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KAY Necklaces

Necklaces are a classic holiday gift that is always loved and appreciated. At KAY, our wide selection of necklaces for women and men feature a range of simple, bold and elegant designs. For a traditional gift, choose styles such as diamond necklaces that add an air of elegance to any look. Go bold and fun with a variety of fashion necklaces in yellow gold, white gold, sterling silver, rose gold and more.

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Diamond Necklaces

A diamond necklace is always a perfect, classic accessory. Whether you're looking for a dainty, everyday necklace or a bold, extravagant diamond necklace, we have it all at Kay Jewelers. Our beautiful diamond pendant necklace collection includes styles diamond hearts and diamond crosses.

Fashion Necklaces

Explore all the different fashion trends and styles such as infinity, religious, animal, geometric and heart necklaces. If diamond is what you prefer, find the most elegant diamond necklace pieces with different metal types and diamond shapes.

Gold Necklaces

Gold chains are the staple piece to any outfit. They can be worn as an everyday piece or dressed up with a pendant or charm to enhance a look. Layer gold necklaces in different lengths and styles to create a trendy layered look.

Chain Lengths

There are a variety of chain lengths for both women and men. To figure out the right length for you and your style, let's take a look at the most popular chain lengths and what they look best with. For women, there are six main necklace lengths, keeping in mind that a chain can be customized to any desired length. The shortest necklace length for women is 14 inches, called a choker, and fits tightly against the base of the throat. A choker works well with almost any outfit or look. The next is 16 inches, called a collar, and fits tightly around the neck. The collar length works best with open-neck clothing such as V-necks and off-the-shoulder tops. 18 inches, called a princess, fits right on the collarbone and also works well with almost everything. A matinee necklace, 20 to 24 inches in length, is worn between the collarbone and is a great length for both business and casual wear. An opera necklace, 28 to 36 inches in length, fits on the bust or an inch or two below and looks stunning on high necklines. Flowing at 36 to 42 inches is a rope necklace which is made to sit on or just below the center of the bust. This is a gorgeous addition to elegant business looks and evening wear. Men don't have as many chain length options as women. There are four main lengths for men: 18 inches, 20 inches, 22 inches and 24 inches. The most common length for men is 20 inches, fitting right at the collarbone.

White Gold Necklaces

A white gold chain is silver in color and is yellow gold in its natural form with rhodium plating. It is a perfect addition to any diamond pendant or charm. The white color allows you to wear it with any outfit as a classic style.

Rose Gold Necklaces

Rose gold necklaces are pinkish in color and are the newest color of gold that is currently trending. The copper tone of rose gold makes it feel very rich in color. This new look compliments many gemstones or can be worn as a rose gold chain to give your neck some shine.

Yellow Gold Necklaces

Yellow Gold Necklaces are a very traditional necklace worn by both women and men. Women?s gold chains can be layered with a pendant or charm to make it more classic and feminine. Men's yellow gold chains have also been very popular to allow him to show his distinct style. He may also want to add a pendant to his gold chain for a statement.

Sterling Silver necklaces

Sterling silver jewelry has been valued for centuries and once was considered more valuable than gold. The ancients called silver the lunar metal--cool and luminous, like the moon's reflection on water. Today, it's the most affordable of the precious metals. Like gold, pure silver is too soft to be used in jewelry. It's combined with other metals such as copper to make it more durable. Sterling silver jewelry--such as sterling silver necklaces--must contain at least 92.5% pure silver, which is why it's stamped as .925. Sterling silver can range from bright white to grayish white and can have a matte or shiny finish.


Keep your loved ones close with a locket necklace. Whether it's a favorite quote, a picture, or a name, lockets are the perfect way to hold something close to your heart. Different shapes, stones and designs make each locket unique. Explore an array of styles, from diamond lockets to gold lockets and more.

How do you layer necklaces?

The most important thing when wearing multiple necklaces is to vary the lengths. Try mixing shorter, finer chains with longer, thicker ones. You might find that doubling longer strands gives you just the effect you're hoping to pull off. Necklaces go from basic to bodacious with the introduction of color gemstones and pearls. You can drape bright colors of gems or beads together for a bold look or stay within the same color family for a softer look. Experiment with a variety of chains of different link styles and lengths. You can opt to stay within the same color palette-like all rose gold or all silver-or go for a combo. You can even find multi-strand necklaces that create this look for you. Lariat necklaces are another great way to add length and visual interest at the same time.


Chokers are a fashion trend that is making a major comeback both on the runway and in everyday life. Typically, a choker necklace is 14-16 inches and fits tightly against the base of the throat. Because of this, chokers work well with almost any outfit or look. Chokers are a tasteful complement to your look or a bold statement, depending on the width and extravagance of the choker. Chokers are also a great starting point in a layering necklace combination. Start with a choker and add a longer necklace or two to give your look a tasteful yet dramatic punch.

Gemstone Necklace and Birthstone Necklace

Kay has a wide assortment of birthstone necklaces such as sapphire , ruby , diamond , opal , emerald and more. We also offer other gemstone necklaces perfect for your next fashion piece like pearl, tanzanite or alexandrite. Many people opt to buying gemstone jewelry for their birth month, but you don't have to limit yourself just to your birthstone. Gemstone necklaces make great fashion accessories as they come in so many tones. If you like the romantic color of red, explore garnet and ruby necklaces. Shop Kay's collection of blue gemstone necklaces like aquamarine and blue topaz. A dramatic emerald necklace is a great fashion piece with bold color. Gemstone jewelry also makes for a great birthday present. Other more unique gemstones include tourmaline, onyx, morganite and opal. Find your perfect shade of gemstone from Kay.

Heart necklace

The most notable symbol for love, heart jewelry makes the perfect gift to show a loved one how much they mean to you. At Kay, our collection of heart jewelry has an array of beautiful heart necklaces in all your favorite metals such as gold, sterling silver and rose gold. We have something for everyone! Find heart jewelry in popular collections such as Signature Heart, Center of me, Hallmark, Joining Hearts & Le Vian.

Women's necklace

Complete any look with a perfect necklace for her. A great necklace can add the perfect touch to any outfit. At Kay Jewelers, we have women's necklaces that make a great gift for anyone special to you. Gift a necklace for an anniversary, birthday, special event or just to convey how special she is to you.

Men's necklaces

He wants something sophisticated and handsome. Our collection of men's necklaces has just that. From stainless steel to yellow gold and more, our men's necklaces come in a variety of unique styles and designs. Shop diamond necklaces for men in styles such as crosses and dog tags for a brilliant twist on his favorite looks. For a gift you know he'll appreciate, our men's necklaces are excellent for any occasion including birthdays, holidays or just because.

Men's Titanium Necklaces

Incredibly lightweight and comfortable, yet strong, titanium men's jewelry makes an ideal choice for daily wear. This beautiful metal won't tarnish, so a titanium necklace will never lose its appeal.

Men's Stainless Steel Necklaces

Stainless steel is less likely to rust and corrode than regular steel and other metals. It is similar to sterling silver but more strong and durable. The chromium present in stainless steel - generally at least 10.5% - resists oxidation, preventing rust or stains from appearing on the steel's surface making stainless steel necklaces a strong choice for daily wear.

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