How to Choose a Chain or Necklace
Necklace and Chain Guide
Find a Necklace or Chain Length You Love
At James Avery we strive to honor the beautiful and diverse body types of our Customers, which is why we offer a wide range of lengths and styles for our necklaces and chains. We’ve developed this guide to help you find just the right fit – whether you’re shopping for yourself or looking for a gift.
Tips for Choosing a Length
Consider the wearer’s torso length, chest size and overall body type:
- A chain will look shorter on someone with a longer torso or a larger chest than it will on a smaller body type.
Length Size Charts
Choose Your Chain Style and Weight
Our chains come in a variety of link designs and an assortment of thicknesses and weights – from classic cable chains to bold statement styles. The possibilities for layering are endless so you can create a look all your own! If you plan to wear a charm or pendant on the chain, you’ll want to make sure they balance and complement each other.
Tips for Choosing a Chain
For Charms and Small Pendants
Designs smaller than one inch look great when balanced with lighter chain styles.
For Medium Pendants
Designs over one inch look great with medium chain styles.Shop medium chains
For Large Pendants
Designs over two inches look great with heavier chain styles.