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.

Table title

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.

Vintage Mexican silver chip inlay necklace


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Eyecatching vintage Mexican sterling silver necklace with a large centrepiece featuring flowing curves in chip inlaid blue and green resin, two curved S-shaped links in chip inlaid blue resin and two in green resin and two flat curved silver links finished with a hook style clasp. The centrepiece measures 90mm wide by 39.2mm tall. Each of the other coloured links measures approximately 53mm wide by 14mm tall. Stamped “Mexico” and “925”. In excellent vintage condition, circa 1970s.

Additional information

Weight 27.8 g
Dimensions 500 × 18.8 × 37.5 mm