Women's Necklace


14" NECKLACE Fits most like a choker 16" NECKLACE Falls perfectly around the base of the neck like a collar. On a petite woman it will hit your collarbone while for plus size women it might feel more like a choker. 18" NECKLACE A common choice for women that will fall just below the throat at the collarbone. This length is popular for adding pendants which will hang over a crew neck. 20" NECKLACE Will fall a few inches below the collarbone and allow a little more breathing room. Perfect for a low, plunging neckline or if you want to wear it over a turtleneck. 22" NECKLACE Falls at or above a low neckline. 24" NECKLACE Falls below any neckline. 36" NECKLACE Common with pearl strands and will hang below the bosom. They can be worn as a single strand or you can double them for an 18 inch necklace.

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Necklace Length (inch) *StyleBody PositionBest Fit
10-14CollarFit closely to the neckHeart-Shaped, Oval, Rectangular, Oblong
16Choker, Chain, Locket, StrandLies closely around the neckHeart-Shaped, Oval
18PrincessHangs at the collarboneOval
20MatineeReaches just past the collarboneOval
22MatineeHangs at the top of the bustOval
24MatineeSits around the center of the bustOval
28 to 38 **Opera, Lariat, RopeDrapes below the bustRound Face, Oval
40 and above **Opera, Lariat, RopeExtends past the navelOval

* The length of the necklace clasp is not included in the necklace measurements. Normally, clasps are around ¾ of an inch. **Long necklaces may be wrapped around the neck a 2-3 times to achieve a layered affect.

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra Mother of Pearl 20 Motif 18k Gold Necklace


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Designer: Van Cleef & Arpels

Collection: Vintage Alhambra

Style: 20 Motif Necklace

Stones: Red Carnelian Onyx

Metal Type: Yellow Gold

Metal Purity: 18k​​​​​​​

Closure: Lobster Clasp

Includes: Brilliance Jewels 2 Year Warranty

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About The Collection:

Faithful to the very first Alhambra® jewel created in 1968, the Vintage Alhambra creations by Van Cleef & Arpels are distinguished by their unique, timeless elegance. Inspired by the clover leaf, these icons of luck are adorned with a border of golden beads.

The Turquoise stones that Van Cleef & Arpels utilizes are very rare to come across; therefore making the turquoise Alhambra the most sought after van cleef piece on the market. These earrings are rare, unique, and absolutely breathtaking. Sure to make heads turn and bring you the spotlight.

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