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Necklaces

Popular Jewelry Types
The Ancient Appeal of the Necklace

One of the most influential wide-reaching jewelry types has been that of the necklace. The history of necklace use is so much older than that of the dressing attire, and it has been created from many varieties of resources, which include the use of animal bone and teeth, berries, feathers, hair, pierced stones, all sorts of seed, various shells, nuts, and metals.


The ancient Egyptians had fashioned a wonderful collection of large bead necklaces and marvelous necklace collars, from many colorful gemstones and precious metals. In Assyria are well known in times past by their sporting of massive quantity of jewelry, which included amulets, and multiple strands of necklaces. Ancient Greek jewelry included the use of beads fashioned like shells and animals. They were constructing jewelry in a multitude of colors by the use of amethyst, emeralds and pearls around 300 BC. As the 14th and 15th centuries dawned, jewelry progressively made its way into the essential status of fashionable dressing and necklaces were crucial to the finished fashion statement of the ensembles. To be exceptionally fashionable pearl necklaces were worn in great quantities, in the 1630s. Queen Alexandra originally wore her necklaces in the form of a collar choker, as to conceal a minor scar upon her neckline, the effect was quite becoming as well as inspiration to the jewelry-making world at that time.



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Embossing, engraving, etching, and filigree patterns have been used in adorning jewelry, including necklaces for centuries. Necklaces enhance any style of attire. An assortment of choices in pearl necklaces have appeared in and out of fashion with consistency through the years, as a result pearl necklaces are an essential jewelry fashion statement. While jewelry shopping for your necklace, take into consideration whether the necklace will worn on a daily basis or a necklace that is to be worn for special occasions. Necklaces that are worn for normal daily or business activities are more often than not likely to be chosen as shorter and more fundamental with less detailed ornamentation, while necklaces worn as eveningwear are often longer in length, and highly detailed with the concentrated use of gemstones. Make certain necklaces drape at the proper length for your personal height, build, neckline as well as the outfit you will be wearing. A necklace should gracefully encircle your neckline, attractively highlighting your face and body.


There are many types of necklaces and many different necklace lengths that are very attractive, choosing the right length is just as important as choosing the right necklace design. If you are not sure of the necklace length that would be most becoming for your personal characteristics, try on the different necklace lengths to be sure of finding the best necklace length for you.




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