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Pearl Necklaces and Summer Fashions

As the winter recedes and the weather turns sunny our thoughts are turning to our Pearl Necklaces and Summer Fashions. This summer more than any recent summers women are going to want to dress up and break out of the Covid blues with some beautiful clothes and jewellery. It would be wrong to think of Pearl Jewellery as only an accessory for a formal setting as current fashions are much more irreverent, and we stock both formal and casual Pearl Jewellery in modern designs.

Pearl Illusion Necklace

Pearl Illusion Necklace

So what are our recommendations for summery Pearl Necklaces that can be worn with beachwear or casual summer outfits? A perennial summer favourite is a Floating Illusion Pearl Necklace, and we see strong demand each Spring as women prepare their summer wardrobes and jewellery accessories for the coming season. A Pearl Illusion Necklace features small pearls spaced along a nylon thread, giving the illusion of floating unsupported when viewed, these multi-strand necklaces are very affordable and are a stylish item of jewellery that works well with a summer dress. We have a stunning 11 Strand Pearl Illusion Necklace on offer for just £34.95.

Single Pearl Necklace

Single Pearl Necklace

A Single Pearl Necklace is another great option for the Summer of 2021, a large round white pearl on a sterling silver necklace chain has a simple understated elegance, the perfect complimentary item for your summer wardrobe. We have two stylish Single Pearl Necklaces on offer for just £29.95.

Pearl Station Necklace

Pearl Station Necklace

Pearl Station Necklaces look great all year round, but in our view they are perfectly suited to accessorize casual summer fashions. A Station Necklace features pearls spaced, or ‘stationed’, along a thin sterling silver chain. We love this type of necklace, which are also known as Tin Cup Necklaces, as the style was popularised in the US after Rene Russo wore this style of necklace in the movie Tin Cup. We stock several styles of Pearl Station Necklace: Oval Pearls in White, Pink, Lavender or Black. Coin Pearls in White or Pastel Pink. Baroque Pearls in White, in a longer length of 20” or 22” with a stunning backdrop (very popular for Weddings). Priced from £34.95 to 39.95 all on Sterling Silver these are a very affordable item of stylish summer jewellery.

Long Pearl Necklace

Long Pearl Necklace

One item we stocked especially for the summer is our Long Pearl Necklace with Sunshine Coin Pearls, the stunning silver, gold and coffee coloured large pearls are absolutely on trend for the current fashion for colourful large bead necklaces, and at just £69.95 for a 48” string of pearls you are getting great value.

Our team are on hand to help you find the perfect summer jewellery featuring stylish pearls, drop us an email, or give us a call on 0800 699 0119.

 

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Pearl Jewellery UK

The pandemic has been a mixed blessing for the Pearl Jewellery UK market, on the one hand the lock down has given people less opportunity to socialise and to dress up, whereas on the other hand it has given many women more time to spend shopping online, and for some slightly more disposable income to spend on luxuries, perhaps using the budget usually consumed by nights out and holidays?

As an online retailer based in the UK the lockdown has given us a further challenge, how to buy pearls when travel to suppliers is off limits? In normal times we might visit the Hong Kong Jewellery Show, generally held each February, which assembles the worlds largest selection of cultured pearls, with over 1,000 pearl farm suppliers showing their pearls in the Pearl Hall at the Jewellery Show. Sifting through the tons of pearl strands and lose pearls to find the best quality and value items to make Pearl Necklaces or Pearl Earrings takes days.

Pearl Jewellery UK - Buying Pearls

HK Jewellery Show Pearls

However last year the Jewellery Show was cancelled, and this year it has been moved to June and it’s still questionable whether it will go ahead or whether we will be able to travel to Hong Kong. At Pearl Jewellery Online we are fortunate that the Hong Kong Show is only a small part of our sourcing activity, and that we have a range of suppliers with whom we have worked for over a decade whom we can trust to supply to our quality standards, even when working remotely. In addition we are fortunate to have a Pearl Expert in Hong Kong, Pierre, who can liaise directly with suppliers and ensure only quality items are shipped. Even so we’ve had to double down on our QC activity when Pearl Jewellery arrives in the UK.

Pearls are a natural item and visual inspection for colour, shape, size, surface imperfections and lustre is a key part of ensuring that only the best quality pearls are made into Pearl Jewellery, it can never become an automated process and requires skill and experience.

