No longer just associated with grandmothers or Jackie O., pearls have become a focus for several cool jewelry-designers this spring. Brands like Vita Fede feature rings and cuffs bookended with pearls, while Fallon sells chunky stacks of pearls set in gold and Givenchy offers mother-of-pearl cones, sharpened to a point. We sifted through spring’s offerings to find the coolest new pearl pieces (in minimal and asymmetric designs) that go against the grain of your usual single-strand necklace. Whether real or imitation, pearls can be worn in so many ways. Click through our slideshow to see 17 examples of this trend.