Standard Necklace Lengths for Women
Women’s necklaces are standardly sold in even-inch lengths. Follow this chart to learn where each necklace length falls on the average woman’s body.
Fits like a choker and wraps closely around the neck
Falls perfectly around the base of the neck like a collar. On a petite woman it hangs loosely around the neck and falls just at the collarbone. On a plus size women it might sit more like a choker.
A common choice for women that sits elegantly on the collarbone.
Will fall just below the collarbone.
Falls at or just above the top of the bust.
Standard Necklace Lengths for Men
Follow this guide to see where different chain lengths fall on the average size male.
Sits at the base of the neck (for smaller neck sizes).
Reaches the collarbone (most common length for average men).
Falls a few inches below the collarbone.
Reaches just above the sternum.