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Name Necklaces Guide

Everything You Need To Know About Name Necklaces

Online jewelry stores like Penelope’s Promise and jewelers today are able to turn even the most intricate and extravagant design ideas into real-world pieces like never before – and at more affordable prices than ever before – all while helping their clients create jewelry that shows off their personality and can be handed down for generations to come.

Some of the best new jewelry pieces and definitely some of coolest custom pieces on the market today are gold or silver variant name necklaces.

These gold or silver name necklaces are incredibly personal (for obvious reasons), adding a lot of flair and personality to an otherwise standard jewelry piece – and helping folks really set their design apart from the rest of the pack. Working with jewelers to create necklaces for yourself or your loved ones is always a good idea when you want to be sure the jewelry piece you’re having created is 100% different than any other piece.

The other cool thing about silver or gold name necklaces on the market today is that they are universally well-received as gifts.

Unlike other jewelry pieces, you don’t have to worry about whether or not someone is going to be interested in wearing necklaces. Whether you’re looking at gold name necklaces, silver name necklaces, or other kinds of personalized name necklaces, most folks are pretty comfortable wearing a necklace on a day-to-day basis – even if they might not have been comfortable wearing other pieces of jewelry (like earrings, bracelets, etc.).

Trying to find that special something for that special someone in your life becomes a lot easier when you go with one of different styles of silver or gold name necklaces, too.

There’s just something about receiving a custom or semi-custom piece of jewelry you know has been specifically made for you – without a doubt – that sets it apart from any other kind of gift you may have received prior.

Gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces are always going to be seen as a special surprise, the kind of special surprise that will be remembered for years and years to come. Another big bonus about these kinds of jewelry pieces is that they can be given as a sign of affection and endearment, as a symbol of your love and relationship; as well as a shared gift from a friend, significant other, lover, or family member.

There are about as “universal” a design as you are going to find in the world of jewelry today!

Being able to give someone silver name necklaces that include their name, your name, or a shared last name – or the name of someone else very important to them – is always going to provoke an emotional response. There’s so much wrapped up in all of our names (so much more than just our identity) that it’s practically impossible not for that emotion to carry over into these necklaces as well.

You won’t just be giving a piece of jewelry when you give someone silver or gold name necklaces. You will be giving them all the memories they have of the name on that necklace as well.

Things to Consider When Purchasing Name Necklaces

There are a bunch of different things you’re going to need to think about before you pull the trigger on silver name necklaces for yourself or gold name necklaces you’re thinking about giving someone else.

You want to be sure that this jewelry piece is ready to be worn and enjoyed right out of the box. Be sure to pay attention to all of the insider information that we share below and you’ll never have to worry about the gifting of this jewelry feeling incomplete or somehow lacking.

The chain is critical

The chain that the name necklace style/option you are interested in purchasing has will make or break the rest of the necklace, which is why you have to be 100% certain that you are sure that the chain you’ve selected is the right one.

Gold name necklaces should (obviously) include gold chains or at least gold colored chains, and silver name necklaces should obviously include silver chains or silver colored chains.

The opportunity is definitely there to mix and match these kinds of precious metals, changing the chain color from the pendant color (or vice versa) – but as a general rule it’s not a bad idea to keep everything monochromatic and shoot for the same metal material throughout your name necklaces.

The length of the chain that you have selected is also a big piece of the puzzle, regardless of whether or not you’re going with gold name necklaces or silver name necklaces. Both gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces can include chains that are extra long or short, and of the choker variety; but as a general rule you’ll want to shoot for something that falls even with your heart.

This is usually the length that most people shoot for when they are purchasing gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces; and it gives just enough room to show off the chain that the necklaces feature while at the same time making the pendant on these necklaces really shine as the star of the show, too.

You want to be sure that the gold name necklaces are as comfortable as possible but you also want to make sure that they are stylish as well. It’s always a better idea to go towards the side of too long a chain for your necklaces with the name than too short a chain; this is realistically only because longer chains can be trimmed to a shorter length with no real difficulty – and they are quite a bit more comfortable on personalized name necklaces, too.

The style of the chain you select is another big piece of the puzzle, as you will have an opportunity to go with all different kinds of visual styles, designs, and even materials for the chain of your name necklace.

Metal chains – like the ones you find on gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces – can come in a variety of different configurations. Some are simple interlocking chains, other are more complex braids; and others still are even more unique and visually captivating. The potential is definitely there to get your hands on some of these cooler style chains if that’s something you’re interested in, and if your name necklace or name necklaces budget allows for that kind of splurge.

