Necklace Chain Types

Most popular necklace chain types

Here is a list of the most popular chain types when buying a necklace

Anchor/Mariner chain (flat)
Puffed mariner chain
Ball/bead chain
Box chain
Cable chain
Curb chain
Figaro chain
Rope chain
Singapore chain

snake chains
Spiga/wheat chain

difference between a box chain and cable chain?

A box chain literally looks like little boxes and looks good for necklaces that you want to attach a pendant to and wear a lot. They links are also connected
Cable chains are also known as link chains and made up of round or oval links that are the same size.
A popular style it is chosen a lot to wear with charms and pendants as well.

How do I choose the right necklace length?

Depending on the kind of chain you want you have to measure you neck length and width. For a proper choker chain, the chain should not be wider than two inches.

If your neck is shorter and wider, go with a longer chain, over 18 inches.

If you have a longer more slender neck, then choose a chain that is between 14 and 18 inches that will accentuate your neck.

If you are taller, choose a longer chain to accentuate your height.

If you are short, avoid small chunky chains.
Those who have larger figures should not wear long chains..

Also be aware of your facial shape. Oval faces can wear any necklace length where as those with a longer face can wear a chain between 16-18 inches.

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