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A necklace is a form of jewelry worn suspended around the neck. It is most commonly made in flexible forms such as a chain, as a string of beads, pearls, gemstones, or other natural materials, or made of a more inflexible band of metal embellished with gemstones, pearls, beads, or other techniques such as engraving, filigree, repoussé, granulation, for example.

Lengths of necklaces vary, and specific types related to extremes in length range from a short choker or dog collar necklace that fits right around the main portion of the neck to a longer neck chain or string of beads called a sautoir, sometimes worn hanging down to or past the waist.



A necklace is a form of jewelry worn suspended around the neck. It is most commonly made in flexible forms such as a chain, as a string of beads, pearls, gemstones, or other natural materials, or made of a more inflexible band of metal embellished with gemstones, pearls, beads, or other techniques such as engraving, filigree, repoussé, granulation, for example. Lengths of necklaces vary, and specific types related to extremes in length range from a short choker or dog collar necklace that fits right around the main portion of the neck to a longer neck chain or string of beads called a sautoir, sometimes worn hanging down to or past the waist.

Symbolic Meanings

As with other pieces of jewelry, the necklace has been an important site of decoration for the body but also of communication for the person. As valued material culture, necklaces communicate wealth, power, affiliation, prestige, levels of resources and skill, and elements of identity and position. The durability of jewelry like necklaces made of metal, glass beads, or gemstones provides an opportunity to appreciate and understand the technology, cultural practices, artistry, and aesthetics of other cultures and distant time periods.Discover

Early Necklaces

A simple necklace made from a string of local organic materials such as shells, teeth, or bone beads is one of the forms of jewelry adopted by early cultures around the world. More precious materials from farther away were also valued for early necklaces, frequently in the form of beads, such as those of Mediterranean red coral found in a Neolithic burial in the Alps (circa 4200-3400 B.C.E.). Other early types of necklace included the torc or torque, an ancient Celtic neckpiece made of twisted metal, and the lunula, a flat, crescent-shaped and engraved variation of the torc found in Bronze Age Ireland and Scotland (circa 1800-1500 B.C.E.).

Style And Trends

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Necklaces were made to display appropriate decorative and stylistic features through each period and from region to region. Each period also has some influence upon those following, and revivals of styles, such as classical Greek and Roman necklaces or Egyptian beadwork collars, are prevalent. During the Middle Ages, jewelry became a more integral element of dress, and necklaces replaced brooches as the primary form of jewelry in the late Gothic and early Renaissance periods. Necklaces set with gemstones and heavy gold chain necklaces with pendants were in style as a distinction of wealth and social status from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries through the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Trends for wearing necklaces have for the most part followed the style of necklines in European and American fashionable dress. In other words, as necklines were lowered, more, as well as more elaborate, necklaces were seen. But this does not necessarily mean that necklaces were not worn when necklines were high. For example, a carcanet is a type of wide, bejeweled or enameled gold link necklace that resembles a collar. It was worn by men as a status symbol in the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries, encircling the base of the neck over a man’s doublet and under the elaborate lace ruff, or worn with gold chains wrapped around the neck, or hanging over the shoulders down the front of bodices and doublets.

A Matched Set

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The necklace was a central piece in the eighteenth-century parure or matching set of jewelry for a woman, which also included brooch, earrings, bracelets, and a pendant or tiara. The necklace was meant to be worn as evening wear with a lowered décolletage bodice, while higher necklines of daywear included the brooch or the pendant instead. This concept of a matching set lasted through the early twentieth century until dress became more casual and when affordable but still attractive costume jewelry became widely available. New materials such as plastic and new technologies related to mass production and mass media have greatly expanded the social repertoire. Necklaces in the late twentieth century were styled to follow both fashion and popular culture trends, but also to meet various needs for women’s dress based on occasion, taste, or preference, and levels of fashionability and affordability.


Certain materials have long held reign for necklaces throughout the Western history of dress, including gold, diamonds, and pearls. The diamond necklace is one of the most expensive symbols of wealth, glamour, and prestige throughout history. Pearls were the material of choice for Roman women, and revivals of Classical period details seen in Renaissance or early-eighteenth-century neoclassical dress have included strings of pearls. The pearl was also beloved by Elizabeth I in the sixteenth century, sparking a trend for long pearl necklaces draped and pinned over elaborate stomachers. In the mid-twentieth century, the short strand of pearls became a classic gift for young American and British women on their sixteenth birthday, and it remains a popular choice for women’s professional and business dress ensembles and bridal costume. The creation of imitation and synthetic diamonds and cultured pearls equalizes to some degree the concept of preciousness in jewelry and makes the look of these prestigious materials available to a wide and diverse audience today.

