Chain Necklace Types

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STYLISH ON ITS OWN OR PERFECT WITH YOUR FAVORITE PENDANT, CHAIN NECKLACES COME IN A VARIETY OF TYPES, LENGTHS AND METALS.

Mens chain necklaces at Jared. Man wearing a gold chain necklace on a back background.

Womens Chain Necklaces at Jared. Woman wearing a silver dress next to a yellow gold wheat chain.



FEATURED CHAIN STYLES

Shop the best chain necklaces for pendants. Image shows diamond pendants on white gold chains.

REPLACEMENT CHAINS

Replace broken chains with a classy upgrade or elevate your favorite pendant with a fashionable chain necklace.
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Shop religious chain necklaces. Image shows yellow gold religious pendant and gold chain.

RELIGIOUS CHAINS

Proudly display your faith with religious chain necklaces. Choose from diamond, gold crosses, rosaries & pendants. 
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CHAIN BRACELETS

Classy on their own or stylish stacked together, chain bracelets turn a simple look into a trendy style.
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Two religious cross necklaces in yellow gold on chains with diamonds on a black textured blackground and gold swizzle



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Types of Chains and Chain Styles

A pendant needs just the right necklace type or chain to show it off. No matter what style you prefer, Jared carries different types of chains for every occasion. From gold chains that can be worn alone to more unique types of chain, we have it all. Jared carries many styles in materials ranging from traditional gold and silver to more modern options like rose gold and stainless steel.
A gold bead necklace against a white background.

Small metal balls are joined by short lengths of wire to create bead chains, available in various lengths. 
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A silver box necklace against a white background.

Square-shaped links connect to form smooth boxes, for which this chain is named.
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A silver Byzantine necklace against a white background.

A variation of the box chain, Byzantine chains have a unique woven texture created by the intricate oval links passing through each other.
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A rose gold cable necklace against a white background.

Cable chains are popular for holding pendants or charms. Their structure is made of small oval rings linked to form the desired chain length.
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A gold criss-cross necklace against a white background.

The texture of the criss-cross chain shimmers with each subtle movement. Small, flat links cross over each other to form the unique twist.
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A gold Cuban necklace \\(also known as a curb link chain\\)  against a white background.

A popular style for men, Cuban chains are made of twisted oval-shaped links designed to lie flat and resist kinks. These are also known as curb link chains.
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A silver Figaro necklace against a white background.

Figaro chains are characterized by their patterned link structure. Typically, one long rectangular link is followed by three smaller round links.
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Franco with an image of a franco yellow gold chain shop Franco chains at Jared

Inspired by Italian manufacturers, Franco links are based on the curb pattern which combines two to four curb necklaces into one, interwoven with ‘V’ shaped links.
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A gold herringbone necklace against a white background.

Herringbone chains lie flat and are made of short, alternating slanted links in two or more parallel rows.

 
A gold mariner necklace against a white background.

Oval links with a diving bar through the middle of each link create this strong and kink-resistant chain. The mariner chain is named for the chain style used to anchor boats to a dock.
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A gold rolo necklace against a white background.

Like cable chains with their simple oval links, rolo chains are made with symmetrical round links for a heavier look.
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A gold rope necklace against a white background.

The rope chain is composed of two thick strands woven together, giving the appearance of a twisted effect.
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A gold Singapore necklace against a white background.

Singapore chains are durable and flexible because of their twisted style and use of flat, interwoven links.
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A silver snake necklace against a white background.

Flexible snake chains are named for their resemblance to a snake skin pattern. Small, wavy links join tightly to create the seemingly flat profile of this chain.
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A gold wheat necklace against a white background.

Wheat chains get their name for their resemblance to the top of wheat stalks. The chain's semi-rigid structure is formed by oval links woven together for a stylish textural look. 
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Chain Necklaces

Necklaces are an excellent accessory that pair beautifully with any outfit, and chains are the foundation of every necklace. Worn by themselves or used to display beautiful pendants, we have the ideal chain to accompany any pendant, diamond or colorful gemstone. Popular with both men and women, chain necklaces are truly a jewelry piece for everyone and every style. Whether you're looking for yourself or as a gift for a special occasion, chains are always a perfect and timeless choice. Our wide variety of chains includes a range of simple, bold and elegant designs for both men and women.

Pick a silver chain for him or a beautiful heart pendant for her. From 16-inch chokers to 24-inches or longer, our stunning collection of chains comes in a variety of lengths, ideal for any neckline. You'll find chains for necklaces in a variety of lustrous precious metals that pair seamlessly with any look or style, including yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and sterling silver. For pendant necklaces, either start with a chain that speaks to you or find the necklace that perfectly displays the pendant in your collection! With so many different chain necklace types to choose from, we have the ideal chain to accompany any pendant or style at Jared.

Shop All Types of Chains

Jared carries types of necklace chains for all pendants and charms. Browse our large collection online or stop by in-store. We can help you find the perfect types of chains and chain links that work for your style, budget and occasion.



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