How thick should silver chain be?

How thick should silver chain be?

Which Curb Chain Width/thickness should I opt for? Opting from around 1.8mm upwards is a safe starting point and the wire that the link has been crafted from will ensure the curb chain shouldn’t stretch out of shape, even if you do catch it unknowingly.

How many mm Should a man’s chain be?

What is a good size necklace for a man? For most men shopping for a chain necklace, get one that is 50 cm (20”) in length and 2-6 mm in width. If you’re adding a pendant, shop for a 55-60 cm (22-24”) necklace and 4-6 mm width.

Do silver chains hold their value?

Choosing a sterling silver necklace means that you’re getting a gorgeous piece for a fraction of the cost of other precious metals. Just like gold necklaces, sterling silver necklaces retain their value, so can be sold on if you ever get bored of them.

What type of sterling silver chain is the strongest?

Mariner chain necklaces are one of the strongest of the different types of chains. It’s as strong as the curb and cable chain.

Is sterling silver good for everyday wear?

In conclusion, you can wear sterling silver every day, but you must do so carefully. Regular wear prevents premature tarnishing ONLY if you avoid wearing it when participating in certain activities. Remember: avoid moisture, open-air, and chemicals if at all possible.

Is 1mm chain too thin?

Most chains are 1mm to 1.5mm, which is sturdy enough to hold most small to medium sized pendants. If you go below 1mm, just keep in mind that a thinner chain is less strong, even if it has a daintier look. Pendant Weight: The heavier the pendant, the stronger the chain you’ll need in order to wear it.

What is the strongest chain for a pendant?

Of all the chain styles listed above, the Wheat chain is considered as the strongest simply because it is made of four strands of intertwining oval links that are interlocked and twisted at a single direction. The wheat chain resembles closely the pattern of a rope chain and has a smooth texture.

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