Not Just For Women

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Both men and women throughout Western history wore necklaces until the eighteenth century, when they became primarily a feminine purview. However, American popular culture influences such as the 1960s hippie “love beads” and the 1970s disco dance craze made it more fashionable for European and American men to wear necklaces as part of popular fashion. These include gold chains, some strung with amulets or charms like the gold Italian horn or a gold cross. This trend became very prominent in the late twentieth-century hip hop music scene, when ostentatious platinum and gold chains hung with diamond-encrusted pendants displayed, as conspicuous consumption, the newly acquired wealth for African American men. Necklaces for men in certain occupations never went out of style, and higher ranks of clergy, such as Roman Catholic or Anglican bishops and cardinals have, since the Renaissance, continued to wear elaborate and expensive neck chains with large hanging pectoral crosses or crucifixes as part of their ecclesiastical regalia.

Mainstream Use

Within the broad style category of ethnic jewelry, necklaces have today transcended their original or traditional use by ethnic groups around the world and are collected and worn by European Americans of both genders as fashion or adornment regardless of, or perhaps even in reference to, their original indigenous functions or meanings. However, throughout history, the necklace as indigenous tribal or non-Western ethnic jewelry has been and continues to be a significant expression of all of the uses and meanings of jewelry outlined in this volume. In many cultures, the necklace has taken precedence over other forms of jewelry as the most important piece for adornment and communication in expressing identity or position. In addition, ethnic necklaces made from precious materials such as gold and silver, or precious organic materials like coral are frequently the repositories of a woman’s or family’s wealth. For example, in many nomadic cultures around the world, particularly in Central Asia, North Africa, and throughout the Middle East, heavy silver necklaces, perhaps including expensive elements such as amber or coral beads and incorporating silver coins, are portable “savings accounts” or forms of wealth and currency that could be converted to money when required. The heavy silver collar-type necklaces of the Hmong and Hmong-American ethnic group, originally from Southeast Asia and now predominantly living in the United States as political refugees, may include hundreds of silver coins and several pounds of silver metal. These necklaces serve a primary function of displaying the family’s monetary wealth when worn by young women in courting rituals at Hmong New Year’s celebrations. Gold necklaces, among other items of jewelry such as bangles or earrings, are purchased by women in Asia and India, for example, as their income warrants. These are put aside for future needs as investment and savings and brought out for display at weddings, for instance, especially when worn by the daughter of the family as a bride. In many instances, gold or silver jewelry is the only form of wealth that a woman may have access to. In another example, expensive Italian coral beads are collected and made into necklaces by ethnic groups in West Africa, such as the Kalabari Ijo in the Niger River delta. Worn by both men and women at ceremonial functions, these necklaces are important markers of identity but also a significant vehicle for displaying family wealth and prestige.


A pendant is an ornament that is suspended from another piece of jewelry such as a necklace, neck chain, ribbon, brooch, bracelet, or earring. Pendants take many forms including large gems or pearls, cameos, crosses, lockets, amulets, or watches. Amulets as pendants have been most significant as one of the first forms of prehistoric jewelry. As pendants, amulets retain an unprecedented popularity in the early twenty-first century as good luck charms, as talismans, and as protection from the evil eye or any number of other perceived disasters or supernatural forces. Pendants are frequently made to be detachable so they might be used on different necklaces, or made with a pin-back so they might also be worn as a brooch.

Religious Symbolism

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The cross or cruciform shape is an important type of pendant in religious and amuletic categories of jewelry that has been worn since the development of early Christianity. It can carry ornamental, protective, and devotional or religious meanings. Wearing a cross can visually signify a person’s religious affiliation, and different shapes of crosses can symbolize different branches or subcults of Christianity. A crucifix is a type of cross showing Christ’s crucified body, worn predominantly today by religious clergy. Crosses have been made from various precious and nonprecious materials to suit a wide range of styles, tastes, and economic standings. Crosses in the Middle Ages and Renaissance were made as reliquary pendants to hold what was believed to be a relic of the true crucifix. In contemporary Western Christianity, small gold crosses on a chain are important gifts for a child’s christening or first communion. Crosses have also been worn as charms or amulets to ward off evil or to protect the wearer from disease. For example, small gold crosses made with coral beads are worn in southern Italy today as an amulet that combines the amuletic protection of red coral against the evil eye with the symbolism of Christianity. This cross is seen as more socially acceptable than wearing the red or gold horn amulet called a corno. In the late twentieth century the cross has been appropriated as a trendy sub- or popular culture motif worn without religious overtones or with a sense of defiance against its traditional symbolism. Other types of personal pendants that might be worn to signify religious affiliation include the Roman Catholic saints’ medals, the Jewish Star of David, the Islamic Hand of Fatima, the Hindu Om mantra symbol, or the phylactery or amulet case worn in Jewish, Islamic, and Tibetan Buddhist religions. This last example is a small decorated metal box enclosing a prayer or scripture passage written on paper.


