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?
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:
- Start with a chain style. Stuller’s four best-selling styles — cable, wheat, rope, and box chains — are the most popular styles.
- Choose metal quality.
- Determine chain length.
- Pick a clasp assembly.
- 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.