How to tell which necklace length is best for you

Necklace Lengths

Women's Standard Necklace Sizes

14" - 15" Necklace
Fits most like a choker

16" Necklace

Falls perfectly around the base of the neck like a collar. On a petite woman it will hit your collarbone while for plus size women it might feel more like a choker.

18" Necklace

A common choice for women that will fall just below the throat at the collarbone. This length is popular for adding pendants which will hang over a crew neck.

20" Necklace

Will fall a few inches below the collarbone and allow a little more breathing room. Perfect for a low, plunging neckline or if you want to wear it over a turtleneck.

22" Necklace

Falls at or above a low neckline.

24" Necklace

Falls below any neckline.

26" Necklace
Falls around the beginning of the bust, great for longer necklaces with a long pendant.

28" Necklace
Perfect length for a longer necklace, most common.

30" Necklace
Achieve the longest pendant length.  Great for busty or tall women to get a similar effect as the 28" 

When in doubt, size down and add a 2" extender :) 

Men's Standard Necklace Sizes

18" Necklace

Falls just around the base of the neck, siting above a crew neck t-shirt.

20" Necklace

Falls right at the collarbone. Pendants will hide under a crew neck or show completely with a low v-neck or unbuttoned dress shirt.

22" Necklace

Falls a few inches below a collar bone and can be worn over or under a shirt. 

24" Necklace

Falls inline with the heart

28" Necklace
Most common and falls just above the sternum.

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