Not sure which necklace size to order? Use the list below as a guide to traditional necklace lengths for an average woman's body. Of course, everyone's preference for necklace length is unique, depending on body shape, preferred fit, and the style of necklace. For example, a delicate necklace will fit differently than a chunky one, and the exact length of a long necklace is not as critical as that of a short one.
12-14 inches: around neck (choker)
16 inches: at neckline
18 inches: at collarbone
20 inches: a few inches below collarbone (mid-chest)
22-24 inches: at or just above décolletage
24 inches: just below décolletage
30 inches: a few inches below décolletage
36 inches: almost to waistline
How to measure your necklace size: The best way to determine the proper length to order is to measure a necklace you own in similar style. Another method is to drape a string around your neck, and to cut it once you have determined the length that suits you. Use that measurement as a guide to ordering the closest length available in the style of your choice.
Make sure that your new bracelet fits you perfectly by measuring your wrist or a favorite bracelet before ordering. The average women's bracelet size is 7.5 inches, though we all know that wrists come in as many shapes and sizes as we do. Therefore, it is very important to double-check your wrist and bracelet size before ordering. Remember, your typical clothing size may not correspond to your wrist or bracelet size.
X-Small: 5.5 inches
Small: 6 inches
Medium: 6.5 inches
Large: 7 inches
X-Large: 7.5 inches
XXL: 8 inches
Please note that the sizes above are actual wrist sizes ( 1 to 1.5 inches will be added as required to your wrist measurement—see below). If a bracelet is either adjustable or has an extender chain, it will be noted in its product description. For beaded stretch bracelets a further option may be presented as the comfort level. This option will allow the individual to indicate preference on the how they want the bracelet to fit. The options will generally be snug, comfort, loose.
Petite and Plus Sizes
We want everyone to be comfortable wearing Gothic Grace jewellery. If you need to order a necklace or bracelet in a size not listed on a product's listing, please contact me about placing a custom order.
Many of the rings on this site are adjustable however some do require your size for a good fit.
Follow the instructions on this printable ring sizer to find out what size ring you should order. Please remember to have your printer set to 100% and once printed, check the scale with a ruler to ensure accuracy.
Elegant and lovely, this black velvet sparkly Victorian choker will dress up your outfit for an evening out or for a romantic evening in. Front and center is an oxidized silver connector, hand sewn to the ribbon, which holds an oval clear crystal. With the extension chain and lobster closure, you can adjust it to fit your neck with plenty of chain to adorn your back too!
Details at a glance:
handmade black velvet sparkly Victorian choker
black velvet ribbon within black satin cord lace
hand sewn oxidized silver crystal focal measuring 1" x 3/4" with an oval clear crystal
measures approximately 1/4" wide, 12" in length + 5" extension chain complete with a round wire wrapped onyx bead
lobster clasp closure
Avoid using perfume and creams which will be in direct contact with your black velvet sparkly Victorian choker. Generally, cleaning should be a last resort - so wait until it is absolutely necessary. Do not dry clean - dip a cloth in very mild, diluted detergent (the same type you use for lingerie/delicate) dab the lace gently, carefully avoid wetting any metal components and beads. Allow the choker to dry flat on a towel in a warm place. Never wring or scrub. Dab lace gently in a downward motion, do not "sweep" horizontally across the lace or you may pull it out of shape.
Fold your black velvet sparkly Victorian choker carefully and store it out of direct sunlight
This item will be ready to ship within 1 to 2 business days. To ensure its safe arrival this item will be packaged in a small box within a bubble mailer. Customers are responsible for any border custom fees, if applicable.
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