Necklace Lengths Education

The Pearl Choker - 14 to 16 Inches

A pearl choker is a classic and versatile piece appropriate with everything from casual to formal evening dress that complements almost any neckline. The perfect length to add subtle elegance to your workday paired with a button-down shirt, yet just as stylish with a cocktail dress.

The Princess Necklace - 17 to 19 Inches

The princess necklace is the most popular length by women, it is well suited to wear with crew and high necklines. It also complements low, plunging necklines. Its length creates versatility and is well suited with a variety of women's attire, including V-neck shirts and button-up blouses. 

The Opera Necklace - 26 to 35 Inches

The opera length is popular for its versatility as one long necklace or the ability to wrap around a woman's neck twice, creating a double strand of pearls. Traditionally, opera length necklaces are worn with evening dress, although using them to accessorize more casual attire has become a fresh, cutting-edge fashion statement.

The Pearl Rope - 36 inches or longer

A pearl rope is designed to create maximum versatility, such as one long necklace, two layered necklaces, or three shorter necklaces when wrapped around the neck multiple times. This luxurious length can be both elegant and sexy. A very popular way to wear pearls, ropes may also be knotted and slung over the shoulder to accentuate the beauty of a backless dress.