Necklace Lengths for Woman
Women’s necklaces are available in as many styles as there are personalities! With that in mind, we separated chain length into popular categories. While you can use this length chart as a guide, feel free to break the rules from time to time. It’s all about your own personal style!
Often called a choker, this style of necklace generally sits tightly around the neck. Many people are familiar with this length due to the popularity of choker necklaces. For those who want something that sits fairly high up on the neck, this is the best option.
This style of necklace typically sits around the base of a person’s throat. These necklaces are worn near your clavicle.
Necklaces of this length falls on or just below the collarbone. It is also the most common length for necklaces.
20 - 24-inch necklaces
These necklaces generally rest between the collarbone and bust area, depending on length.
28 - 36-inch necklaces
These lengths rest on the bust or one to two inches below the sternum.
36 - 42-inch necklaces
Among the longest necklace lengths, these can be doubled or worn as is to fall just below the center of the bust area.
All necklace lengths are appropriate for layering.