Tips for selecting the perfect bridal jewellery

Start shopping early! Getting your bridal jewellery as early as possible will help relieve the stress of rushing to find something perfect in a few short days. You can't go wrong with jewellery that is classic and timeless with a fresh, modern look. In other words, you want to look for bridal jewellery that is current with a classic style. That way, when you have a look at your wedding pictures a few years from now, you won't be embarrassed by the outdated jewellery you were wearing on your wedding day. Pearl Jewellery is a perfect example of that classic, timeless look and it will always be a beautiful match for the bridal gown.

Your Neckline
Also consider the neckline of your dress. Strapless dresses usually suit a rounder shaped wedding necklace whereas a dress with a V-shape looks good with pearl pendants and wedding necklaces that include a drop. If your gown has a high neckline, you may be better off going without a necklace and rather concentrate on the perfect earrings. Measure your neckline with your wedding gown on to find the perfect necklace size.

Your Wedding Gown
The most important point to remember is to make sure that your bridal jewellery does not overpower your wedding gown and that the colour works with your dress. Examine the detail of your dress and match your jewellery accordingly. For example, a white gown looks best with white pearls and silver. An ivory gown looks better with ivory pearls and gold or silver. A champagne gown looks best with dark ivory/champagne and gold accents. Rhinestones and crystals will work with all gown colours. Don't forget to complement the bead detail present in your headpiece or dress with those present in your jewellery. For example, crystals will complement sequins whereas pearls will go well with beading.

Have Your Bridal Jewellery Custom Made
It is a great option to invest in a one of a kind design that will set your wedding accessories apart from the crowd, showing that someone put thought, creativity and craftsmanship into your piece. Your jewellery should fit perfectly just like your gown. For this reason, it is important to have your bridal jewellery custom designed in the exact colour, size and look you desire. Do incorporate some colour to your jewellery – silver grey, bronze or champagne pearls matched with white or ivory pearls are a fabulous combination. It is also a great idea to match the design elements of your wedding dress in terms of colour, style and a length that complements the neckline

Hairstyle and Earrings 
Your hairstyle, necklace and headpiece can play a major role in deciding which type of earrings to wear. Short drop earrings or simple studs can complement a decorated veil, tiara or a dramatic necklace. If you have a shorter hairstyle or you have selected an up-do for your wedding day, long, drop earrings would be a perfect choice. If you are planning to wear your hair down, you can still wear your long statement earrings. A half up hairstyle will give you the best of both worlds.

Should you decide not to wear a necklace you may want your earrings to be larger and more dramatic. A pair of bold, statement earrings will be the perfect choice... It's all a matter of balance!

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How to choose the right necklace for your neckline

Necklaces come in six lengths which are collar, choker, princess, matinee, opera and rope/lariats. The length of each necklace depends on where it falls on your chest. In general, longer lengths accentuate bust while shorter lengths accentuate the neckline. 

The above illustration demonstrates how necklaces of different lengths will hang on your neck. Always keep in mind your neck size and the width when deciding what length to choose from. Here is a brief explanation of each type of necklace:


How to choose the perfect earrings to complement your features

Earrings complement your features in a very subtle way but it can make a real difference in your appearance. To look your personal best it is important that you understand how to use accessories to highlight your best features and how to draw attention away from your less desirable ones. The best way to achieve this is to learn more about your basic face shape and what type of earrings to choose to complement it.

When trying to determine the shape of your face, it is all about the outline of your face so please focus on lines, angles and curves. Keep in mind that there is no right or wrong shape because your face is unique and therefore many people’s faces will be somewhere in between. The most important point to remember is that any face shape can look its optimum best when you know how to make more flattering choices.

The Heart Shape
A heart shaped face has a narrow jaw and is wider at the forehead and /or the cheek bones. It is wide at the temples and hairline with a small delicate chin.

Examples: Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry and Naomi Campbell

How to wear jewellery to complement your skin tone

It is so easy to create a pleasant contrast between your skin tone, hair colour, eye colour and choice of jewellery. Sometimes a good combination is all that’s needed to liven up a basic outfit. Knowing which colour jewellery will complement your skin tone is one of the secrets of looking your best. 

Is your skin tone warm or cool?

The best way to determine this is to take a white piece of paper and hold it under a light next to the underside of your wrist. Now you need to decide if your veins are more on the blue or the green side. If your veins are more on the blue side you have a cool skin tone. If your veins are more on the green side, you have a warm skin tone.

You can also establish whether your skin tone is cool or warm by following this general rule of thumb. If you look better in silver and blue, you probably have a cool skin tone. If you look better in gold and orange, you are probably warm toned.

Now let's figure out whether you are warm or cool depending on your natural hair colour, eye colour and the undertones in your skin.

Stacking Bracelets - Still A Hot Fashion Trend

Stacking Bracelets continues to be a big hit. Celebrities are now loading up their bracelets and we see it all over the magazines and on the red carpets. Stacking, mixing and matching bracelets is a fun way to add a little more personality to your outfit. You can wear it alone, with a matching pair of bracelets or even mismatch your bracelets.

I am totally obsessed with this look! We all know the saying less is more but when it comes to stacking bracelets, more is definitely more! 

This bracelet is one piece but gives the impression of multiple bangles being worn together. Can be worn on its own or stacked with more bangles. Wear it with a jeans or your little black dress ... Perfect bling for any occasion!

Tips for selecting the perfect bridal jewellery

Start shopping early! Getting your bridal jewellery as early as possible will help relieve the stress of rushing to find something ...