Today’s post brings my next review from the Pandora Spring 2016 collection, with an in-depth look at the new Poetic Blooms pendant! The Poetic Blooms pieces were Pandora’s signature pieces from this release, and pay homage to Pandora’s popular daisy and cherry blossom design, among others.
I went with just the pendant, as, being a long-standing collector, I already have a lot of Pandora’s floral designs and I don’t really need too much more of the same!
It’s been longer than I meant since my last Spring 2016 review – so apologies for that. I will have a lot more to do when my package from the US March bracelet promo turns up, including some Pandora Disney! ;) In the meantime, read on for close-up shots and my thoughts on this new design.
Pandora Poetic Blooms Pendant Review
The colour of the pink flower is very delicate and pale, which is gorgeous in person, but a little hard to photograph properly!
Although it is the same shade of enamel as the famous Pandora Cherry Blossom clip, it’s not as thick and the area of enamel is a lot smaller so it doesn’t seem as vibrant. This pendant is helped a lot if you put it with other similar pinks, so as to bring out the colour!
One thing I like about this pendant is that there are no cubic zirconia on the bail! This is one of my least preferred ways that Pandora add CZs to charms, and I much prefer it when they are integrated into the design. The little sparkling daisy looks really sweet and not at all blingy when contrasted with the white daisy and pink cherry blossom.
The thing that you don’t realise from the stock image, however, is just how tiny this pendant is! It has a fair bit of detail, what with the different flowers, but it is small, even compared with other Pandora dangles. I’d say too small to wear on its own as a necklace pendant.
One obvious styling is to put lots of flowers together – here we have primroses, daisies and cherry blossoms! I don’t have any dahlias or forget-me-nots. The Rose Darling Daisy Meadow is one of my favourites and makes a nice centrepiece.
For my spring bracelet design this year, I originally wanted to put the gorgeous Olive Facets with two of the delayed Flower Garden muranos. Seeing as Pandora has now delayed the Flower Garden to Summer 2016, that kind of put paid to that idea. ;) In the meantime, I want to use my Olive Facets – so I tried it with some soft enamel florals for something a bit different. What do you think?
If you read my review of the new Pink Primrose silicone clips, you’ll have caught this Poetic Blooms styling with the Blush Facets. The warmer pinks bring out the paler pendant a little bit, and I love the contrast of the pinks with the brown leather bracelet.
I will be wearing my Poetic Blooms pendant on my pink oxi floral bracelet, which does have the Cherry Blossom clips to match it. This is one of my favourite bracelets, as I have a real soft spot for pastels & florals paired with the oxidised bracelet. Plus, it has my beloved Eeyore in pride of place, too! ^^
The fact that this pendant is so petite fits in well for me in this case, as I didn’t originally want a dangle in the middle that would distract from the beautiful Butterfly Kisses murano – this softly complements the other pieces.
So, all in all – this is a very sweet design, paying tribute very nicely to some of Pandora’s most popular floral charms. However, it’s worth bearing in mind that it is rather small (especially for the $50 USD/£35), and that the colour is quite delicate and not very vibrant. This doesn’t matter too much as the flowers all complement each other, and you can bring out the pink a little more if you want to by putting it with other pinks, but just FYI!
The Pandora Poetic Blooms pendant is $50 USD or £35. If you’re in the UK, you can buy it alongside the rest of the Pandora Spring collection from authorised retailer John Greed.
What do you think of the Poetic Blooms designs? Did you purchase any?