Jewelry is a great idea for Christmas gifts, no matter who you are buying for … you have probably already determined that, considering that you’ve made your way to a jewelry blog! Once you’ve made it past that brilliant flash of inspiration, though, you’ll start to realize the enormous breadth of range that there is in jewelry. A wonderful little section to hunt in this Christmas is the pendant and necklace ‘aisle’ of the site. Pendants and necklaces are one of those items that are incredibly versatile: they can be worn every day or only some days, can be hidden under clothing (so don’t particularly need to match anything!) or can come out to shine, and many pendants are unisex – you and your partner can wear exactly the same piece of jewelry! They don’t get in the way of working, as bracelets can … so if you are sold on the pendant idea, and just need some pointers, here are our top picks for this Christmas!
We are actually looking at both pendants and necklaces in this article – many ladies’ necklaces are quite similar to pendants, with a long elegant drop section. The line blurs in a piece like the one pictured at the beginning of the article – this white diamond necklace doesn’t have a defined chain, and then a free-moving pendant attached, so you would be tempted to call it a necklace – however, it certainly has a defined front section, and a slight ‘drop’ in the design… but matters like this are of little importance when the piece is as nice as this! It includes 12 brilliant cut, H color diamonds, with a combined weight of .32ct, and set on 18ct white gold… almost good enough to eat
We know that Christmas is one of those times of year when the budget is stretched to its maximum, and if you’d love to give someone the sparkle and class of diamonds, but are currently thinking it might have to wait until you make your first million, think about the Georgini heart pendant shown. The sweet and slightly off-kilter character makes it just as suitable for sisters and mothers as romantic partners (or friends, if you are a female!). The cubic zirconias alternate round and rectangular shapes, giving it a subtly modern and individual feel. The sterling silver chain is included, and the pendant, which is made of sterling silver also, has been rhodium plated to prevent tarnishing and help enhance the shine of the piece.
For those who wouldn’t consider anything less than the real deal for a Christmas gift, but also think you don’t have the budget for real diamonds, we have news for you also! The Hot Diamonds range has some beautiful, affordable pieces, like the oval pendant pictured. It features not one, but three genuine white diamonds, and the sterling silver box chain pictured is included with the product, making your gift buying task as easy as possible!
We know that many women will want to escape into a fantasy world this holiday season … especially if seeing the family is more of a stress than a joy for her Arwen’s Lord of the Rings official Evenstar pendant is a great gift not only for fans of the movie. Arwen is the Angel of Middle Earth, in the series, and the half-elven wife of Aragorn, one of the heroes of the tale. If you know a lady with more than a little impishness about her, who is otherwise all class and nobility, the Evenstar pendant is a great gift this Christmas. There is also plenty of other Lord of the Rings merchandise in store, all official, including the Frodo’s Sword pendant for men pictured below the Evenstar one.
And for ladies who love sugar and spice and all things nice, the heart filigree pink sapphire pendant is the ultimate Christmas gift. There are fifteen pink sapphires, with a combined gemstone weight of .3 carats, and three genuine white diamonds with a combined weight of .6ct. The 9ct yellow gold base helps keep this luxurious, gem-encrusted pendant actually quite affordable! At 2cm high, the filigree design is especially dainty, and the gorgeous pink sapphire petals on the flowers are actually natural stones, not chemically dyed.
And we go from the ultra-feminine, to the ultra-masculine with this Forever pendant by Inori. The vertical, linear styling makes it especially strong and sexy, and the circular area at the top is engraved with the word ‘Forever’ – a great romantic gift this Christmas. It is made of stainless steel, and is a lovely middling size, at 4cm long. The pendant is a stand-alone item – you can choose either a black-toned or silver-toned chain to match it.
Inori are one of our most popular men’s jewelry manufacturers, and they make a great range of couple’s matching and moveable pendants, but this interlocking design couple’s pendant has been one of our most popular. You can either have half each, being two parts of a whole, although you might be separated during the day, or he can keep you with him wherever he goes, wearing the entire pendant! This is made of hard-wearing stainless steel, and two chains are included with the pendant. The two chains are differing sizes, made with couples in mind, and the pendant length is 4cm – a nice compromise between feminine daintiness and masculine size and strength!
One of our newest and hottest products this Christmas is the black circular cubic zirconia pendant shown at right. The black stones are not only individual, but a statement of strength and decisiveness. In fact, if you need to borrow it at any stage to give yourself a little confidence boost, it is quite a unisex design. The cubic zirconias are set on stainless steel, suitable for all skin types, and the cable necklace pictured is included with the pendant to make your shopping time a little quicker and easier!
This is only a small selection of both the mens and women’s pendants and necklaces we have in stock – if you haven’t seen something that leaps off the screen and grabs you by the collar yet (!), just keep browsing in the Pendants for Women and Pendants for Men sections, as well as the Necklaces for Women section. If you are having any trouble with either the site or the products, just holler by clicking the Live Help link to the right of screen when you are in the shop area of the website, and we’ll bustle up to help!