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Our Tribute to The Crown – Pearl Jewellery Inspired by Royal Icons


The Crown

Fans of the hit Netflix TV series The Crown will be well aware of the beautiful pearl jewellery featured to recreate the elegant and smart look of the time.

The show has been confirmed as the most expensive series created by Netflix to date and it’s easy to see why, you only need to glance at the odd scene to take in the incredible set and costumes. This includes of course the timeless pearl jewellery.

(Image found at @thecrownnetflix dedicated Instagram page)

The Crown Necklaces Everyone Adores

One of the most consistently featured pearl necklaces in The Crown is the multistrand pearl necklace – showcasing the stylishly smart look that was very in-fashion during the 1950s and one her majesty still adores and wears beautifully today. Perhaps holding the style close to her heart as the jewellery was originally a gift from her father.

Having started out to modernise, and bring a fresh perspective to, the oldest of gemstones, the pearl, Claudia wanted to convey the sense of power implicit in this beautiful gemstone. From their amazing and fascinating history to the iconic women and men who have worn pearls, they are the most alluring of gems and loved throughout the world.

The layered jewellery look, much like the multistrand necklace featured in The Crown is one that is still incredibly popular today and offers an elevated style as well as giving you the chance to get creative and combine your favourite pearl jewellery pieces.

Pearl Stud Earrings for Nostalgic Elegance

Another timeless piece of pearl jewellery which often makes an appearance in The Crown is the pearl stud earrings. With a striking resemblance to Claudia’s Button Pearl Studs as worn by Dame Helen Mirren, traditional pearl studs are have been a firm jewellery box favourite for decades.

Pearl Jewellery Loved by Royal Family Generations

It’s of course not just in The Crown where the magnificent pearl jewellery loved by the royal family can be seen. You only need to look at Princess Diana’s breath-taking white evening gowns donned with powerful suit jackets to notice her three-strand pearl bracelet. This style of bracelet was also worn by the Duchess of Cambridge in 2017 during her royal tour of Germany. Kate, like many royal icons will always hold a special place with us after her collaboration with Claudia on our bestseller the Mother and Child Necklace.

Through watching The Crown and also looking at her majesty, Diana and now Kate, it’s easy to see how pearl jewellery crosses the generations so beautifully, offering a special timeless item that can truly be treasured forever.

We’re always inspired by pearl jewellery worn by incredible style icons from time gone by. From Marilyn Monroe to Coco Chanel, just visit our CB Icons collection to see Claudia’s unique pearl jewellery inspired by these iconic women.

And whatever the occasion, feeling like royalty in an understated manner with the elegance of freshwater pearls is never a bad idea.