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Chain Male: A Gentleman’s Guide To Necklaces


Nowadays, it has become more acceptable for modern men to wear jewelry around their necks. Finally, we stepped away from outdated associations (including Mr T and wearable vacation memorabilia) and realized that a simple chain or pendant is a stylish and very personal addition to any outfit. answerhop

Despite what skeptics may tell you, the chain necklace, when chosen and worn correctly, has long been a timeless masculine adornment. It is an item that allows the user to show a bit of individuality, as well as appreciate the finer details, and it can even have sentimental significance. computersmarketing

Here's Ape's helpful tip that highlights the considerations and brands you need to know when it comes to choosing a signature chain.

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Buying Considerations


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Gold is undoubtedly the luxury option here, but with great power comes great responsibility: you have to choose wisely to avoid straying into "sticky" territory. So, leave the flashy oversized chains to the rappers and go for a slimmer, more understated design. It is also wise to go for the highest quality gold possible (think 14 karats or more) to ensure richness and depth of color. That said, for your first foray into necklaces, it's perfectly acceptable to go with a gold-plated sterling silver chain (again, go 14k or more) to keep the cost down. When wearing it, look to pair gold chains with darker or black tones to create a sophisticated contrast. hollyhealthfitness

Silver is a classic, comfortable and effortless option when it comes to men's necklaces and should be considered your safe space. While gold is a brighter metal that demands attention, silver is subtle and pairs well with a traditional menswear palette of gray, navy blue, and olive green. If longevity is important to you, opt for solid sterling silver rather than the “silver” models, which are often cheaper to produce and of lower quality.

Size and length

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The thickness of the chain will determine the importance of your new accessory. If you go for a simple design without a pendant, a thickness of around 2-6mm and a length of between 18-22 inches (ending just below the collarbone) is fine for most men. Pendants, on the other hand, are often more beautiful with a slightly longer chain, between 25 and 28 inches, ending in the middle of your chest.



To add a pendant or not to add a pendant? That is the question. Those who want something classic and minimalist will avoid it, but the question arises: why not? A pendant is an opportunity to add something personal and intriguing, allowing for a little self-expression. There is a wide variety of icons and symbols out there, so it's worth looking for something that matches your taste and personality.

Go to Mens Chain Necklaces Brands

Below are the brands recommended by Ape for men's necklaces. Each offers high quality materials, a contemporary aesthetic, and are specialists in their field. webtechgalaxy

Thomas sabo

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Thomas Sabo, one of the world's leading silver jewelry brands, produces high-quality pieces with a touch of rock'n'roll style. Her iconic skull necklace embodies that. Crafted from blackened 925 sterling silver and featuring a punk-style lobster clasp, it's a perfect piece to add a little flair to your everyday looks.


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Miami-based brand Miansai is best known for its beaded bracelets, which have become a favorite among fashionistas. However, the brand's necklaces are equally luxurious, offering premium materials and meticulous craftsmanship. Many of the pendants on offer are inspired by the sea, with particularly prominent lobster claws, anchors and marine links, but their simple 3mm 14k gold chain is our choice because of its timeless simplicity healthbeautystudio

The Gram

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Launched in 2012 by Adrien Messié and Erwan Le Louër, Le Gramme (which takes its name from the international unit of measurement) is an ethical jewelry manufacturer specializing in minimalist pieces in recycled 925 silver, golden yellow and ruthenium. Each model bears the name of the weight of its materials and is hand polished and engraved with the stamp of the master craftsman who made it, as well as its weight and number.