(Closed) Which Unique Nautical necklace for the bridesmaids? Opinons please!

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Which necklace goes with the bridesmaid dress best?

    Goldtone Octopus Necklace

    Silvertone Octopus Necklace

    White Octopus Necklace with Crystals

    None - here's why...

    SPLURGE - Get them the GOLD blingy statment set that matches mine

    SPLURGE - Get them the SILVER blingy statment set (EXACTLY like mine

  • Post # 62
    450 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Random thought Alex and Ani have beautiful compass rose bracelets that are very trendy right now…


    Post # 65
    11525 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I, too, find those octopus necklaces to be off-putting. 

    The silver, blingy set that you are considering wearing is beautiful, because you have to actually look to find the octopus shapes in the jewelry.  I’m not saying that I think you should wear it for your wedding.  However, I do think it’s very pretty. However, I am not at all a fan of those other options, where the octopus shape is blatantly obvious.

    I also would not get your bridesmaids the same set — even in another tone of metal — that you are interested in wearing yourself. That is a statement piece, and it doesn’t really make a statement in a good way if said statement is made over, and over, and over by having all of your bridesmaids wearing it.

    Post # 66
    219 posts
    Helper bee

    That dress is beautiful; I don’t think it needs a big necklace.

    Post # 67
    470 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    If you do decide to go a different direction the coral and shell look that Blanche  suggested looks pretty neat and of course and star fish and or sea horse ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    However I really like Gold one like yours or perhaps the white one is my second choice and i voted the white one cause the gold one like your is to much like yours and you should stand out a little more on your ewdding day ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

    Post # 68
    470 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    oh i didnt see them before that  rose gold anchor is amazing thats tops my white octopus vote ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    would look amazing with their dresses too ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Post # 69
    748 posts
    Busy bee

    @KimmySumShuga:  I love the gold version of your set, would you be able to share a link to it please? ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 70
    3415 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    I love off beat things and love the idea of an octopus necklace for anything else other than a wedding.  I really think the other posters suggestions are fantastic and I love all of them as well, I’m completely wishing I could have a nautical theme wedding so I can use things like coral and shells lol.  If you like the uniqueness of an octopus I get that, but how about finding another sea creature just as unique but more elegant for a wedding.  My fear is that the octopus necklaces (again I think they are awesome) would take away from the actual wedding or Bridesmaid or Best Man attire and people will focus on those and not what they’re really there for.

    Post # 71
    1040 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

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    @Blanche:  LOVE the coral and shell options you posted and the variety of spellings for octupussies (sp?!).  HAHAHA

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