The Different Types of Necklaces for Women
Necklaces are arguably one of the must-have accessories for women and the production of necklaces for women has been big throughout the past decade.
!New York (I-Newswire) August 12, 2013 - Necklaces are arguably one of the must-have accessories for women and the production of necklaces for women has been big throughout the past decade. From necklaces made from woven strings to melted metals, there are about thousands and thousands of necklace variety available.
Length is one of the factors to consider in wearing the appropriate necklace for an occasion. There are various classifications of necklaces for women according to its length.
Choker or Collar is not longer than 16 inches and is worn tight around the neck. Princess necklace is the most commonly used necklace and has a length of about 18 to 20 inches. Matinee necklace is usually 23 inches and hangs just above a woman's cleavage area. Opera necklace is about 30 to 35 inches in length and hangs at the breastbone. Rope necklace is anything that is longer than opera necklace and is usually looped twice or thrice around the neck.
The costume jewelry necklaces for women also come in many styles and various materials used and they are categorized into different names.
1. Diamond necklace - made up of mostly diamonds and is designed in either a V or Y figure.
2. Gemstone necklace - a combination of precious stones in one design. Usually, a diamond is combined with other gems such as onyx, sapphire, ruby or birthstones.
3. Metal necklace - also referred as chain, this type is made up of gold, silver and platinum. This is one of the most popular kinds of necklaces due to its simplicity.
4. Pearl necklace - this type is made up of pearls in a string and is made in both one strand and multiple strands. Pearls can also be of almost the same size or in varying sizes.
5. Pendant necklace - this can either be a metal necklace or any loop made of plastic, woven material or leather that has a pendant hanging on it. Pendants can be a cross, locket, stone or other materials.
6. Bead necklace - this is mostly beads of different color and size that are held together by a string or a thread. This kind of necklace is typically hand-made.
In the high society, necklaces for women are very much celebrated and jewelers like Tiffany & Co., Chopard, De Beers, Harry Winston, Sotheby's and others indulge in making expensive diamond necklaces. The most expensive diamond necklace is worth $14 million and is called Heart of the Kingdom Ruby from Garrard. Women who like wearing fashion necklaces also like wearing fashion earrings, or rings. Some times they prefer to shop a set of jewelries including: necklace, earring, rings, then wear them for some special occasion.
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Published On:August 12, 2013
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