35 cm / 14 innecklaces Fits most like a choker. 40 cm / 16 in Falls perfectly around the base of the neck like a collar. On a petite woman it will hit your collarbone while for plus-size women it might feel more like a choker. 45 cm / 18 in A common choice for women that will fall just below the throat at the collarbone. This length is popular for adding pendants that will hang over a crew neck. 50 cm / 20 in Will fall a few inches below the collarbone and allow a little more breathing room. Perfect for a low, plunging neckline or if you want to wear it over a turtleneck. 55 cm / 22 in Falls at or above a low neckline. 60 cm / 24 in Falls below any neckline. 90 cm / 36 in Common with pearl strands, to hang below the bosom for a single strand or doubled for a 45 cm (18 in) twin-strand necklace.

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Necklace Length (inch) *StyleBody PositionBest Fit
10-14CollarFit closely to the neckHeart-Shaped, Oval, Rectangular, Oblong
16Choker, Chain, Locket, StrandLies closely around the neckHeart-Shaped, Oval
18PrincessHangs at the collarboneOval
20MatineeReaches just past the collarboneOval
22MatineeHangs at the top of the bustOval
24MatineeSits around the center of the bustOval
28 to 38 **Opera, Lariat, RopeDrapes below the bustRound Face, Oval
40 and above **Opera, Lariat, RopeExtends past the navelOval

* The length of the necklace clasp is not included in the necklace measurements. Normally, clasps are around ¾ of an inch. **Long necklaces may be wrapped around the neck a 2-3 times to achieve a layered affect.

Taxco sterling silver graduated “three finishes” pendant necklace – wide marquise


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Mexican (Taxco) sterling silver wide marquise-shaped pendant necklace in “three finishes” by Guillermo Arregui. This rubber necklace features a pendant (38mm by 30mm) of plain, oxidised hammered and brushed silver pieces in graduated wide marquise shapes with matching beads and is finished with a sterling clasp. Stamped and hallmarked. Matching earrings.

Additional information

Weight 11.5 g
Dimensions 480 × 3 mm

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