The Timeless Elegance of Necklaces

At Ottery Jewellery, we believe that a necklace is more than just a piece of jewellery – it's a statement, a reflection of your personal style, and a way to express your individuality. In this blog, we'll explore the world of necklaces, from classic designs to modern trends, and provide inspiration for finding the perfect piece to complement your unique look.

A Brief History of Necklaces

Necklaces have been a staple of human adornment for thousands of years, with ancient civilizations such as Egypt, Greece, and Rome using them to signify status, wealth, and power. From delicate chains to bold pendants, necklaces have evolved over time, reflecting changing fashion trends and cultural influences.

Types of Necklaces

  • Chain Necklaces: Delicate or bold, chain necklaces are a versatile option for any occasion.
  • Pendant Necklaces: Featuring a central charm or gemstone, pendant necklaces add a touch of elegance to any outfit.
  • Choker Necklaces: A classic 90s trend making a comeback, choker necklaces add a touch of edginess to your look.
  • Bib Necklaces: A statement piece featuring multiple strands or layers, bib necklaces are perfect for making a bold fashion statement.

Materials and Gemstones

  • Metals: Gold, silver, rose gold, and platinum – each metal has its own unique properties and style.
  • Gemstones: From diamonds and pearls to emeralds and sapphires, gemstones add a touch of luxury and sophistication to your necklace.

Styling Your Necklace

  • Layering: Mix and match different necklaces to create a unique, layered look.
  • Pairing: Pair your necklace with earrings, bracelets, or rings to complete your jewelry look.
  • Occasion: Choose a necklace that suits the occasion – from a delicate chain for everyday wear to a bold pendant for a special event.


A necklace is more than just a piece of jewellery – it's a reflection of your personality, style, and individuality. Whether you prefer classic and elegant or bold and statement-making, there's a necklace out there for you. Visit us at Ottery Jewellery to explore our collection and find the perfect necklace to complement your unique look.
Visit us today and discover the perfect necklace to elevate your style!
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