COLLANE, da sapere — September 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

12 styles of necklaces you need to know






A short guide to the top 12 styles of necklaces. If you want to learn how to recognize the style of a necklace read here.
You think you know all the styles in which a necklace can be done? We we have identified 12 more used. There are many others, but they are quite rare. Here, then, is a brief guide to learn how to recognize the styles of a necklace.
1 Sautoir It is a French word for a very long necklace, sometime with a pendant. The sautoir necklace became fashionable in the twenties and thirties, and is often associated with the Art Deco style. You can have a single-wire or two or three. The advantage of a Sautoir necklace is that it can also be worn as a bracelet, as a decoration on the hair and even as a belt.

Mauboussin, sautoir con diamanti e gemme intagliate, 1929 circa

Mauboussin, sautoir con diamanti e gemme intagliate, 1929 circa

2 Matinée It’s long about 50 centimeters, and it is often worn with dresses that have large necklines, which are then highlighted by the matinee necklace. Also in this case the necklace can also have different lines.

Matinée francese dell'Ottocento, in oro con due turchesi

Matinée francese dell’Ottocento, in oro con due turchesi

3 Princess You do not have blue blood to wear a princess necklace. It is actually an average necklace, between 43 and 45 centimeters long, that you can practically wear in every occasion. It is the typical and classic necklace is accompanied better, then, to a fairly formal clothes.

Collana princess con smeraldi e diamanti

Collana princess con smeraldi e diamanti

4-Choker Of all the rage in the nineteenth century, these ultra short necklaces are back in fashion in the eighties and recently re-proposed. Not recommended for those with a short neck or a little large, this necklace is able to make you stand out instead a slender line. Princess Diana often she wore this kind of necklace with pearls.

Chocker di Dolce & Gabbana

Chocker di Dolce & Gabbana

5 Opera It is a variant sautoir necklace, long between 70 and 90 centimeters. As the name suggests, it has been introduced to be worn in the great evenings. Worn in a single thread, the necklace should fall below the bust line, or even to the navel.

Collana opera in stile tennis, oro bianco e diamanti

Collana opera con lavorazione tennis, oro bianco e diamanti

6 Bib The name does not do justice to these necklaces that are often very decorative. Wide on the chest, must be worn with care, because their design should be carefully coordinated with the rest of the clothing. Ethnic, or with abstract motifs, with beads or crystals, these necklaces are challenging: you must be able to wear.

Collana bavaglio in ottone

Collana bavaglio in ottone

7 Lavaliere It’s a necklace with pendant that connects to a chain. The main pendant can be connected in turn to fringe or other pendants. It was a necklace popular in the early twentieth century, when it held sway Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco.
8 Multi wire As the name indicates, they are necklaces composed of many connected wires. It is a classic of pearls and beads necklaces.

Collana con lavalére

Collana con lavaliére

8 Multi filo Come indica il nome, sono collane composte da tanti fili collegati. È un classico delle collane di perle e perline.

Mulrifilo con perle nere di Thaiti

Mulrifilo con perle nere di Thaiti

9 Pendant A pendant at the end of the necklace can be a trivial expedient to enrich a simple chain or a fine jewelry masterpiece. In short, medallions and large pendants should be carefully chosen so as not to attract the gaze on something that is trivial. The advantage is that the pendants can often be personalized with dates, initials, dedications.

Pendente con acquamarina e diamanti

Pendente con acquamarina e diamanti

10 Riviére It is called this a necklace made up of one or two lines of precious or semi-precious stones. The stones have a different size: the largest in the front part of the necklace, smaller in that embracing the neck.

Collana riviére in stile georgiano in oro e ametiste

Collana riviére in stile georgiano in oro e ametiste

11 Collar It is not a chocker, but a very thin circular necklace exactly surrounds the base of the neck. Very short, it can also be worn on a shirt or a summer dress without a collar.

Collare in cuoio con chiusura in oro bianco

Collare in cuoio con chiusura in oro bianco

12 Rope Indicates a necklace with twisted wires, up to dial a single volume, like a thick rope.

Collana Rope con lapislazzuli

Collana Rope con lapislazzuli





Collana con perle di ametista

Collana gircollo con perle di ametista

Collana a colletto

Collana a colletto

Collana multi filo in oro martellato e diamanti

Collana multi filo in oro martellato e diamanti

Antonini, collana in oro giallo e perle

Antonini, collana in oro giallo e perle

De Grisogono, collana ondulata con 247 carati di rubini su oro rosa annerito, sei diamanti taglio brillante da 1,50 a 3,80 carati

De Grisogono, collana ondulata con 247 carati di rubini su oro rosa annerito, sei diamanti taglio brillante da 1,50 a 3,80 carati

Elizabeth Taylor con la collana di Cartier in platino, oro, diamanti e rubini. Foto: Photofest

Elizabeth Taylor nel 1958 con la collana di Cartier in platino, oro, diamanti e rubini. Foto: Photofest







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