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The Ten Best Pendants

Go for the glam with our choice of pendants

Chloé £203

An artistic thread is running through fashion this year, and Chloé’s striking enamel necklace was inspired by Jackson Pollock’s paintings. If you’re feeling flush, you can treat yourself to thematching cuff, too.

www.net-a-porter.com; 0845 675 13 21

Urth Solution £875

The mining of precious metals is fraught with exploitative practices, butUrth has strict ethical policies in sourcing all of its gold. It also uses top designers, and this simple pendant by Pippa Small is a winner.

www.urthsolution.com; 020-7221 9686

Lulu Guinness - £100

Available on a long or short chain, and in gold or silver, this kitsch pendant has a definite Fifties feel. New colours are unveiled each season – this autumn’s will be hot pink, black and cream.

www.luluguinness.com; 020-7901 9022

Kabiri - £46

Why not have some fun with your jewellery by wearing this cheeky French design from Kabiri, an online jewellery retailer that specialises in pieces that are both witty and stylish.

www.kabiri.co.uk; 020-7224 1808

Dagema - £290

Astatement piece, if ever there was one. A golden eagle and diamonds decorate this elaborate pendant, which was inspired by ancient medieval charms.

www.brownsfashion.com; 020-7514 0039

Urban Outfitters - £24

I bet you never imagined that your accessories could multitask. A tiny clock dangles on the end of this long chain, so Cinderellas can dash for the last bus before the clock strikes 12.

www.urbanoutfitters.co.uk; 0845 330 1288

Damson Jewellery - £86

Hannah Louise Lamb’s mismatched charm necklace is part of her range of cameo-inspired jewellery with a modern twist. Available in silver, or the oxidised black finish, shown here.

www.damsonjewellery.com; 020-7603 4315

Urban Outfitters - £14

Amodern take on the traditional locket, inside this simple little gold envelope is a tiny card engraved with thewords “I love you”. Don’t let it fall into the wrong hands.

www.urbanoutfitters.co.uk; 0845 330 1288

Tatty Devine - £32

Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden – the designers behind Tatty Devine – have their fingers on the pulse of cute, contemporary costume jewellery, such as this delicious-looking Perspex lolly hanging on a silver chain.

www.kabiri.co.uk; 020-7224 1808

Alex Monroe - £162

The prettiest neck candy I have come across – the ball is made from filigree flowers and opens like a locket to reveal a tiny bird in contrasting metal. The Alex Monroe website is a real treasure chest.

www.alexmonroe.com; 020-7703 8507