Top 5 Most Popular Types of 925 Silver Chain and Clasps
Necklaces are so simple, and yet so complex. Have you ever looked for a particular type of chain on a necklace because you liked it so much or do you just go out and pick up whatever looks good on you? And did you ever wonder what the most popular types of chains are? Keep reading to find out about the top five most popular types of clasps and silver chains.
In the ELF925 store, we sell quite a few chains perfect for day to day wear. These come in a couple of sizes, so depending on the outfit your pair them with, one may be more appropriate than the other. So let’s take a look at the types of chains found in our store, the types of locks that are used on these chains and their lengths.
The Snake Chain
Our snake chains are astounding. Made of round silver plates, they are slightly curved in the middle, where one round plate meets the other, to form a smooth, snake skin like appearance. The plates are tightly joined together, creating a continuous effect and giving the impression that the chain is made only of one piece. There is no metal string used to hold the plates together like you see in other types of chains. And even though the plates are so tight, the 925 silver chain is still highly flexible. Its smooth surface makes it quite elegant so it can be worn with a fancy outfit or for a special occasion.
The Rolo Chain
Our rolo chains consist of round and oval links, which are linked together alternatively. They are small and thick and have flat insides. Because of the thickness of the links’ girth, this type of chain can seem a sturdier and a bit heavier than others. It is a magnificent item that can be worn casually as the wearer pleases. Additionally, it looks great as a silver bracelet and it can be a great accessory when paired with a beautiful and sleek watch. You will also notice that this type of 925 silver chain is often used on other accessories such as earrings.
The Bead Chain
Our bead chains are pretty and simple. They are made of small pierced spheres, held together by thin lines of metal. Generally, bead chains can be heavier or lighter and this depends on the sphere itself. If the sphere is hollow, then the chain will be light. Respectively, if the spheres have filling and are solid, the, the chain will be heavier. There are multiple types of bead chains depending on how spheres are placed. Spheres can be placed right after one another or further apart, at regular or irregular distances. This type of chain is the signature accessory for soldiers, as they are used to hold metal plates with identification numbers.
The Box (Venetian) Chain
Venetian chains, also known as silver box chains, are simple and yet unique jewelry items. Generally, they are preferred by men because of their geometric, simple and classic appearance. The square plates may look a little bit bulky on a woman, but they are nonetheless sleek and smooth. It is the perfect type of chain to choose if you want to gift a jewelry item to child because it is a lot sturdier than other chain types.
The Wheat Chain
The wheat chain can be described as a perfectly symmetric rope type of chain. If you look at It from the side, it might seem like it’s a chain made of square links. However, it is not as this beautiful type of chain consists of twisted oval and oval strand links. The wheat chain can be used on both 925 silver necklaces and bracelets alike. In our store you can find four lengths in necklaces.
- 14 inch necklace (35 centimeters)
- 15 inch necklace (38 centimeters)
- 16 inch necklace (41 centimeters)
- 18 inch necklace (45 centimeters)
Spring ring and lobster clasps
For our 925 silver bracelets and necklaces, we use spring ring and lobster clasps. The spring ring clasp is made of a ring which has a tiny spring on the inside. When the ring is opened, a loop goes through it, and when released, the spring closes making for a perfectly sturdy clasp. On the other hand, the lobster clasp has a trigger that, when pulled back, opens the clasp. There are usually used for beaded chains.
Depending on the type of chain and clasp you prefer, you can choose one or more of the many silver necklaces found on our website. Browse through and carefully look at each one to see what best fits your style.