How to Style a Simple Pearl Bracelet

When it comes to timeless jewelry that is equally as classic as it is modern, few pieces can match the enduring charm of a simple ALOR pearl bracelet. The lustrous beauty of pearls, from South Sea to Freshwater, makes them the perfect accessory for any occasion and any outfit. Whether you want to add a touch of sophistication to your everyday look when running errands or meeting with friends, or elevate a formal dress for a special occasion, a simple pearl bracelet can effortlessly enhance your style. In this blog post, we will explore various ways to style a pearl bracelet, unlocking its potential to become your go-to accessory from day to night as well as explain the difference between a South Sea and a Freshwater pearl.

What is a South Sea Pearl?

Some of ALOR’s most beloved pieces of jewelry feature stunning South Sea cultured pearls. These pearls are found in Australia, Philippines, Myanmar, and Indonesia. A single South Sea Pearl can take up to 3 years to be cultivated, making them the rarest type of pearl, and the most coveted! Not to mention, they are also the largest in size of all pearl varieties. South Sea Pearls can vary in shape, size and color but are mainly found in beautiful shades of Gold and White. We love these pearls because of their elegance, rarity, and luxury. ⁠

What is a Freshwater Pearl?

A cultured Freshwater Pearl is a pearl that has been farmed and created within freshwater ponds, rivers and lakes as opposed to a saltwater environment. They tend to come from China and Japan, and sometimes even the United States. Freshwater pearls are durable and beautiful, typically a smaller, round shape and they tend to be less expensive than a South Sea or Akoya pearl.  Next, we’ll discover ways to style a pearl bracelet.

Elegant Minimalism

Sometimes, less is more! A simple pearl bracelet can make a stunning statement on its own, especially one as special as our South Sea Wrap Bracelet. Go for a single strand of pearls or take it up a notch with this wrap design that effortlessly displays oversized South Sea pearls in a 360 design around the wrist. Pair it with jeans and a T-shirt to elevate the look or match it back to an evening dress for a formal occasion. The understated beauty of pearls will draw attention from any onlooker, and the design will captivate! Keep other accessories minimal to let the bracelet take center stage. A simple pair of diamond earrings or a similar pearl necklace can complement this refined style.

Color Play

Color is an important piece of any outfit- whether it’s the color you’re seeing from the pearls or from the surrounding accessories. ALOR’s pearl bracelets are complemented perfectly by the iconic colored cable. The brand new Freshwater Pearl Bracelets come in 4 color options – Yellow, Grey, Black and Blueberry – where the color is displayed on the cable and in bookended beads around the pearls. Take white pearls to a new level by stacking together cable bracelets of different colors to create a unique and eclectic look. The beauty of ALOR cable is that all colors pair with one another well! You can’t go wrong when mixing and matching.

Everyday Layers

Who says pearls are just for special occasions? Incorporating a simple pearl bracelet, or four, can add a touch of sophistication and instantly take your look up a notch. A simple pretty pearl bracelet doesn’t need to be boring! If one isn’t enough, stack together multiple for more of a statement. Styled with crisp denim and neutral colors, the contrast between the refined pearls and the relaxed outfit creates a stylish balance that you’ll love. Choose a bracelet with smaller pearls that is easy to layer in multiples or mix them in with other materials like ALOR’s classic cable, stingray, or diamonds for a modern twist. Complete the look with pearl earrings or a pearl necklace, for a simple yet sophisticated style.

Formal Glamour

For a formal event or evening soiree, you want to stand out! Pearls can exude an air of timeless glamour. Choose a bracelet with larger pearls, such as ALOR’s South Sea pearls, or stack multiple of the wrap design together for added impact. Coordinate with a pair of marquise earrings or a lariat necklace to create a cohesive and sophisticated look. Whether you’re attending a black-tie gala, a cocktail party, or a wedding, a pearl bracelet (or three) will always add refinement and grace to your ensemble.

The versatility of a simple pearl bracelet knows no bounds. ALOR’s designs easily answer the questions of how to do a simple pearl bracelet in a way that reflects your personal style. From elegant minimalism to formal glamour, pearls can effortlessly elevate your style in a second! Experiment with different sizes of pearls, different types, colors, and mixing with other materials to find the perfect pearl bracelet that resonates with you. Whether you’re dressing up or dressing down, pearls will always infuse your look with a sense of timelessness and grace. Don’t hesitate to adorn your wrist with a simple pearl bracelet that you’ll love for years to come. And while you’re at it, browse complementing styles of pearl earrings and pearl necklaces to complete the look with ease!