Long pearl necklaces are said to be fashionable and versatile because they can be adorned in endless stylish ways. Wondering, what is the ideal length of a lengthy pearl necklace?
Before deciding the length of long pearl necklace choose the kind of pearls including Akoya, Freshwater, South Sea and Tahitian pearls. Each pearl is unique and available in variety of colors and sizes. These pearls, when stranded into a necklace add grace and charm to her outfit. Choose pearls that suit your skin tone and budget.
Pearl necklace length details
- Choker – 15” to 17”
- Princess – 17” to 19”
- Matinee – 20” to 24”
- Opera – 30” to 37”
- Rope – Between 48” and 60”
As pearls are organic in nature there may be variations of around 0.10” to 0.25” in the necklace length.
The Princess and Choker style is very popular but is not included in lengthy pearl necklace category. The other three are versatile and styled in different ways.
Matinee pearl necklace
Its length rests around mid-chest level or above your bosom. It delivers a slimming effect drawing everyone’s attention down in vertical line away from your chest. It adds personality touch to many conservative outfits. You can wear it at work or for an evening date with cowl or turtle neck top or a tailored shirt.
Opera pearl necklace
It is longer than matinee style and rest against rib cage end or your stomach’s upper part. In the past, opera necklaces were worn with evening wear but today they are used to embellish more casual outfits.
Pearl rope necklace
The luxurious length of pearl rope necklace can make her look sexy.
Some fun ways to try wearing lengthy pearl strands
Long and loose – It will hang down but can be possible with opera and matinee length. With rope, you will feel uncomfortable wearing it in a single strand.
Double strand – Loop the long pearl strand around your neck. Adjust it like wrap one part tightly so it like choker while rest strand drapes on your chest.
Go triple – Rope pearl strand is necessary to go triple.
Single knot – Wear it half way down and tie a knot.
Double knot – Double knot the length pearl strand anywhere you like – around mid-chest or by the neck.
Sexy back – Popular way for accessorizing ropes is to knot and slung over her shoulder to highlight the exquisiteness of a black or white backless dress.