(Last Updated on : 06-01-2014)
A hanging piece of jewellery that is attached to a necklace or a chain is known as pendant. Pendants are available in various shapes and sizes. The different use of precious materials renders a pendant into an enchanting piece. Pendants are used for embellishment for a long period of time. Depending upon the material that is used to make them, they can be categorised into, Stainless steel pendants, Sterling silver pendants, Wooden pendants, Shell Pendants, Lac pendants, Glass pendants, Leather pendants, Bone Pendants, Plastic pendants, Ivory Pendants.
Stainless steel pendants:
Stainless steel pendants are made of stainless steel and these types of pendants are looked at as the latest fashion trend. Stainless steel is such a metal that is affordable in comparison to some other metal, long lasting and non-vitriolic. Today, stainless steel has widespread use in pendant manufacturing. Stainless steel pendants have an unlimited lay out, ranging from simple refined pendants to embossed and engraved pendants.
Sterling silver pendants:
In the fashion industry, the Sterling silver pendants are acclaimed to a great extent. Many innovative and exclusive designer pendants can be moulded from Sterling silver. Sterling silver pendants are available in contemporary as well as antique designs.
Wooden pendants are available in traditional, tribal and modern designs. They are usually carved in an intricate way portraying exceptional work of art by the Indian artisans. In the international market, hand painted and handcrafted wooden pendants are the most sought after jewellery.
Shell Pendants are the ones that are hailed as a very popular fashion jewellery item. They are manufactured on a large scale. Shell pendants are sold in a large number of countries. Indonesia leads the way as one of the largest manufacturers in shell pendants. Spectacular shells in an array of shades, sizes and shapes are used in combination with other materials also. The combination theorem has been catering to supply the ever-increasing demand.
Lac pendants are the ones that are manufactured in India without any help from others. These type of pendants are considered the most fashionable ornaments with a timeless appeal. They are intricately designed which incorporates a flashy look. Lac pendants are the most sought after jewellery in countries like USA, UK, Australia etc. They are popular because of their traditional design.
Glass pendants are considered the most stylish, fashionable and preferred pendants. Glass pendants are the most coveted form of jewellery amongst the youth of various countries. These types of pendants are made of coloured and transparent glasses. They are also available in different sizes, colours and styles.
Leather pendants are made from different kinds of leather. It is considered a popular type of costume jewellery. Leather pendants like the other types of pendants are also available in various shapes and sizes. Sometimes they are made plain, sometimes embroidered and sometimes they are studded with stones of various colours.
Another famous and popular piece of costume jewellery is the bone pendant. Bone Pendants are by and large worn by women. But today it has also become a fashion statement for men. Bone pendants are quite stylish with their designs conforming to the varying tastes of consumers. They are uniquely handcrafted in both traditional and modern designs.
A Plastic pendant is the highly stylish and captivating form of jewellery. Plastic pendants are available in contemporary as well as traditional designs. Plastic pendants are available in a wide array of colours, designs and styles.
Pendants carved out of ivory are Ivory Pendants. There are lots of designs available in the market in ivory pendants. Ivory is moulded and beautified in innovative styles to make pendants suit all tastes. Uniquely traditional and uniquely stylish, ivory pendants are a singular and exquisite fashion jewellery piece, popular worldwide.