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Is 24 inch chain too big?

Is 24 inch chain too big?

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.

What is a 24 inch necklace?

24″ Necklace Falls just above the sternum.

Where does a 24 necklace fall?

Standard Necklace Lengths for Men

Necklace Length Position on the Body
18″ Necklace Sits at the base of the neck (for smaller neck sizes).
20″ Necklace Reaches the collarbone (most common length for average men).
22″ Necklace Falls a few inches below the collarbone.
24″ Necklace Reaches just above the sternum.

What is the normal chain length for a necklace?

Although the standard chain is 16”-18” for women and 18”-20” for men, neck length and thickness, wrinkles, and natural posture can affect how the standard necklace length will fit. Again, you can use a soft tape measure or ribbon to judge your neck size and buy chains that fit that length.

What is the average necklace size for a woman?

18 inches
What is the average women’s handmade necklace length? The most common women’s necklace chain length is 18 inches. This size fits the average sized woman.

What necklace length is best?

Length Style Worn Best With …
16 inches Choker Almost everything
18 inches Princess Almost everything
20 to 24 inches Matinee Great for both business and casual wear
28 to 36 inches Opera High necklines and evening wear

What is the best size chain for a pendant?

If you’re planning to wear the chain with a pendant, the length should be between 53 and 63cm (22 to 25 inches), slightly longer than a chain that you wear alone. Wearing chains of this length ensures that the pendant falls squarely into the middle of the wearer’s chest.

How do you pick a chain?

Quicken the experience with these five simple steps:

  1. Start with a chain style. Stuller’s four best-selling styles — cable, wheat, rope, and box chains — are the most popular styles.
  2. Choose metal quality.
  3. Determine chain length.
  4. Pick a clasp assembly.
  5. Pair with a pendant.

How thick of a chain should I get?

Try to choose chain that fits your size. If you are a slim guy, then slim chains between 2 mm and 4 mm will fit you well. If you have a large size and thick neck, wider chains may look more proportional. We have a selection of men’s sterling silver chains from 1 mm to 8 mm wide.

What is average necklace size for a woman?