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Types Of Necklaces: The Best Beauties For Special Occasions

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The different types of necklaces can be a headache for so many women because there are so many of them and ladies love them all. The only problem there is so many ladies don’t know the actual names of the beauties they love.

The truth is, the names of necklaces are important to understand before making that purchase, and that’s why, In this blog post, I will name the best ones you can wear to any special occasion, day, or night, and turn heads.

Types Of Necklaces

Pendant Necklace

This type of necklace is hung from a chain, which can be worn at different lengths. It is Ideal for everyday wear to complement your outfit since it adds an extra pop of color to whatever you are wearing.

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Pendant Necklace

Marquise Necklace

A marquise necklace has a long, slim shape with pointed ends, which gives the appearance of an arrow or a football. This type of necklace can make your neck appear longer, and it is ideal for wearing over collared shirts or sweaters to add an additional accent to your outfit.

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Choker Necklace

A choker necklace is very narrow in the front while getting wider towards the back, thus giving the appearance of a ring around your neck. This type of necklace is ideal to wear with necklines, such as sweetheart, semi-sweetheart, straight across (strapless), V-neck, off-shoulder, and scoop.

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Pearl Necklace

A pearl necklace has a variety of different lengths and styles, but they all come together to create one long strand. This type of necklace is ideal to wear with necklines such as v-neck shirts or dresses because it adds a simple yet elegant touch that can be very classy.

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Bib Necklace

A bib necklace consists of multiple chains, which come together at the top to form one large hanging chain in the form of a bib. The bib necklace covers some of your chest area, and it is perfect to wear over low cut shirts or tops with deep necks.

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Bolt Necklace

A bolt necklace consists of a chain with the design of a bolt pendant at the bottom. This type of necklace adds a funky and cool touch to any outfit you are wearing by adding more flair and appeal.

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Statement Necklace

A statement necklace has a design that is usually larger than the rest of your accessories. This type of necklace adds more flare to your outfit while standing out more than other pieces, which can either be good or bad depending on what you are going for.

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Long Necklace

A long necklace consists of one large chain that is very long, thus touching the bottom of your sternum. This type of necklace adds a very elegant and classy element to any outfit and is perfect for wearing over dresses and shirts alike.

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Drop Necklace

A drop necklace has a small pendant that is usually attached to the bottom of the chain, which dangles freely. This type of necklace can brighten up your face due to its complementary color while adding a bit of flair to any outfit.

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Rope Necklace

A rope necklace consists of a thick chain that is twisted and braided together to form a thick rope-like texture. The rope necklace adds a unique touch to any outfit, whether it be casual or dressy, and can add more edginess if you are going for that look.

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Tassel Necklace

A tassel necklace has multiple chains, which are attached to one single pendant. The tassels come together at the end to create two or three different lengths of tassels that move freely. This type of necklace adds a bit more flair and funkiness to any outfit, so it is perfect for casual wear.

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Collar necklace

A collar necklace is very similar to the traditional pearl necklace; it consists of one long strand that connects at the front with an attached piece. The difference between the two is that a collar necklace has pendants on both ends of the single strand, rather than just one like a pearl necklace.

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Charms Necklace

A charms necklace is similar to a statement necklace; it is larger than the rest of your accessories and stands out more. But unlike statement necklaces, charm necklaces are able to stand out on their own by being detailed with different types of charms that can either be personalized or just have something added onto them.They look good on outfits that are dressy or casual.

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Lariat/Layer 

A lariat and a layer necklace are almost identical to each other; they consist of one long chain that is wrapped around your neck twice before it forms the pendant at the end. These types of necklaces add more elegance and sophistication to your outfit, whether you are wearing casual or dressy clothes.

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Macrame

A macrame necklace is very similar to the rope necklace, but instead of having all of the chains braided together into one thick rope, they are woven into a flower or heart pattern. This type of necklace adds more class and sophistication to the outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for formal wear, especially with dresses.

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Crucifix Necklace

A crucifix necklace is a necklace that consists of a cross and Jesus hanging from it. A crucifix necklace adds more religion and faith to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for religious wear, like church. Or just as a symbol of your  faith.

