Buy necklace extender chains online
What to do if you've got a necklace that's just a bit too short? Or if you want to layer several necklaces together and graduate the lengths? Buy a necklace extender chain
If you love buying and wearing necklaces, it can be a really frustrating experience if you try one on in the store and it's just a tiny bit too short. Or, even if the store does the necklace in a couple of different lengths, the shorter length is too short, while the longer length is slightly longer than you want! There's no need to walk away empty-handed though - not if you've got a necklace extender chain waiting at home. I personally find necklace extender chains very useful, mainly because of the flexibility they offer: with a necklace extender chain, you don't have a straight choice between two necklace lengths any more - you can adjust the length by small stages depending on the size of the links in the extender chain. This can be a huge bonus if you like to layer several necklaces together, because you can fine tune the length of each one so that they sit beautifully on your neck and don't end up on top of each other.
All the necklace extender chains I've featured on this page would make an inexpensive yet practical gift for someone you know who loves jewellery, and all are available to buy online from Amazon. So if you want to treat yourself, or are after a gift for someone you love (a Christmas stocking filler perhaps), then buying is easy.
My favourite type of necklace is one made from sterling silver, so a sterling silver extender chain would be my first choice. The 4 inch silver textured extender chain from Southwest Spirit is a good choice if you're looking for something made in the US, from recycled silver. It has a spring ring clasp closure, which I personally find to be the easiest type of spring closure to open and close. It also comes packaged in a smart little pouch and box.
If you only want a couple of inches' extra length, then the sterling silver extender chain by Carat Cache (see below) would be a good choice. Again, this has a spring ring clasp and is 2.5 inches long.
If you're not sure just how much extra length you need (but you know it's at least three inches), then Emitations' sterling silver adjustable necklace extender could be just what you need. This works differently to the two extender chains I've featured above: you clasp each end of the necklace extension to each end of your chain, and then slide it to make the adjustment. The same company also does a gold version and a gift pack - one silver and one gold.
Finally, if you just want silvertone or goldtone, rather than precious metals, then Serenity Crystals does a handy six-piece set comprising three silvertone and three goldtone necklace extender chains, with a 1 inch, two inch and four inch extender chain in each colour. These particular necklace extenders fasten with a lobster clasp. Easy peasy.
© Empress Felicity July 2010
|Sterling Silver Extender Chain|
By Carat Cache. 2.5 inch extender chain made with spring rings for extra security and finished with a spring ring clasp.
|Adjustable Necklace Extender - Silver|
By Emitations. Extension: 3in to 6inThis adjustable necklace extender - silver - gives you some room to breathe! How do you know if you need a necklace extension? If you've found the perfect ...Only $8.98
|Adjustable Necklace Extender - Gold|
Extension: 3in to 6inThis adjustable necklace extender - gold - gives you some room to breathe! How do you know if you need a necklace extension? If you've found the perfect ...Only $14.89
|Gift Set: Adjustable Necklace Extenders - Silver and Gold|
Gift sets are sure to please every jewelry lover on your list - shop today to enjoy incredible deals! These adjustable necklace extenders - silver and gold - give you some ...Only $19.99
|Necklace Bracelet Extender Set ~ 1", 2" and 4" in Gold and Silver Tone - 6 Pcs Total|
These are perfect little jewelry "helpers". Simply clip the lobster claw onto your existing necklace/bracelet and clip your necklace's/bracelet's closure onto the chain. Now, ...Only $8.99