A Guide to the 6 Most Common Types of Necklace Chains

A necklace is the perfect way to accessorize any outfit. But with so many different types of necklace chains available, it can be challenging to know which one to choose. Here's a quick guide to the six most common types of necklace chains so you can pick the perfect one to match your style. 

So whether you are looking for a delicate chain to wear with your everyday outfits or a statement chain to wear for special occasions, we have you covered!


Box Chain

One of the most popular and versatile types of necklace chains, box chains feature tiny, square links that are interconnected to create a flat surface. This symmetrical chain lays flat against the skin and is available in various widths. Box chains can be worn alone or with a pendant and look great with casual and dressy outfits, making them an excellent choice for multiple occasions.


Cable Chain

A cable chain is made up of small, oval links that are interconnected to create a thicker chain. The simplicity of this chain makes it a popular choice for those who want a necklace that is both elegant and understated. Plus, its durability makes it an excellent choice for those who are looking for a chain that will last.


Snake Chain

As the name suggests, snake chains resemble the shape of a snake. These chains are comprised of tightly connected bands that together create a flexible and fluid chain. Snake chains are often worn alone as a statement piece, but they can also be used to hold pendants. Not only are they comfortable to wear, but they also have a unique look that will add interest to any outfit.


Rolo Chain

Rolo chains are made up of small, round links aligned in a straight line. They're often used for dainty pendants or charm bracelets. Rolo chains are also solid, making them a good choice for everyday wear. While it's closely related to the cable chain, the Rolo chain is more slender and delicate, making it an excellent choice for those who want a dainty chain.


Link Chain

link chain is made up of tiny individual links that are connected together to form the chain. Link chains come in a wide variety of materials, including gold, silver, and platinum, and different lengths depending on the style of the necklace. Link chains have become very popular in recent years thanks to their versatility and ability to add texture and interest to any outfit. Whether you are looking for a simple chain to wear alone or a more substantial chain to hold a pendant, a link chain is a great choice.


Curb Chain

A curb chain is one of the strongest and most durable types of necklace chains. Curb chains feature flattened links that have been twisted and interlock tightly to create the chain. There are many different types of curb chains, and our favorite is a tight curb chain or a cuban curb link. If you are looking for a statement necklace that will always look great, and will create depth to your layered necklaces, a curb chain makes for a great option.


Wrapping It Up

Now that you know a little more about the different types of necklace chains, it's time to start shopping! Keep these tips in mind as you shop to find the perfect chain for your style. And don't forget, you can always mix and match different types of chains to create a unique look that is all your own.

For gorgeous necklaces that make a statement, browse our complete collection at Nova Lita. We have a wide variety of jewelry to suit any style. We aim to inspire your creativity and help you express your unique self with our one-of-a-kind statement pieces.

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