Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Shapes of Pearls

From cliptomania.com FWP60


Round is the most highly favored and valuable of all the pearl shapes.





From cliptomania.com FWP44



Baroque or irregular shaped pearls that are ideal for necklaces or for clustered earrings with a crystal or gemstone.



From cliptomania.com MR30






Oval are shaped like an egg and are typically used on drops or dangles.


From cliptomania.com FWP63







Button pearls are round and a little flat on one side.  They are ideal for necklaces or clip on earrings like these.

 

From cliptomania.com DM9


Mabe pearls are round on the top and flat on one side.  They are ideal for earrings and pins.
 



From cliptomania.com FWP53


The Teardrop shaped pearl is good for drop necklaces & for drop clip on earrings.