Lengths and Styles of Gold Necklaces
The style of the gold necklace is typically dependent upon it's length. Here are the common lengths and styles for gold necklaces:
Gold Collar Necklaces:
Gold collar necklaces are on average pretty short, 12-13 inches long, and fit high upon the neck, and looks like a collar for style.
Gold Choker Necklaces:
Gold choker necklaces are slightly bigger than collar necklaces. They average 14-16 inches, are short fitting, but can be adorned with pendants or beads.
Gold Princess Necklaces:
Gold princess necklaces is 18-20 inches long. Princess necklaces are often adorned with diamonds or gemstones and are a standard fit just below the collar bone.
Gold Matinee Necklaces:
Gold matinee necklaces are 22-23 inches long. Matinee necklaces can often be worn with another, shorter necklace and create a "cascading" necklace effect.
Gold Opera Necklaces:
Gold opera necklaces are pretty big measuring 30-35 inches. They can be worth as a single or double strand necklace.
Gold Rope Necklaces:
Gold rope necklaces are any length longer than 35 inches. These are extremely large necklaces and the gold content is material, making this a very expensive necklace.
Gold Lariat Necklaces:
The gold lariat necklace is actually a variation of the rope necklace, it just doesn't have a clasp to connect together. Because it's so large it's often draped around the neck a few times.
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