Jewelry lovers have many styles and lengths to choose from when it comes to necklaces.
Chain necklaces are available in many precious metals, such as platinum, sterling silver and various colors of gold. Chain necklaces are a popular jewelry choice for women and men.
Double links of uniform size connect to create a heavy, sturdy appearance.
Small metal balls are linked by bits of wire between the beads.
Square links interlock to present a boxy design. Very thin versions of box chains are popular, especially for displaying pendants.
Layered links interlock in a complex pattern to create a rope-like design.
A pattern of flat and upright oval links creates a simple design.
CURB OR CUBAN CHAINS:
Links lie flat, and the chain can be thin or very wide. A popular chain style for men.
Two or three smaller links are interspersed with one longer, oval-shaped link in a pattern. Another popular look for men.
Small heart-shaped links connect for a sweet and feminine chain design.
Omega necklaces are called chains but don’t really have interlocking links like other chains. Instead, metal plates are pieced together and strung onto a wire to create a flat, smooth, round metal necklace.
Circular links covered with small domes are joined to create a rounded chain that gives the appearance of hundreds of small gold beads joined together.
Metal strands of small links are twisted together to create a textured “rope” look.
Similar to the curb chain, the Singapore chain features links that lie flat yet are faceted to create a curved and complex design.
A series of S-shaped or Z-shaped links fit tightly together to create a smooth chain. Has a solid appearance and are very flexible.
Flat oval links interlock with twisted oval links to create an intricate pattern which resembles a V-like wheat pattern.
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