A locket is a small pendant in the form of a flat, round, or oval case with a hinged cover, worn usually on a neck chain or suspended from a necklace of various styles. It is worn as a sentimental piece, meant to hold a memento such as a lock of hair, a photograph, or, before the invention of photography, a miniature portrait painted on ivory. They are made from various metals and with diverse techniques, often set with gemstones and engraved or enameled. Early lockets were worn as devotional or reliquary jewelry, made in the Middle Ages and renaissance to hold a saint’s relic. In the sixteenth century, monarchs like Elizabeth I often presented gifts of lockets holding their portrait to favored courtiers. One famous example of a commemorative type of locket is Elizabeth’s “Armada Jewel” (circa 1588) with a cast gold and enameled profile portrait of her on the front and an enameled depiction of Noah’s Ark on the back, made to celebrate England’s victory over the Spanish Armada. Lockets were very popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and this continued into the twentieth after photography was developed. Nineteenth-century Victorian lockets were an important betrothal gift or sentimental gift of personal devotion. Lockets were frequently made as watchcases for men and worn suspended on a watch chain or fob.

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Knowing how to style a diamond pendant can be a challenge. Here are 5 celebrities who are wearing their jewels with pride.

Jewellery should always enhance an outfit and add a sprinkle of sparkle and shine. From earrings to bracelets your desired jewels should effortlessly go with any outfit you put together. A diamond necklace or gemstone pendant is the ultimate accessory for any outfit, but knowing the perfect neckline to suit a diamond shape, or whether to wear your hair up makes for a difficult decision. Here are 5 celebrities who are winning at the necklace game, and wearing their jewels with pride.https://www.youtube.com/embed/ChS3lh5hGcY?feature=oembed



The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her gorgeous jewelry collection, and her marquise sapphire and diamond necklace is no exception. Her gorgeous blue sapphire goes flawlessly with her boat neckline and side bun. Brightly coloured gemstones suit block plain colors and rounded necklines. When you’re wearing a halo diamond pendant or coloured gemstone necklace it’s important to remember that less is more! If you’re in love with this gorgeous piece of jewelry, then try our pear shaped blue sapphire and diamond pendant.

Kim Kardashian is known for many things, but what we’re focussing on is her jewellery. Kim bares all and pairs her traditional diamond cross necklace with a satin straight across neckline and pushed back hair. Kim’s late father, Robert Kardashian came from a long line of orthodox Christians, and Kim practices Christianity, which makes her choice of a cross pendant make sense. Want something similar? Traditional round diamond cross


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Holly Willoughby is an inspirational style icon amongst many women, and her attire on This Morning makes us green with envy. Holly styles her beautiful dresses and blonde tresses with a simple but elegant diamond clover pendant. Whether you’re wearing casual attire, or a sophisticated dress, it will add a touch of glamour to your everyday look.  Want something similar? This pave set diamond cluster necklace is the perfect choice!


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A heart necklace can be a cute accessory or an expression of deep love – or both, at the same time. Nairacloset heart shaped diamond pendants make the perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, or just because. In any size or style, a heart shaped necklace is sure to bring a smile to her face. You can also shop all pendants too.https://www.youtube.com/embed/qY1YM7FrRFQ?feature=oembed

Our heart necklaces come in yellow, white, and rose gold, as well as sterling silver, and contain diamonds, gemstones, and other great combinations. Looking for matching heart jewelry? Check out our selection of heart rings, heart bracelets, and heart earrings for even more spectacular pieces.

Show that love is eternal with a diamond heart necklace. Jewelry with diamonds is a wonderful gift for romantic occasions such as weddings and anniversaries. The cool, clear shine of diamonds is neutral enough to wear with outfits of any color.

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This precious stone is a symbol of timelessness and adds glamorous sparkle to any look, from casual to formal. Find necklaces and other jewelry from Sweethearts, EFFY Collection and many more.

Choose a Diamond Necklace as a finishing touch for formal occasions. The stones glint in the light with every movement—perfect for a night of dancing. Diamond necklaces are available in a wide variety of styles, including long and short chains as well as pendants. Want to show love in a sweet and stylish way? Slip a Heart-Shaped Pendant on and wear it proudly! From tiny diamond-dotted heart outlines to bold sterling silver cut-outs, there are pendants of all varieties out there waiting to be discovered.

