Top 5: Alternative Pearl Jewellery
Embrace the beauty of natural imperfection with contemporary pearl designs from five of our favourite jewellery brandsRead more
Truly timeless in every sense of the word, a string of pearls is a jewellery box staple that will never go out of style. But recently, many brands have been straying from traditional pearl jewellery and playing with different sizes and organic shapes to create pieces that are both heirloom-worthy and endlessly wearable. Here we round up five of our favourite alternative pearl designs that work with any outfit or occasion.
Crafted from 14 carat gold, this delicate chain bracelet is part of Mizuki’s Sea of Beauty collection - a modern exploration of the natural beauty of freshwater pearls. Fringed with nine lustrous Akoya pearls in graduating sizes, it’s perfect for styling alone or layering with other favourites.Shop now
The La Calliope choker necklace is a modern heirloom piece from Alighieri - the jewellery brand inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy. The design features a clustered string of naturally irregular freshwater pearls, offset by a talismanic charm crafted from 24 carat gold-gilded bronze.Shop now
Satomi Kawakita’s Cassiopeia earrings shine a spotlight on the unlimited beauty of naturally formed, ethically sourced pearls. Handcrafted from solid 14 carat gold, each one features a zig-zagging cluster of cultured Akoya pearls that traces the curve of the earlobe for an effortlessly elegant finish.Shop now
Handmade from found objects, coloured gems and tiny trinkets, every Grainne Morton design is beautifully unique. These drop earrings are a designer signature, featuring an asymmetric arrangement of mismatched charms - including a pearl, an opal, a shell and intricate mother of pearl carvings.Shop now
Pascale Monvoisin’s Charlie ring celebrates the beauty of imperfection with a lustrous freshwater pearl on a 9 carat gold band. Naturally unique in size, shape and colour, the design is finished with a single white diamond in a hammered gold inlay for a talismanic twist on traditional pearl jewellery.Shop now