What you need to know while deciding on handmade-jewelry for your bridal-party

  1. Shopping outside the big box stores can save you time and energy for unique items for bridesmaids jewelry
  2. Bring swatches of dresses to ensure the perfect match or color type. 
  3. Know your budget. 
  4. Be open to different styles, keep your options and your mind open, and you may just be surprised! 
  5. Please bring pictures or ideas of your jewelry design in mind. 
  6. Jewelry should be something that your bridesmaids want to wear and will wear again. 
  7. Keep jewelry comfy. 

When designing your necklaces, it's always a good idea to take into account the style of dress.  Size of beads, length of necklace, and colors that work together are all governed by the dresses worn.  You don't want your necklace and neckline to clash.  Here are the most common necklines. 

  • Bride match your metals to your dress. 
  • Choose earrings with your hair style and neckline in mind. 
  • Drop earrings are best suited to longer hair and lower necklines. 
  • Stud earrings look best with an up-do hairstyle and higher necklines with fresh water pearls. 
  • V-Neck thin chain with simple pendant single or double stranded pearls. 
  • Vintage flair-create an interesting flair by taking a more modern approach with your wedding jewelry. 
  • Sweetheart or Strapless-skip necklace and focus on chandelier earrings with clear crystals for sleek look or hint of color.