A Summer Event Edit | May 2022
A Moment in Time Punctuated in Style
Boldly combining the contemporary elegance of silver chain links with the refined sophistication of freshwater pearls, Astoria Figaro shows off its timeless versatility in confident form, taking you from event to event in unmatched splendour.
Here we will show you just a few of many ideas on how to style your jewellery differently with just a few simple tweaks, making your fashion choices more long-term ("slower"), economical, and ultimately more sustainable.
The Key Building Blocks
Focusing our guide on the classic and iconic style of pearls, every event you attend will feel like an effortless breeze with a handful of carefully selected pieces. Ourevolves alongside you and your style, effortlessly transforming its look with the click of a clasp. Now that's textbook adaptability. We created these looks just to whet your styling appetite. We firmly believe that with the right jewellery, you're set for success. Scroll on to read more...
the versatility of pearls | Part 1
The Classic Chain Necklace
At its full length, theis 20 inches, a standard yet generous length, allowing you to style it in a way it undoubtedly deserves. Whether combined with a low-cut dress or blouse or layered over fine-knit cashmere, the alternating oval links allow you to adjust the length to suit your overall dress and look.
the versatility of pearls | Part 2
Sometimes a dress or outfit just calls for something a bit more "je ne sais quoi". On these occasionsdeftly converts into a Y-shape lariat, creating a stunning and impactful wishbone profile.
Worn to the front, the chain feature elongates the neckline and works particularly well with a deep V neckline, while worn to the back it creates a more sensuous effect against a backless dress.
the versatility of pearls | Part 3
The Wrap-Around Choker
Layering has been around for a long time with good reason, and pearls are no more immune to its power than anything else—even Empresses and Queens of ancient dynasties and kingdoms saw the power in draping themselves in jewels, strings of beads and pearls.
Combined with the, the multi-wear necklace becomes a jewellery powerhouse, taking the multi-tasking capabilities to the next level. Chained together (literally!) makes its 27 ½ inches perfect for wrapping around the neck twice for a choker effect, rivalling the flapper-style of the roaring 20s.
the versatility of pearl jewellery | Conclusion
With a few tricks up your sleeve, you can make any piece of jewellery work that much harder for you:
Use chain extenders or double up with matching pieces to create longer profiles to suit different looks and occasions. Don't feel afraid of mixing up styles or layering.
Think Outside the Box
With a few quick tweaks, a necklace can become a bracelet! Let nothing but your imagination stand in your way of creating something extraordinary.
At Kit Heath we give fashions the nod of acknowledgement they are due, but at our core we design for style, longevity, and wearability. Wear it Today, Love it Tomorrow.
Jewellery (Tender, Loving...) Care
Whilst designed to last in timeless style, like all good things our jewellery deserves a gentle touch and will continue to serve you for even longer when it is well looked after.
Our pearls are naturally cultured freshwater pearls, so to continue to protect their delicate lustre, please keep your pearls away from direct heat, cosmetics and perfumes, and store them in a soft pouch to prevent scratching.
Check out our generalfor more tips on how to keep your silver sparkling.
Our Silver Promise
All our jewellery designs are made from sterling silver, stamped with our brand mark (KH/Kit Heath 925 © size permitting), and hallmarked where required by law.
Our jewellery is Assay tested in the UK where a piece weighs 7.78g or above, confirming the fineness of silver used. You can also read more about British hallmarks at our hallmarking partner’s website, Edinburgh Assay Office.
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