Top 10 Necklace Facts

When choosing a necklace, it’s important to have all the facts. At, we have the top facts for necklaces below, including when necklaces were first worn to what a choker is and much more.

  • A necklace is a fashionable jewellery item which is worn around the neck.
  • Although a contemporary accessory, necklaces have been worn since ancient times.
  • The earliest necklaces dates back to the Stone Age, some 40,000 years ago.
  • Early necklaces were made of mollusc, bone, shells, small stones and teeth gathered from successful hunting trips.
  • Over time, metals such as iron, bronze, gold and silver were discovered which led to new options to add to classic necklace designs.
  • Necklaces are popular with both men and women alike. Women’s necklaces tend to be ornate and decorated with pendants, whereas men’s necklaces are typically simpler and referred to as chains.
  • Short necklaces fastened at the top of the neck are known as chokers. Necklaces that sit below the collar and above the chest are very popular, while long necklaces worn over clothes are the perfect touch to brighten up a winter’s outfit.
  • Children’s necklaces are popular these days and are often made with beads or plastic. As they contain less valuable materials, children’s necklaces and jewellery can be great fun and make inexpensive yet thoughtful presents.
  • Wearing a necklace is a powerful jewellery and fashion statement that portrays confidence, charisma and style. To complete your look, accessorise your necklace with matching earrings, bangles, bracelets and rings.
  • Necklaces are available in many different shapes and sizes. Choosing the right necklace can enhance your features and add a touch of glamour to your wardrobe.

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