The Covid Pandemic may have changed the way that consumers buy their Pearl Jewellery in the UK, and as an online retailer we hope the increased share of Pearl Necklaces, Pearl Earrings and other Pearl Jewellery being purchased online will be maintained, however we also know that once the pandemic recedes and travel restrictions are lifted that our interactions with Pearl Farms in Asia will return to the previous pattern, and hopefully we will also see the Hong Kong Jewellery Show return to its normal February slot, even though it means a return to days of eye testing work and negotiations in the Pearl Hall.

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Jewellery Fashion Trends Autumn/Winter 2017/18

Vogue have a great track record of forecasting the Jewellery Fashion Trends, based upon what designers are showing on the catwalks. For Autumn / Winter 2017 they’ve highlighted 4 trends with resonate with what our customers are telling us:

Jewellery Fashion Trends

Neo Pearls

Spiced up by designers such as Gucci, Channel, Oscar De La Renta and Mulberry, the catwalks feature XXL versions of pearl necklaces, caged pearls, tribal styling and layers.

We’ve long been a fan of XXL pearls, and the latest technology in cultured pearls creates large round Edison Pearls, which create stunning XXL necklaces affordable.

Edison Pearls

Out of the ordinary necklaces

Fashion Houses such as Marc Jacobs, Balmain, Alexander McQueen and Loewe are promoting necklaces which are bigger and bolder; edgy wearable sculptures or breastplates, spicing up a look.

We agree their is no need to conform, Jewellery Fashion Trends can be bold and beautiful!

Statement Necklace

 

Over sized hoops

A classic earring style which this season designers such as Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs and Balenziaga have revisited. Doubled-up, stretched or redesigned the hoop earring is part of this seasons look and a key Jewellery Fashion Trend for Autumn and Winter.

We’ve been seeing sales of hoops steadily climb throughout 2017 and we’ve stocked up on a wide range of hoop styles and sizes.

Hoop Earrings

Revolutionary ear cuffs

Ear Cuffs have gone from surprising object to the new jewelry classic in just a few seasons and continue to evolve.

Our Ear Cuffs are still no less inventive and we stock both Pearl and Crystal Ear Cuff styles.

ear cuffs

Throughout the year we will keep you updated with new trends and jewellery styles as they emerge, and keep checking in at our website to see whats new. Alternatively you can call us on 0800 699 0119 and we’d love to help you accessories your autumn / winter look.

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June Birthstone – Pearls

The June Birthstone is Pearls

June Birthstone - Pearls

“Who comes with summer to this earth
And owes to June her hour of birth
A pearl should wear against her skin
Who’s innocence many a heart shall win.”

 

As  June approaches those of us with loved ones with a birthday in the coming month start to look for stylish, topical and elegant gifts. Pearls make the perfect June Birthstone Gifts, they are timeless, fashionable and show that thought and care have gone into the choice of present.

Pearls are extremely fashionable at the moment and are becoming increasingly unisex, in recent months we’ve seen stars from Billie Eilish to Harry Styles wearing pearls, the catwalks have also heavily feature pearls this season. So whether you are looking for stylish Pearls for Men, or to find a Pearl Choker similar to the one worn by Billie Eilish, we have the pearls for you!

Our jewellery collection contains a range of beautiful pearl jewellery priced from just £14.95 to £399.95. Choose from Pearl Necklaces, Pendants, Rings and Jewellery Sets on either Sterling Silver or Gold.

Birthday Gifts

Alternatively if you need help and inspiration in choosing the perfect gift you can call us on 0800 699 0119 and one of our team of Pearl Jewellery Specialists can assist you in selecting the perfect June Birthstone Gift item.

All of our Jewellery comes beautifully packaged, ready for gifting, and orders received by 3pm are dispatch same day, via free First Class PostageJune Birthstone Gifts

Birthstones vary across regions and cultures, and have even changed over time. For the UK the list of monthly birthstones that we feel is most current is:

January – Garnet

February – Amethyst

March – Aquamarine or Bloodstone

April – Diamond

May – Emerald

June – Pearl

July – Ruby or Carnelian

August – Peridot

September – Sapphire or Lapis Lazuli

October – Opal

November – Topaz or Citrine

December – Tanzanite or Turquoise

In addition to Pearls we also stock a range of other gemstones in the Marcasite and Gemstones section of our website.

Whether it’s rings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches, pendants, earrings or jewellery sets you can call us on and our team will be happy to help you either find the perfect item or create a timeless bespoke item of jewellery.

