What size chain are most necklaces?
18″: An 18″ necklace falls right about at the collarbone and is the most popular chain length among women.
How thick should a necklace chain be?
The gauge of our most popular chains ranges from 0.9mm – 1.7mm, so unless you have a particularly large pendant to accommodate, pick something within this size range. We would suggest 0.9mm – 1mm as a good starting point for most lightweight pendants.
Is a 24 inch chain too long?
A 24 inch necklace on a petite woman may hang down too far just as the same necklace may be ideal for a larger woman. In general, the shorter the necklace, the more important the size. Necklaces that are too short may not fit at all.
How thick should an everyday chain be?
For someone who wants their chain to stand out a bit more but doesn’t want anything too crazy, a 4-7mm chain is great. These will be good for everyday wear, either on it’s own or in combination with another piece. We normally recommend going with a thicker bracelet.
Is a 16 inch chain too short?
Women below 5’4” look best in 16 to 20 inch necklace lengths. A long necklace tends to overwhelm a smaller frame. Taller women who are 5’7” or above can wear any length necklace. Longer chain style necklaces look best on taller women as they accentuate a tall frame.
Where does a 28 inch necklace fall?
20 to 24 inches: Placement – Between the collarbone and the bust. Worn best with – Great for both business and casual wear. 28 to 36 inches: Placement – On the bust or an inch or two below. Worn best with – High necklines and evening wear.
What type of chain looks best with a pendant?
Simple chains, like cable, Figaro, curb, wheat, and box chains are all great options for pendant necklaces. These necklaces have high durability and timeless, minimalistic looks that make them work with most pendant styles. Herringbone and snake chains tend to be too delicate for pendants.
Can a jeweler make a chain longer?
Depending on the item, the jeweler can accommodate requests to make the chain adjustable in length if you enjoy shortening or lengthening the item on a daily basis.
Is a 16 inch necklace too short?
Your height is another factor to consider when choosing the perfect necklace chain to flatter your body type. Women below 5’4” look best in 16 to 20 inch necklace lengths. Women who fall between the height of 5’4” to 5’7” can wear necklace of any length. Taller women who are 5’7” or above can wear any length necklace.