Choosing the right necklace style can be a difficult task, especially if its a gift; however, it is not that complicated, it's rather simple and we’ll give you the basics from trendy necklaces to classic pearl strands with a simple breakdown of the most popular terms so you can spend more time gifting and less deciding between a rolo or box chained necklace.
A single diamond, pearl, or gemstone suspended from a chain.
Diamonds, pearls, or gemstones set at various intervals along the length of around the neck.
Pearls strung on silk or other material, and normally knotted between pearls for protections.
A small piece of jewelry, such as a locket, charm, or medallion, suspended from a chain or necklace, usually by a bail, small loop or O-ring.
Diamonds or other gemstones set continuously around the necklace, separated only by a clasp, usually concealed, at the back.
A linked necklace made out of platinum, gold, or silver. The links can be of any size.
Metal beads strung tightly together.
A series of loops, or links, connected together to form long chain.
Similar to a cable chain, but every other link is oriented in a different direction giving a more textured appearance.
A rope-like chain with intricately woven strands that results in a sturdy, yet supple necklace. The origin of the name is unknown.
A network of fine metal strands intricately woven together.
Rather than traditional links, metal plates fit together to make a flexible chain.
A sturdy chain comprised of square links.
Delicate oval links that give a braid-like appearance.