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Necklace Length

 Necklace Length

Whether you're giving a gift or purchasing a new piece for that special evening out, consider where the strand or pendant will lie on the chest.
You can buy necklaces in a number of different lengths. Generally speaking, shorter necklaces flatter long necks, while long necklaces are nice for smaller necks. The lengths and names are as follows.

Collar - 12-13" 
Choker - 14-16" 
Princess - 17-19" 
Matinee - 20-25" 
Opera - 26-36" 
Rope - 37" or longer

The most popular is the Princess length since it is a good length for both long and smaller necks.


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