According to Wikipedia the word pendent is derived from the Latin word “pendere”, and Old French word “pendre”, both of which means “to hang down”. It comes in the form of a loose-hanging piece of jewellery, generally attached by a small loop to a necklace, which may be known as a ” pendent necklace”. Throughout the ages, pendants have come in a variety of forms to serve a variety of purposes. You will find many intricate designed pendants with precious and semi precious stones . Pendants have become very popular these days and people love matching them with their dresses to enhance their look.