To choose pearl earrings or pendants
Buying pearl earrings or pendants is an art, and it will take time before you can perfect it. While you are buying a pair of pearl earrings or pendants, you should have a clear idea that you are not merely finding about the most expensive item on sale. Otherwise, you could pay an exorbitant amount of money for one that your loved one doesn't find attractive at all, and still end up with disappointment.
Fine pearl earrings or pendants come in various styles or designs, and it's also the basis of most people's first impressions. That is to say, the design of pearl earrings is what catches other people's attention first, and it's only after they notice the design that they move on to judging its other features.
When considering the look of pearl earrings or pendants, you should focus on the following factors:
Clasps - The safer choice is buying a pair of pearl earrings that makes use of clasps or fasteners if you are not sure (one's ears are) piercing or not. Moreover, you should consider the clasp or metal pieces are made of platinum, gold and silver or not.
Style - Pearl earrings or pendants can be simple pearl studs, a strand of pearls, or placed in a chandelier setting. It can also be deliberately styled to imitate flowers, hearts, and other shapes.
Length - Considerable length make pear earrings or pendants look clean and neat, and can avoid the children and babies managing accidentally to tear it off from their or your ears.
Other Gems - Make sure that the combination of pearls and other decorated gems are tasteful and appealing.
Size - If you're going for a single pearl earring or pendant, it might be better to choose one of a larger size than usual to make it noticeable. Also, three or five pearls of smaller size in earring can easily form a triangular or star-shaped design respectively which is reflecting your taste and lifestyle.
Color - Some pearls are rare combination of body color and overtone. For example, peach and rainbow overtone is very valuable for white pearls.
Grade - Although there is truly no globally recognized grading system used to classify pearls. The quality grade of pearls is always be appraised.
Taking the above into account, you are easy to get pearl earrings or pendants that are worth the dollars within your budget.