Mother of bride? Choose the right pearl jewellery for your daughter's Big Day

While selecting your outfit and accessories as mother of the bride isn't nearly as monumental as the bride's task of choosing a wedding dress, it is not a simple matter either! It is a very significant moment for the mother of the bride, and an emotional one too. You want to look your best without in any way upstaging your daughter. The right pearl necklace can hit the perfect note of understated elegance and beauty.

It is a day for conservative beauty, and a pearl necklace can add the right touch. Pearl jewellery is the ultimate in elegance, and pearls always make a statement without shouting. Here are some classic pearl necklace choices for the mother of bride.

Katherine Hepburn pearl necklace by Jacqueline Shaw

Katherine Hepburn never took a false step in fashion. Classic and iconic, her sense of style is a model of unfussy elegance, and this white, opera length pearl necklace named in her honour lives up to that ideal. And like Hepburn herself, it is sensible and versatile. You can choose to wear it twisted or as a simple double strand.

Doris Day large freshwater pearl necklace by Jacqueline Shaw

The princess-length Doris Day necklace is a fine piece of pearl jewellery featuring slightly oval, large and luxurious 11mm freshwater pearls. Named after an actress synonymous with happiness, it is a bold, bright and beautiful statement of celebration fitting for a joyful day.

Claire double strand wedding pearl necklace

If a more classic look suits you better, the double strand Claire might be more your style. This vintage style features two strands of uniform hand-knotted AA+ freshwater pearls. This style goes really well with a classic silk gown of your choice, and to complete the look, opt for a pair of 9.5mm perfectly round ear studs, Lucy Royale.

Lucy Royale large freshwater pearl earrings

A coordinated bracelet is a delightful piece of pearl jewellery for the mother of the bride for summer weddings when you opt for a short sleeve or sleeveless dress.