A pearl is a hard object that is produced within the soft tissues of a
living mollusk. A pearl is composed of calcium carbonate in small
crystalline form, which gets deposited on a piece of grit or other
Brides have been fascinated by elegantly carved pearl necklaces, for immemorial centuries. Adding this perfect accessory to your bridal gown, not only enhances your subtle and eye-catching features, but also proves to be auspicious for your wedding.Let us talk about the four types of pearls which are used for designing pearl jewelry. These include Akoya pearls, black pearls, Tahitian pearls and South sea pearls. Thus, if you are searching for quality, make sure your pearl necklace includes these natural pearls.Along with these quality pearls, there are other selection criteria like luster, colour, nacre, size, shape and matching. Here are few detailed points regarding the different varieties of necklaces, on the basis of length.Categories of PearlsPearl necklaces can be categories in six varieties of length, like matinee, princess, choker, collar, opera and rope.††† * Collar pearl necklaces prove to be the best, as they are 12-23 inches long and include three pearls stranded. Bridal neck gowns in V shape strapless and plunging neckline complement with the grace of the collar necklaces.† These can be used to give a formal look.††† * The length of pearl chokers is around 14-16inches. They are preferably worn at the collar bone. This classic piece can suit any bridal attire.††† * The princess necklace, which looks somewhat similar to the pearl chokers, differ only in terms of length. These are 17-20inches long. They are versatile and prominent. But these are commonly preferred for high neckline gowns.††† * Matinee pearl, with its length of 20-25inches, enhances the elegance of high neckline gowns. Due to its excess length, it can be wrapped around and worn as a choker.††† * Just like its name, the rope necklaces are around 40-72 inches long. Its stunning look is further magnified by its length. It can be worn in form of two to three strands around the neck or can be wrapped around the wrist for casual wear. Amazingly, it can also be worn over a backless gown, with its larger length falling on the back. Most of the times, necklaces made of black pearls add a sensual touch to the beauty of the bride.††† * Opera pearl, no doubt, the most elegant and the striking ones adds a significant impression to the brideís presence. These give a versatile and confident look.Thus, itís very important to purchase the right necklace for the wedding ceremony. Along with the designs, styles and finishing of these necklaces, itís important to select the ones which complement with the body, attire and age of the bride. It is not just the pearl necklace that adorns the bride, but the brideís beauty also, which magnifies the elegance of the pearls.