Common Jewellery Sizes


People come in different shapes and sizes and so it is best to make for the individual if you have an order or want to make an item as a gift.  However, the standard sizes found in shops are as follows.

Necklaces

  • Women: 

    • Collar - fits snugly around the neck - 14" (29-30 cm)

    • Choker - fits around the base of the wearer's neck - 16" (40 cm)

    • Princess - usually for a pendant meant to rest in the hollow of the throat - 18"-20" (45-50 cm)

    • Matinee - designed to sit at the top of the cleavage (23" -27" (58-69 cm)

    • Opera - long rope necklace, often with 2 clasps - 35"-37" (89-94 cm)

  • Men

    • Choker - 18" (45 cm)

    • Pendent Necklace - 20" (50 cm)

Bracelets

 

  • 7" or 18 cm (women)
  • 9" or 23 cm (men)

Anklets

  • Women - 10" (25 cm).  These usually include an extension chain as ankles vary considerably in size.
  • Men - 11" to 14"  (28cm -29cm)