 

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Pearl Necklaces – How to Shop Online

Pearl Necklaces – How To Shop Online

The number of people choosing to shop online is increasing rapidly, and the latest IMRG Sales Index shows 16.3% growth year on year, with fashion accessories up a massive 48%

Whether you are seasoned online shopping pro, or just dipping your toe in the water, we will try in this blog post to provide you with some helpful tips to help you choose the perfect pearl necklace and examples of great value beautiful necklaces, that can be purchased safely in the UK with secure consumer protection and return guarantees.

One of the first things to decide upon is the correct length of necklace, we are not all the same size and shape, and your choice of necklace needs to reflect this.

Pearl Necklaces

The picture above gives a rough indication of where a necklace might fall on an ‘average’ person, but of course we are not all average, if you’ve a larger bust or necksize you will need to increase the length in inches to achieve a similar drop.

One of the next questions to consider is size of pearl, and our rough guidelines are as follows:

  • Choker Length (16″ and under) – we recommend small & medium sized pearls  5-7mm
  • Princess Length (17-19″) – most sizes of pearl will look great
  • Matinee Length (20-26″) – we would recommend 6mm and upwards
  • Opera Length (26-36″) – we would recommend a minimum of 6mm pearls, but also caution in choosing pearls larger than 10mm as the weight of pearls vs silk string strength may be too great (note we would make Coin Pearls an exception to this rule as they are flatter and hence lighter).
  • Rope Length (36″+) – choose medium sized pearls

Pearl Necklaces, examples below –

Double Strand Pearl Choker 6mm Pearls – 15″ – £124.95

Pearl Choker

Princess Length Pearl Necklace 8-9mm Pearls – 17.5″ – £89.95

Princess Length Pearl Necklace

Matinee  Length Graduated Pearl Necklace 3-8mm Pearls – 20″ – £99.95

Graduated Pearl Necklace

Opera Length Pearl Necklace 6mm Pearls – 34″ – £149.95

Opera Length Pearl Necklace

Pearl Rope Length Necklace 8-9mm Pearls – 54″ – £49.95

Long Pearl Necklace

Types of pearl include Akoya Pearls (Saltwater) and high quality, South Sea Pearls (Saltwater) very high quality, and Freshwater Pearls (Freshwater) and of increasingly good quality.

Within the category of Freshwater Pearls you find the classic round pearls, but also some more exotic variants:

  • Baroque Pearls – a tactile assymetric shaped natural pearl

Baroque Pearl Necklace 10-12mm Pearls – £124.95

Baroque Pearl Necklace

  • Biwa Pearls – an oblong Pearl, originally linked to Lake Biwa in Japan

Biwa Pearl Necklace – £59.95

Biwa Pearl Necklace

  • Keshi Pearls – a delicate petal shaped pearl, the name originating with the Japanese word for Poppy

Keshi Pearl Necklace – £74.95

Keshi Pearl Necklace

  • Coin Pearls – large naturally formed flat disc shaped pearls

Coin Pearl Necklace – £49.95

Coin Pearl Necklace

In our Pearl Jewellery Online store we stock a wide range of Pearl Necklaces and at Scintilla Fine Jewellery we pride ourselves on being pearl specialists and able to source and create an item to meet a customers need. If you find yourself in doubt about what type of necklace to purchase or need some assistance in how to create the perfect gift call us on 0800 699 0119, we love talking about pearls!

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Pearl Floating Illusion Necklaces – Prepare Your Summer Wardrobe

Floating Illusion necklace

As we head toward summer our attention turns to seasonal fashions and this year, like last year we expect pearl floating illusion necklaces to be a top seller.

These simple yet elegant necklaces use nylon thread to create the illusion of pearls floating without support.

Floating illusion necklaceA twist on the floating illusion necklace theme is to use thin wire, rather than nylon, and this stylish version shown above also incorporates silver beads.

Our initial collection of floating pearl necklaces is available with white, black or a mix of pastel coloured freshwater pearls.

These stylish jewellery designs compliment everyday where or can be used as a statement piece of wedding jewellery, and the beauty of these simple designs is that the necklaces are not expensive, our floating illusion necklaces have an RRP of £34.95 and we have them on offer at just £19.95, so shop early and grab a bargain!

You can view the full range of Scintilla Fine Jewellery Pearl Necklaces at

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Free Postage & Packing in the UK

 

Mothers Day Gifts – Last Shipment Dates

Pearl Jewellery Online

As we approach Mothers Day time is running out to get your Mothers Day Gifts posted and received on time.

