Gold Necklaces – What's the Best Length for a Woman?

Gold Necklaces - What's the Best Length for a Woman? - Necklaces & Pendants

For centuries women have had a unique fascination for gold. Be it necklaces, pendants, earrings … gold has always been a woman's best friend and her most preferred choice. For men, looking for unique gift ideas for their special lady, there is not a better choice than a gold necklace, because with a gold necklace you can be sure to never go wrong.

Thanks to the internet buying gold was never as easy as it is today. From white gold to pendants on 14K gold chains and even gold plated chains there's everything for everyone in these online stores. But it's important to buy jewelry that compliments the wearer rather than make her look hideous. When choosing jewelry for women, it's important to be mindful of a few basic principles. For example, when choosing jewelry for women, height and chest type play a very important role and your choice of jewelry should depend on these basic factors. Women shorter than 5'4 look good in princess length gold chain link necklaces, and taller women can look great in necklaces of different lengths. Women with fuller chests would not look very good in necklaces that lie on the breast line, but should rather opt for necklaces that are more than 22 'in length. Women with flat chest should wear long and thin gold chain necklaces. Matinee length necklaces look good for business suits and casual attires. Remember, the jewelry should not wear the woman, but it should rather be the other way round.

Also, it's great when you mix metals (not styles though!). For example, sterling silver chains can be worn with gold plated chains or 14K gold chains. But remember they should be of the same style. Also, your facial contour plays an important part in deciding the type of necklace (or any jewelry) that you would wear. Opera necklace length is best suited for round faces, while choker necklaces compliment women with heart shaped and rectangular face shaped women.

There's also jewelry that transcend occasions and can be worn to work as well as to a cocktail party. But again, the trick here is to get things right. The choice of jewelry should be classic, elegant, yet non fussy, considering the fact that these are to be worn for about 12 hours before you go to an event. Sterling silver necklaces are great for such occasions.

As stated earlier, remember that the jewelry should not overpower you, but add charisma to your persona. The general rule here is to get the length right. A necklace that's just below the collar looks good on a reducing neck line and a necklace that's below the bust looks good with a high neckline.

Source by Susan Speling