Other style chains – including links, single-strand, pearl strand, etc. – are available on the market today. These give you a lot of flexibility in finding the perfect option for your new gold name necklace and silver name necklace. If you’re going to be going for the standard “chain” style necklace for yourself that’s great, but it’s not a bad idea to try and match the personality of the person you will be giving this chain to with your chain choice if it’s a gift.

The more personalized you can make this purchase the better it’s going to be received, for sure. There are a lot of opportunities out there to really custom tailor the name necklaces to your gift recipients needs, and the chain you pick for each person will go a long way towards helping you do exactly that.

Pendant style matters as well

With so many different name necklaces available on the market today to pick and choose from – including gold name necklaces, silver name necklaces, platinum necklaces, and more – the opportunity really exists to try different styles, to find semi custom or completely custom pendants, and to let your creativity run wild with this kind of jewelry purchase.

Gold name necklaces in particular feature a wealth of pendant styles, if only because gold is so soft and so easy to work with. Not only that, but most people are overjoyed when they receive the gift of a gold name necklace because they recognize just how precious and how valuable this natural material is.

You can’t go wrong with gold name necklaces, that’s for sure. Personalized name necklaces made out of gold – and silver, too – are always going to be a little bit better received than almost anything else.

You are going to have to figure out the style of the pendant you want to go with for your name necklaces.

Some people choose a minimalist style pendant for their necklace or set of necklaces; a pendant that really only features someone’s name and little else. Others instead choose to go for a more ornate design that’s a bit “busier”, featuring the name on these gold name necklaces quite prominently, but also adding some accoutrements all over the pendant as well.

The more custom you want your personalized name necklaces to be, the more you’re really going to want to think about how the pendant looks and how it’s going to frame the name of the persons that you are giving these gold name necklaces to.

This is when you’re really going to want to work closely with your jeweler to come up with a design that fits the aesthetic you are shooting for, the visual interests and style of the recipients your giving name necklaces to, and the way that everything is going to come together as a finished product.

Block font gold name necklaces are quite popular; but so are “name bar” necklaces, name tag necklaces, couples necklaces, even initial necklaces, signature and script name necklaces…

… And that just barely begins to scratch the surface of the options you’ll have to pick and choose from when it comes time to your purchases of gold name necklaces or silver name necklaces. The sky really is the limit when you’re getting a personalized name necklace for someone special in your life.

Obviously, your budget is going to kind of dictate just how flashy you can get with personalized name necklaces. But as a general rule of thumb you’ll be able to really create something special in partnership with your jeweler no matter what your budget is, as long as your expectations are in line with the amount of cash you have to spend on the name necklaces you commission.

Find the right jeweler to work with on your gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces

The last piece of the puzzle you want to master when shopping for personalized name necklaces is finding the right gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces jewelers to help you dial in on every aspect of this project.

Every now and again you will be able to immediately find the perfect personalized name necklaces available for sale with just a little bit of custom engraving (usually just filling in the name part on the necklace), but most of the time searching for the perfect gold name necklaces and silver name necklaces is going to involve a little bit more than that.

This is why you’re obviously going to want to be extremely sure that the personalized name necklaces you’re having created are in the hands of talented and experienced jewelers that know exactly what they are doing.

You want to work with jewelers that know how to get the very most out of gold name necklaces and their designs, how to master the nuances of creating silver name necklaces that really shine and sparkle, and how to create the kind of personalized name necklaces that can be next to impossible to find anywhere else.

Make sure that you are always working with jewelers that are excited to help you bring your jewelry ideas to life, jewelers that you feel comfortable moving forward with, and jewelers that treat this experience like a real partnership; and you’ll have nothing to worry about going forward!

The odds are pretty good that you’ll find the entire experience of creating these kinds of picture-perfect necklaces to be a once in a lifetime kind of experience. This is a special gift that won’t ever be underappreciated, a gift that will last a lifetime, and a gift that can be handed down from one generation to the next – a real heirloom kind of piece of jewelry, especially if you choose a family name to be the center point of the necklace itself.

At the end of the day, as long as you zero in on all the inside information we shared above, you’ll have no trouble whatsoever finding the perfect name necklaces for that special someone in your life. Use this guide to help you find the right piece and the right jeweler, and you’ll be off to the races in no time!