The Collection - Necklaces

Standard Necklace Lengths for Women

Women’s necklaces are sold in standard even-inch lengths.

Follow this chart to learn where each necklace length falls on the average woman’s body Necklace Length Position on the Body

Necklace Length Position on the Body
14" Necklace Fits like a choker and wraps closely around the neck
16" Necklace Falls perfectly around the base of the neck like a collar. On a petite woman it hangs loosely around the neck and falls just at the collarbone. On a plus size women it might sit more like a choker.
18" Necklace A common choice for women that sits elegantly on the collarbone.
20" Necklace Will fall just below the collarbone.
22" Necklace Falls at or just above the top of the bust

Standard Necklace Lengths for Men

Follow this guide to see where different chain lengths fall on the average size male.

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.

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