna wearing her vintage Chanel pearl rimmed round sunglasses. You can recreate these on your own using DIY techniques.
Rihanna wearing her vintage Chanel pearl rimmed round sunglasses. You can recreate these on your own using DIY techniques. Image Source: Batch Please

You won’t believe this – but you can do great things with trinkets and pearls. With enough beads, gems and glue, you can gum the trinkets along the frame of sunglasses to make the perfect fashion accessory. Stylish pearl sunglasses will set your loved one apart from the crowd. Having sunglasses rimmed with pearls as a gift speaks volumes about your fashion sense.

4. Vintage Collar Pearl Necklace

Do you have holiday gift ideas for a vintage pearl collar-style necklace, but can’t find it in the stores? With proper DIY techniques, you can design your own custom-created piece with a unique look that’s all your own.

This DIY pearl necklace was created to look just like a vintage dress collar.
This DIY pearl necklace was created to look just like a vintage dress collar. Image Source: Pinterest

A perfect example here is the vintage collar pearl necklace. With many beaded pearls, you can create a DIY bunched necklace that could be worn as a collar around your pearl lover’s neck to show off the exquisiteness of faux or real cultured pearls.

5. Pearl Studded Collar Shirt

This customized DIY pearl studded collar shirt features white and gold pearls, with a handful of stones. Look at the personalized design.
This customized DIY pearl studded collar shirt features white and gold pearls, with a handful of stones. Look at the personalized design. Image Source: Pinterest

When it comes to finding unique holiday gifts for pearl lovers, a pearl-studded collar shirt will surely make your loved one smile. Simply glue several pearls to the collar of a shirt your pearl lover will like. Attach the pearls to form a pattern that sets them off to viewing advantage – making your pearl lover to earn rave reviews from friends and family for your DIY pearl holiday gift.

6. Pearl Embellished Luxury Phone Case

Looking for ways to make your loved one’s phone case shine, but totally over the bedazzled phase? Then why not “bedazzle” it in pearls? The gems could be customized in a glamorous design to make the phone case stand out, and ultimately add more value to the phone. Craft a customized pearl-themed phone case and anyone you gift it to will be grateful for all eternity. Now, isn’t that a cool holiday gifts for pearl lovers?

7. Pearl-Clustered Bracelet

This Brown and Light Pink Pearl Cluster Bracelet can be custom created to make an awesome holiday gifts for pearl lovers.
This Brown and Light Pink Pearl Cluster Bracelet can be custom created to make an awesome holiday gifts for pearl lovers. Image Source: Gemstone River

A bracelet is a jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration. Why don’t you create one that is clustered with shining pearls? Bracelets made of strung pearls bring great delight to any fashionista. And, you can design it yourself according to your own imagination and inspiration to suit your loved one’s fashion style.

8. Floating Pearl Illusion Necklace

You can make a floating pearl illusion necklace for your loved one.  With a floating pearl illusion necklace, the gems are stringed on a thin thread and spaced wide apart so that anyone seeing it from a distance would not see the thin string. Yet, they’ll think the pearls are just floating around the neck. These make awesome holiday gifts for pearl lovers.

9. Hanging Pearl Necklace

The difference between a hanging pearl necklace and the bunched variety is that a few pearls are hang down, rather than being stringed on the thread. Just the way a pendant hangs from your chest, the hanging pearl necklace has the pearls hanging down at the front of your chest… like snow-drops in a pendant form.

10. Pearls Set in Folded Ribbon Bracelet

Pink Pearls Set in a Folded Ribbon Bracelet
Pink Pearls Set in a Folded Ribbon Bracelet. Image Source: Wonderful DIY

You can create a unique pearl bracelet set inside a folded ribbon for a gift to a loved one for the holidays. A ribbon is first folded or woven in a bracelet fashion with pearls inset in them to present a wonderful handcrafted piece. If you don’t have real cultured pearls to weave into the ribbon, you can use faux pearls and shiny beads to give you a replica of the pearl accessory you have in mind.

11. Pearl Sweater Sleeves

Check out the trendy sweater with pearl-embellished sleeves.
Check out the trendy sweater with pearl-embellished sleeves. Image Source: Zara

If you find a fashionable sweater that you want to look more exquisite and trendy, you could sew pearls to one or both sleeves. Embellishing sweaters with pearls in a particular pattern will add more to its value and make the person you gift it to commend you for your creativity. There are some really great DIY pearl sweater designs out there to help you.

12. Pearls Sewn to Necklines of T-Shirts

If you come across a t-shirt that you know would make a great gift, but needs a little sprucing up, you could rim the neckline with pearls. Sewing pearls along the neckline of the perfect tee would look so fashionable. This would equally look good on V-neck shirts, so long the shirt is white and the pearls are shiny and lustrous.

13. Pearl Hair Combs

Imagine how a pearl hair comb will look in your pearl lover’s hair. Glue rows of pearls onto a simple hair comb. You can use the gems to create designs, monograms, initials or anything else that will woo your pearl-loving loved one.

14. Pearl Bow Hair Clips

If your pearl lover also loves hair accessories, then a pearl bow hair clip would make the perfect holiday gift. Regardless of her favorite hairstyle, adding a pearl clip to accessorize it would surely be a great delight to people she comes across. You could also consider making your own as a DIY gift-giving project this holiday.

15. Pearl Earrings

Every true pearl lovers adores real pearl earrings. And, the thing with pearls is that they can last forever. They are the only natural resource on the planet that comes from a living creature. Plus, unlike diamonds, the cultured pearls bring no harm whatsoever to the environment. This not only makes pearl earrings the perfect holiday gifts for pearl lovers, it’s an amazing gift to show you care to the environment-friendly millennials in your life.

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Charles Omedo

Charles Omedo has worked as a newspaper/magazine reporter and editor for many years. He enjoys writing daily news articles and blog posts for various niches, including celebrity news, style and fashion. Charles currently writes as a guest blogger for The Pearl Source.