A silver necklace features true neutral coloring. Silver captures and enhances all of the colors around it, reflecting them back beautifully. Choose a diamond heart necklace in silver for a double dose of shine. Let one large diamond be the center of attention, or dazzle the eyes with dozens of tiny stones encrusted over the surface of the necklace. Necklaces in sterling silver are stainless, so they will not tarnish or discolor with age.https://www.youtube.com/embed/ChS3lh5hGcY?feature=oembed

Want some subtle contrast? Opt for a gold necklace with diamonds. The warm tone of gold and the icy clarity of the stones work together to create complexity, resulting in a versatile piece of jewelry that looks great with a wide variety of colors. Pair gold jewelry with dark blue clothing to enhance the warmth of the metal. Hunter green and wine red also complement golden accessories. White Gold Necklaces with heart pendants are also available for a cooler-toned gold option.

wing more color to seep into your selection. Choose a yellow gold diamond and sapphire Ring, or explore a world of vibrantly hued jewels. Experience the beautiful coloration of orange or pink sapphires set against glimmering gold, or take the route towards a deep – almost blackened – blue shade. Try a deep, dark, affordable, yet adorable piece from Victoria Townsend.https://www.youtube.com/embed/keW78a-MbY0?feature=oembed

Care to lighten up the styling? Ditch the dash of nontraditional colors, but incorporate fun and feminine design elements. Try a unique sapphire shape, like a pear-cut or marquis-cut worthy of a Hollywood starlet. For a bit more whimsy, opt for a daring design in a Sterling Silver diamond and sapphire ring. Find shapes that create a swish reminiscent of the flow of a ribbon or rippling wave. Gather continued inspiration from nature by experimenting with a floral theme or let a sapphire and diamond ring stun as a simple crisscross structure combines with the complex intricacies of a series of breathtaking gems.

A diamond and sapphire ring in White Gold, yellow or silver is a dignified choice for any occasion. Woo hearts by presenting engagement rings in blue sapphires with diamonds. Fulfill the need for something blue come time for nuptials with wedding rings made from these dignified gemstones. From walking down the aisle, to walking the jewelry stores within Macy’s, find the perfect sparkling rock for any occasion. Never let go of the opportunity to shop nairacloset for rings.

How To Combine Diamonds And Sapphires With Your Outfit

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If you’re looking for a stunning combination of jewels, you won’t find anything better than diamonds and sapphires. These gorgeous gemstones look fantastic separately and even better when worn together.

Where To Place The Stones

There are two schools of thought when it comes to combining gemstones.

You can seek out pieces that use both diamonds and sapphires for an over-the-top look.

Depending on your job and lifestyle, diamonds and sapphires can be worn every day.

You may also want to find pieces that use the stones on their own, and then wear them together.

Your choice depends only on your personal taste and budget.

If you’re looking for an amazingly stylish combination, pair a diamond-only ring, like an engagement ring, with a pendant that uses both stones

Incorporate a sapphire-only pair of earrings. This unifies the entire look, although each piece can still be worn individually or in other jewelry combinations.

What To Wear When Pairing Stones

Gemstone pairings are a unique and beautiful look. Let your gorgeous gems shine by keeping the rest of your clothing fairly basic.

An easygoing blouse or simply-cut dress provides a nice background for your jewelry. Try wearing various shades of gray to allow your stones to pop.

You might also want to bring out the blue in the sapphires by incorporating other blue elements into your outfit.https://www.youtube.com/embed/v29N96VlXHo?feature=oembed

If you’d rather use your jewelry as an eye-popping accessory than let it steal the show, try combining your gemstones with contrasting colors. A pale peach or blush top emphasizes the sapphires without overwhelming them.

Pairing Other Jewelry With Diamonds And Sapphires

If you have a single piece that incorporates diamonds and sapphires, you can pair it with additional pieces. Just make sure to avoid other gemstones or you’ll look mismatched and slightly sloppy.

Instead, stick with basic metals like silver and gold. Architectural pieces, like a modern silver cuff, are stunning when combined with gemstones.

Make sure that the rest of your jewelry is high-quality. Pairing gemstone earrings or a ring with plastic or wooden jewelry can bring your entire look down. It may even make the stones look fake.

Play up the quality of your gemstones by including other high-quality pieces.

Hair And Makeup

If your diamond and sapphire piece sits close to your face, as do earrings or pendant necklaces, you’ll want to consider your hair and makeup.