At Scintilla Fine Jewellery we dispatch same day, for orders received up until 3pm weekdays and 11am Saturdays. Postage and gift packaging are free for UK customers and using Royal Mail First Class shipment we aim for next day delivery. To ensure your Mothers Day Gifts are received by Saturday March 5th we recommend placing your orders by Thursday March 3rd.

Note if you wish us to ship your Gift directly to the recipient, and include a message, then please email us with details when you place your order – customer service@scintillafinejewellery.com

Our Pearl Jewellery Online store has a wide range of high quality Mothers Day Gifts including:

Pearl Jewellery Online

As a UK Pearl Jewellery specialists we stock the full range of pearl types from Cultured Freshwater Pearls to Akoya Cultured Saltwater Pearls, Biwa Pearls, Keshi Pearls, Baroque Pearls and Coin Pearls, all perfect as gifts.

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Mothers Day Presents

Mothers Day Gifts

Mothers Day has been celebrated in the UK since the 16th century where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated on the 4th Sunday of Lent. Following the Church Service to honor the Virgin Mary, children paid tribute to their own mothers with gifts and flowers. However by the 19th Century this custom had died out and the impetus for Mothers Day in it’s current form came from the US where an official national Mothers Day was signed off by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914, following a long campaign by Anne Jarvis. The influx of US Servicemen into the UK in World War 2 saw the British once again adopt the custom of celebrating Mothers Day.

Pearl Jewellery is perfect for Mothers Day Presents , and the ability to purchase your gift online and have it dispatched in gift packaging, with free delivery, takes all of the pain out of selecting a sending your gift.

Here at Pearl Jewellery Online to assist with the process of finding the right gift, we have created a collection of stylish Mothers Day Presents on our Pearl Jewellery Online store.

PD6Sstar

Pearl Pendant Necklace – Sterling Silver Star with Cultured Freshwater Pearl. Available with White or Pink Pearls. RRP £29.95, Our Price £19.95 with Free Postage & Gift Packaging.

Pearl Brooch

Large Pearl Brooch – Pastel Cultured Freshwater Pearls with Amethyst Garnet Peridot and Red Coral Gemstones. RRP £29.95, Our Price £19.95 with Free Postage & Gift Packaging.

Pearl Bracelet Bangle

Pearl Bangle Multi Strand Bracelets – Cultured Freshwater Pearls on Memory Wire – Available in Blue Black White Pastel or Multi Coloured. RRP £24.95, Our Price £17.95 with Free Postage & Gift Packaging.

To see our full range of elegant Mothers Day Gifts visit the Scintilla Fine Jewellery online store – www.pearljewelleryonline.com

 

Bespoke Pearl Jewellery

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At our Pearl Jewellery Online eCommerce store, we hold stock of Cultured Freshwater and Akoya Pearl Necklaces in a range of sizes and styles, however customers often want to specify their own length, specific design requirements, or even choose exclusive South Sea or Tahitian Pearls to create bespoke pearl jewellery items.

As consumers look for unique Christmas Gift Ideas the desire to create a bespoke item of Pearl Jewellery in growing. Our jewellery team is here to help you create that exclusive item, we can work with you on a budget, whether that be several hundred or several thousand pounds, we will ensure that you get great quality, service and value for money,

Choose from:

  • Akoya Pearls in white or black, up to 9mm in size
  • Australian South Sea Pearls in white, up to 16mm in size
  • Tahitian Pearls in black and peacock green, up to 16mm in size

For a Bespoke Pearl Necklace from agreeing design, pearl and gold clasp specification, the lead time for delivery is 4-5 weeks.

Call us on 0800 699 0119, or email us at customer service@scintillafinejewellery.com and we will help you create your own unique item of high quality pearl jewellery.

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Autumn Jewellery Fashions

As we gear up for autumn we’ve started to add the latest Autumn Jewellery Fashions to our catalogue.
Our merchandising team have been tracking fashion trends and have sourced some beautiful quality pieces to match autumn catwalk designs.
Pearl Cuff Bracelet Bangles are a new item in our range and are available for just £24.95 at Pearl Jewellery Online .
Black Pearls are very much in vogue, so check out this gorgeous chunky Pearl Necklace which is just £149.95!
Stacking Rings have been a popular item throughout 2015 and for autumn we’ve add a stunning set of mixing pearl with gemstones, great at just £39.95
As new stock arrives we’ll be adding Pearl items fitting the latest Autumn Jewellery Fashions to the store so keep checking in at www.pearljewelleryonline.com