A Buyer's Guide to Choosing 18k Yellow Gold Chain Men's Chains, Necklaces, and Pendants
A 18k yellow gold chain with diamonds or without diamonds is a classic piece of jewelry that can be worn to dress up an outfit or showcase your style. These chains are available on their own or as holders for pendants. On eBay, you can find many lengths and styles of 18k yellow gold chains for men.What are the available styles of men's 18k gold necklaces?
The available styles of these stylish men's 18k chains made of yellow gold include:
- Anchor - This is an alternating pattern of a round link interlocked with an oval link.
- Belcher - This style of necklace consists of oval links rotated 180 degrees from each other in an interlocked position.
- Box or rope - These are square links interlocked with each other and rotated 180 degrees from the neighboring link.
- Curb - These are flat, interlocking links with a wide opening. They often have the widest mm measurement.
- Figaro - This style of necklace has flat links that vary in size.
The thickness refers to the width of the chain links for jewelry, and this measurement is provided in units of millimeters, or mm. This measurement ranges from 3mm to 20mm. The available lengths of these classic 18k yellow gold necklaces for men range from 18 to 30 inches.What are some of the features of the men's chains?
The available features include:
- Theme - Some of the necklaces have a theme, such as special occasions, father and son, and nautical.
- Chain type - The links of the chain may be open or closed.
- Engraving - Some of the chains may have an engraving. The purity of the gold is also engraved into the necklace.
- Pendant shape - The necklaces may have a teardrop, diamond, spherical, heart, or oval pendant. The pendant may include diamonds.
When choosing one of these 18k chains made of gold, consider:
- Condition - There are new and used gold necklaces for men on eBay.
- Diamond - Some of the necklaces include diamonds in the links or diamond pendants. A gold pendant may be accented with diamond.
- Clasp - Choose a lobster claw clasp or barrel clasp as the closure for the necklace.
There are many brands of these men's necklaces available, including Tiffany & Co, Cartier, Gucci, and David Yurman. There are also handmade and unbranded rope options available on eBay.