Necklace Chain Length

The following illustration and descriptions demonstrate approximate fit of various necklace chain lengths. Actual fit may vary based on size and height of individual. If you're looking for a specific chain or length, please contact us before ordering to check availability.

Standard Chain Lengths for Women
Chain Length Position on the Body
14" Fits like a choker and wraps closely around the neck
16" 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 plus-size women it may sit more like a choker.
18" Sits on the collarbone (common choice for women)
20" Falls just below the collarbone
22" Falls at or just above the top of the bust
Standard Chain Lengths for Men
Chain Length Position on the Body
18" Sits at the base of the neck (for smaller neck sizes)
20" Reaches the collarbone (most common length for average men)
22" Falls a few inches below the collarbone
24" Reaches just above the sternum