What Makes Bridal Pearls So Special?

September 23, 2014 by Melissa

Are you in the market for pearls for your wedding? While you may think about wearing pearls on a daily or weekly basis, as a way to dress up a casual look or make an impact at work or when you go out on the town, wearing pearls at your wedding is an entirely different thing altogether.

The traditional option for bridal pearls is one that continues to be popular, and for good reason. It’s an exceptional look that has graced the necks and ears of brides-to-be for years. When it comes time to make your selection, what do you need to know to make the right choice?

Stick To A Basic Color Palette

If you’re looking to have a traditional wedding, then you’ll want to keep things traditional in the color scheme as well. While you may already know that bridal pearls are white, there is much more to the selection process than simply picking a pair of white pearls.

Ideally, you’ll want to stick to extremely pure white pearls, although you can alter this if you are planning on wearing a dress that is slightly off-white. You’ll also want to make sure that your clasp doesn’t take away from the look of the dress and the pearls, so choosing silver, white gold, or platinum is essential.

Mirroring The Neckline, Mirroring The Dress

Do you have a complex dress with a swooping neckline? If so, then you may want to choose a bridal pearl necklace that is made up of more than one strand. For a simpler, swooping neckline then you’ll want to keep a single strand but make sure that the necklace doesn’t overlap the dress in any way.

Is there a V-shaped neckline on your dress? In that case, a pearl pendant will be a better option, as it will more closely follow your neckline and can be combined with other gemstones like diamonds, a girl’s, and a bride’s best friend.

Bridal pearls are a special purchase that you want to think about before choosing. Follow the steps above and you’ll end up with a great pearl necklace or pendant that you can wear confidently as you walk down the aisle on your special day.