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Moon Necklace

A moon necklace is made up of three or more crescent moons that are attached to one single pendant. Moon necklaces add more class and sophistication to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Crown Necklace

A crown necklace is the most royal type of necklace you can find; this type of pendant is in the form of a crown around a chain of your choice. A crown necklace adds more class and royalty to any outfit, making it perfect for royal wear, like attending a ball or going to a fancy restaurant.

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Puzzle Necklace

A puzzle necklace is one that consists of multiple pieces that fit together in order to form the whole pendant. This type of necklace adds more class and sophistication to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Opera necklaces

An opera necklace is a multiple circle pendant that is attached to one single strand of chain. This type of necklace creates an elegant and classy look, so it would be perfect for any formal event.

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Matinee Necklace 

A matinee necklace is almost identical to a Victorian necklace, but instead of the pendant being at the end of a single strand, it is attached to two shorter strands. This type of necklace adds more class and elegance to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for formal wear.

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Locket Necklace

A locket necklace is very similar to a charm necklace, except instead of having different charms hanging from the necklace, there is just one pendant that holds your picture in it. A locket necklace adds more sentimentality and personalization to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Name Necklace 

Name necklaces are very popular right now, so if you have someone’s name, or just a word that is significant to you, it can either be put on a pendant or printed on the chain. Name necklaces add more sentimentality and personalization to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Amulet Necklace

An amulet necklace contains a pendant that can have different shapes, sizes, and designs on it. This type of necklace adds more superstition to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Rhinestone Necklace

A rhinestone necklace is a necklace that contains multiple rhinestones either attached to the pendant or separate from it. This type of necklace adds more glamour and bling to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Initial Necklace

An initial necklace is a pendant that has the initial of someone’s name on it. This type of necklace adds more sentimentality and personalization to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Hair Tie Necklace

A hair tie necklace is made up of a circular locket that has a hair tie attached to it. This type of necklace adds more convenience to any outfit you are wearing, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Sacred Heart Necklace

A sacred heart necklace is a pendant that has the shape of a heart on it. A necklace that adds more sentimentality and personalization to any outfit than anything, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Travel Locket Necklace 

A travel locket necklace is a circular pendant that holds different figures of travel inside it. This type of necklace adds more sentimentality and personalization to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Fan Necklace

A fan necklace is a locket that is shaped like an open fan. This type of necklace adds more fashion and flair to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Horseshoe Necklace

A horseshoe necklace is a locket that has the shape of an open horseshoe. This type of necklace adds more superstition and luck to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Thread Necklace

A thread necklace is a locket shaped like a circle that contains either one or multiple strands of hanging threads. This type of necklace adds more fashion and flair to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Plastron Necklaces

A plastron necklace is a necklace that contains multiple strands of different types and colors of rhinestones that you can slide on or off of your outfit and change whenever you want. This type of necklace adds more glamour and bling to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Sautoir Necklaces

A sautoir necklace is a type of necklace that hangs down from your neck and contains multiple strands of different types and colors of rhinestones that you can slide on or off of your outfit and change whenever you want. This type of necklace adds more glamour and bling to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear with dresses.

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Swarovski Crystal Necklace

A Swarovski crystal necklace contains strands of different types and colors of SV crystals or a single crystal that you can slide on or off of your outfit and change whenever you want. This type of necklace adds more glamour and bling to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear.

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Torque Necklacez

A Torque necklace is a type of necklace that is a ring for the neck with a clasp in front. It is different from most other necklaces because it is not worn like an ordinary necklace, the torque hangs down like a choker instead of hanging straight down like other necklaces. The torque necklace contains strands of different types and colors of rhinestones that you can slide on or off of your outfit and change.

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Fashion Necklace

A fashion necklace is a type of necklace that is made up of different types and cheap materials such as plastic and faux gems. This type of necklace adds more fashion and flair to any outfit, making it perfect for casual wear with jeans or formal wear.

types of necklaces

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