Keep the emphasis on the beauty of your stones by wearing minimal makeup. Consider blue eye shadow to bring out the cool tones in your sapphires.https://www.youtube.com/embed/_0SoXx5oddQ?feature=oembed

Wearing your hair up provides ample opportunity to show off your stones. Try pulling your hair away from your face with bobby pins or clips.

If you’re attending a formal event, consider a full updo to give your sapphires and diamonds center stage.

When Should You Wear Sapphires And Diamonds?

Depending on your job and lifestyle, diamonds and sapphires can be worn every day.

Your everyday jewelry should be less ostentatious, however, so if you’re planning on wearing nice pieces daily, make sure they’re smaller or less conspicuous. The exception, of course, is a diamond and sapphire engagement ring.

Formal events and nicer occasions are wonderful for bringing out larger pieces.

If you have jewelry that incorporates sapphires and diamonds, consider yourself lucky! These pieces are beautiful and classic with a modern twist. You’ll be able to wear them for years to come.

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How Big Should Diamond Stud Earrings Be?

So, you are thinking about purchasing a pair of diamond stud earrings? You are probably considering what size they should be. This can be a tricky question to answer but there are some general guidelines that will help you decide what size is best when it comes to diamond stud earrings.

Are You Looking for Everyday Earrings to Wear?

It is important to ask this question when looking to purchase the perfect size diamond stud earrings. For the most part, if everyday wear is preference then a smaller size would be ideal. However, you don’t want the diamond to be small where you cannot get a good look at them. That can be .25ct to 1ct.


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What Are Some Common Diamond Stud Earring Sizes?

There is no one size. Some go with 1ct. That doesn’t necessarily mean that it is great for you. Different sizes look better on different people. Also, you some may want a pair that is not too heavy for everyday use while others want a pair to wear for select outings and those need to be bigger to outshine the sequins on most dresses.

Consider the Price Before Size.

An important thing to consider when purchasing diamond stud earrings is your budget. The size diamond that you want to get can be greatly impacted by the price alone. The larger the diamond the higher the price will be.

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More Money Isn’t Always a Bad Decision!
When taking the price into account, remember that sometimes it is worth paying the extra buck to get the size that will look best on you or the person you intended to buy them for. Ritani.com breaks it down the cost and size difference simply on their website. They are a good source to check out.

Don’t Be Fooled by the Carat Size!

When buying diamond earrings, the Caret size is based off both diamonds together! If you go to a jeweler and ask to see their 1ct diamond stud earrings, you will be looking at a half Caret per diamond most of the time. I would always ask the jeweler to specify.

  • Points Are Different Than Carets.
  • A One Caret Diamond Can Range From 0.98-1.02 Carets.

A 1ct diamond comes to 100 points. However, not all 1ct diamonds are a full Caret. They can range from 0.98cts to 1.02cts. Note that the price can go up substantially if they are over the 1.00ct mark but both can be advertised as a full caret.

***Important to know, diamonds can be .48cts per stud and still be advertised as 1ct diamond earring studs!

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London Fine Jewelry 14K White Gold 0.45 cttw Round-Cut Diamond Pressure Stud Earrings

Think Diamond Shape, Not Just Size.

The shape of diamond stud earrings is just as important as the size. The commonly cut shapesfor diamond stud earrings are princess cut, round and Asscher cut. I will break down each style for you.

  • Princess cut– They are cut with a square or rectangle shape that comes into an inverted pyramid style structure. This is the most common cut diamond.
  • Round– These are just as described…cut in a brilliant rounded fashion.
  • Asscher cut– They have angular corners and are cut in layers to bring forth a beautifully designed diamond. They are technically called the Emerald cut.
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0.40 Carat (ctw) 10K White Gold Round Cut Diamond Ladies Heart Shape Stud Earrings

Don’t Forget About Diamond Color.

If you or the person you are buying for already has a pair of diamond stud earrings consider getting a larger size caret or maybe even another color. Diamonds come in an array of many colors that you can choose from. The price varies on each color. The most commonly bought colored diamonds would be black or yellow.

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Black Diamond Stud Earrings 14k Gold

While the shade does not matter for the size, it can help you decided on what would make the best gift or go great into your own jewelry collection especially if you do not have any other shades. Yellow and black are not the only colors, just the most bought.

Think Quality Over Quantity Any Day.

Not all diamonds are equal. Some come with yellow discolorations that are not intended to be there. When purchasing a diamond, you want it to have a crisp, clear and clean look. For the most part, small infractions and flaws will not be seen in an earring setting, but its still good to consider making sure these flaws aren’t too visible.

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14K Gold Diamond Stud Earrings Round Brilliant Earth-mined (G,VS1) Signature Rare Quality

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