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Pearl Jewelry for Winter 2011/2012

Fashionable Pearl Jewelry

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Whether traditional or trendy, pearl jewelry remains a must-have for every woman's accessory collection. Pearl jewelry comes in such a variety from real or cultured to frankly fake, from sky-high expensive to rock-bottom cheap, that there's a pearl jewelry piece or two to suit every woman's fashion personality.

1. Champagne Pearl Bracelet

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Champagne colored faux pearls backed with fabric make a beautiful fashion statement in a neutral color that goes with anything. The bracelet closes with a snap. Available from Banana Republic.

2. Faux Pearl and Chain Necklace

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Vintage anyone? With its burnished metal chain, this necklace featuring pearls and glass beads has that vintage vibe, even though it's brand new. This double strand necklace is 20 inches long and closes with a toggle clasp. Available from Nordstrom in four different color combinations.

3. Mabe Pearl and Filigree Ring

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Set in brass filigree, the large mabe pearl stands out in a floral design featuring smaller freshwater white pearls and pink tourmaline. The band of the ring is sterling silver. Available from Nordstrom.

4. Pearl Statement Ring

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Trendy statement ring with pearls, quartz, and antique brass features a floral design in a sure-to-be-noticed fashion statement. Since the ring is adjustable, petites with small fingers won't have to worry about the ring's size. Available from Couture Candy.

5. Pearl Statement Ring

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Here's a bold fashion ring with a 1.25-inch diameter, which is sure to be noticed. The ring is made from gold-plated metal and white glass pearls along with small crystals. There's a size adjuster inset on this ring so that the one-size ring may more easily fit. Available from Shopbop.

6. Pearl Flower Earrings

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White faux pearls form a tiny flower design on these stud earrings--another good style for the petite woman. The earrings measure 5/8 inch in diameter. Available from Piperlime.

7. Ivory Pearl Drop Earrings

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A top style of earrings for petite women, the drop earring makes a nice vertical line, which is always good for short women. These earrings feature ivory freshwater pearls, and they're gold filled. Available from Couture Candy.

8. Cultured Freshwater Pearl Flower Ring

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Flower power ring makes a bold statement with cultured freshwater keishi pearls and diamond accents all set in 14K gold. Available from Macy's.

9. Pearl Bracelet

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From whimsical designer Betsey Johnson comes this fun faux pearl bracelet featuring pearls, crystals, gold-tone chain, and a toggle closure. Available from Zappos.

10. Classic Pearl Earrings

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Stud earrings remain a top style of earrings for petite women, and these classic 14K gold earrings from Macy's in a knot design with cultured pearl centers fit the bill. A matching necklace is also available.

11. Long Glass Pearl Necklace

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Ever since Coco Chanel popularized the long, faux pearl way back in the 1920s, the pearl rope necklace has been a fashion staple. Here's a 72" gold glass pearl rope necklace that can be doubled or tripled with no need to worry about manipulating a clasp. For petites, a pearl rope necklace can be handy because the length can easily be adjusting, depending on how the necklace is wrapped, and it can make a nice vertical line, always a good thing for short women. Available from Macy's.

12. Crystal and Pearl Headband

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Here's a bit of hippy chic updated with crystals and pearls. This cute headband is 3/4" in width and features faux pearls and rhinestones. Available from Shopbop.
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