Layering has taken the jewelry world by storm. All kinds of pieces are put together to make beautiful stacks to complement (or be the statement) of your outfit.
One of the most popular ways to layer is through necklaces. If you're looking to layer your own pieces but are not quite sure where to start, here are a few tips to guide you through the process!
Shop the Herringbone Snake Chain Necklace and the Night Sky Moon Pendant Gold Necklace
1. All About The Details
The first tip to building that beautiful stack is: pay attention to the details! How long are your necklaces? What do the chains look like? Are they dainty chains, chunky chains, or somewhere in between? Are there pendants, charms, or beads?Lots of questions but all important when it comes to layering. Seeing all these details will help you choose the best pieces for your look!
Shop the Night Sky Moon Pendant Gold Necklace and the Harlow Knotted Hoop Earrings
2. Get The Look
When putting layers together, it’s good to have a look in mind so you can pick the right necklaces!
If you’re looking for something more minimal, you’ll probably only want 2 or 3 layers of dainty pieces. Look for thin chains with no or only little pendants that are different lengths. This keeps the look simple and clean! If this sounds a little plain, try finding chains that look very different from each other, say a snake chain and rope chain, to make things little more interesting.
Shop the Paperclip Trio Necklace, the Paperclip Link Necklace In Gold, and the Alessia Layered Paperclip Link Necklace
Big and Bold
If you’re looking to make a statement with your necklaces, make them big and bold. Find pieces with chunky chains, large pendants, a lot of charms, or even completely beaded! Now, you don’t necessarily need a lot of layers; sometimes even just two pieces can totally do the trick. If you want to take up another notch, mix gold and silver for a stack that’s sure to catch eyes.
3. Layers, Assemble!
When layering, it can be important to think about how you want to stack your pieces. Do any chains overlap? Will anything be covered like little charms or a pendant? You want to make sure the pieces you’d really like to showcase are on top so they don’t get covered by other necklaces. It’s also good to have the longest necklace on the bottom. This helps frame everything above it! Keep in mind your pieces might get a little mixed up during the day but that’s ok. Take a quick peek in the mirror to straighten everything out or just roll with the new look!
4. Buy Pre-Layered Pieces
So, turns out, layering can actually be quite the process. If you’re looking for a cute low-maintenance option, we’ve got you covered! Skip all the steps with pre-layered pieces. We’ve taken the time to style the perfect stack and create it as all one necklace! Multiple chains are connected on one clasp so you can just grab, put on, and go!
At Victoria Emerson, we’ve got pre-layered necklaces for every look! Pieces are plated in beautiful 14K or 18K gold to ensure you get high-quality, every day pieces without compromising on sparkle! Shop styles like:
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