You've seen braided seed pearl necklaces, but did you know they were called bayadères? This glossary-style defines and provides pictures of bayadères.
The bib necklace is not for babies. A dramatic piece of jewelry, the bib necklace has gone in and out of fashion since ancient times. This glossary-style article explains all about the bib necklace, a hot style these days.
Don't choke if someone asks you what's a choker. This glossary-style article defines the different types of choker, a very old type of necklace.
Dog Collar Necklace
The dog collar necklace epitomized its era, the Belle Epoque/Edwardian age. This lavishly illustrated article traces the history of the dog collar...
The lavalier, named for a king's mistress, typifies turn-of-the-20th century jewelery styles. This glossary-style article defines the lavalier.
A sautoir is a super-long chain or beaded necklace. Popular in the early 20th century, the sautoir embodies Jazz Era style. This article defines...
The rivière is one of the most classic of necklace styles. This glossary-style article defines the rivière, traces its history and is illustrated...
The torc is an ancient form of jewelry that made a 20th-century comeback. In designing his famous torc bracelet, David Yurman was inspired by ancient Celtic torc necklaces. Learn all about the torc in this glossary-style, well-illustrated jewelry article.
The torsade is one really twisted necklace. Also known as a twister, the torsade is an ancient type of necklace or bracelet. This illustrated, glossary-style article defines the torsade.