BRIDAL JEWELRY FAQs
Does my wedding jewelry need to coordinate with my dress?
Yes. Just as you'd choose a veil or tiara to complement your hairstyle, bracelets, earrings and necklaces should be chosen to complement your dress. A single strand read more
When should I shop for bridal jewelry?
Don't panic. With minimal planning, you can get your wedding jewelry without much fuss. Read our wedding jewelry checklist.
Is there such a thing as too much wedding day bling?
Yes! You want your bridal jewelry to enhance your look, not overpower it. The most important consideration is that people notice you on your big day more than they notice your jewelry or dress. read more
What jewelry is appropriate for a beach wedding?
For beach weddings, we like pearl jewelry, shell jewelry and mother of pearl jewelry. With their nautical connotations, these styles are highly appropriate. Just choose something breezy, read more.
What jewelry should I wear if I'm having a black tie wedding?
At black tie weddings, you can go all out. Tiaras, four strand pearl bracelets, four strand pearl necklaces, chandelier earrings…they’re all appropriate for a black tie wedding. read more.
Is faux jewelry a faux pas?
Not at all! Whatever fits into your budget and makes you feel beautiful is always appropriate. If you love the look of diamonds but can only afford CZs read more
I’m going for a vintage look. How do I choose vintage-looking jewelry?
With all the styles out there, it’s easy. Decide on what look you like and do an Internet search. You don’t have to splurge on real vintage jewelry read more
I have jewelry from both sides of the family. How do I choose what to wear?
If the pieces are in the same family—say pearl earrings and a necklace, they’ll typically look great together. But if your mom and his mom each want you to wear a pearl necklace, consider read more
Help! I don’t have pierced ears. Are there earring options for me?
You’re in luck! While clip-on earrings can be hard to find, Moon River Pearls has many styles of classic pearl clip on earrings that are perfect for the modern bride. read more
What do pearls say about the modern bride vs. other jewels?
There is no doubt that diamonds are popular and gorgeous, but pearls have symbolized romance and sophistication for centuries. read more
I want to wear pearls. Are they affordable?
Yes! Fortunately for pearl lovers, there’s no better time to buy pearls. Compared with many other gems, pearls are very affordable. read more.
Should my bridesmaids’ jewelry match?
Absolutely not! In fact, it’s fun to choose different jewelry for each woman based on her style and personality. That said, if you want each piece to match, that’s fine too. read more
Can I give jewelry as a gift to my bridesmaids?
Yes, not only can you, give bridesmaid jewelry as a gift, it’s pretty much a tradition! Chances are, your maids are shelling out big bucks for their dresses, shoes, and hair, read more
When is an appropriate time to give my bridesmaids their gifts?
Ideally, before they go out and buy jewelry on their own. Traditionally, brides give gifts at their bachelorette parties or bridal showers—some even at the rehearsal dinner. read more
Should my maid of honor get something special?
If she’s the one planning your shower and going above and beyond to help with all your wedding day details, then yes, it’s appropriate to give her something extra. read more.
Help! My bridesmaid/maid of honor has tattoos/dreadlocks/gauges.
Celebrate it! Just as you have your unique style, your bridesmaid has hers. It’s more important that she’s standing up there with you, lending support, rather than read more
What style of jewelry is appropriate for a little girl?
With their traditional and demure reputation, we love pearl jewelry for flower girls! Choose a tin cup style, pearl bracelet, or dainty earrings if read more
What size flower girl jewelry should I choose?
Most children’s necklaces are 12-14 inches and fit the average girl just fine. When in doubt, look for necklaces that have extenders—typically a one-inch chain read more
What jewelry is appropriate for a junior bridesmaid?
Any jewelry that is similar to the rest of the bridal party’s style. Just make sure read more