You asked: How do you measure necklace chain length?

What is the average necklace chain length?

Popular necklace lengths

Standard (or princess) length necklaces (usually 45cm or 18″) are the most commonly worn length and will suit most situations. If you’re looking for a necklace or pendant to wear day to day, then this is likely to be your go-to length.

Is an 18 inch necklace long?

The jewelry industry has standard necklace lengths measured in inches, which are more often even numbers than odd.

Length Placement
18 inches Base of neck of smaller man
20 inches Collarbone; most common size
22 inches A few inches below the collarbone; medallion can be added

Is 55cm long for a necklace?

50 tot 55 cm (19.6 tot 21.6 inch): Many link chains, rope necklaces and chains with pendants are between 50 and 55 cm long. … 65 tot 75 cm (25.5 tot 29.5 inch): Long chains of 65 to 75 cm come to or over the bust. Necklaces of 85 cm (33.4 inch) and longer: Necklaces longer than 85 cm long come to or under the navel.

What is a good chain length for a man?

For most men’s chains, 50 cm (20”) is the average length. This falls at the collar bone between the top two buttons on a shirt and looks good inside or outside the shirt. If you’re wearing a pendant necklace, opt for 55-63 cm (22-25”) so the pendant finishes in the middle of your chest.

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