Chains have been a very important aspect of jewelry since the time in which humans were able to craft metal into decorative pendants to be worn around the neck, wrist, or ankle.
As jewelry making advanced and wearing jewelry became much more popular, many different chain styles were created.
Many chain styles today are considered to be extremely fashionable. Here are some of the most popular ones!
1. SINGAPORE CHAIN
A Singapore is a twisted chain linking pattern that blends the look of a curb chain with that of a rope chain. The flat and curvaceous links of a Singapore are often described as having the look and feel of liquid, even when unraveled.
2. VENETIAN CHAIN
Venetian chain, box chain: in most cases, they’re the same thing. This chain is sturdy and low-key, suitable for men and women.It’s best for wearing with light pendants. Box chain links are typically all the same size, and have sharp or rounded 90° bends, rather than oval or circular curves.
3. ALTERNATE 1 BY 1 CHAIN
It consists of alternating small circular links and large rectangular links, connecting to create an elaborate design.
4. ALTERNATE 3 BY 1 CHAIN
It consists of alternating small circular links, connecting to create an elaborate design.