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Necklace Length - Perfect Necklace

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Short and sweet, long and dramatic or something in between? The chart below shows the most common necklace lengths and generally where they fall on the body.

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14" - wraps closely around the neck; also a standard size for children's necklaces 

16" - draws attention to the neck; a pendant might fit right at your collarbone 

18" - is the most common length; hangs just at the collarbone 

20-22" - drapes low around the neckline; a good choice for casual dressing 

24" - is the most dramatic; often worn with a large pendant for a striking statement piece 

28-36" - can slip over the head and wrap around the neck twice to form a double strand

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Singapore

Singapore chain is constructed using a series of flat diamond cut chain links.

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Figaro

Figaro is a popular gold or silver link chain design that incorporates a pattern of 2 or 3 small circular links with 1 elongated oval link.

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Box

The box chain is a necklace that’s made up of square links, each connected to the other, to form a smooth chain.

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Snake

Snake chain is a very tight-linked chain that has a round or square cross-section and has links that create a zigzag look.

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Curb or Cuban

Curb chain’s flattened loops are typically oval and all the same size. The links interlock with each other when laid flat.

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Rope

Rope chain creates the effect of two twisting strands spiraled together, created by many small links not completely joined.

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Byzantine

Byzantine chain incorporates a rope-like texture and intriguing textural design. The chains are supple and flexible, draping gracefully about the neck.

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Wheat

Wheat chain is formed of very long, thin teardrop-shape links that all point in the same direction. The joint of each link is like a tiny hinge, meaning this style is not as flexible or fluid as some others.

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