A mainstay in costume jewelry, Pearls are an item that almost everyone has in their jewelry box. And while they have a reputation for being traditional- there are so many different ways to wear pearls. That's what makes them one of my favorite materials to work with. Scroll through to see different ideas on how to style your pearls- and send us your own for a chance to win a John Wind Pearl Necklace of your own!
Pearls are so unique—they can be as traditional as a Queen Elizabeth
as classic as Audrey Hepburn
as modern as a this ‘punk’ look by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
To me, a lot has to do with the clasp…
With this gator closure, I’m going for a whimsical take on classic:
With our ‘Circle Line’ toggle, the look is more funky modern.
I found the original toggle & ring set at a flea market in New York a few summers ago.
The exaggerated proportion caught my fancy and I think brings something unexpected to multiple layers of pearls.
While we offer it in gold, I’d also suggest that the combination of silver and pearls is another gentle update on a favorite theme…
One grand prize winner will win an original JW/MA pearl necklace!