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How to Layer Your Necklaces

How to Layer Your Necklaces

Layering Your Necklaces

Is Layering of the Necklaces Still Fashionable?

Layering necklaces has always been a trendy fashion statement and we do not believe this trend is going out. It is here to stay! Piecing together jewelry will always be in style. Not only does it add statement to your wardrobe, it silently speaks about your personality and for some, maybe not so silently! Whatever your choice is, dainty and simple or bold...go ahead and layer away.

Focal Point Necklace

Start with a focal point: Begin by choosing a statement necklace or a pendant that you want to serve as the focal point of your stack. This should be the largest or most eye-catching piece, as it will draw attention to your neckline.

Create Varying Lengths

Vary the lengths: Select necklaces of different lengths to create a layered effect. The general rule is to have at least three necklaces of varying lengths, but you can add more if you prefer. The lengths should differ by at least 1-2 inches to ensure they're distinct from one another.

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Layering With Textures

Mix and match textures: Incorporate different textures and materials to add visual interest to your stack. For example, combine chains of different thicknesses, materials like metal, pearls, beads, or fabrics to create a diverse and appealing look. 

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Shapes and Balance While Layering Necklaces

Consider the shape: While mixing shapes is not a strict rule, it can add an extra dimension to your necklace stack. If your focal point has a certain shape (e.g., a teardrop pendant), you can complement it with necklaces featuring different shapes (e.g., a round pendant or a bar necklace). This Paperclip Necklace adds shape and dimension and is on our favorites list!

Be mindful of balance: Ensure that your necklace stack feels balanced and not overwhelming. Avoid using too many chunky or heavy pieces together as it might feel uncomfortable to wear and may not look as visually appealing.

Add in Dainty Pieces and Some Color As You Like

Layer with dainty pieces: After selecting your main necklaces, you can add some dainty and delicate chains to fill the gaps between the larger pieces. These finer necklaces can add a touch of elegance and femininity to your stack.

Consider the colors: Pay attention to the colors of the necklaces you're stacking. You can go for a monochromatic look by using necklaces of the same color family, or you can opt for a more vibrant and eclectic look by combining various colors.

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Symmetrical or Asymmetrical Layers?

 Play with symmetry: Depending on your personal style and the look you want to achieve; you can go for a symmetrical or asymmetrical arrangement of necklaces. Symmetry often feels more classic and elegant, while asymmetry can create a more bohemian and trendier vibe.

 Layering with chokers: If you have choker-style necklaces, you can include them as part of your stack. They can be the shortest layer, hugging your neck closely, and then gradually transition to longer lengths.  The Thin Beaded Choker has been a go-to as it also adds dimension and easy to pair/layer.

Try it out and experiment: Stacking necklaces is a creative process, so don't be afraid to experiment and try different combinations. Lay the necklaces out on a flat surface before putting them on to see how they look together.

Layering With Pendant Necklaces

If you are wearing a necklace with a hanging pendant, you may want to try having that necklace as the longest layer. It all depends on what the other layers are so feel free to change it up. The Gold-Filled Sunbeam Coin Necklace offers 3 pendant sizes which can help to complete the look you are going for.

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Remember, there are no strict rules when it comes to stacking necklaces, so have fun expressing your necklaces, visit and explore simple everyday ideas and beautiful jewelry ranging from gold-filled, gold-plated to sterling silver and stainless steel. unique style and personality through your jewelry! If you’re the person who thinks of themselves as simple and basic, no worries, you can also layer with dainty thin pieces as a start and most likely, you will love the look. If you’re anything like me, you will slowly start going out of the "comfort zone" and opt for variations and sizes as you get used to this new look!  For easy to stack jewelry and


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