How are lengths of necklaces measured?
To measure, wrap a soft tape measure around your neck, keeping the tape measure parallel to the floor as you measure. Then, add 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) to your neck measurement to calculate your minimum recommended chain length.
What is the usual length of a necklace?
Standard (or princess) length necklaces (usually 45cm or 18″) are the most commonly worn length and will suit most situations. If you’re looking for a necklace or pendant to wear day to day, then this is likely to be your go-to length.
What is the most popular necklace length?
18-inch, or princess, necklaces are the most popular necklace length. They can be worn with any neckline and outfit – transitioning effortlessly from a chic, everyday look to an elegant, evening ensemble.
How long is a 24 inch chain on a man?
This is our most popular chain length. Typically, a 20–24-inch chain will sit between the first and second buttons on a collared shirt. 22-24 inches may look slightly more relaxed as the chain will hang slightly lower on your chest. At this length, these chains can be worn easily under or over your clothes.
What is the average chain length for a woman’s necklace?
The most common women’s necklace chain length is 18 inches. This size fits the average sized woman.
Where does a 16 inch necklace fall?
A 16″ necklace hits just above the collarbone and fits like a choker. This is the ideal length for petite frames and is one of the most common women’s necklace lengths.
Is 16 inch necklace a choker?
Chokers are usually between 15″ and 16″in length and sit beautifully around the collar bone on the average size neck. If you have a larger neck size, an 18″ necklace will sit more like a choker; if your neck is smaller than average neck, a 15″ length would be more suitable as a choker.
What is the average length of a necklace for a man?
Most chain lengths chosen for men typically fall at the collar bone, which is usually around 20 inches in length. If the necklace includes a medallion, cross, or dog tag, a slightly longer length is suggested. Multiple chains of varying lengths may be worn for a layered look.
What is a good length for a men’s necklace?
For most men’s chains, 50 cm (20”) is the average length. This falls at the collar bone between the top two buttons on a shirt and looks good inside or outside the shirt. If you’re wearing a pendant necklace, opt for 55-63 cm (22-25”) so the pendant finishes in the middle of your chest.
What size necklace fits over head?
A chain will look shorter on a tall or large person than it will on a small person. Longer chain (28″ and 30″) can slip over the head without unfastening, which might be helpful to someone who has trouble fastening small clasp.
Necklace length chart.
|Necklace Length||Position on the Body|
|23-25″||On the chest|