Wire Jewelry Resource: Necklace Length Styles

By on February 8, 2012
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by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com

Wire Jewelry Idea for February 8, 2012

Have you ever been stuck in a rut with your necklaces and pendants, but you’re not sure what necklace lengths you can experiment? Here are 6 typical necklace lengths that are popular, from the collar to lariat length. Plus, these designs can be versatile: a 14-16" necklace can also double as a bracelet, and an opera- or lariat-length necklace can be wrapped twice (or 3 times!) around the neck for a stranded effect. Let your creativity flow!

Being one who loved making paper dolls, I originally planned this download with the dolls wearing a dress whose top was at armpit height. However, it conflicted so much with the princess necklace length that I removed the dress’s boundary. So you can draw in your own dress or shirt, with the neckline you think will flatter the necklace most (and vice versa!) in this download. Break out the colored pencils!

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    February 8, 2012 at 8:12 am

    Thank you so much for the chart covering necklace lengths. I do jewelry shows. And, comments regarding necklace length that will look good for a special pendant they choose whether for casual or more formal occations. This chart certainly gives valdity to my comments; And, perhaps customer confidence that they are making the right decision for all occasions.


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    February 10, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    I sell out of my house, well really out of my car, pre-arranged, custom made items. It’s nice to know these things. There is a heavy woman in the croud that I know how she can flatter her figure now with necklaces earrings and bracelets.

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