Now who doesn’t like pearls? Nobody!
So here’s your chance to learn more about Pearl Necklaces and their terminology,
Choker: 14″-15″ in length – should nestle around the base of the neck.
Princess: 18″ in length – should fall halfway between choker and matinee length.
Matinee: 22″-23″ in length – should fall to the top of the cleavage.
Opera: 30″-36″ in length – should fall to the breastbone.
Sautoir or Rope: Any pearl necklace longer than opera length.
Dog Collar: Multiple strands of pearls fitting closely around the neck.
Bib: Multiple strands of pearls, each shorter than the one below, nested together in one necklace.
Graduated: A necklace composed of pearls which taper downward in size from large pearls in the center.
Uniform: A necklace which appears to be composed entirely of pearls of the same size.