Tudor Faux Pearl Choker Necklace 20" A 20" faux pearl necklace. This is a replica of the necklaces worn by Tudor nobility and royalty, and is supplied on an information card. The original necklace was worn by women like Elizabeth I (daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn) and can be seen in many of her portraits. Pearls were one of the most popular jewels of the Tudor period and were worn by both Anne Boleyn and her daughter Elizabeth I. The word 'necklace' was not used in the Tudor period. It was caled a 'carcanet' which was a form of wide choker.